Convenient Bus Sightseeing in BudapestThe Hop On Hop Off tours offer you practical and convenient city sightseeing tours by bus showing you the most famous Budapest’s sights. From The air-conditioned, cool double deckers you can see and learn about the city’s most important historical and cultural monuments.
No matter what’s the weather like, you’ll be sitting comfortably in the specially designed sightseeing bus and enjoying the city’s panorama. In nice warm weather the bus is open-air, while in bad weather you’re protected from the cold and rain in the closed vehicle.
You can hop on and hop off at any stop you like.
Details and Booking of the Hop on Hop Off Bus Sightseeing Tours
Each Hop On Hop Off city tour lasts approx. 2 hours, you can hop on and join the tour or get off at any of the stops.
The first tour’s ticket is valid for 48 hours (1. Budapest Circle Sightseeing Tour), the 2. tour’s for 24 hours (2. Budapest City Hop on Hop Off Tour) so you can join the sightseeing when it’s most suitable for you during the 1-day period.
1. Budapest Circle Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off Tour – 9 Stops
This Hop On Hop off Budapest Tour includes 9 stops: you can join the sightseeing or leave at any stop you want.
Your ticket will be valid for 48 hours.
Huge discounts (20-60 %) on admission to recommended places of interest at every stop (museums, thermal baths and restaurants).
The audio guide is provided in the following languages:
Price: 21.45 EUR / 6 000 HUF
Itinerary (9 stops):
1. Start: Erzsébet square
Sights: Downtown Budapest, St Stephen’s Basilica
- National Lutheran Museum, (BONUS – 60% off the entrance fee),
- Doll Museum (BONUS – 50% discount),
- McDonald’s (Budapest Sightseeing menu),
- La Porta di Taormina Restaurant – ristorante and pizzeria at 6., Pesti Barnabás utca, district V. (BONUS – 20% discount),
- 1 cup of hot chocolate,
- Twice 1-hour river cruise in the daytime and at night,
- Budapest Memento Park (BONUS – 1.500 HUF discount),
- Half-day excursion to Szentendre BONUS – 50% discount),
- Sightseeing tour by night on Land and Water (BONUS – 1.000 HUF discount),
- Walking tour
2. Stop: Liszt Ferenc Square
Sights: Academy of Music, Budapest’s ” Broadway” (Theaters)
Bonuses: Opera House (BONUS – 600 HUF off the entrance fee), Cafe Miro (BONUS – 20% discount), Al Basha Arabian Restaurant at 9. Liszt Ferenc Square (BONUS – 20% discount).
3. Stop: Heroes’ Square, Art Gallery
Sights: Museum of Fine Arts, Vajdahunyad Castle, Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden
4. Stop: Széchenyi Thermal Bath
Sights: City Park, Amusement Park, Hungarian Circus
Bonus: Széchenyi Spa ( BONUS – 500 HUF discount ).
5. Stop: Central Synagogue in Dohány Street
Sights: Jewish Museum, Jewish Ghetto
Bonuses: Carmel Kosher restaurant at 31. Kazinczy utca, VII. district (BONUS – 20% off your food bill ), Rent a bike (BONUS – 20% discount).
6. Stop: Gellért Hill
Sights: Panorama from the Citadel
Bonuses: Restaurant Citadel (BONUS – 20% off your bill ), Citadel Museums – Bunkers -Waxworks ( BONUS – 50% discount ), Gellért Spa ( BONUS – 500 HUF discount ).
7. Stop: Funicular, Clark Adam Square
Sights: Royal Palace, Hungarian National Gallery, Sándor Palace – residence of the President of the Republic of Hungary
8. Stop: Castle district
Sights: Fishermen’s Bastion, Matthias Church, Hotel Hilton
Bonuses: Hospital in the Rock ( BONUS – 1.000 HUF discount ), Cafe Miro (BONUS – 20% off your bill ), Jam Pub ( BONUS – 20% off your bill ).
9. Stop: Parliament
Sights: Hungarian Parliament, Museum of Ethnography: Kossuth Square and the buidling undergone a fully renovation in 2013. The spacious square is now a traffic free green park.
2. Budapest City Hop On Hop Off Tour – 14 Stops
See all the wonderful landmarks of Budapest with this chic red double-decker, and other specially designed sightseeing buses.
Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from the time of your first departure; you may hop off and hop back on the buses at any stop and whenever it suits you during the 24-hour period.
|Departure: 2014. April through October: 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00.Price: 17.30 EUR / 4 500 HUF/adult, 15.40 EUR / 4 000 HUF/student/adult, free for children under 6.||Languages:
Itieneary (14 stops):
Stop #1: József Nádor tér:
The tour starts in downtown Budapest, near most major hotels near the river Danube.
Stop#2: Dohány Street Synagogue:
The second largest Synagogue in the world, in the heart of the Jewish District of Budapest.
Stop#3: Madách tér:
Across from Városház tér and Deák tér, on Károly Boulevard.
Stop#4: Erzsébet tér:
Right across from the Le Meridien and Kempinski hotels.
Stop #5: Andrássy út:
At the beginning of Andrássy Avenue, near St. Stephen’s Basilica.
It’s full of dazzling buildings (Opera), mansions and former palaces (mainly Art-Nouveau).
Stop#6: Liszt Ferenc tér / Oktogon:
A busy intersection, with plenty of youthful restaurants, cafés and many people.
Stop #7: (Heroes’ Square / City Park):
Hungary’s biggest square with the Millennium Monument: historical statues and famous museums. In the vicinity, the Budapest Zoo, the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the Gundel restaurant, the Vajdahunyad Castle and many more attractions await visitors.
Stop #8: Keleti Railway Station / Hungaria Hotel:
The stop is located near Keleti Railway Station.
Stop # 9: Astoria:
In downtown Pest, near the National Museum and the Synagogue.
Stop #10: Chain Bridge / Funicular:
On the Buda side, at the Buda bridgehead of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, underneath the Castle Hill.
Stop #11: Castle Hill / Dísz tér:
On the Castle Hill, within walking distance from Fishermen’s Bastion, Matthias Church, the Buda Castle and many other historical sights.
Stop #12: Citadel-Gellért Hill:
The highest point of downtown Budapest, with breathtaking views of the city and its river.
Stop #13: Váci utca – Március 15. tér:
Stop # 14: Parliament Building:
The Parliament is Budapest’s most revered building in the government district.
Kossuth Square got revamped in 2013: it is a more compact and greener place now with some statues of prominent Hungarian figures, a visitor center, undergound parking, and a pool in which the facade of the building reflects nicely.