With over 27 convenient stops and great photo opportunities, the Big Bus Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour of Budapest is the best way to see this beautiful city.
The hop-on hop-off bus tour gives you the flexibility to plan your own itinerary. You decide on the places you want to visit and how long you stay at each one. Jump on and off the bus to see all the sights. While you are on the bus, an audio-commentary in a choice of 23 languages will make sure you don’t miss a thing!
With so much to see and do in Budapest, we offer you a choice of three tickets – Classic, Premium and Deluxe with validity 1, 2 or 3 days, so that you will have plenty of time to enjoy everything. Your ticket includes walking tour on both sides of the city and an opportunity add a river cruise and night tour by upgrading your package!
Your ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 3 days.Start time
Hop-On, Hop-Off Buses: Buses depart from 9:00am to 4:00pm, every 20-30 minutes
Night Tour: 8:00pm River Cruise: Frequent departures from Dock 11, near to Petofi Square. To find the exact times, please ask a member of the Big Bus Tour’s team on the day. Pest Walking Tour: 11:00am Castle District Walking Tour: 2:30pm
Bus tour: 2 hours Night Tour: 1 hour River Cruise: 90 minutes Walking Tour: 90 minutes
Schedules are subject to change depending on the time of year, as the local tour. To find the exact times, please ask a member of the Big Bus Tour’s team on the day.
Hop-On, Hop-Off: You can join the tour at any of the stops.
Pest Walking Tour: Andrassy Ave 3
Castle District Walking Tour: Szentháromság Square
River Cruise: From Dock 11, which is near to Petofi Square
Night Tour: Departs every night from Karoly Korut, stop 9
You can leave the hop-on, hop-off bus tour at any of the stops.
You can choose from below three hop-on, hop-Off ticket options, with the validity of the tickets ranging from 1 to 2 days from redemption and specific set of inclusions:
• Classic Ticket – Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 1 day + walking tours.
• Premium Ticket – Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 2 days + walking tours + a river cruise
• Deluxe Ticket – Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 3 days + walking tours + river cruise + one-hour panoramic night tour
Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:
The great benefit of the hop-on, hop-off facility is that it gives you total control of your day. It allows you to board and leave the buses at selected destinations all over the city.
Whenever you are ready to re-join the tour, simply board the next bus at your nearest stop. The over 27 stops cover all the major attractions of Budapest. You can hop-on and hop-off from the stops as much as you wish. Some of the stops included are:
• Heroes’ Square
• Keleti Railway Station
• Best Western Hotel
• New York Cafe
• Buddha-Bar Hotel
• Great Market Hall
• National Museum
• Király Street
• Chain Bridge
• Petofi Square
• Castle Garden
• Clark Adam Square
FREE Walking Tours (with all tickets):
Enjoy walking tours on both sides of the city – Pest and the Castle District. Take a leisurely stroll around areas located within the circle of Grand Boulevard and get a first-hand experience of Budapest’s business life. Also, discover the historical buildings in the Castle District, packed with museums, winding streets, nice cafes and restaurants. The free walking tour will also give you several photo opportunities, so that you don’t miss capturing the picturesque backdrop that the city offers.
River Cruise (with Premium & Deluxe ticket only):
The River Cruise is a 90 minute circular trip, departing regularly from Dock 11, which is near to Petofi Square. The river cruise takes you on a leisurely journey along the Danube providing views of Budapest’s Parliament Building, the National Theatre, the Chain Bridge and the Royal Palace. All river boats will have refreshments for purchase and toilet facilities on-board.
Night Tour (with Deluxe ticket only):
Budapest’s nightlife is as fascinating as its hustle and bustle in the day time. See for yourself how the city unveils itself amidst the bright lights and the inky night sky with this 1 hour panoramic tour which starts at 8:00pm from Karoly Korut. Enjoy the city’s evening ambience, and see Budapest’s famous buildings beautifully illuminated.
The departure times for the night tour vary depending on the time of year, as the local tour organiser does their best to coincide the tour with dusk. To find the exact times, please ask a member of the Big Bus Tour’s team on the day.
Please bring your printed e-ticket with you, and present it to a member of staff at your chosen boarding point.
You may be asked for proof of identity, so please bring along either photo identification or the credit card you used when making the booking. Scheduled times are subject to change.
A Child Ticket should be purchased for anyone aged 5-15 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child).
From November to March there will be one walking tour per day. Ask a member of Big Bus staff for more details.
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.
Fantastic! Everything was easy, staff were great and we really felt like we saw the city....Sarah Tibble, United Kingdom, 02/May/2018
The best way to see the city and decide which places you want to visit. Boat night tour was very picturesque. Budapest is amazing day and night, and Big Bus Tour helped to...Natasha Nikitina, United States, 02/May/2018
An excellent way to see all the sights of Budapest with clear and informative audio commentary. The River Boat tour which was included in the cost was worth doing, and from what...Rosemary Martin, United Kingdom, 01/Feb/2018
If you want to see the city in a day,then is the best tour you can get!
Whole experience was excellent.
This was also awesome, Great Experience of river cruise