Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
The Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing tour is the most practical and comfortable way to explore the Pearl of the Danube. Explore the city at your own pace by hopping off and back on as many times as you wish.
Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Budapest’s sightseeing bus tour offers visitors several routes with over 20 stops. Explore the city’s most beautiful landmarks and neighbourhoods on board an open-top double-decker bus. While you admire the panoramic views, learn about the capital’s history and monuments with your individual headset with pre-recorded commentary in English or 24 other languages.
When making your booking, you'll be able to choose between 1, 2, or 3 day tickets. Some of the most popular stops include St Stephen’s Basilica, Heroes’ Square, Margaret Island and the Hungarian Parliament.
Check out the complete red and blue routes and stops on the following Budapest map:
How it works
Tickets are valid for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive days from the first time you use it. For example, if you purchase a 2-day ticket and activate it on Monday at 3 pm, it’ll be valid until Wednesday at 3 pm. During its validity, you can hop on and off as many times as you wish.
Although when making the reservation you'll be asked for a start date, you can use the service over the twelve months following the start date.
You must validate your ticket at one of the following points before boarding the bus or boat:
- Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 17
- Március 15. tér 1
- Károly krt. 21
- József Attila u. 24
Danube River cruise & guided visit
Your ticket for the tourist bus also includes a 1 hour cruise on the Danube River. Departing from pier 6, this boat trip will allow you to enjoy breathtaking views of the Parliament, the Chain Bridge and the Buda Castle. You'll also learn lots of interesting facts about the monuments thanks to the boat's audio guide.
You can also go on a guided visit, in English, around Budapest's old quarter. The guided visit lasts 1 hour, departs from the Basilica stop and finishes at Chain Bridge.
- Red line: 9 am to 5 pm, once an hour from Monday to Friday and once every 30 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Danube River Cruise: Daily departures at 12 noon, 2 pm, 4 pm, 5:30 pm and 7 pm.
- Guided visit: Daily departures at 11 am.
However, these hours are subject to change and may vary.
1 day - 3 days.
The activity takes place with recorded commentary in English.
Unlimited use of the Big Bus Budapest Hop On Hop Off buses during the chosen period
Bus routes around the main sights of Budapest
Set of headphones per person
Audio guide with commentary in 24 languages
Guided walking tour in English (optional)
Cruise on the Danube River
10% discount on the official ticket price.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Varies according to the attraction included.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.
No printing of documentation required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - What happens if the weather is bad?
A - Due to weather conditions, in some circumstances, the open-top bus may be modified to a bus with a roof to protect passengers.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us .