Your Big Bus Tour Budapest ticket is valid for 48 or 72 hours and includes the following:
• Hop-on hop-off bus tour with 21 stops and a recorded commentary in a choice of 23 languages
• Free River Cruise
• Free Night Tour
• Free Walking Tour
There are two options for your ticket. Choose from 48 hours ticket or 72 hours combo ticket.
Please bring your printed e-ticket with you, and present it to a member of staff at your chosen boarding point. You may be asked for proof of identity, so please bring along either photo identification or the credit card you used when making the booking.
Hop-on hop-off bus tour:
The great benefit of the hop-on, hop-off facility is that it gives you total control of your day. It allows you to board and leave the buses at selected destinations all over the city.
Whenever you are ready to re-join the tour, simply board the next bus at your nearest stop. You can use the buses as much as you wish during the 48 hours of your ticket validity.
Parliament: A magnificent Gothic Revival building on the banks of the Danube
Chain Bridge: A famous landmark, this suspension bridge spans the River Danube and connects Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest.
Fisherman's Bastion: The white-stone Fisherman's Bastion was built in 1905 and provides visitors with stunning panoramic views of Budapest.
Heroes' Square: One of the major squares of Budapest and home of the Millennium Memorial, a complex of statues of significant people from Hungarian history.
St Stephen's Basilica: Named in honor of Stephen, the first King of Hungary, this is the most important church building in Hungary, one of the most significant tourist attractions and the third highest building in Hungary.
Royal Palace: The historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest, first completed in 1265.
Matthias Church: One of Budapest's most significant churches. Many of Hungary's kings were crowned here and the church is home to important tombs and ecclesiastical treasures.
National Theatre: Opened in 2002, this fine building beside the Danube is a home to Hungary's National Theatre Institute.
Margaret Island: A green oasis in the heart of Budapest. In the Middle Ages, the island was home to a number of religious cloisters, the remains of which can still be seen today.
Grand Synagogue: The second largest synagogue in the world and one of the city's most famous landmarks.
State Opera House: Built at the end of the 19th century as the Royal Opera House this magnificent building is located at one of the city's most prestigious boulevards, Andrássy út.
The River Cruise is a 90 minute circular trip, departing regularly from Pier 2 (Big Bus Stops 4 & 18). The river cruise takes you on a leisurely journey along the Danube providing views of Budapest’s Parliament Building, the National Theatre, the Chain Bridge and the Royal Palace.
The Night Tour:
Enjoy the city’s evening ambiance, and see Budapest’s famous buildings beautifully illuminated.
This 1 hour panoramic tour starts at stops 3 & 18 and departure times vary depending on the time of year, as the local tour organiser does their best to coincide the tour with dusk. To find the exact times, please ask a member of the Big Bus Tour’s team on the day.
The night tour operates on a first come, first served basis so try to arrive in good time to secure your seat.
Take a leisurely stroll around areas located within the circle of Grand Boulevard and get a first-hand experience of Budapest’s business life. Also, discover the historical buildings in the castle district, packed with museums, winding streets, nice cafes and restaurants. The free walking tour will also give you several photo opportunities, so that you don’t miss capturing the picturesque backdrop that the city offers.
You can plan your own itinerary for your ticket and end it at your own convenience.