Trams in Budapest, Hungary

Hungary Budapest Trams

The Budapest tramway is the tramway network for the city of Budapest in Hungary. The tram system is operated by Budapesti Közlekedési Zrt.

The tramway started in 1866, with a horsecar service. Electric trams were introduced in 1887.

The Budapest tram network is operated by 612 trams and comprises 33 tram lines, with a total line length of approximately 349 km (216.8 mi) and a total route length of 156.8 km (97.4 mi).

The Budapest tramway carries over 393 million passengers per year.


Prices are per person, local currency
Full price
Single ticket: valid for a single uninterrupted trip without transfer. Validity period is 80 minutes after stamping, while it is 120 minutes on night services. (450huf if purchased from the driver on board the vehicle).
Block of 10 tickets: the block contains 10 single tickets. Validity period is 80 minutes after stamping, while it is 120 minutes on night services.
Transfer ticket: valid for a single trip including one transfer. When validated by a stamping machine, the total validity period is 100 minutes (on night services it is 120 minutes), with an 80-minute validity after the second stamping. When the second validation takes place at the entrance of a metro station, the validity is 80 minutes even if the whole trip exceeds 100 minutes. If the second stamped validation takes place on a night service, validity is extended an additional 120 minutes.

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  1. OH how cool is this?! We don't have anything like this here. I have never been overseas, but I would absolutely love to travel this region!

  2. I've always wanted to travel and this looks pretty cool to ride! We don't have one where I am either. Definitely going to ride one when I get the chance.

  3. when I visited Budapest few years back, I saw the tram opposite my hotel and fall in love instantly. The color and the look just make me wanted to try it out. I would say the tram has made Budapest city even more stunning with its own style.

  4. I've only seen trams like this in movies and documentaries and would love to experience riding it, too! Looks like a nice way to go about the city and enjoy the sights. :)

  5. I have never been to Budapest but I always wanted to visit. Such a wonderful place.

  6. Its awesome to see some countries still have active trams. I bet it's really cool to take a trip on one and explore the city.

  7. Oh how fun...I would love to ride on the tram through Budapest. This is definitely a place worth visiting.

  8. Annemarie LeBlanc10:01 PM, May 04, 2018

    This is an economical way to see the sights in Budapest. I love that there are many of these in operation so you don't have to wait for a long time to board one.

  9. Sounds like a great way to get around the city! It's really awesome that they have this. It's a good form of transportation.

  10. We don't have Trams in our city, Hyderabad, India but i have always been fascinated by the idea of trains on local roads!! But 33 tram lines is a little too much to imagine for someone who hasn't had a daily experience of it. Looks Cool!

  11. We don't have trams. Buses here are slow and expensive. I like using public transportation when I travel though.

  12. I would love to ride the tram if I travel to Budapest. We don't have that here around where we live.

  13. I've always wanted to go to Budapest. Trams sound like a very functional way to get around over there!

  14. Would love to visit Budapest, looks like an amazing place with great public transportation.