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Efficient but careful on the escalators

The public transportation system in Budapest is surprisingly easy to navigate. We had originally... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
burghughes
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Greendale, Wisconsin
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Efficient and accurate system

The system is very good. Very precise, pleasant, very efficient. Under no circumstances had we... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Shay P
,
Kfar Saba, Israel
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“Efficient but careful on the escalators”
30 Dec 2017
“Efficient and accurate system”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The public transportation system in Budapest is surprisingly easy to navigate. We had originally planned to use tour busses and taxis, but the taxis were hard to find and some drivers try to charge you exorbitant rates if you are a tourist. So we figured...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The system is very good. Very precise, pleasant, very efficient. Under no circumstances had we waited more than a few minutes. We bought a three-day travel ticket at a very reasonable price and enjoyed the trips. Especially impressive is the frequency: there is no need...More

Thank Shay P
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We used the underground for the last 2 days we were in Budapest and found it easy to get around you can buy tickets at the station out of machines which we did there were four of us the second day we brought our tickets...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

First subway in continental Europe. Runs until today. Cute refers to its old line, with small stations and lovely, little yellow train. Great way to travel accross the city. Single ticket costs HUF 350.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Not too many tourist know, that this underground metro was the second in Europe, and the first on the continent. This is a good ride from the middle of the city to the City Park.

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Get a public transport travel card! Very easy to use with the travel card, as are the buses and trams. No need to verify your tickets, but they are checked. But, we found ticket inspectors are more apparent near the centre....they don't care if you...More

Thank TeleOp
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

The underground is basic and gets you from A to B fairly quickly. I'd read a lot of horror stories about tourists getting picked on by ticket collectors and handed on the spot fines. Having spoken with a resident in Budapest I was given good...More

4  Thank scotsrover1
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We used the underground system for the first time to get across Budapest to connect with the buses to travel to the F1, at the time the staff seemed friendly and helpful we purchased our tickets and confirmed with them that they were good to...More

6  Thank Kevin M
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