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Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Fully narrated tour
Great overview and orientation of the city
See the sights illuminated at night
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Take a comprehensive tour of Budapest at your own speed on a double-decker Big Bus. You can use your ticket as many times as you’d like for 72, 48 or 24 hours after initial validation. Stops along the route include Heroes’ Square, noted for its iconic statues of the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars; the Hungarian Parliament Building; and the towering dome of St. Stephen’s Basilica. Other must-see landmarks include the Citadel on the Buda side of the city and the Hungarian State Opera House. If you’d like to sit back and relax while you sight-see, stick on the bus for all of the three day routes, with narration to educate you on the surrounding landscape. The Classic ticket includes the bus tour and a walking tour, and the Premium ticket adds an additional river cruise on the Danube. Upgrade to the Deluxe ticket to include a panoramic Night Tour by bus. See the Itinerary for a complete list of stops and more information on the included daily activities.
Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops:
1. Heroes’ Square 2. Keleti Railway Station 3. Hotel Hungaria 4. New York Cafe 5. Astoria 6. Váci Street 7. Castle Garden 8. Castle / Funicular 9. Batthyany Square / River Cruise 10. Margaret Island 11. Nyugati Railway Station 12. Parliament 13. Basilica 14. Chain Bridge 15. River Cruise / Dock 11 16. Great Market Hall 17. National Museum 18. Király Street 19. Big Bus Customer Service Centre 20. Opera 21. Octogon/Liszt Ferenc Square 22. Heroes’ Square
1.Castle / Funicular 2.Batthyany Square 3.Margaret Island 4.Nyugati Railway Station 5.Parliament 6.Basilica 7.Chain Bridge 8.Elizabeth Square 9.Károly körút 10.Great Synagogue 11.Astoria 12.Váci Street 13.Castle / Funicular
Budapest Activities (operating daily; start times listed on your booking voucher):
Explore Pest 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 Andrássy Avenue 3 at the Big Bus Tours Customer Service Center.
Pest side: The Pest tour begins at 11:00 am, Red line stop 19, Andrássy Avenue 3. The walk lasts 90 minutes with English live guide. You will walk along the Andrássy Avenue learning about the history of the city, visiting the Basilica, and the State Opera House as well.
Panoramic Night 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 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 (75 minutes)
Want to see Budapest’s delights from the water? One circular trip is 75 minutes and provides possibilities. Your cruise ticket is valid for an unlimited ride along the Danube river.
Unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour
Recorded commentary in 23 languages
Free on-board wifi
Guided Walking Tour in English
Panoramic Night tour
Castle shuttle service
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee
Printed vouchers must be redeemed at Dock 11, close to Red line stop 11, Blue line stop 12.
• Red Route: Heroes’ Square stop • Blue Route: Castle/Funicular stop (Clark Adam Square) • Green Route: Castle/Funicular stop (Clark Adam Square) • You may board the bus and exchange your voucher at any of the stops. • Buses depart approximately every 20- 30 minutes.
Please check the exact departure times on the actual schedule or ask a Big Bus staff member. Buses depart approximately every 25- 30 minutes