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Big Bus Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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If your time in Budapest is short, or you just want a simple way to get between sights, this hop-on hop-off bus tour makes a great option. Don’t worry about figuring out the city’s multiple bus, metro, and tram systems—instead, simply hop on and off at multiple stops to view the landmarks. Choose a 24-, 48-, or 72-hour ticket, and upgrade for an added river cruise and night tour.
  • See Budapest’s sights at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off tour 
  • Create your own sightseeing plan with stops near landmarks 
  • Single bus route simpler than making bus, metro, and tram connections 
  • See highlights such as Heroes’ Square, Chain Bridge, Castle Hill, and more 
  • Hear commentary about the sights along the way 
  • Choose a 24-, 48-, or 72-hour ticket to suit your schedule 
  • Walking tours included; upgrade to add Danube cruise and night tour
  • Explore the city during the guided walking tour included in all tickets
What to Expect
Board a bus at any of the designated stops to start seeing the sights of Budapest. Your ticket is valid for 72, 48, or 24 hours, depending on the option you booked. Settle onto the comfortable double-decker bus and enjoy panoramic views along the city-center route, listening to the informative audio commentary along the way. Stay aboard for the full 1.5-hour loop to see everything in one go, or hop on and off at the many well-placed stops as you please. Stops include Heroes’ Square and the Parliament building, plus St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Chain Bridge, Castle Hill in Buda, and more. All tickets include walking tours in Buda or Pest. The 48-hour Premium ticket also includes a Danube cruise, and the 3-day Deluxe ticket includes a castle shuttle and panoramic night tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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1h 40m
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Recorded commentary in 23 languages
  • Free on-board wifi
  • Guided Walking Tour in English
  • Panoramic Night tour available with the 3-day ticket
  • Castle shuttle service available with the 3-day ticket
  • River Cruise available with the 2-day and 3-day ticket
  • New buses for 2019
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The bus frequency of the bus stops were every 15 minutes on Fridays and Saturdays. That was great. I wish that was the case on the other days. Clean. Drivers were helpful. Would like to hear more information on the audio.
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Budapest isn’t huge and getting between most places would take most people under an hour. The route the bus takes seems a bit illogical, it curves back on itself at times, meaning it’s actually quicker to walk between stops sometimes as opposed to hop back on the bus. Sometimes
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Had read some mixed reviews about this company so was a little reticent about using them. Decided to chance the 2 day ticket as a way to orientate ourselves to the city. We bough online so that we could choose what suited us best (other reviews did not always present the reps at
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Good points : 1. Drivers were very nice to us turists, thank you :-) 2. Having bus heated and covered it helped a lot to enjoy the trip in cold days. 3. Didn´t wait mutch time. 4. Last but, MOST important!!! - The boat trip at 16pm was the best thing to do , is so beatifull
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A circulating set of busses going round Buda and Pest get on and off at any of the multiple stops, visit the river, castle, markets Basilica, Jewish quarter hero square all with multi language information via earphones , Just remember last bus 17:1 stop 1 Hero Square.
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Key Details
  • Budapest Central Market Hall and 23 more
  • Duration: 1h 40m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
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