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City Sightseeing Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Boat Ride provided by City Sightseeing Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tours

City Sightseeing Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Boat Ride

City Sightseeing Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Boat Ride
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from $33.26 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
About
Budapest’s sights are fairly widely dispersed, so seeing them on foot can be time-consuming. This hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing bus lets you cover them in comfort, with audio commentary to provide background. Hop on or off at any of the stops on three routes when you wish to create your own personal itinerary. Choose from a 24-hour or 48-hour pass, or upgrade to a 48- or 72-hour pass with a cruise and a night tour.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 20m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Arabic, German, Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 20m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Arabic, German, Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
View the sights of Budapest easily with a hop-on hop-off bus pass
Explore your own way: Hop on and off at the stops on two routes as you wish
See the top attractions in comfort and learn about them via the onboard audio
Upgrade to a 48- or 72-hour pass with a cruise and night tour options
What to expect
Book your desired option and travel independently to any of the stops along the routes. Your ticket is valid for your selected duration from when you first board and buses arrive regularly throughout the day. See the Itinerary for stops. Settle on the open upper deck or air-conditioned lower deck and don a headset to hear the multilingual audio commentary about the sights. Stay aboard to view the landmarks along the full loop, or hop on and off at any of the stops to explore further. Perhaps alight to peruse the food stalls at Budapest’s Central Market Hall or admire the Parliament's beautiful neo-Gothic architecture. Alternatively, step out to see Heroes Square, view the Szechenyi Baths, stroll on the Margaret Bridge, or delve into other sights. If you’ve upgraded, enjoy a Danube River cruise, plus a panoramic city night tour.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2916BUDAPEST
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Hop-on hop-off bus tour inclusions: 24 hour bus pass. • Hop-on hop-off Bus & Boat Tour inclusions: 48 hour bus pass + 1 hour boat tour. • Hop-on hop-off bus & boat & night tour inclusions - 48/72 hour bus pass, boat tour and night tour. • Audio commentary provided in 16 languages • Discount booklet for many local attractions (including a free walking tour and a free bike tour)
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop-off • Food and drinks, unless specified
Duration
2h 20m
Departure details
Location Name: Red Route Stop 1: St Stephen Basilica Purple Route Stop 1: Erzsebet Square Night Route Stop 1: St Stephen Basilica  Boat Route Stop 1: Március 15 Square, Dock N. 10 Passengers can join the routes at any of the hop on hop off stops along the routes. However, to start the tour from the beginning, hop-on at the stops above. Location Address: Red Route Stop 1 St Stephen Basilica  Budapest, Szent István tér 1, 1051 Hungary Purple Route Stop 1 Erzsebet Square Budapest, Deák Ferenc tér 2, 1052 Hungary Night Route Stop 1 St Stephen Basilica   Budapest,  Szent István tér 1,  1051 Hungary Boat Route Stop 1 Dock N. 10 Március 15 Square,  Budapest Return Location: At the 'end' of the tour, the bus will return to the first departure point.
Budapest, Budapest, Central Hungary
Inclusions
Hop-on hop-off bus tour inclusions: 24 hour bus pass. • Hop-on hop-off Bus & Boat Tour inclusions: 48 hour bus pass + 1 hour boat tour. • Hop-on hop-off bus & boat & night tour inclusions - 48/72 hour bus pass, boat tour and night tour. • Audio commentary provided in 16 languages • Discount booklet for many local attractions (including a free walking tour and a free bike tour)
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop-off • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure details
Location Name: Red Route Stop 1: St Stephen Basilica Purple Route Stop 1: Erzsebet Square Night Route Stop 1: St Stephen Basilica  Boat Route Stop 1: Március 15 Square, Dock N. 10 Passengers can join the routes at any of the hop on hop off stops along the routes. However, to start the tour from the beginning, hop-on at the stops above. Location Address: Red Route Stop 1 St Stephen Basilica  Budapest, Szent István tér 1, 1051 Hungary Purple Route Stop 1 Erzsebet Square Budapest, Deák Ferenc tér 2, 1052 Hungary Night Route Stop 1 St Stephen Basilica   Budapest,  Szent István tér 1,  1051 Hungary Boat Route Stop 1 Dock N. 10 Március 15 Square,  Budapest Return Location: At the 'end' of the tour, the bus will return to the first departure point.
Budapest, Budapest, Central Hungary
Duration
2h 20m
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Wheelchair accessible
Red Route runs from 9:00am - 4:00pm, every 30 minutes. From 26th October 2020, there will only be 1 tour departure a day at 10.30am due to local Covid restrictions. Duration - 140 minutes.
Yellow Route runs from 9:00am - 4:00pm, every 30 minutes. Duration - 80 minutes. Operates April - October.
Boat Tour runs from 10:00am - 9:30pm, every 60 minutes. Duration - 60 minutes. Meeting point - Marcius 15 Square, dock no. 8A (under Elisabeth Bridge)
Note that the Boat Tour is seasonal, and runs daily from 1st April - 31st October usually - subject to change. A minimum of 10 passengers are required for any given boat tour so some tours may get cancelled or postponed. Some of the tours stop at Margaret Island, but it's advised to check the timetable upon arrival.
Night tour runs from 8:00pm - 9:50pm, and lasts approximately 110 minutes. Meeting point - St Stephen's Basilica (Red Route stop 1).
Note that the night tour is not a hop-on hop-off service.
Stroller accessible
Near public transportation
Mobile and paper vouchers are accepted for this tour.
With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out.
Most travelers can participate
Popular mentions

2.5
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Wojtek
Gdansk, Poland1 contribution
Recommended:)
Jul 2020
Really good way to see all the main attractions of the city, lots of buses, stops at convenient locations the boat trip included in the ticket is a must-go.
Special tahnks to Kriszti - most helpful person:)
Written August 2, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Adele M
27 contributions
Able to take you all around!
Jan 2020 • Couples
Very good value for money. Me and my boyfriend were able to get on and off at various locations and we feel like we seen the whole of budapest. Tour guides were not always speaking during the journey but still able to see the beautiful sites. Learnt a lot while i was there and enjoyed it. Would recommend if you have a short amount of time as we only had a weekend but we seen a lot!
Written May 18, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Bvmbi
Edinburgh, UK28 contributions
Really bad...
Didn’t see anything because the windows fogged up. Upstairs has a plastic temporary roof due to the rain which leaked onto people. The recorded ‘tour’ wasn’t very understandable. I really prefer a live spoken tour. This feels so impersonal and it’s so hard to follow along. Especially because we literally couldn’t see out of the windows. Also they let so many people into the bus that they were standing in the corridors so safe to say no one saw any sights.
Written March 22, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

giggsAlvechurch
Alvechurch, UK989 contributions
Good value
We got the 48 hour pass for £21 with the boat trips included. Patrick who sold us the tickets was lovely, really helpful.
The english audio was not great. We did the river cruise on Saturday night and the day cruise on Sunday. We were lucky as they all stopped at midnight on Sunday. The day cruise was not great, with a long way round Margaret Island, but nice to sit in the sun.
Written March 17, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Allison A
Melbourne, Australia27 contributions
Evening tour shocking
Mar 2020 • Friends
The Evening tour left at 6pm and was to be complete about 7.50. It was complete by 7.15. The itinerary on the brochure indicated a 10 min stop at the Citadel however we were informed we had 5 mins. The bus stopped down the hill and so it was a mad dash up to a viewing point and then a run back down to the bus. When the staff on the bus were approached at the end of the tour, the staff member was abrupt and advised the schedule had changed and offered no empathy or apology. So beware of what you are being sold.
Written March 15, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

jewles65
Burnley, UK553 contributions
Landmarks
Bought our tickets on Tuesday morning 10th March,managed to get a discount as I just mentioned in conversation that it was our sons 21st birthday the next day,so as we were unsure he gave us his ticket for half price, & I managed to haggle him down alittle more,and they were valid for 3 days,whichever city we go too & we buy these we never get our money’s worth,we did not do the boat tour that was included as I already had one booked with another company,never waited longer than 15 mins for a bus,it’s a great way to see the town if like us you have never been to Budapest before,my tip would be to haggle at quieter times as they want a sale.
Written March 14, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

shellutd
Preston, UK278 contributions
Great value for money
Mar 2020 • Friends
This is well worth the money, hop on, hop off bus for 48hrs, river cruise and free entry to selfie world. Maps were easy and buses on time and plenty of route choices. We couldn't have seen as much of the city with this. Only issue was the river cruise toilet, no water or soap or sanitiser, based on current events this needs to be sorted. Luckily I had sanitiser and Antibacterial wipes with me but not everyone did.
Written March 14, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

J-Reeves91
Newport40 contributions
Shocking
This was a terrible experience, had to wait for 3 buses as they were all jam packed and when we finally got one it was boiling inside.

When we went to find a rep to ask about the free beer we were offered he literally didn’t want to know us, said he didn’t give a s**t and walked off.
Written March 14, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Chenmoss
Liverpool, UK40 contributions
Need to sort out asap
Great value way of seeing buda and pest. But went for a tinkle on the boat trip no soap no hand towels no fan working. Great way to spread coronavirus.
Written March 11, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Gary
21 contributions
Worked a treat !
Great way to see the city , bought a 2 day pass with boat trip. Used to it to get to places then got off and had a good walk round the city , the 630 boat trip was good - allowing you see the parliament building lit up at night . Only complaint I would have is we had one driver who was a complete dick who wouldn’t open door across from parliament building he said next stop is just a little away (20 minute walk ) although we were asking him to open door was too interested in talking to him work colleague and drove off But have to say every other bus we were on staff couldn’t have been more nicer . Well worth the money.
Written March 6, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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By: City Sightseeing Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tours
lilyjean4
lilyjean4
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Good way to find your way about
Had a 2 day pass with walking tour and river trip which we used to get a feel of city.Buses were fine and took us t
crueboy69
crueboy69
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Not great
I’ve used these in many countries, this was the worst. App not great, and couldn’t tell from the map where the buse
TravelerShafe
TravelerShafe
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Super cold bus ride
The route through the city was perfectly fine but the bus ride was freezing. The bus had an open top and there was
theodorous
theodorous
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A great trip around the city!!!
Great service!!! Regular buses, friendly staff to answer to all of your questions! Always a great choice!
albrown421
albrown421
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Couldn't see anything
The route is fine and it was cheaper than the Big Bus Tour. But they had a cover on top of the bus (which I underst
Denise K
Denise K
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Have to say mixed reviews with this tour. Depending on who you happen to get at the stop will shape your decision.
First got this tour at St. Stephans basilica and as it very cold from the snow the touts took great advantage of to
paulberger62
paulberger62
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River Cruise - SIT ON THE RIGHT SIDE
The buses are OK. A good way to get around and see the sights, although the English transition needs your concentra
K8716FWrobertc
K8716FWrobertc
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Total Waste of Money
The bus time table is difficult to interpret, particularly for the end of the day. We got stranded in freezing tem
dmytron950
dmytron950
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Very bad buses
Buses are very old. Dirty inside. Winter time buses are open, so it’s will be cold. Some bases has plastic roof, bu
deborahsM8214FF
deborahsM8214FF
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Excellent if you have old and infirm
We bought the 48 hour ticket and did a whole loop plus the night tour. It would be quicker to walk and commentary v
Freedom368213
Freedom368213
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Excellent way to see the most popular places in Budapest
It takes you to the best places in town which are far apart to walk, take the metro or taxi. Its worth it!
Steven G
Steven G
00
Reasonable, but average
I've been on sightseeing hop-on hop-off tours in Sydney, Stockholm, London, and Dublin. This tour is OK, but isn't
CandGP2013
CandGP2013
00
Really disappointed
We booked a 48hour ticket for 4 people and hopped onto the next bus. The bus was packed and it was standing room on
notdoneroaming2016
notdoneroaming2016
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Bus and boat tour
So we were told that the busses were approx every 10 mins and we ended up waiting over 35 mins for a bus. It is the
KennethWaleniussen
KennethWaleniussen
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Scam
Dont use this. Completly rubbish.the staff are rude and they keep filling the buss. People are not happy.
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