Published: November 14 2023
To celebrate the 150th birthday of Budapest, the Budapest Transport Centre (BKK) is offering a special promotion on November 17th. For just HUF 150 (EUR 0.40), you can purchase a day ticket in the BudapestGO app that allows unlimited travel on all BKK lines throughout the day. This is a fantastic opportunity to explore the city and admire its beautiful autumn scenery.
Almost free, unlimited travel
Starting from November 14th, you can purchase the szüliNAPIjegy (birthDAILYticket) on the BudapestGO app and other mobile ticketing apps. The ticket is valid from 00:00 to 23:59 on November 17th and allows you to continue your journey even after the specified time. The BudapestGO day ticket is valid within the administrative boundaries of Budapest on various lines, including M1, M2, M3, M4, and more.
Birthday party: Budapest Nagyregény, The Budapester, Budapest Hősei, spas, party tram
On November 17th, Budapest is hosting a grand birthday party in the City Hall courtyard. The event will showcase the Budapest Nagyregény (Budapest Big Novel), a collaborative work by 23 contemporary authors that tells the story of the city through unique stories. Visitors will also have the opportunity to see illustrations from The Budapester on posters for the first time. To commemorate the 150th anniversary, 151 Hungarian illustrators have created artwork depicting a year and a significant event in Budapest's history.
Additionally, Budapest Hősei (the Heroes of Budapest) will be unveiled as a project where employees of the city's companies choose colleagues they consider to be heroes and share their stories on posters. Budapest Spas cPlc. is also participating in the celebrations by offering discounted tickets for HUF 150. Please note that these tickets are limited and may have already sold out.
If you're looking for more fun, the party tram will make a return on the 49 tram line, following its previous success.
To stay updated on all the programs and events, download the ÉnBudapestem (MyBudapest) app, where you can find all the information you need for this festive weekend. Some programs may require registration through the app.
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore Budapest for almost free on its 150th birthday. With unlimited travel on BKK lines for just HUF 150, you can discover the city's beauty and join in the exciting birthday celebrations. Make sure to download the BudapestGO app and get ready for a memorable day in the Hungarian capital.
Questions & Answers
What is the special offer from Budapest Transport Centre for Budapest's 150th birthday? On Budapest's 150th birthday, the Budapest Transport Centre (BKK) is offering a HUF 150 (EUR 0.40) day ticket in the BudapestGO app. This ticket allows unlimited travel on BKK lines throughout the day.
When can I purchase the special day ticket for Budapest's 150th birthday? The special day ticket can be purchased from 14 November 2023 on the BudapestGO app and other mobile ticketing apps.
When is the special day ticket valid? The szüliNAPIjegy (birthDAILYticket) can be used from 00:00 to 23:59 on 17 November.
What are the travel restrictions for the BudapestGO day ticket? The BudapestGO day ticket is valid within the administrative boundaries of Budapest on lines 1-99, 101-299, 900-999, M1, M2, M3, M4, H5, H6, H7, H8, H9, D14, on specified MÁV-START trains, and on designated suburban services of VOLÁNBUSZ.
What events are happening in Budapest for the city's 150th birthday? Budapest is inviting its citizens to a huge birthday party in the City Hall courtyard on 17 November and the following days. Visitors can see the Budapest Nagyregény (Budapest Big Novel), a collaborative work by 23 contemporary authors that tells the city's stories. Illustrations from The Budapester will also be displayed for the first time. Budapest Hősei (the Heroes of Budapest), a project where employees choose colleagues they consider to be heroes, will be unveiled. Budapest Spas cPlc. is also offering discounted tickets for the holiday. The party tram, which was popular last year, will be back on the 49 tram line.
Where can I find more information about the festive weekend in Budapest? To find out more about the programmes and events, download the ÉnBudapestem (MyBudapest) app. The app has all the information you need about the festive weekend, and some programmes can only be registered for in the app.