1. Hungary
  2. Central Hungary
  3. Budapest
  4. St. Stephen's Basilica

Budapest: Hop-On Bus and Boat plus Free Walking Tour

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Experience Budapest from multiple perspectives with a combined ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus and a return ticket for the boat cruise to Margaret Island. Jump off at sights such as the Hungarian State Opera House, get a free walking tour and more.
About this activity
Duration 24 - 48 hours
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Experience Budapest on foot, by bus and from the water
  • Access the 2 routes of the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus
  • Take a cruise up the River Danube to Margaret Island and back
  • Benefit from a free walking tour with an English-speaking guide
Full description
Explore Budapest on your own terms with a combined ticket for the 2+2 routes of the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus and a ticket for the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing boat to Margaret Island and a ticket for the Green Line shuttle to Buda Castle. Benefit from a bonus free walk to experience the city from multiple perspectives.

Discover Budapest's unique charms, created by the River Danube running through the city center and the surrounding hills with panoramic views of the magnificent architecture. Take full advantage of the guides/tour staff and hostess, and ask any questions you may have. They will be happy to tell you about sights to see, things to do or talk about life in the city in general.

Classic, historical Red line, which allows you to discover the most important, world-heritage sights of Budapest. You will be shown the most famous viewpoint in Budapest too, where you can take photos of the panorama. In November, December and March, buses leave every 30 minutes between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM, in January and February our buses depart every 30 minutes between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM from Városháza park. The route is: Városháza park – Zsinagóga – Astoria – Anker köz – Andrássy út 3. – Opera – Liszt Ferenc tér – Hősök tere – Széchenyi fürdő – Keleti pályaudvar – New York Café – Astoria – Váci utca – Citadella – Március 15. tér – Eötvös tér – Petőfi tér – Fővám tér – Kálvin tér. Main characteristics of the line: audio-guide system with 16-22 languages, 19 stops, 12 changing points, and the program itself takes 2 hours.

Panoramic Yellow line, which follows the line of the Danube bend, and shows the famous view of Buda and Pest! In November, December and March, buses leave every 30 minutes between 8:45 AM and 3:45 PM, in January and February the buses depart every 30 minutes between 9:15 AM and 2:45 PM from Városháza park. The route is: Andrássy út 2. – Eötvös tér – Vigadó tér – Bálna – Szent Gellért tér – Várkert bazár – Sikló – Batthyány tér – Margit híd – Nyugati pályaudvar – Jókai tér. Main characteristics of the line: audio-guide system with 16-22 languages, 11 stops, 10 changing points, and the program itself takes 1.5 hour.

The Boat line is a cruise on the Danube that operates in a hop on hop off system, with a possibility to take off at Margaret-island (available in March). In November and December the boat tour leaves between every 60 minutes between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM from dock 8A Vigadó tér and from Friday to Sunday there is an evening cruise leaving at 7:00 PM. In January and February boat tours leave at 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM. In March the boat tour operates in hop-on hop-off system with a stop at Margaret island, leaving every 60 minutes between 1:30 PM and 4:30 PM. The route is: Vigadó tér, Dock 8A kikötő – Margit híd – Margitsziget – Széchenyi Lánchíd – Erzsébet híd – Szabadság híd – Erzsébet híd. Main characteristics of the line: English and German audio guide, changing points to the Red and Yellow lines, and the program itself is 1 hour long.

Walking Tour is an interactive live-guided tour in English, which takes 2.5 hours focusing on the Castle district. The route is: Opera – Andrássy út – Bazilika – Széchenyi tér – Széchenyi Lánchíd – Vár – Széchenyi Lánchíd – Vigadó tér.
  • 24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off double-decker bus tour of Budapest
  • Audio guide in 22 different languages
  • 71 stops around Budapest
  • Hop-on hop-off boat tour on the Danube
  • Free walking tour
  • Free Wi-Fi on board the buses
  • Discounts of 10 to 50% from participating partners
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to monuments
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years

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You can start and end your tour at any of the allocated stops.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• This program is a combination of hop-on hop-off bus routes, a boat tour and a walking tour
• On the hop-on hop-off buses you can select from commentary in a choice of 22 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Greek, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Czech, Romanian, Polish, Chinese, Turkish, Croatian and Hungarian
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