There are several reasons why using public transport in Budapest is useful, including calm travelling (because no one likes trembling at the sight of a ticket inspector), cost-effectiveness and leisure-time opportunities. Let us go through them, shall we?
Which means, you get to save 11 thousand forints (EUR 34), and you can spend this on something else.
3. For only 1 euro, you can see the main attractions of Budapest, just buy a single ticket and hop on tram 2 (takes you along the Danube bank on the Pest side of the city, providing a magnificent view of the Buda Castle and of the Parliament), bus 9 (recommended route: Margit híd, budai hídfő H – Kálvin tér, this way you will get to see the Margaret Island, Nyugati Railway Station, the St Stephen’s Basilica, Deák Ferenc Square, the National Museum) or bus 16 (route: Deák Ferenc Square – Szentháromság tér in the Castle District, crossing the Chain Bridge).
4. If you are spending a holiday in Budapest as a student and maybe are on a budget, we have good news for you.
You do not necessarily have to be studying at a Hungarian educational institution to get a monthly pass for students. If you have your valid student ID with you, you are good to go. Now go and enjoy the ruin pubs or the hikes on the Buda hill.The Heritage Tram photo: bkk.hu
5. Last, but not least, the Budapest Card is hands down the best option when visiting Budapest.
Plus, there is a 10% discount for the Budapest Eye, so you can say that you have seen Budapest from top to bottom.
Source: Daily News Hungary