Red Route

Hop on Hop off Budapest’s Red Route is the essential tour bus route of Budapest. Your guided tour will take you to the top of the Gellért Hill, the enchanting Castle District and the spacious Andrássy Avenue too! Explore the most important historic sights of Budapest with Hop on Hop off Budapest!



1. St. Stephen’s Basilica

The largest religious building of Hungary, the St. Stephen’s Basilica is a marvel to visit regardless of faith. Must see!

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2. Széchenyi Square (Chain Bridge, Pest)

A spacious square with a park, set in the heart of Budapest, surrounded by illustries buildings and dominated by an odd Soviet statue!

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3. Március 15. Square

A square with character! Recently renovated, the March 15th Square is a great place to take a quick break from the rushes of Budapest. And the view is amazing too!

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4. Fővám Square (Great Market Hall)

The starting point of the famous Váci shopping street. You will also find here the Great Market Hall, the enchanting Liberty Bridge, and loads of marvelous cafés and architecture!

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5. Kálvin Square (National Museum)

The busy spot of the inner boulevard of Budapest! Loads of cafés nearby, great place to hop off of your bus tour!

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6. Astoria I.

Astoria is one of the most popular meeting spots of Budapest! Set just outside of the emerging party district, explore the nearby sights of the Great Synagogue, Hotel Astoria, and the National Museum!

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  • 09:27
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7. Anker Lane - City center

One of the smallest, but most popular streets in the middle of Budapest. Interested in the Hungarian nightlife? Start your journey here!

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8. Andrássy Avenue 3.

A spacious avenue that will put Paris to shame! A walk on the tree-dotted Andrássy Avenue is always a great way to relax! Don’t forget to visit the nearby House of Terror museum as well.

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9. State Opera House

Nicknamed the most beautiful opera house in the world, this classic building will stun you with its rich, classic architecture!

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10. Liszt Ferenc Square

A great cozy little square packed with great restaurants. Come here to enjoy a fine lunch menu or an early dinner.

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11. Heroes's Square

The iconic statues of Heroes’ Square dominate the city park and Andrássy Avenue area. A must see historical landmark that all visitors love and adore!

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  • 09:42
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12. Grand Hotel Hungaria (Keleti Railway Station)

Set on the newly renovated Baross Square, Grand Hotel Hungaria is a great place to stay at if you want to be close to great transportation options!

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  • 09:55
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13. New York Palace (Boscolo Hotel)

A monumental classic coffee house that will take your breath away! Any sightseeing bus tour would be meaningless without a stop at the New York Palace!

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14. Astoria II.

Astoria is one of the most popular meeting spots of Budapest! Set just outside of the emerging party district, explore the nearby sights of the Great Synagogue, Hotel Astoria, and the National Museum!

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  • 09:03
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15. Ferenciek Square (Parisi udvar, Hyatt)

Just next to the Váci Shopping street, Ferenciek Square is busy traffic point of the city. Still, the architecture around the square is well worth the visit!

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  • 10:10
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16. Castle Garden Bazar

Since its reopening in 2014, the Castle Garden is a true gem of Buda. Take a walk above the city and enjoy the view!

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  • 10:29
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17. Clark Adam Square (Funicular)

Come here to explore the Castle District, check out the brand new Castle Bazaar, or maybe take a stroll on the iconic Szécheny Chain Bridge!

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  • 10:32
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18. Citadel (not stop there)

Set atop the immense Gellért Hill, you get the most panoramic, romantic and iconic view of the city from here! A must-see location for all visitors!

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  • 10:20
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19. Batthyány Square

Breathtaking view from the square to the Danube and the Parliament. One of the best places to take magnificent photos of Budapest!

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  • 10:35
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20. Nyugati Railway Station (WestEnd Shopping Center)

Nyugati Railway station is one of the three main railway terminals in Budapest, Hungary. Known to locals and foreigners alike simply as the Nyugati.

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  • Timetable
  • 10:45
  • 11:15
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21. Báthory Street - Parliament visit

Parliament is one of the most beautiful buildings in Hungary. It is really worth a walk around it and you can buy a guided tour to explore the Parliament inside.

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  • 10:48
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22. St. Stephen’s Basilica (terminal)

The largest religious building of Hungary, the St. Stephen’s Basilica is a marvel to visit regardless of faith. Must see!

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  • Timetable
  • 10:50
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23. Margaret Bridge

An always busy connection to the peaceful Margaret Island. Take a walk and explore the island, come here to relax, maybe get a gelato!

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  • Timetable
  • 10:38
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Buses depart from the bus stops in app. every 30 minutes from 9.00 until 17.00 (last departure).

Attention! We do not take responsibility for delays due traffic jams and detours.

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