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City Sightseeing Budapest: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket with Optional River Cruise

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    • Adults (19+)
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from US$ 24.68
  • Original Price: US$ 24.68
  • SALE Discount: US$ 2.47
from US$ 22.21 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Discover the city of Budapest and its attractions with this extensive hop-on, hop-off tour
  • The Hop-On, Hop-Off tour allows you to plan your own perfect Budapest itinerary
  • Choose between a 24-hour and 48-hour bus tour to make the most of your Budapest trip
  • The 35 stops along the Hop-On, Hop-Off route cover all the major attractions of Budapest
  • With the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus and boat ticket, enjoy a 1-hour river cruise along the River Danube
  • You will also get a booklet with discounts for various attractions, including a free walking tour & bike tour
  • Overview

    The Budapest City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour is the best and the most convenient way to discover the historic city of Budapest.

    With buses operating on two routes and your ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours, your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket ensures that you don’t miss a thing! Some of the attractions covered by the hop-on, hop-off tour are the famous Parliament Building, Buda Castle, Chain Bridge, Citadel, Jewish Synagogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Szechenyi Baths, Vaci Utca amongst several others.

    You have the option to add a 1 hour river cruise along the Danube.

    Your 48-hour hop-on, hop-off ticket comes with a 1 hour river cruise ride. Also you will get a coupon booklet with discounts for various attractions, including a free walking tour & bike tour.

    There are two ticket options that you can choose from:

    • 24 hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket - Bus only

    • 48 hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket - Bus & Boat

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours.
    Optional Danube River Cruise: 1 hour

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour: Buses depart between 9:00am and 6:00pm, every 30-60 minutes
    River Cruise:
    May, September & October : Between 10:00am and 8:00pm, every 1 hour

    June - August : Between 10:00am and 11:00pm
    November - April : Between 1:00pm, 2:30pm,  5:00pm, 6:30pm
    Please be aware that due to extremely cold weather and ice forming on the Danube, boats may not be operating on all days.

    Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off tour: You may board the bus from any of the designated stops
    Optional River Cruise: Vigadó Square Boat Station (dock 10)

    Ending Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off tour: You may end the tour at any of the stops.
    Optional River Cruise: Same as start point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 or 48 hours Hop-On, Hop-Off bus ticket
    • 1 hour Danube River Cruise (with 48-hour ticket only)
    • Audio commentary offered in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Arabic, Hebrew and Turkish
    • FREE coupon booklet with discounts for various attractions


    • Entrances
    • Meals
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher. 

    The bus tour route will not stop at the following stops due to renovation of the Metro Line M3 until further notice:

    Városháza Square (Stop 4)

    Károly Boulevard 23 (Stop 7)

    Castle District / Vár (Stop 18)

    Kálvin Square (Stop 23)

    During winter season, the cruise will operate with a minimum of 8 passengers.

    Child/Student (8-18) Anyone over the age of 16, will need to show a student or ID card when presenting their ticket. 

    CS Budapest is operating on a different route and won’t stop at Margaret Island until further notice.

  • Customer Reviews
    • ...

      Michal Drory, Israel, 17/Feb/2018
    • Bus tour

      Great fun & very informative....

      James Allan, United Kingdom, 29/Oct/2017
    • Great experience

      They're expensive but a great way to have a birds eye view on a city as large as budapest...

      juan solano, United States, 31/Jul/2017
    • Poor commentary on bus, reasonable number of buses, beware that they stop running at 3pm or 4pm.

      Charles Lane, United Kingdom, 25/Jul/2019
    • Every single city break I try to use a hop off hop on buses. Budapest company I was dissapointed. Especialy staff working in the buses. It is difficult to give an example because it was too many situations.

      Lidia Andruszkiewicz, United Kingdom, 01/Jun/2019
    • Everything perfect!! No problem

      Eva Poier, Spain, 22/Apr/2019