Explore the palaces on Castle Hill, soak in the city’s steamy baths and enjoy Budapest vibrant nightlife. The Budapest Card promises budget travelers all the best this ancient city has to offer, but with some thoroughly modern perks.
Unlimited free use of public transportation.
Visit Budapest´s best museums (and a bath!) free of charge.
Free walking tours
Two daily walking tours with English-speaking guide.
Free mobile app
Including 12 tours and 500 points of interest.
Deals & discounts
Save money on visits, tours, shopping and nightlife.
Free entry to Lukács Baths, discounts for many others.
The Budapest Card is the official city travel card of Budapest, Hungary's Capital city and allows travelers to enjoy the following perks free of charge:
- Travel on buses, trams and metro
- Visit 7 museums (including Hungarian National Museum and Budapest History Museum)
- Relax in St. Lukács Medicinal Baths and Swimming Pool (and receive discounted rates for many other baths)
- Join two guided walking tours with English speaking guide in Buda and Pest
- Receive a mobile app with 12 more tours and information about 500 sights and attractions
- Enjoy many deals and discounts on sightseeing, shopping and nighlife activities
- Purchasing the Budapest Card is a no-brainer for thrifty thrill seekers. It applies to many of the city’s most popular tourist spots and offers a potential 15000 HUF in savings.
The Budapest Card is a 3-in-1 transport card, museum pass and discount card.
Plus, no matter your interest, the Budapest Card covers it. Card holders can cash in on great deals like river cruise discounts, cheap trips to the zoo and tasty Hungarian meals.
Purchasing a Budapest Card is almost as easy as using it. Cards are available online thanks to our easy and secure booking link, and can also be picked up at various Budapestinfo Points, the Liszt Ferenc International Airport and several metro stations.
The online voucher system also allows visitors to buy online, print off a voucher and exchange it for a Budapest Card at several metro ticket offices, info stations and hotel reception areas. However, online buyers must remember to bring a valid passport or ID. After that, the city is wide open.
After purchasing a Budapest Card, the new owner must simply fill out basic name and validation date and expiration date information, which validates the card. The card can then be used at a number of local attractions and establishments until it reaches the expiration date. The card can only be used by the owner and does not transfer to other friends or family members. Sadly, unused cards can’t be exchanged or cashed in so grab your Budapest Card and start swimming, soaking, walking, eating, drinking, rocking, shopping and exploring today!
The Budapest Card allows travelers to personalize their experience, offering 24, 48 and 72-hour options. It looks and acts almost like a credit card, and simply needs to be flashed at attractions from St. Lukacs Medicinal Baths and Swimming Pool to the swanky Gellert Panorama Restaurant for the savings to kick in.
In addition, the Budapest Card also grants visitors free admission to several guided walking tours, the Budapest Summer Festival, the famed nighttime organ concerts at St. Stephen’s Basilica and the Budapest City Park Ice Skating Rink and Lake.
Essentially no matter the season, no matter your interest, the Budapest Card is a wise investment. Click here to check out the full listing of perks.