Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours.Start time
Tours operate at the following times:
Day Tour: Buses depart between 9:00am to 4:00pm, every 20-30 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 (with 48-hour ticket only): 11:00am, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm, 9:00pm from Dock 11, near to Stop 13, Petőfi Square.
Pest Walking Tour (with 48-hour ticket only): 11:00am
Castle District Walking Tour (with 48-hour ticket only): 2:30pm
Hop-On, Hop-Off Full Loop: 2 hours
Night Tour: 1 hour
River Cruise: 80 minutes
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: Andrassy St. 3 - Big Bus Tours Customer Service Centre, Stop 25.
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 Karoly Korut, stop 22.
You can leave the tour at any of the stops.
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!
With so much to see and do in Budapest, we offer you a choice of 24 or 48-hour ticket so that you will have plenty of time to enjoy everything. And there’s more! Your fantastic 48-hour ticket also includes a boat trip on the Danube River, a tour of the city at night and a walking tour.
Your Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour Budapest ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours and includes the following:
• Day Tour with 27 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 27 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 24 or 48 hours of your ticket validity. The stops include:
• Heroes’ Square
• Keleti Railway Station
• Best Western Hotel
• New York Cafe
• Buddha-Bar Hotel/Karpatia Restaurant
• Great Market Hall
• National Museum
• Király Street
• Chain Bridge
• Petofi Square
• Castle Garden
• Clark Adam Square
• Batthyany Square
• Margaret Bridge
• Nyugati Railway Station
• Bathory Street/Parliament
• Chain Bridge
• Karoly Korut
• Kiraly Street
• Big Bus Customer Service Centre
• Octogon/Liszt Ferenc Square
• Heroes’ 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 22 Karoly Korut. 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.
River Cruise (with 48-hour ticket only):
The River Cruise is a 80 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.
Walking Tours (with 48-hour ticket only):
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.
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.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Great way to see the sights! We found it a useful way to learn the lay of the land before striking out on our own. Loved the fact we also got a boat ride at night, a night time...Helen Sayer
Excellent commentary and timetable. Only problem we found was the lack of support on the night cruise. It was freezing and we were left on the top deck almost in the open. Nobody...David Kelly