Budapest Hop-on Hop-Off Tours

Convenient Bus Sightseeing in Budapest

The 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.

Guiding is provided through headphones where you can select from several languages to listen to the guide.

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

a red Hop on Hop off Sightseeing Bus

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).

 Reserve your Hop On Hop Off Budapest Sightseeing Tour online!

The audio guide is provided in the following languages:

  • English,
  • Chinese,
  • Dutch,
  • French,
  • German,
  • Hebrew,
  • Hungarian,
  • Italian,
  • Japanese,
  • Russian,
  • Spanish,
  • Swedish

  • 01. Nov, 2014 -06. Jan: 10:00  10:30  11:00  11:30  12:00  13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 (every day of every week)
  • 07. Jan, 2014 – 28. Feb: 10:00 10:30 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 (every day of every week).
  • 01.Mar – 10:00  10:30  11:00  11:30  12:00  13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00

Price: 21.45 EUR / 6 000 HUF

Itinerary (9 stops):

bus sightseeing at Erzsebet square1. 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,
  • Half-day excursion to Szentendre BONUS – 50% discount),
  • Sightseeing tour by night on Land and Water (BONUS – 1.000 HUF discount),
  • Walking tour

2nd stop Liszt Ferenc square near Andrassy avenue2. 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).

Heroes' Square 3rd stop3. Stop: Heroes’ Square,  Art Gallery

Sights: Museum of Fine Arts, Vajdahunyad Castle, Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden


Széchenyi Thermal bath in City Park4. Stop: Széchenyi Thermal Bath

Sights: City Park, Amusement Park, Hungarian Circus

Bonus: Széchenyi Spa ( BONUS – 500 HUF discount ).



Great Synagogue in Dohany utca5. 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).

Gellert Hill-5th Stop6. 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 ).

Clark Adam Square Buda-7th stop7. Stop: Funicular, Clark Adam Square

Sights: Royal Palace,  Hungarian National Gallery, Sándor Palace – residence of the President of the Republic of Hungary


Fishermen's bastion in Buda Castle8. 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 ).


Parliament of Hungary9. 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.

Bonuses: Museum of Ethnography (BONUS – 200 HUF off the entrance fee ), The First Strudel House of Pest- Első Pesti Rétesház ( BONUS – 20% discount ).

2. Budapest City Hop On Hop Off Tour – 14 Stops

a double decker hop on hop off bus

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:

  • English,
  • German,
  • French,
  • Spanish,
  • Italian,
  • Portuguese,
  • Greek,
  • Finnish,
  • Swedish,
  • Dutch,
  • Russian,
  • Arabic,
  • Japanese,
  • Korean,
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian.

 Reserve your City Hop On Hop Off Budapest Tour online.

Itieneary (14 stops):

Jozsef Nador SquareStop #1:  József Nádor tér:

The tour starts in downtown Budapest, near most major hotels near the river Danube.


Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Garden-Heroes' TempleStop#2: Dohány Street Synagogue:

The second largest Synagogue in the world, in the heart of the Jewish District of Budapest.


Madach Square in district VII.Stop#3: Madách tér:

Across from Városház tér and Deák tér, on Károly Boulevard.


Erzsebet SquareStop#4: Erzsébet tér:

Right across from the Le Meridien and Kempinski hotels.


Andrassy avenue-St Stephen's BasilicaStop #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).

Liszt Ferenc Square

Stop#6: Liszt Ferenc tér / Oktogon:

A busy intersection, with plenty of youthful restaurants, cafés and many people.


Heroes' Square-Millennium MonumentStop #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.


Keleti Train StationStop #8: Keleti Railway Station / Hungaria Hotel:

The stop is located near Keleti Railway Station.


Hotel AstoriaStop # 9: Astoria:

In downtown Pest, near the National Museum and the Synagogue.


Chain BridgeStop #10: Chain Bridge / Funicular:

On the Buda side, at the Buda bridgehead of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, underneath the Castle Hill.


Buda castle: Royal PalaceStop #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.


Gellert Hill, Citadel fortressStop #12: Citadel-Gellért Hill:

The highest point of downtown Budapest, with breathtaking views of the city and its river.


Váci Street in the city centreStop #13: Váci utca – Március 15. tér:

The stop is in downtown Pest, right at the main pedestrian shopping street, Váci utca, and a few minutes away from the biggest market hall in Budapest.


Budapest ParliamentStop # 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.


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