- Big Bus hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Budapest
- Use a sightseeing ticket valid for 48 hours to see Budapest at your own pace
- See top Budapest attractions including Heroes’ Square, Castle Hill and Széchenyi Baths
- Listen to captivating audio commentary while aboard the open-top sightseeing bus
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What You Can Expect
For those who want to sit back and relax, take the full 2-hour loop, listening to the entertaining audio commentary as you go. If you want to explore the city on foot, hop on and off wherever, and whenever, you like. Big Bus offers a range of activities to do in between daily rides, including two walking tours, a nighttime bus tour and a Danube River cruise. See the Itinerary for a full list of stops and more information on the included daily activities.
Your ticket is valid for a full 48 hours from the time of first use, and you can use it as many times as you like during that time period. Travel to Heroes’ Square (Hősök tere) to see historical columns, statues and the cenotaph, or stretch your legs on a stroll through the elegant Budapest City Park. Have your camera ready to capture sights of the beautiful Danube River that snakes through the city, and hop off near must-visit sites such as Andrassy Avenue, Széchenyi Baths, Castle Hill and the Hungarian State Opera House.
Click on the ‘Additional Info’ button below to see a map of the Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour route.
- Stop 1: Heroes' Square (Hosök tere)
- Stop 2: Oktogon
- Stop 3: Karoly Korut
- Stop 4: Synagogue
- Stop 5: Astoria
- Stop 6: Deak Square
- Stop 7: Chain Bridge
- Stop 8: Petofi Square
- Stop 9: Citadel
- Stop 10: Gellert Spa (Gellért)
- Stop 11: Clark Adam
- Stop 12: Castle Hill
- Stop 13: Clark Adam
- Stop 14: Batthyány Square
- Stop 15: Margaret Bridge
- Stop 16: Nyugati Railway Station
- Stop 17: Báthory Street
- Stop 18: St Stephen’s Basilica
- Stop 19: Deák Ferenc Square
- Stop 20: Andrássy Avenue
- Stop 21: Opera House
- Stop 22: Oktogon
- Stop 23: Heroes' Square (Hosök tere)
Morning walking tour (1.5 hours)
Gain insight into Budapest’s rich history on a leisurely walking tour with an expert guide. The walk starts from Deák Ferenc Square and finishes outside Budapest Parliament House.
Afternoon walking tour (1 hour)
Explore Budapest’s famous Castle Hill district on an easy walking tour. Along the way, catch glimpses of the Danube River, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church and the Pest neighborhood, among other sights. The tour starts and finishes at the Castle Hill stop.
Nighttime bus tour (1 hour)
Rest your feet on a relaxing evening bus tour around the illuminated city. Hear fun facts about the city’s culture from your onboard guide as you admire top Budapest attractions such as Buda Royal Palace, Dohany Street Synagogue and more. The departures vary to coincide with dusk; just ask the Big Bus staff on your hop-on hop-off tour about start times.
Danube River Cruise (2 hours)
Want to see Budapest’s delights from the water? Hop aboard a sightseeing boat and cruise between Dohany Street Synagogue and Báthory Street. Audio commentary is provided on board.