"Traveling in Budapest" Budapest Transportation Tip by Imbi

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Budapest has an excellent and affordable public transportation. Buses, trams, trolley buses and subways generally operate from 4:30 a.m to
11:00 p.m. Tickets are purchased prior to boarding at tobacco shops, subway stations, hotels or street vendors. Passengers must validate their tickets in a ticket puncher and present them, upon request, to an inspector. Please note, tickets are checked frequently on all lines.

A single ticket is not reusable and no transfers are allowed (a separate validated ticket is required when changing metro lines). Look for the validation on buses, trains and trolleys; on metro look for the machine upon entering the metro the station. One-day, three-day, weekly and monthly passes are available at the ticket counters in Budapest.
Single ticket 106 Ft
Metro transfer ticket 175 Ft
Block of 10 single tickets 1,000 Ft
Block of 20 single tickets 1,950 Ft

One-day travelcard 850 FT

Type: Train

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  • Written Sep 3, 2002
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