We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cogwheel Railroad Budapest

76 reviews
Budapest, Hungary
More
About Cogwheel Railroad Budapest
From Városmajor stop towards 12. district, Hegyvidék
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers talk about

Cogwheel Railroad Budapest
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
Recommended experiences in and around Budapest
from $10.41
More Info
from $22.02
More Info
from $6.36
More Info
from $17.36
More Info
Reviews (76)
Filter reviews
55 results
Traveler rating
23
28
3
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
23
28
3
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews children's railway public transport system buda hills travel pass cog wheel szell kalman ter tram route lower terminus railway runs end station extra ticket day pass worth a visit woods chairlift journey stops
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 55 reviews
Reviewed April 25, 2019

To live in this majestic and beautiful City of Budapest, Hungary and have the availability to use the historic Fenicular Railway and the Cog-Wheel Railway is special.The Cog-Wheel Railway, part of the public transport system of Budapest, reached by tram 59,60 or 61 from Szell...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gary H
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Great views as the railway climbs, Warm, comfortable and plenty of interesting stops. Short walk from the top station to the Chidren's Railway.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JW2507
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

The CogWheel Railway was a great way to reach the children's Railway. A different means of transport up to Buda Hills (leading to the children's Railway). The scenery was beautiful and tree's covered in snow..Magical. Relaxing travel and we used a 24hour travel card which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janine D
Reviewed October 17, 2018

After leaving a cruise ship, we were looking for something different from churches and museums. The description of the Cogwheel Railroad followed by the Children's Train seemed an ideal match. Unfortunately, there was little view during either train ride because of the trees being in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Margaret C
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The Budapest Cog-wheel Railway takes you from the Danube River to the Buda Hills. While an ordinary commuter route as part of the Budapest Public Transportation System, it is a hoot for us visitors to clime aboard and relax while getting an incredible vista of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank dlm-cats
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

I took my public transport day tram pass and boarded the tram to the summit. The cog railway is just anothrr route #60. There are some restaurants along the route and a supermarket. The journey is not long and travels through forested land. You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The Cogwheel (tram line 60) is one of the most atmospheric ways to leave the busy city and go to a relaxing, peaceful part of Budapest.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dantask
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The children railway runs in western Buda hills from south to north ans wise versa.My preferred way to reach the children railway is starting from the Southern side Northbound. The main reason for this choice is the opportunity to reach the children's railway by using...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mendi62
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This was fun to experience. Easy to find and a part of the local transport system. We used our all day pass. It is quite a steep climb from the first station to the tenth. It is used by many ordinary people not just the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Dawn3847
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This is part of the Budapest transportation system, so if you have a pass, you can ride for free. There is something novel about this due to the way it is operated, using cogs to pull it in either direction. If you are interested in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ryan J
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Julie Z
April 1, 2017|
Answer
Response from veralum | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is normal public transport for those that live there
1
Vote