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Budapest Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Bus, Boat and Foot – 24/48 hours

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Key Highlights

  • The most convenient way to explore the city of Budapest
  • Choose between a 24-hour and a 48-hour ticket and plan your perfect Budapest itinerary
  • Three routes and more than 40 stops covers all the main Budapest attractions
  • Enjoy a river cruise, night tour and a guided walking tour as part of this epic ticket
  • Get exciting discount coupons with your hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Audio commentary in 22 languages ensures you won’t miss a thing
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24 hours and 48 hours (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    Red Line: Bus departs from 9am until 1pm, every 30 minutes and 1pm to 6pm; every 60 minutes
    Yellow Line: Bus departs every 30 minutes between 9:30am and 12:00pm (noon), and after that the last one at 1 pm from Andrássy avenue 2.
    Blue Boat Line (Apr, May, Sep, Oct): First departure at 10:30am and last at 10pm, every 60 mins
    Night Tour:
    Apr, May, Sep, Oct: 7:15pm
    Jun, Jul, Aug: 8.15pm
    Walking Tour: 10am

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the designated stops

    Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Explore the major Budapest attractions, uncover chic cafés and visit museums at your leisure with this Budapest hop-on, hop-off tour.

    The comprehensive hop-on, hop-off tour operates along 3 routes and covers all the major Budapest attractions on both the sides of the Danube River. You may hop off at your favourite attraction, explore the area and proceed your tour at your leisure, hopping back on the vehicle when the next bus arrives.

    With the Budapest hop-on, hop-off ticket, you may also enjoy a river cruise, a night tour, a guided city walking tour and exciting discount coupons.

    On the open-topped double decker bus, audio-commentary is offered in 22 languages. You also have the option to choose from a 24-hour and a 48-hour ticket.


    Take this Budapest Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour and cover more ground in shorter time than other sightseeing tour. Enjoy a variety of inter-connected routes, giving you the freedom to plan your own itinerary. You may choose between a 24-hour hop-on, hop-off ticket or a 48-hour ticket.

    The three hop-on, hop-off routes are as follows:

    Red Line:
    The bus departs from Jozsef Nador Square and has 16 designated stops:
    1. Jozsef Nador Square (József Nádor Tér)
    2. Elizabeth Square (Erzsébet Tér)
    3. Andrássy Avenue
    4. Opera
    5. Franz Liszt Square (Liszt Ferenc Tér)
    6. Heroes' Square (Hosök tere)
    7. Keleti Railway Station (Keleti Pályaudvar)
    8. New York Café
    9. Astoria
    10. Váci Street (Váci Utca)
    11. Castle Garden Bazaar (Várkert Bazár)
    12. Budapest Castle Hill Funicular (Sikló)
    13. Castle District (Vár)
    14. Citadel
    15. Március 15. Square
    16. Eötvös Square

    Yellow Line:
    The bus departs from Elizabeth Square and has 20 stops: 1. Elizabeth Square (Erzsébet Tér)
    2. City Hall Park (Városháza Park)
    3. Synagogue (Zsinagóga)
    4. Astoria
    5. Eötvös Square
    6. Vigadó Square
    7. Bálna
    8. Zwack Museum
    9. Szent Gellért Square
    10. Budapest Castle Hill Funicular (Sikló)
    11. Batthyány Square
    12. Margaret Bridge (Margit híd)
    13. West Railway Station (Nyugati Pályaudvar)
    14. Jókai Square (Jókai tér)
    15. Andrássy Avenue
    16. Szechenyi Square (Széchenyi tér)
    17. Petofi Square
    18. Fovám tér
    19. Kalvin Square (Kálvin tér)
    20. Király Street (or Király utca)

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    Blue Boat Line
    Enjoy a river cruise along the River Danube as you travel from Dock 8A Terminal to Margaret Island and vice-versa.

    In addition, to your Budapest hop-on, hop-off ticket, you will enjoy discounts of up to 50% off tourist sites and a Night Bus Tour which will take you to the following places:

    Stop 1: Vigadó Square – Dock 8A Terminal
    Stop 2: Kalvin Square- Ráday Street
    Stop 3: Citadel
    Stop 4: Jókai Square - Franz Liszt Square

    The hop-on, hop-off ticket also includes a Budapest walking tour with a professional guide who will take you around the city and show you the major highlights. The 2.5 hour tour departs daily at 10am from Opera stop.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Night Tour
    • Guided walking tour
    • Discount coupons
    • Personal recorded commentary is offered in 22 languages: Hungarian, English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese, Romanian, Greek, Turkish, Croatian, Czech, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Hebrew


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fee to the attractions
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket is valid for the date purchased.

    The double-decker buses are wheelchair accessible

    Small sized pets are allowed that can travel in lap at all times

    A valid Student Card is required when boarding for student pass

    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.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions that you may have.

  • reviews
    • Excellent value for money

      We always use the Hop on Hop off buses when we visit major cities. They are an easy, comfortable way to see the sights. We spend the first day doing the entire route,so they next...

      Mrs Garland, United Kingdom, 08/Apr/2017
    • Excellent value for Money

      Excellent service really good value for money I would highly recommend!!!!! Only one thing is I wished the bus service would finish later in the day.The last busses stop running...

      andrew, , 29/Jan/2017
    • Informative, extensive and easy

      There is a lot to see, I would definitely advise against the one day pass and go for the 48 or 72 particularly if you intend to visit and walk about any of the points of...

      Robin Macmillan, United Kingdom, 03/Mar/2017
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