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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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Book Budapest Hop on Hop Off Tickets & Tours

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24/48/72-Hr Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Optional Cruise

24/48/72-Hr Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with Optional Cruise

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€34.20
Free Cancellation
Extended Validity
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
24 hr. - 72 hr.
  • Uncover Budapest across two routes with over 21 stops on a hop-on hop-off bus departing every 20 - 30 minutes.
  • Enjoy exciting discounts along with a bonus walking tour and a free bike tour for a more immersive experience.
  • Choose between 24 or 48 tickets and combine your HOHO bus tour with a Danube cruise.
  • Take in the fleeting panorama of Budapest's revered sights from the open-topped decks of the bus.
  • The bus passes major attractions like Castle Garden, Parliament, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Heroes' Square, and more.
  • Learn more about Budapest's dramatic history from the audio guide commentary available in 16 languages.
  • Click here for detailed route map and boarding points.

The ticket includes the following options that you can choose from:

  • 24 hour Hop on Hop off Bus Tour + Danube Cruise
  • 48 hour Hop on Hop off Bus Tour + Danube Cruise
  • 72 hour Hop on Hop off Bus Tour + Danube Cruise
  • Audio guide available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Finnish, Arabic, Greek, Turkish, Hungarian.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
  • These tickets are valid for 30 days from the date of purchase.
24/48/72-Hour Budapest Big Bus HOHO Bus with Optional Danube Cruise

24/48/72-Hour Budapest Big Bus HOHO Bus with Optional Danube Cruise

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€29.70
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Uncover the well-designed Red Route spread across 20 stops on a bus departing every 20 - 30 minutes in Budapest.
  • Choose between 24, 48, or 72hr tickets and add on a magical Danube cruise along with a sparkling night tour of the city.
  • Ensure a hassle-free experience simply by hopping on and off, and traveling slowly but surely.
  • Be privy to secret tales of Budapest on a complimentary guided walking tour of Pest.
  • Stay connected on the go with free wi-fi and scenic panoramic views from the open-topped decks.
  • The routes cover the best of Budapest from the Hungarian Parliament and Chain Bridge to the old Castle District.
  • Gather a deeper understanding by tuning in on the audio guide commentary available in 16 languages.

Please click here for the detailed boarding points.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • 24hr Standard Ticket
  • 48hr Standard Ticket + Cruise
  • 72hr Standard Ticket + Cruise & Night Tour
  • The audio guide is available in English, German, Hungarian, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish, Swedish, Korean, Greek, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Dutch, and Portuguese.
  • Don't forget to dine in Budapest butcher stores. Butcher stores in Budapest do more than just sell meat. They are a dining experience in itself.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Divided by the River Danube, Budapest in Hungary is one of the top tourist destinations in Europe and is home to some great examples of classical architecture. It’s made up of two distinct areas, the hilly Buda district and the flat Pest area, each with its own amazing sights and attractions. 

However, with a city this dense, planning your own transportation around town can be quite complicated and tiresome. 

Budapest Hop-on Hop-off buses are a very convenient and hassle-free way to get to explore the city’s highlights. You can choose which spots you want to visit and can plan your schedule as you wish. It’s as simple as it sounds; you can hop on a bus, travel to all important landmarks in the city, and then hop right off, with no strings attached. 

Read on to know all about the hop-on hop-off services in Budapest.

Why Choose Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

Budapest hop on hop off

Hop-on hop-off tours are the easiest and most convenient way to experience the sights of Budapest.

  • Open-Top Buses: The double-decker buses offer an excellent vantage point from which to take in the breath-taking beauty of the city.
  • See all the Top Landmarks: You hop off at any attractions you wish to explore, or just enjoy the sights from the comfort of the air-conditioned bus. 
  • Complimentary Add-Ons: Also enjoy additional services such as night tours, and or cruises along the Danube River.
  • Save Money: Since the buses stop at all the major attractions in Budapest, you can save money on transportation when compared to visiting each landmark separately.
  • Pre-recorded Commentary: There are audio guides in up to 23 languages to learn more about the city throughout your journey.

Your Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Options Explained

Budapest hop on hop off

City Sightseeing

  • Choose between the 24, 48, and 72-hour options and explore the city in an open-topped double-decker sightseeing bus.
  • With 22 stops across two routes, you will be able to visit all the city's major attractions at your own pace.
  • Popular stops include Heroes’ Square, the Parliament, Castle Garden, and St Stephen’s Basilica.
  • With certain tickets, you get a complimentary Danube River Cruise and access to a free walking tour & bike tour
  • Ride on buses that are well equipped with services like WiFi, air conditioning, and comfortable seats.
  • Listen to an audio guide in 16 languages that tell you everything you need to know about the city.

Flexible Cancelation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Discounted Ticket: Infants aged 5 and under do not require tickets. Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced prices on their tickets.

Budapest hop on hop off

Big Bus

  • Get 24, 48, and 72-hour hop-on hop-off tickets and explore the city in an open-topped double-decker sightseeing bus.
  • With 20 stops across two routes, you will be able to visit all the top attractions in Budapest.
  • Popular stops include Parliament, Margaret Island, Heroes’ Square, and Chain Bridge.
  • With some tickets, you get a complimentary Danube River Cruise and access to a free walking tour & bike tour
  • Enjoy buses equipped with amenities like WiFi, air conditioning, and comfortable seats.
  • Listen to an audio guide in 23  languages and learn more about the history of Budapest.

Flexible Cancelation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours in advance.

Discounted Ticket: Children aged 5-15 enjoy reduced prices on their tickets.

Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Timetable

Budapest Hop on Hop off

City Sightseeing 

  • Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM
  • Frequency: Every 20 minutes.
  • Tour Duration: 140 mins

Big Bus 

Red Route:

  • Timings: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Frequency: Every 20-25 minutes
  • Duration: 1hr 37min

Blue Route:

  • Timings: 9:30 AM to 4 PM
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes
  • Duration: 30min

Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Routes

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budapest hop on hop off

Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Highlights

St. Stephen's Basilica

St. Stephen’s Basilica is the third largest church in Hungary. Originally completed in 1905, it is built in the neoclassical style and is named in honor of Stephen, the first King of Hungary whose right hand is housed in the reliquary.

Buda Castle

Buda Castle is a palace complex atop Castle Hill that was originally completed in 1265. But, the palace you see today was built between 1749 and 1769. It houses the Hungarian National Gallery and The Budapest History Museum.

Széchenyi Spa

The Széchenyi Spa is Europe's largest spa complex and one of Budapest's most popular bathhouses. The bath complex boasts 15 indoor thermal pools and 3 vast outdoor pools. Széchenyi Spa’s water has medicinal and healing properties.

Széchenyi Chain Bridge

The Szechenyi Chain Bridge spans the Danube River and connects the areas of Buda and Pest. Opened in 1849, it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary and is built using wrought iron and stone.

Gellért Baths

Gellért Baths are one of the city's largest and most well-known thermal spas. Built in the Art Noveau style, with stained-glass windows and brilliant porcelain tiles covering the walls, bathing here feels like a regal ritual.

Hungarian National Museum

Founded in 1802, the Hungarian National Museum is the national museum for the history, art, and archaeology of Hungary. There are seven permanent displays here, including renowned Byzantine art from the 11th century.

Hungarian Parliament

Situated along the Danube River, the Hungarian Parliament building is one of the finest examples of Gothic and Renaissance Revival architecture in Hungary. You can explore the 691 rooms, 10 courtyards, staircases, and statues.

Fisherman’s Bastion

The Halászbástya or Fisherman's Bastion near Buda Castle. It offers a panorama of Budapest from its Neo-Romanesque lookout terraces. The original walls were built in the 1700s, and the current structure in the 1890s.

Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden

Spread across 18 hectares, the Budapest Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world, having opened in 1866. There are more than 1072 species of plants and animals, ranging from butterflies to carnivores plants, Komodo dragons, and wombats.

Dohany Street Synagogue

Also called the Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, this is the largest synagogue in Europe. Built between 1854 and 1859 in the Moorish Revival style, it also houses the Heroes' Temple, the Memorial, and the Jewish Museum.

Heroes’ Square

Heroes' Square (or Hősök tere) is one of the major squares in Budapest, end of Andrássy Avenue next to City Park. Its iconic Millennium Monument has statues featuring the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars and other important Hungarian national leaders.

Matthias Church

Matthias Church, or the Church of the Assumption of the Buda Castle, was originally built in 1015, though the current building was constructed in the 14th century in the late Gothic style. Two Kings of Hungary were crowned in this Roman Catholic church.

Hop On Hop Off Budapest Visitor Tips and Guidelines

  • Buy your tickets online in advance and research the routes you want to explore.
  • Set out for your tour as early in the morning as possible. That way, you will be able to see more of the city.
  • Be flexible with your itinerary. Budapest has many wonderful sights to see all over town, so be prepared to go out of your planned schedule.
  • Some of the attractions like museums need separate tickets. Note which attractions have tickets available online so you can book early and save time.
  • Dress in relaxing clothing if you are planning to take a lot of stops on your way. Don’t forget to wear comfortable footwear as well.
  • If you are going to visit churches and synagogues, then please wear clothes that cover the knees and shoulders.
  • Since Budapest can get quite sunny, remember to put on sunblock before going on the tour and to carry sunglasses.
  • Please carry water bottles and snacks to keep hydrated and full on your tour of the city.

Frequently Asked Questions About Budapest Hop On Hop Off

Q. Does Budapest have a hop-on hop-off bus tour?

A. Yes, Budapest does have a hop on hop off bus tour offered by two operators - Big Bus, and City Sightseeing.

Q. Where can I buy Budapest hop-on hop-off tickets?

A. You can purchase Budapest Hop on hop off bus tour tickets online.

Q. Are Budapest hop-on hop-off tickets available online?

A. Yes, you can buy Budapest hop-on hop-off tickets online here.

Q. How much does hop on hop off bus cost in Budapest?

A. There are various hop-on hop-off bus tours, and their tickets which begin from €38.70.

Q. How do hop on hop off buses work in Budapest?

A. Hop-on hop-off buses are tourist buses that allow you to board and leave whenever you like and sightsee at your own convenience

Q. How often are the hop-on hop-off buses in Budapest?

A. Budapest hop-on hop-off bus tours run at a frequency of 30 to 40 minutes.

Q. Are there audio guides on the Budapest hop-on hop-off bus tours?

A. Yes, you will get access to audio guides available in up to 23 languages, to help you learn more about the city.

Q. Are Budapest hop-on hop-off bus tours accessibility-friendly?

A. Yes, the hop-on hop-off tours in Budapest are accessibility-friendly for wheelchair users.