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Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off 48-Hour Sightseeing Package

Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off 48-Hour Sightseeing Package

From US$ 36.53 per person

Explore Budapest at leisure with a 48-hour ticket to a sightseeing route on the hop-on hop-off bus. Catch panoramic views from Buda Castle, cruise the Danube, and visit historic sights while your English-speaking guide narrates your trip.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Valid 2 days
from first activation
Instant confirmation
Audio guide included
Spanish, Turkish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, English, German, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Dutch, Korean


  • See the historic city of Budapest at your own pace
  • Cruise the Danube River as you enjoy lively narration from your guide
  • Take in panoramic views from the Buda hills and Buda Castle
  • Ride along the green route to see as much of the city as you can
  • Visit the State Opera House, with its neo-Renaissance architecture
  • Wonder the famous Castle District, home to 3 churches and 6 museums
Full description
Spend 2 full days exploring Buda and Pest: 2 towns so beautiful, they put them together! Budapest is the “Paris of the East," a magnificent city that presides regally over both sides of the mighty Danube, and you can see it all on this 48-hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With this ticket, you get access to the city’s sightseeing route on the lively hop-on and hop-off buses, some of which are open-top, for a full 48 hours. Access the green route and discover the Opera House, New York Palace, and Castle District. Live guides give commentary in English, while a computerized headset offers information in 16 different languages. The open-top buses are a perfect way to see the city in the sunshine, and come equipped with straw hats to use. In the event of unexpected rain, the buses will also provide you with raincoats. Meanwhile, closed buses have panoramic windows so you will never miss a sight. You can hop between the routes as you wish, and take the river cruise according to your own schedule within the 48-hour period. As an extra special add-on, your ticket also treats you to a discount booklet featuring savings of between 20 and 30% off select shopping and dining experiences.
  • 48-hour ticket
  • Unlimited cruise within 48 hours
  • Walking tour
  • Bonus booklet with discounts of up to 20-60% off
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Prepare for the activity

    Meeting point

    St. Stephen's Basilica

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

    • Green Sightseeing buses operate from April 1 - October 31, 9 AM to 6 PM, every 15 minutes from the Basilica
    • A complete round trip lasts about 2.5 hours
    •  The ticket is also valid on the red line of City Sightseeing Budapest
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.1 /5

    based on 358 reviews

    Review summary

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    The overall experience was nice. The red route is worthwhile but the yellow one certainly needs to be improved. Another comment: it was not clearly stated that the night bus tour was not included in the price. We thought that since we had bought the 48 hours ticket it would have been included. And we were never informed that the beer and the goulash dish were supposed to be offered in another place and not on board. So , try to be more specific in order to avoid misunderstandings

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    January 12, 2020

    Good ride

    It should have application for real time bus location of buses and to locate bus stops. Secondly there should be mobile charging points. We were asked to get print from their main office, which is cumbersome. Tickets should be given in bus it self as done other bus services. Your ticket given for Vienna in big bus was very good

    September 5, 2019

    Good value- trouble finding bus stops & parlliament one not there.

    The ticket issuer tried to downgrade our ticket implying we had not paid enough but fortunately I had the printed ticket which listed all the activities this included so she could not argue with this. We were also told we could use any of the four bus routes running which made this very flexible. We did have trouble finding bus stops as not clearly marked and the one at Parliament House does not exist anymore but is still on the map. We walked along way to find this out. The 2 boat trips included (same one but one in day one at night) were great.

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    September 21, 2015

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