Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour: Daily
River Cruise: Until 20 February 2016; Daily
Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 48 hours.
Danube River Cruise: 1 hour
Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:
Red Route: Buses depart from 9:30am to 5:00pm, every 15 minutes
Full loop: 2 hours
Purple Route: Buses depart from 10:05am to 2:05pm, every 60 minutes
Full loop: 1 hour
Until 16 January 2016:
Day Departure: 1:00pm and 2:30pm
Night Departure: 5:00pm and 6:30pm
17 January to 20 February 2016: Departure at 2:30pm and 5:00pm
Hop-On, Hop-Off tour:
You may board the bus from any of the designated stops
For Red Route: The bus leaves from Szt. István tér
For Purple Route: The bus leaves from Erzsébet tér
For Red Route: Stop 16
For Purple Route: Stop 3
Hop-On, Hop-Off tour: You may end the tour at any of the stops.
River Cruise: Same as start point
The Budapest City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour is the best and the most convenient way to discover the historic city of Budapest.
With buses operating on two routes and your ticket valid for 48 hours, your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket ensures that you don’t miss a thing! Some of the attractions covered by the hop-on, hop-off tour are the famous Parliament Building, Buda Castle, Chain Bridge, Citadel, Jewish Synagogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Szechenyi Baths, Vaci Utca amongst several others.
You have the option to add a 1 hour cruise along the Danube, which offers visitors amazing views of the city especially the Parliament.
Plus, your hop-on, hop-off ticket comes with several other value added services like a walking tour, a bike tour on Margaret Island and a bonus booklet which includes FREE goulash and beer at a range of restaurants and bars. Download the Route Map
The Budapest City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour allows you to plan your own sightseeing. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops and spend as much time sightseeing, shopping or eating before hopping back again when the next bus comes along.
There are two Hop-On, Hop-Off options that you can choose from:
• Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour
• Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus and Boat Tour
Your 48 hour Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket covers 28 stops and the bus operates on two routes. You will also get a number of benefits with your ticket, which are as follows:
• 1 FREE Walking Tour
You have four 3-hour walking tours to choose from that operate daily from Vörösmarty square:
Budapest Walk: Starts daily at 10:30am and 2:30pm
Communism Walk: Starts daily at 3:30pm
Jewish District Walk: Starts daily at 3:30pm
Pub Tour: Starts daily at 8pm
• FREE 1 Hour Bike Tour on Margaret Island
Margaret Island is a peaceful hideaway from the main city of Budapest and offers large green areas, flowery gardens, old trees, a musical fountain and an open air theatre and cinema. The 1-hour bike tour operates daily between 10am and 5pm from 1 April until 30 September. The coupon with your Hop-On, Hop-Off allows one bike per person.
• FREE use of the Green Hop-On, Hop-Off Buses:
These buses are operated by the Budapest Sightseeing which operates around Budapest. You can choose to board the buses from any of its designated stops and listen to your live English-speaking guide as she will share information about Budapest’s main attractions.
• A bonus booklet which includes:
FREE goulash at Nika Restaurant
FREE beer at the Fogashaz
FREE beer at Bali Café
FREE shot at Instant Bar (Ruin Bar)
FREE souvenir at City Expert Budapest FREE Chilled Sour Cherry Coup at Frappans Restaurant
The Hop-On, Hop-Off stops on the two routes are as follows:
Stop 1 – Szt. István tér
Stop 2 – Erzsébet tér
Stop 3 – Széchenyi István tér
Stop 4 – Zsinagóga / Synagogue
Stop 5 – Astoria
Stop 6 – Károly krt.23.
Stop 7 – Opera
Stop 8 – Liszt Fenrenc tér
Stop 9 – Hosok tere/ Heroes Square
Stop 10 – Grand Hotel Hungaria
Stop 11 – New York Palace
Stop 12 – Astoria 2
Stop 13 – Ferenciek tere
Stop 14 – Sikló/ Funicular
Stop 15 – Vár/ Castle District
Stop 16 – Citadell
Stop 17 – Március 15. tér
Stop 18 – Bálna/Shopping Center
Stop 19 – Fovám tér
Stop 20 – Kálvin tér
Stop 21 – Parliament
Stop 1 - Erzsébet tér
Stop 2 – Széchenyi tér
Stop 3 - Petofi tér
Stop 4 – Clark Adam tér
Stop 5 – Margit hid
Stop 6 – Nyugati tér
Stop 7 – Oktogon
You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.
If you choose Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus and Boat ticket, you will also get a river cruise along the River Danube. Enjoy spectacular views of Budapest from the river for 1 hour. The City Sightseeing boat departs from Stop 16 in the red route and Stop 3 in the Purple route. With this Hop-On, Hop-Off package, you will get two river cruise tickets – one operating in the day time and the other operating at night.
From November 2015 to April 2016, the cruise will operate with a minimum of 8 passengers.
Due to Hungarian National Holiday on 15th March, bus tour will not be operating the entire day. However, the boat tour and walking tour will be operating as usual.
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.
Tour will be operating during the festive season and the last tour will finish at 12.05pm.
We use the "Hop on, Hop off" buses whenever we go on holiday, Rome, Amsterdam, Malta, if they have one we book it, in our opinion the best way to see the most on our 5 day City...GERARD PHILIPS
Well worth the money the tour covers everything you need to see...Jordan Fawcett
Good range of tour options , including boat trips. A good way of getting an initial view of the city....Sue Key