Public transportation

Budapest public transportation tickets

Children in company of an adult travel free of charge until starting school. Hungarian or EU nationals over age 65 travel free of charge.

Daily ticket

valid for 24 hours from the indicated date (month/day/hour/minute). Enables unlimited travel on buses, trams, undergrounds, trolleys, cogwheel railway and local trains within the boundaries of Budapest.

Tourist ticket

valid for 72 hours from the indicated date (month/day/hour/minute). Enables unlimited travel on buses, trams, undergrounds, trolleys, cogwheel railway and local trains within the boundaries of Budapest.

Weekly ticket

valid for 7 days from 0.00.am on the indicated starting day until 12pm on the indicated end day. Enables unlimited travel on buses, trams, undergrounds, trolleys, cogwheel railway and local trains within the boundaries of Budapest. The user’s name must be indicated on the ticket and cannot be changed.

Budapest metro

Single ticket

 valid for one ride without change or interruption, on buses, trams, trolleys, cogwheel railway and local trains within the boundaries of Budapest. Validity period is 80 minutes after stamping, while it is 120 minutes on night services. During the period of validity, transfers are allowed only between the metro lines (M1, M2, M3 and M4)

10 pieces discount coupon book

10 single tickets valid for one ride without change or interruption, on buses, trams, undergrounds, trolleys, cogwheel railway and local trains within the boundaries of Budapest. Validity period is 80 minutes after stamping, while it is 120 minutes on night services.

Section ticket

valid on the underground lines for one ride for max. 3 stops. Changing the line is allowed but with a time limitation of max imum 30 minutes.

Transfer ticket

valid for one ride with one change on buses, trams, trolleys, cogwheel railway and local trains within the boundaries of Budapest. The ticket has to be validated twice when you start your trip at one end and when you change at the other end, with the exception of change between metro lines. Trip interruptions and return trips are not permitted.

About the exact regulation and up-to date prices you can find more info here.

Public transport Budapest