Icono ayuda Help
Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Activities in Budapest

Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

271 reviews | 4,095 travellers
Very pleasant and calm. We completed a complete tour and then got off the bus to use it to visit other places in detail and get back on when it suited us.
8 Luis Rubio
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
from US$ 17.10
US$ 15.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
See availability

The Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing tour is the most practical and comfortable way to explore the Pearl of the Danube. Explore the city at your own pace by hopping off and back on as many times as you wish.

Play video
Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off bus
Heroes square
St Stephen's Basilica
Fisherman's Bastion
Night tour of budapest
Budapest tourist bus
Budapest Parliament
Covid-19 prevention
Hand cleaning on all buses
Distance between seats

Budapest Tourist Bus Lines and Stops

Budapest’s sightseeing bus tour offers visitors several routes with over 20 stops. Explore the city’s most beautiful landmarks and neighbourhoods on board an open-top double-decker bus. While you admire the panoramic views, learn about the capital’s history and monuments with your individual headset with pre-recorded commentary in English or 24 other languages.

Some of the most popular stops include St Stephen’s Basilica, Heroes’ Square, Margaret Island and the Hungarian Parliament.

Check out Big Bus Tours complete red and blue routes and stops on the following Budapest map:

Types of tickets

Big Bus offers various types of tickets to best suit your preferences:

  • 1-day ticket: Includes unlimited access to the Big Bus Sightseeing buses for 1 day.
  • 2-day ticket: Offers unlimited access to the Big Bus Sightseeing buses for 2 days. This ticket also covers a cruise down the Danube River. Embark on dock 11 to enjoy impressive views of the Hungarian Parliament Building, Chain Bridge and Buda Castle.   
  • 3-day ticket: Offers limitless journeys on the Big Bus Sightseeing tour for 3 days. It also includes a free cruise along the Danube River, a nighttime tour on an open-top double-decker bus, and a free bus ride to and from the Buda Castle.
  • Nighttime tour: It only includes a nighttime panoramic tour on an open-top bus to admire the city's lit up monuments. The route doesn't include any stops.

How it works

Tickets are valid for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive days from the first time you use it. For example, if you purchase a 2-day ticket and activate it on Monday at 3 pm, it’ll be valid until Wednesday at 3 pm.

During its validity, you can hop on and off as many times as you wish.

Although when making the reservation you will be asked for a start date, you can use the service over the twelve months following the start date. When you have made your reservation, we'll send you a voucher you must hand in on the first bus you get on.

Schedule and frequency

  • Red line: 9 am – 6 pm, buses run every 10 minutes.
  • Blue line: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm, buses run every 10-15 minutes.
  • Nighttime tour: One departure time at 6 pm (schedule may vary).
  • River cruise: every two hours between 1 pm and 9 pm. 
  • Shuttle bus to Buda Castle: from 9:30 am to 5 pm. 
View complete description

Price

Adults Children 5-15 years old Children less than 5 years old
1-day ticket
US$ 31.60 US$ 28.40
US$ 25.30 US$ 22.70
Free
2-day ticket
US$ 37.50 US$ 33.80
US$ 30 US$ 27
Free
3-day ticket
US$ 43.30 US$ 39
US$ 34.70 US$ 31.20
Free
Night Tour
US$ 17.10 US$ 15.40
US$ 17.10 US$ 15.40
Free

1-day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 31.60 US$ 28.40
  • Children 5-15 years old

    US$ 25.30 US$ 22.70
  • Children less than 5 years old

    Free

2-day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 37.50 US$ 33.80
  • Children 5-15 years old

    US$ 30 US$ 27
  • Children less than 5 years old

    Free

3-day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 43.30 US$ 39
  • Children 5-15 years old

    US$ 34.70 US$ 31.20
  • Children less than 5 years old

    Free

Night Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 17.10 US$ 15.40
  • Children 5-15 years old

    US$ 17.10 US$ 15.40
  • Children less than 5 years old

    Free

* The price varies based on the chosen date

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

1 day - 3 days.

Language The activity takes place with recorded commentary in in English.

The activity takes place with recorded commentary in in English.

Included

Unlimited use of the Big Bus Budapest Hop On Hop Off buses during the chosen period.

Individual headset with interesting commentary in English or 22 other languages.

Cruise down the Danube River (included in the 2 or 3 day ticket).

Nighttime bus tour (optional and included in the 3 day ticket).

Shuttle service to the Castle District (included in the 3 day ticket).

Free WiFi on board.

10% discount on the official ticket price.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Varies according to the attraction included.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

from US$ 17.10
US$ 15.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.