Buda Castle Funicular

On Wednesday, the 19th of June, 2024 The Buda Castle Funicular opens at 9 a.m.

Travel with the Buda Castle Funicular and enjoy the spectacular panorama of the Danube!

Opening hours / Fares / Accessibility

Opening hours: 08:00 -22:00

Tickets are sold until 21:50

It runs continuously in every 5-10 minutes according to the passenger demand.

The Funicular is closed on every Monday on odd weeks during the period of the maintenance works, unless these Mondays are on public holidays. In this case, maintenance work will be performed on the first working day after the bank holiday.

Full price return ticket

HUF 4 000

Discount price return ticket

age 3-14

HUF 2 000

This ticket entitles you to two trips: one upward and one downward journey. If the ticket has been used to one direction only, it can be used to the other direction later, but within a one-year period from the date of purchase.

Free travel for children under the age of 3.

Discounts for pensioners and other travel discounts are not available.

Student groups of at least 10 people and their adult companions can use the Buda Castle Funicular with a children"s ticket!

Group children discount
Number of children Number of adults, who can use children ticket
10-20 pax 2
21-30 pax 3
31-40 pax 4
41-50 pax 5

The discount can be valid:

  • from 3 to 14 years old (from the age of 3 to the day before the age of 15)




1013 Budapest, District I., Clark Ádám tér - Szent György tér

The valley station is situated on Clark Ádám tér at the Buda side of the Chain Bridge beside the Tunnel.

The mountain station is located on Szent György tér between the Palace of Buda Castle and the Presidential Palace.

The lower station accessible via buses 16 and 105 and trams 19 and 41.

The upper station can be approached by buses 16, 16A and 116.



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