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Budapest: 24, 48 and 72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Product ID: 42526
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Hungary closed its borders for internationals (except for Czech, Polish and Slovak citizens) starting from Tuesday, September 1, with some exemptions such as for diplomatic visits and other emergency cases. The entry ban will remain effective till at least 1st October 2020.
Enjoy splendid views of Budapest from an open-top, double-decker bus. Hop on and off at any of the designated stops with a 1, 2 or 3-day ticket to visit the city's key landmarks. Join the free river cruise and a night tour, depending on your ticket type.
About this activity
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Duration 1 - 3 days
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Cruise the city in an open-top, double-decker bus
  • Hop-on and hop-off at over 20 stops to see the city's best attractions
  • Listen to a recorded commentary in 23 languages
  • Take advantage of the River Cruise on the Danube
  • Explore Budapest at nighttime on the free Night Tour
Full description
This tour is the perfect introduction to one of the greatest cities in Europe, allowing you to hop-on and hop-off at over 20 designated stops along 4 carefully designed routes to visit the city's most famous landmarks. Whether it's the magnificent Basilica, the leafy and classical Andrassy Avenue, or the magnificent Chain Bridge; let the open-top, double-decker bus take you there in style, offering some prime vantage points of the city along the way.

Select the premium or deluxe ticket to enjoy a river cruise along the Danube, enabling you to see Budapest from a different perspective. Deluxe ticket holders will also enjoy a complimentary, 1-hour night tour that takes you through the beautiful city when it's illuminated. All of the buses are fully air-conditioned during summer and heated during winter, providing you with the most convenient way to explore Budapest.

Red Route:
• Heroes' Square
• Keleti railway station
• Hotel Hungaria
• New York cafe
• Astoria
• Vaci Street
• Castle Garden
• Castle/Funicular
• Batthyany Square/river cruise
• Margaret Island
• Nyugati railway station
• Parliament
• Basilica
• Chain Bridge
• River Cruise/Dock 11
• Great Market Hall
• National Museum
• Kiraly Street
• Big Bus customer service center
• Opera
• Octogon/Liszt Ferenc Square
• Heroes' Square

There is also a Blue Route, from the Castle/Funicular to the Citadel and back. The Castle shuttle service is available from stop Castle/Funicular (located at Clark Adam Square) to the Castle district.
  • Hop-on hop-off bus ticket (classic, premium, or deluxe)
  • Recorded commentary in 23 languages
  • Hop-on hop-off river cruise (premium and deluxe ticket only)
  • Night tour (deluxe ticket only)
  • Castle shuttle ticket (deluxe ticket only)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Budapest, Olof Palme stny. 6, 1146 Hungary. Please look out for the Big Bus Stops and members of staff.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Due to COVID-19 measures, there may be changes in frequency of departures, changes to routes, and reduction or removal of stops. Updated information can be found on the local partner's website or app.
• The free river cruise on the Danube will take you for an 75-minute ride. The cruise is unlimited for two days with the premium and for three days with the deluxe ticket
• The 1-hour panoramic night tour runs every night from the pick-up bus stop 19 on the red route. The departure time changes seasonally, for more information please check your bus ticket in Budapest
• Please note, that with your voucher you can start the tour at any of the Big Bus hop-on hop-off stops, not only at the meeting point (stop 1)

From US$ 32.59 per person

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Big Bus Budapest

Product ID: 42526