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 Danube 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 Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour Budapest ticket is valid for 48 hours and includes the following:
• Day Tour with 26 stops and a recorded commentary in a choice of 23 languages
• Panoramic Night Tour
• Free River Cruise
• Free Walking Tour on both sides of the city
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.
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.
The 26 stops cover all the major attractions of Budapest. You can hop-on and hop-off from the stops as much as you wish during the 48 hours of your ticket validity. The stops include:
Stop 1- Heroes Square
Stop 2 - 1956 Memorial Square
Stop 3 - Keleti Railway Station
Stop 4 - Best Western Hotel
Stop 5 - New York Café
Stop 6 – Astoria
Stop 7 - Buddha-Bar Hotel/Karpatia Restaurant
Stop 8 – Citadel
Stop 9 - Great Market Hall
Stop 10 - National Museum
Stop 11 - Deak Ferenc Square
Stop 12 - Chain Bridge
Stop 13 - Petofi Square
Stop 14 - Clark Adam
Stop 15 - Castle District
Stop 16 - Clark Adam
Stop 17 - Batthyany Square
Stop 18 - Margaret Bridge
Stop 19 - Nyugati Railway Station
Stop 20 - Bathory Street/Parliament
Stop 21 – Basilica
Stop 22 - Chain Bridge
Stop 23 - Deak Ferenc Square
Stop 24 - Big Bus Customer Service Centre
Stop 25 - Opera House
Stop 26 - Octogon/Liszt Ferenc Square
Budapest’s nightlife is as fascinating as its hustle and bustle in the day time. See for yourself how the city unveils itself amidst the bright lights and the inky night sky with this 1 hour panoramic tour which starts at Stops 11/23 Deak Square. Enjoy the city’s evening ambience, and see Budapest’s famous buildings beautifully illuminated.
The departure times for the night tour 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 River Cruise is a 90 minute circular trip, departing regularly from Dock 11, which is near to Stop 13, Petofi Square. 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.
Enjoy walking tours on both sides of the city – Pest and the Castle District. 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
Fascinating tour of a fascinating city!...Mrs Diris E D Stutely
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:
Day Tour: Buses depart between 9:10am to 5:50pm, every 15-30 minutes
Night Tour: Schedules are subject to change depending on the time of year, as the local tour. To find the exact times, please ask a member of the Big Bus Tour’s team on the day.
River Cruise: 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm and 10:00pm from Dock 11, near to Stop 13, Petőfi Square.
Pest Walking Tour: 11:00am
Castle District Walking Tour: 2:30pm
Duration: Your ticket is valid for 48 hours.
Hop-On, Hop-Off Full Loop: 2-2.5 hours
Night Tour: 1 hour
River Cruise: 1.5 hours
Pest Walking Tour: 1.5 hours
Castle District Walking Tour: 1.5 hours
Hop-On, Hop-Off: You can join the tour at any of the stops.
Pest Walking Tour: Big Bus Tours Customer Service Center, Stop 24.
Castle District Walking Tour: On Szentharomsag Square at the big monument in front of Matthias Chruch.
River Cruise: From Dock 11, which is near to Stop 13, Petőfi Square.
Night Tour: Departs every night from Deak Square, Stop 11/23
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.
There is a live guided tour (English only) which departs from the Heroes Square, Stop (number 1/27) at 10.40am.
See the Cancellation policy for this product