City Sightseeing: Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing: Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

Budapest, Hungary

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  • Explore the main attractions of Budapest on a lively and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Choose between a 24, 48, 72-hour Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour 
  • Include a 1-hour Danube River Cruise
  • Get a 1-hour Walking Tour with all tickets
  • Audio commentary offered in 16 languages
  • Bonus coupon booklet includes free walking tour, bike tour, beer, discounted entry to museums & more


Budapest, “the Paris of the East,” is the capital of Hungary. It is home to various UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is an important metropolis. It is formed by the amalgamation of three cities- Buda, Pest and Old Buda (Obuda). The city is blessed with natural beauty and has an exemplary human touch too. It treasures Baroque, Art Nouveau and Neoclassical style architecture. Delve in the local culture by visiting the Chain Bridge and the Hungarian National Museum.


There are lots of things to do in Budapest with City Sightseeing Budapest. Enjoy a delightful introduction to the picturesque and historic city of Budapest from an open-top bus and visit the key attractions at your convenience and on your own time. An exciting journey awaits you, with buses operating on three routes and your ticket valid for 24 or 48 or 72 hours!
Enjoy the splendid view of the Gothic Revival façade of the Hungarian Parliament Building or the Buda Castle from City Sightseeing open-top buses. Scout the Jewish Synagogue and Citadel, and be amazed by the panoramic views of the imperial city. Marvel at the sights of famous Parliament Building, Buda Castle, Chain Bridge and Citadel. Admire the synagogues and museums to gain insight into the history and culture of this city. Hop off from bus at the Jewish Museum and Synagogue on Dohány Street, or you can stay on the bus to enjoy audio guide in multiple languages full of interesting facts.
1-hour river cruise along the Danube with your 24, 48 and 72-hour pass. Also included with your hop-on, hop-off ticket, are other interesting activities like a walking tour, a bike tour on Margaret Island and enjoy an additional booklet, which includes free goulash, a souvenir, beer and other attractions.
Just sit back and enjoy our multilingual audio commentary, cover many world famous attractions:
  • Chain Bridge (Pest)
  • Margaret Bridge (Buda)
  • St. Stephen's Basilica
  • Funicular
  • Sikló
  • Hungarian State Opera House
  • Citadel
  • New York Palace
  • Fovám Square…. And more!
Our City Sightseeing red buses are always waiting for you to hop back on and continue with your sightseeing.


Red Line Bus Tour:
First Departure: 09:00am, Last Departur: 06:00pm  
Frequency: 10-20 minutes
Full Loop: 90 minutes
First Stop: St. Stephen Basilica

Green Line Bus Tour:
First Departure: 09:00am, Last Departur: 06:00pm  
Frequency: 10-20 minutes
Full Loop: 50 minutes
First Stop: St. Stephen Basilica
Boat Tour (1 hour):
Timings: 12:00pm to 05:00pm (every hour) | 6:00pm to 09:30pm (with a small surcharge, to be paid locally)
Duration: 60 minutes 
Starting Point: Dock no. 6, Duna Korzó, in front of the Marriott Hotel
(Please check the calendar to know about the availability)


  • 24/ 48 / 72-Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Pass
  • 1 Hour Boat Tours
  • 1 Hour Walking Tour
  • Audio Guide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Finnish, Arabic, Greek, Turkish, Hungarian
  • Coupon booklet including: free walking tour, free bike tour, free goulash, free beer, discounted entrance tickets to museums, etc.


  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver.
Mobile and Printed vouchers both are accepted at all stops.
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Book Now! You can use your ticket any day within 12 months.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Access: Yes
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes
Air-Conditioning & Heating: Yes
Pets: Not allowed on the buses.
Smoking: Not allowed on board
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service! No refund will be offered for any changes or cancellations due to any unforeseen circumstances.
Boat Tour:
Meeting Point: Dock no. 6, Duna Korzó, in front of the Marriott Hotel.
Duration: 60 minutes
Please note that a minimum of 10 passengers is required for the boat tour
Included in tickets: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 4:30pm and 5pm 
Please note that the last boat tour included in the ticket will depart at 5pm and it may be overcrowded. It is recommended that customers arrive at the departure point at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
Evening Boat Departures: 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm and 9:30pm (available for a small surcharge payable locally)
The evening boat tickets can only be purchased at the departure dock and the valid hop-on hop-off ticket must be presented for the purchase

Walking Tour:
Starts daily at 11:00 from stop 1, St. Stephen's Basilica, and ends at the Chain Bridge on the Pest side, at stop 2.
Duration is 1 hour walking through areas the buses can not cover. St. Stephen Basilica, Parliament, Shoes on the Danube Bank, Váci Fashion Street, Danube Promenade.
Starts daily at 11:00 from Szent István tér 1, 1051 Hungary.

The following updates affecting the tour this weekend: 
Saturday 20th April: Due to the "I Bike" demonstration taking place between 2:30pm and 7:30pm, Stops 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 must expect delays
Sunday 21st April: Due to the "Vivicitta" running contest taking place between 9am and 1pm, Stops 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 won't be available

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

Customer Reviews

Jill Topley

Omid was helpful and pleasant, the tour was very interesting


Brilliant tour would recommend. Omid was a fantastic host!


Brilliant day. We’ll organises with friendly staff. A good way to travel and see the sights.

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