Welcome to Budapest ! With 26 convenient stops and great photo opportunities, the Big Bus Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour of Budapest is the best way to see this beautiful city.
The hop-on hop-off bus tour gives you the flexibility to plan your own itinerary. You decide on the places you want to visit and how long you stay at each one. Jump on and off the bus at will to see all the sights. While you are on the bus, an audio-commentary in a choice of 23 languages will make sure you don’t miss a thing!
And there’s more! Your fantastic ticket also includes a boat trip on the river, a tour of the city at night and a walking tour. With so much to see and do in Budapest, we offer you a 48-hour ticket so that you will have plenty of time to enjoy everything.
Your Big Bus Tour Budapest ticket is valid for 48 hours and includes the following:
• Hop-on hop-off bus tour with 26 stops and a recorded commentary in a choice of 23 languages
• Free River Cruise
• Free Walking Tour
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
Night Tour:This 1 hour panoramic tour starts at Stops 7/20 DeakSquare 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.
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 Stop 8/21 Chain Bridge, 15 Batthyany Square, 16 Margaret Bridge. 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.
This 1 hour panoramic tour starts at Stops 7/20 Deak Square 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.
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.
what a great service could not fault it, would have liked the buses to run later into the evening...margaret poulton
Brilliant.....excellent value.....well mannered staff and most helpful.....it is the most convenient way of getting around....the night tour, the boat ride was all marvellous. ...mrs carol ann jones
Best hop on hop off experience. Covered all sightseeing spots and also includes free river cruise and walking tour which makes it value for money. Buses were in time as per the...Arvind K Goyal
Your ticket is valid for 48 hours.
Tours operate at the following times:
Hop-On, Hop-Off: Buses depart between 10:00am to 3:30pm, every 30 minutes
Pest Walking Tour: 11:00am
Castle District Walking Tour: 2:30pm
River Cruise: 11:30pm, 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Night Tour: 7:00pm
Schedules are subject to change.
Duration: Your ticket is valid for 48 hours.
Full Loop: 1.5 hours
Pest Walking Tour: 1.5 hours
Castle District Walking Tour: 1.5 hours
River Cruise: 1.5 hours
Night Tour: 1 hour
Hop-On, Hop-Off: You can join the tour at any of the stops.
Pest Walking Tour: From Andrassy St. 3, Big Bus Tours Customer Service Center.
Castle District Walking Tour: On Szentharomsag Square at the big monument in front of Matthias Chruch.
River Cruise: From stop 8/21; 15
Night Tour: Departs every night from Deak Square, Stop 7/20
You can leave the tour at any of the stops.
Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes for walking. Don’t forget the camera!
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. Scheduled times are subject to change.
A Child Ticket should be purchased for anyone aged 5-15 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child).
From November to March there will be one walking tour per day. Ask a member of Big Bus staff for more details.
English live guided tour is avaiable during the bus tours daily from 11:40 am (departs from Heroes Squeare, Stop 1/26)
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