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Tour code: 2420BUDHOHO
Experience Budapest at your own speed on a hop-on hop-off bus tour and boat route through the Danube. This ticket is valid for 48 hours and allows you hop on and off as often as you like while traveling by double-decker bus to see the city’s famous sites, including the Parliament Building, Andrassy Avenue, the Castle District and more. On the boat ride along the Danube River, you’ll enjoy stops at Margaret Island and St. Anne Church. This tour includes 28 stops and audio commentary on board.

Highlights

  • Budapest hop-on hop-off tour
  • See the city by both open-top double-decker bus and boat!
  • Explore Budapest at your own pace with three tour routes and 28 stops
  • Visit top attractions like Heroes’ Square, the Buda Castle District, the Hungarian State Opera House and World Heritage-listed Andrássy Avenue
  • Cruise down the Danube River
  • Ticket valid for 48 hours

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What You Can Expect

Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour by Bus and Boat

Budapest Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

You can begin your hop-on hop-off tour at any of the 28 stops on the itinerary, including attractions such as the National Museum or the Buda Castle District. Enjoy the wind through your hair as you travel by open-top bus or by boat, with the option to stay on board and take photos or hop off and walk around at your own speed.

On the Red and Yellow lines, spend some time at the famous Citadel, snap photos of the Parliament building, shop for paprika at the Great Market Hall or stroll around the shops on Andrássy Avenue, a UNESCO World Heritage site. When you’re ready to view this beautiful city from the river, head to one of the three stops on the Blue Boat Line to cruise down the Danube.

For a complete list of stops, see the Itinerary section below.

Itinerary

Hop-On Hop-Off Stops:
Red Bus Line Loop
- Square of the Governor Joseph (József Nádor Tér)
- Square of Elisabeth (Erzsébet Tér)
- Andrássy Avenue
- Opera House
- Franz Liszt Square (Liszt Ferenc Tér)
- Heroes' Square (Hosök tere)
- Eastern Railway Station
- New York Cafe Station
- Astoria
- Funicular (can transfer to Yellow Line here)
- Castle District
- Citadel
- Marcius (departure point for the Blue Boat Line)
- Parliament

Yellow Bus Line Loop
- Square of Elisabeth (Erzsébet Tér)
- Synagogue
- Astoria
- Dózsa György Tér
- Funicular (can transfer to Red Line here)
- St Anne Church (Batthany Tér)
- Margaret Island (Margit Hid)
- Parliament
- Vigado Tér
- Market Hall
- National Museum

Blue Boat Line Loop
- Vigado Tér
- St Anne Church (Batthany Tér)
- Margaret Island (Margit Hid)

Customer Reviews

Suzi S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

brilliant tour. Lots of very useful information and can use it for 48hrs and hop on and off anytime! We visited almost every place and if we had time would have used it the 2nd day too but unfortunately it was the day we were travelling back home.

Alla F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was well organised and enjoyeble tour

John Clarence P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The bus was comfortable, the commentary was great and the staff were very helpful. A great way to see the city so that you can decide where you want to spend your time seeing the places that most interest you

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I like Hop-on Hop off Tours. This is a fun way to see the city. The boat ride and lunch on the river was wonderful. The stops were well planned out for our two day adventure. Just a warning there are three Hop-on Hop off Tours in operation make sure you get the right one. The red pictured bus on the website is not the one you get a ticket for.

Marcia G USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Hop On never disappoints. Great way to see the highlights of a city and then return to the sites that interest you.

Isobel Anna J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This tour was great value as it was current for 2 days and it also included a boat trip. Only wish we had been in Budapest longer as couldn't utilise the next day's portion of ticket. I would thoroughly recommend this trip to anyone visiting Budapest.

Ernest W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This is a great way to see the sights in Budapest

Wanda O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

4 Routes great bus tour

William J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very useful way of seeing the city with good background information.

Rudecow

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent routes. Frequent buses. Detailed historical information in my own language using headphones. Worth every penny.

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