Budapest Card for free museums, tours and transportation
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Budapest Card for free museums, tours and transportation

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Availability: 24, 48, 72 or 96 hours
Printed ticket only
Validity: Flexible
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  • Get unlimited access to the public transport of Budapest
  • Get free entry to the city's top museums and art galleries
  • Enjoy free guided city tours
  • Take advantage of 10-90% discounts in more than 100 places all over the city
What to expect

Make the most of your stay in Budapest and save on the greatest attractions in the city! The Budapest Card is the official city pass, which grants its holders free public transport, entires with no fees to 20 top museums in the city, free walking sightseeing tours, and free entry to the Lukács Bath.

You can also benefit from the discounts of up to 90% to tourist attractions and services all over the city, including museums, cafes, restaurants and even hammams. With everything taken care of, all you have to do is have fun discovering Budapest!


You can book your card online and go to one of the pick-up points once you’ve reached the city. The Budapest card is activated from the first day of use (not from the date of purchase) and it will remain valid for the length of time specified by the kind of card: 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours or 96 hours.


Free public transport: With the Budapest Card you get unlimited public transport, including metro, trams, busses, trolleybusses, scheduled boats and suburban railway. It is also valid on bus 200E between the city and the airport terminals. Free public transport is available during the validity of the card: 24, 48, 72 or 96 hours.

Free museum entrance: Skip the lines and get free admission to the city’s most visited museums: Budapest History Museum, Kiscelli Museum, Aquincum Museum, Vasarely Museum, Hungarian National Gallery and Hungarian National Museum.

Sightseeing Tours: Budapest Card provides two free walking sightseeing tours with an English-speaking guide: a tour on Buda side, which starts at 2:00 PM at the Trinity Statue and a tour on Pest side starting at 10:00 AM at Deák Ferenc Square. The tours are held every day and last for approximately 2-2,5 hours.

Discounts: Cardholders enjoy discounts ranging from 10-90% on many different services: thermal baths, including a single free entrance to the famous St Lukács Bath, as well as museums, sights, events, sightseeing tours and restaurants. You also get the Budapest Card brochure in 6 languages, which includes a detailed description of discounted services that are available with the card.

Top attractions included:

  • Budapest History Museum
  • Kiscelli Museum
  • Aquincum Museum
  • Vasarely Museum
  • Hungarian National Gallery
  • Hungarian National Museum
  • Bartók Memorial House
  • Buda Walking Tour and Pest Walking Tour

New Budapest Card PLUS (72 h)

In addition to the 30+ services included in the BUDAPEST CARD, the 72h PLUS option includes:

  • Free airport transfer (miniBUD)
  • Free sightseeing cruise on the Danube (Duna Bella by Legenda Cruises)
  • Free Buda Castle Funicular (tickets must be collected at the Budapestinfo Point Deák Ferenc Square)
  • Free kürtőskalács at Molnár’s (typical Hungarian pastry)
  • Free entrance to Matthias Church (Buda Castle)

Please see HERE the full list of free and discounted inclusions.

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What's included
  • Free unlimited use of the public transport system
  • Free or discounted entry to museums
  • Free sightseeing tours
  • Discounts on nearly 100 different services (thermal baths, museums, sights, events, sightseeing tours and restaurants)
  • Free Budapest Card brochure
  • Free download of Pocket Guide app
What's not included
Reduced price
  • Children (6-18 years): reduced
  • Discount only available for the 72-hour card

Meeting point:

You can pick up your Budapest Card at one of the following locations:

Budapestinfo Point Liszt Ferenc International Airport Terminal 2A.

Budapestinfo Point Liszt Ferenc International Airport Terminal 2B.

Budapestinfo Point Deák Ferenc Square.

Budapestinfo Point Heroes' Square.

The free return ticket for the Buda Castle funicular (available only with the PLUS card) can be taken ONLY from the Budapest Info Point Deák Ferenc Tér to skip the lines at the funicular’s ticket office

What to remember

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  • The Budapest card is activated from the first day of use (not from the date of purchase) and it remains valid for the length of time specified by the kind of card: 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours or 96 hours
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