Explore Budapest from the Local's Perspective - Public Transportation Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Budapest, Budapest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Budapest features a remarkably comprehensive and efficient public-transportation system, so to truly experience Hungary’s capital the way that locals do, there is no better way than getting around the city by tram, bus, metro, and even ferryboat. During this 2.5-hour tour, participants will have the opportunity to try five different means of transport and see the city in a different way. This guided tour of the city allows you to experience it like a local and get to know Budapest and its dwellers as they live their everyday life.

What's Included

24-hour pass for any means of transportation

Local guide

Map showing the route of the tour


Rider’s Booklet (manual for Budapest public transport)

Souvenir pen

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 1 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Andrassy Avenue
Andrássy Avenue is a boulevard in Budapest, Hungary, dating back to 1872. Lined with spectacular Neo-renaissance mansions and townhouses featuring fine facades and interiors, it was recognised as a World Heritage Site in 2002. It is also one of Budapest's main shopping streets, with fine cafes, restaurants, theatres, Embassies and luxury boutiques.

• Admission Ticket Free

Heroes' Square
Heroes' Square is one of the major squares in Budapest, Hungary, noted for its iconic statue complex featuring the Seven chieftains of the Magyars and other important Hungarian national leaders, as well as the Memorial Stone of Heroes, often erroneously referred as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar)
Vajdahunyad Castle is a castle in the City Park of Budapest, Hungary. It was built in 1896 as part of the Millennial Exhibition which celebrated the 1,000 years of Hungary since the Hungarian Conquest of the Carpathian Basin in 895. The castle was designed by Ignác Alpár to feature copies of several landmark buildings from different parts the Kingdom of Hungary, especially the Hunyad Castle in Transylvania (now in Romania). Today, it houses the Museum of Hungarian Agriculture, the biggest agricultural museum in Europe.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Museum of Fine Arts is a museum in Heroes' Square, Budapest, Hungary, facing the Palace of Art. It was built by the plans of Albert Schickedanz and Fülöp Herzog in an eclectic-neoclassical style, between 1900 and 1906. The museum's collection is made up of international art (other than Hungarian), including all periods of European art, and comprises more than 100,000 pieces.

• Admission Ticket Free

Varosligeti Ice Skating Rink
The City Park Ice Rink is a public ice rink located in the City Park of the Hungarian capital Budapest, opened in 1870, it is the largest and one of the oldest ice rinks in Europe.

• Admission Ticket Free

Margaret Bridge
Margaret Bridge is a three-way bridge in Budapest, Hungary, connecting Buda and Pest across the Danube and linking Margaret Island to the banks. It is the second-northernmost and second-oldest public bridge in Budapest.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Budapest Western Railway Station
Nyugati pályaudvar (English: Western railway station), generally referred to simply as Nyugati, is one of the three main railway terminals in Budapest, Hungary. The station is on the Pest side of Budapest, accessible by the 4 and 6 tramline and the M3 metro line. The surrounding are has became one of the busiest meeting point in the city, the area is rich in restaurants, bars and diverse stores.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Deak Ferenc Square
The square is named for Ferenc Deák, "The Wise Man of the Nation". It's a major intersection and transport junction in Budapest. Three lines of the Budapest Metro each converge on the station under the square. Tram lines 47 and 49 also originate from the square, as well as several bus lines.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Elizabeth Square
This park, next to Deák Ferenc tér is a popular gathering for young people. Alcoholic beverages are sold at the grassy area, and it is common for Deák Ferenc tér to be populated until the midnight hours.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kalvin Square
Kálvin tér is a major square and intersection in the city center of Budapest. It was named after the French Protestant Reformer John Calvin, due to the large Reformed Church located there. Being a major thoroughfare and locality, the square is a major transport hub with tram, bus, and trolleybus routes serving the square. The Hungarian National Museum is near Kálvin tér.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Szent Gellert Square
St Gellért Square is dominated by water-themed design. Waves of the Danube are represented in wavy benches and a small fountain with a pond decorates the entry to this unique underground station.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St. Gellert Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool
Part of the famous Hotel Gellért in Buda, the Gellért Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool (also known as the Gellért Baths or in Hungarian as the Gellért fürdő) is a bath complex in Budapest, Hungary.

• Admission Ticket Free

Gellert Hill
Gellért Hill is a 235 m high hill overlooking the Danube in Budapest, Hungary. It is located in the 1st and the 11th districts, and undoubtably is the best panorama point above the capital. The hill was named after bishop Gellért who came to Hungary from Italy around 1000 AD. King St. Stephen invited him to help converting the Hungarians into Christianity. Some resisting pagans rolled him down the hill in a barrel into the Danube in 1046.

• Admission Ticket Free

Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid)
We walk across one of Budapest's most beautiful bridges to arrive to the foot of the emblematic Gellért hill where we find our next stop.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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