We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Line M1 is like stepping back in time

Line M1 of the Metro is like a time warp.....very old trains and beautiful , retro stations make it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kevsadler26
,
London, United Kingdom
Good metro system, but it could be improved

The metro connects the city very well. Trains run very frequently during the peak hours. However... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mislav B
,
Zagreb, Croatia
Read all 476 reviews
501
All photos (501)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20°
Sep
14°
Oct
Nov
Contact
Budapest, Hungary
Website
+36 1 258 4636
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Budapest
from USD 9.88
More Info
from USD 14.21
More Info
from USD 62.40
More Info
from USD 25.60
More Info
Reviews (476)
Filter reviews
209 results
Traveller rating
84
37
15
11
62
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
84
37
15
11
62
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsvalidate your ticketyellow linepublic transporttravel cardhour passphoto idtrolley busesindividual ticketsunlimited travelmodern linesline metrometro systemspassport or driving licencemetro runseuropean continentincluding englishabove ground
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 209 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Line M1 of the Metro is like a time warp.....very old trains and beautiful , retro stations make it a very interesting journey. Apart from walking , it’s the cheapest way to get around and very simple to use. A lot of people are complains...More

Thank kevsadler26
Reviewed 5 days ago

The metro connects the city very well. Trains run very frequently during the peak hours. However, during the off-peak hours, especially in the evening, they are not enough frequent (every 10 minutes). The M1 line is one of the oldest metro lines in the world,...More

Thank Mislav B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The metro system in Budapest is clean and easy to use. The different lines are colour coded with the oldest line being yellow. If you buy single tickets or blocks of 10 don’t forget to validate them for your journey. The metro and tram services...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The company who run the metro system look for tourists carry large cases and approach them to check their tickets and issue them with fines (€25 per person) for having 'invalid tickets' even when the tickets have been checked by a member of the company...More

3  Thank PippyKav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent and cheap. Dark, subterranean tunnels, with very little light on the platforms, but run on time. Ticket machines largely self service above ground, which are relatively simple.

1  Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived by bus at Nepliget and thought we'd have a relatively easy trip on Metro Line M3 into the city. Unfortunately, the M3 is being upgraded and does not run at weekends and at off-peak times during the weak. They provide replacement buses but...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t know if the government specifically hires the most miserable citizens of Hungary to work in their subway, or if the rigors of the job turn the usually friendly people of Budapest into short-tempered, foul-mouthed grouches, but every interaction I’ve had with these employees...More

Thank HotWendell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t fault it. Modern system great trains and regular and punctual service. Get a ticket for as long as you’re here and avoid taxis and hop on hop off scams!

1  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have nothing but praise for the metro. It is so cheap at 300 huf per trip or 3000 for a 10 trip ticket or 4150 for a 72 hour unlimited pass. You can transfer your ticket within an hour and the 72 hour pass...More

1  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing hard about using the metro. Get a ticket from the machine, head down into the metro and off you go. Cheap and easy

Thank Brenton K
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 343 hotels in Budapest
Medosz Hotel
700 reviews
.11 km away
Bliss Hotel And Wellness
414 reviews
.18 km away
easyHotel Budapest Oktogon
737 reviews
.29 km away
Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum, by Comfort
1,100 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,650 restaurants in Budapest
Beef Heaven by Tuning
735 reviews
.04 km away
Bamba Marha
506 reviews
.03 km away
Menza
5,880 reviews
.07 km away
Kiado Pub
369 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,718 attractions in Budapest
Budapest Operetta Theatre
558 reviews
.20 km away
Liszt Ferenc Square
203 reviews
.09 km away
Parizsi Nagyaruhaz
23 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Josh A
12 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from TravellerJuly69 | Reviewed this property |
The city looks safe. However, I think it is better to be cautius when you go to a park or quiet back street alone. There could be some people, especially young bully looking boys, and yo feel afraid. Many people in many... More
0
Votes
Josh A
12 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from KodoDrummer | Reviewed this property |
I have never experienced any safety issues in Budapest. However, I have not used the Metro after 10 pm. I have been in Budapest a few times during the month of December, and have not encountered any problems on the Metro and... More
1
Vote
SumitS2223
1 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
If you will be staying for 7 days, then the 7-day pass is the best deal. When you purchased it, you specify the start date. The end date will be stamped on the pass. You don't have to validate it. Just show it when you... More
1
Vote