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Things to do in Budapest: examples of attractions for tourists with ticket prices

Thermal baths

Budapest is famous for its thermal baths. The cost is within 9,2 - 15,3 USD = 3 300 - 5 500 HUF per visit. In the summer, swimming pools with mineral water are popular. You can find them on an island in the middle of the Danube. Coordinates 47.528628, 19.046707 , Website . Other options of swimming pools:

Attractions and prices for tickets

  • Visit Matthias Church , coordinates 47.501808, 19.034174 , site It is located in a wonderful tourist area in the Buda Castle area. There you can have a good walk. Prices per visit 3,3 USD = 1 200 HUF
  • Also visit Buda Castle area ( coordinates 47.496498, 19.040278 ), all within walking distance. Take advantage of the funicular. Coordinates 47.497671, 19.038769 . The cost is 3,3 USD = 1 200 HUF per way, 5 USD = 1 800 HUF per round trip.
  • Take a tram number 2 along the waterfront , and you will see the Parliament.
  • Ferris wheel in the city center. Coordinates 47.498127, 19.052448 Price 6,7 USD = 2 400 HUF
  • Ticket to the Ice bar 6,7 USD = 2 400 HUF (Included cocktail)
Sights of Budapest, Parliament in the evening
Parliament in the evening
Sights of Budapest, Embankment of the Danube
Embankment of the Danube
Sights of Budapest, Fishermen's Bastion
Fishermen's Bastion
Sights of Budapest, Fishermen's bastion in the Buda area
Fishermen's bastion in the Buda area
Sights of Budapest, View of the Danube and Budapest from the Buda Castle
View of the Danube and Budapest from the Buda Castle
Sights of Budapest, Matthias Church (Church of Matthias)
Matthias Church (Church of Matthias)
Sights of Budapest, Funicular
Sights of Budapest, The Ferris Wheel
The Ferris Wheel

Excursions and tours

Many companies will invite you to sightseeing tours around the city.

  • Ticket for a sightseeing bus for day 22,9 USD = 21. EUR for 3 days 30,5 USD = 28. EUR
  • Another Hop-on, hop-off bus for day 19,6 USD = 18 EUR
  • Cruise on the river for 1 hour 9,8 USD = 9. EUR Walking tour of Budapest for 3 hours 29,4 USD = 27. EUR
Entertainment of Budapest, Excursion bus
Excursion bus
Entertainment of Budapest, River cruises along the Danube
River cruises along the Danube

Read my review of useful websites to buy tickets for sightseeing tours and attractions

Budapest tourist card

As in many tourist cities in the world, in Budapest there are tourist cards, in which visits are already included Attractions and paid for public transport. There are cards for 24, 48 and 72 hours. For more information, visit

Sights of Budapest, Budapest card price
Budapest card price

A mass of useful information you can find in the brochure for a tourist, which you will be given in a hotel, Or alternatively you can see:

Currency exchange

Exchange offices in Budapest are common. Be careful, in some of them there is a commission, but at the same time a good course.

Currency of Budapest, Exchange office
Exchange office

Prices at a hairdresser

  • Haircut for women or men 4,5 USD = 1 600 HUF
  • Stitch with a head wash 5,6 - 8,4 USD = 2 000 - 3 000 HUF
Prices for services in Budapest, Prices in hairdressing salon
Prices in hairdressing salon

The cost of souvenir magnets

  • Large Magnet 2,2 USD = 800 HUF
  • Magnet - crafts 1,1 USD = 1 EUR
Magnets, Souvenirs in Budapest
Souvenirs in Budapest
Souvenirs in Budapest, Prices for magnets
Prices for magnets

An example of a budget hotel in Budapest

All known Internet booking systems should provide you with a sufficient choice of accommodation to suit your needs and wallet. Cheap accommodation options are 24 USD = 22 EUR for a shared toilet in a private room at a hostel or 30,5 USD = 28 EUR per room with a privite toilet. Photos of a clean and pleasant hostel for 24 USD = 22 EUR :

Inexpensive accommodation in Budapest, Shower
Inexpensive accommodation in Budapest, Kitchen
Inexpensive accommodation in Budapest, Bed

You can view prices, book accommodations and read about the pros and cons of various hotel search engines in my review of hotel and apartment reservation systems

Read more:

  • Restaurants and cafes
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  • Transportation
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  • Archive of prices 2012
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    BazsBazs 2022-08-20
    Multiply it by 3 at least.
    Cheers from hungary

    Karen Rogers 2023-08-18
    My family is there

    Karen Rogers 2023-08-18

    Binta Bah 2023-11-20
    Can you please send me a price list that is currently used?

    Dezso Farkas 2023-11-18
    What info is wrong

    Judith Toma 2022-09-06
    What type of dry cereal available in grocery stores , will visit from

    Marcus m 2021-09-14
    Thank you guys for this info very help full will be seeing the country soon

    exploring beings 2021-05-11
    Thanks for a nice itinerary, I’m planning a visit to Budapest and hope to follow your advice.

    Akhil singh 2019-11-19
    One plate pizza price


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