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Big Bus Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Experience 360-degree views of Budapest as you travel aboard an open-top, air-conditioned double-decker Big Bus with audio commentary. Valid for 24, 48 and 72 hours, hop on and off at any of the 32 stops, including Heroes’ Square, the Citadel, Andrassy Avenue, and other top attractions. Upgrade to the 72-hour deluxe package and enjoy a river cruise on the Danube, a 1-hour night tour by bus, and guided walking tours on the Pest side.
  • See Budapest’s sights at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off tour 
  • Create your own sightseeing plan with stops near landmarks 
  • Single bus route simpler than making bus, metro, and tram connections 
  • See highlights such as Heroes’ Square, Chain Bridge, Castle Hill, and more 
  • Hear commentary about the sights along the way 
  • Choose a 24-, 48-, or 72-hour ticket to suit your schedule 
  • Walking tours included; upgrade to add Danube cruise and night tour
  • Explore the city during the guided walking tour included in all tickets
What to Expect
Board a bus at any of the designated stops to start seeing the sights of Budapest. Your ticket is valid for 72, 48, or 24 hours, depending on the option you booked. Settle onto the comfortable double-decker bus and enjoy panoramic views along the city-center route, listening to the informative audio commentary along the way. Stay aboard for the full 1.5-hour loop to see everything in one go, or hop on and off at the many well-placed stops as you please. Stops include Heroes’ Square and the Parliament building, plus St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Chain Bridge, Castle Hill in Buda, and more. All tickets include walking tours in Buda or Pest. The 48-hour Premium ticket also includes a Danube cruise, and the 3-day Deluxe ticket includes a castle shuttle and panoramic night tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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1h 40m
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Recorded commentary in 23 languages
  • Free on-board wifi
  • Guided Walking Tour in English
  • Panoramic Night tour available with the 3-day ticket
  • Castle shuttle service available with the 3-day ticket
  • River Cruise available with the 2-day and 3-day ticket
  • New buses for 2019
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed today

skiped the one place we wanted to go to and didn't tell us they were doing that. The boat trip was OK

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Peter A
Reviewed yesterday

One of 3 similar operators and possibly the one with the least buses but the longest wait was 20 minutes. The driver didn't point out where the ear phones were to listen to the commentary but other than that it was all good.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RichG63
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not worth the money. Had a 2 day pass. Always waited more than 30 mins for the bus. Bought our voucher online. There was an issue getting our tickets from them . After talking with 9 customer service people at different stops and at the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank rands23
bigbusbud, Manager at Big Bus Tours Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi rands123, I am sorry to hear about the problems you had on our service and the troubles you encountered trying to get your ticket scanned. It can be frustrating not to be served well and on time, especially when your time is limited on...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The overall exoerience was good. But we had to wail long time for every bus. The other buses had to pass 6-7 times every time 1 BIG BUS passed.More

Thank shjo2000
bigbusbud, Manager at Big Bus Tours Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi shjo2000, Thanks for taking the time to review our product. As there are 3 other competition companies in Budapest, all with similar livery, it can often seem that Big Bus is not running as often. Our competitors do run the same frequency as us,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the Big Bus today and noted that it was not as good as it was in Vienna. The English commentary seems to be lacking. There is ample opportunity to tell more of the history of Budapest instead of playing a lot of music....More

Thank MikeB633
bigbusbud, Manager at Big Bus Tours Budapest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi MikeB633, Thank you for your frank feedback on our product. Our commentary, as one of the integral parts of our product, is something we always want to improve - your comments will be taken into consideration during our next review. i hope you enjoyed...More

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9 October 2019|
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Response from basilsbh | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought so, might be an idea to e-mail them. They are a good company
7 October 2019|
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Response from susansH4434CW | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure. Better off e mailing company.
14 September 2019|
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Response from 562Craig | Reviewed this property |
They run boats day and evening. We went during the evening. The views of the City along the river were great. They have ear pieces with several languages that narrate the tour and we had a complementary cocktail.
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  • Duration: 1h 40m
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