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Full-Day Skip-The-Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa + Optional Locker/Private Cabin

€31
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Guided Tour
  • Skip the long lines at the Széchenyi Spa, the biggest in all of Europe with this fast-track ticket.
  • Enjoy a full day of relaxation at a spa which is built in 1913 and follows a Neo-baroque style.
  • With 15 indoor pools and 3 outdoor ones, there’s plenty to try while you’re here.
  • Upgrade to include a private cabin or a locker, both with full-day access, and enjoy a guided tour of the Pálinka Museum, an interactive museum dedicated to palinka, Hungary's favorite traditional alcoholic beverage.

The ticket includes the following options that you can choose from:

  • Full-day Entrance
  • Full-Day Entrance with Locker
  • Full-Day Entrance with Private Cabin
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Palatinus Spa Budapest Full-Day Ticket

€19.99
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Explore one of the most beautiful outdoor baths in the world.
  • Relax and unwind at the eleven outdoor pools, saunas, two immersion pools, and a swimming pool.
  • Marvel at the Mettalchi tiles, powerful Bauhaus features, tastefully placed works of art, and this modern, functionalist building.
  • Rejuvenate at this first outdoor bath in Budapest, rich in history, known for its green location, medicinal water properties, and the plethora of attractions for all ages.
  • Outside food and drinks and photography are permitted on this tour. Food and drinks are available for purchase on-site.
  • A cloakroom is available on the premises for use.
  • It is recommended to carry your own towel and slippers, as it's not included in the ticket.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Lukacs Thermal Spa Budapest

€24.99
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Visit one of Budapest’s traditional bathhouses, the Lukács Thermal Spa & rejuvenate yourself!
  • Soak in a relaxing thermal bath, warmed up by hot springs.
  • Hop into the Saunas for a complete detox at 90°C.
  • Pamper yourself with a selection of wellness services & massages.
  • Enjoy a dose of hydrotherapy at the Kneipp Bath or go sunbathing on the rooftop.
  • Buy hand-made soaps & Kolop Mud at the Budapest Spas shop to take the healing home with you.
  • Not suitable for children under 14 years.
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users.
  • Face masks are mandatory indoors.
  • Please carry slippers, a swimming cap & towels.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Full-Day Access to Széchenyi Spa + Danube River Sightseeing Cruise

€45
€42.30
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Mobile Ticket
Guided Tour
  • Enjoy two must-try Budapest experiences with this 2-in-1 money saving combo ticket.
  • Get skip the line entry to the Széchenyi Spa, the biggest in all of Europe.
  • Unlock your way to ultimate relaxation at the Neo-baroque style spa with 15 indoor and 3 outdoor pools.
  • Take your pick between a private cabin and a locker, both with full-day access.
  • Sip on palinka or an alcohol-free beverage after a guided tour of the Pálinka Museum dedicated to Hungary's traditional alcoholic beverage.
  • Later, hop on a luxurious boat and enjoy a scenic 90-minute cruise on the Danube River with an open air deck.
  • Follow a route that lets you see the hidden sights of riverbanks that are not visible from anywhere else.
  • See Chain Bridge and the Margaret Bridge, the famous bridges that were constructed across the Danube.

Széchenyi Spa

  • Full-day entrance ticket
  • Guided Tour of the Pálinka Museum
  • 1 shot of pálinka (Hungarian Spirit) or an alcohol-free beverage for tasting
  • Private cabin (optional)
  • Locker (optional)

Danube River Cruise

  • 90-min cruise
  • Snacks and drinks (not included but can be bought onboard)
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Hungarian Parliament Guided Tour + Full-Day Access to Széchenyi Spa

€51.99
€49.39
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Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Guided Tour
  • Know more about the parliament of Hungary and have fun at Europe's largest bathing facility with these pocket-friendly tickets!
  • Take a guided tour to the world's third-largest Parliament building.
  • Even after a century, Budapest's tallest building, the Hungarian Parliament building, stays towering and proud.
  • Skip the long ticketing lines and meet the rest of the tour group.
  • Your knowledgeable tour guide will take you on a tour of the building, a fine example of neo-gothic architecture.
  • Pass through the many stairwells, sculptures, geometric ceilings, and windows.
  • Admire the Dome Hall, adorned by the precious crown jewels, which were returned by the US only a few decades ago.
  • Marvel at the arches, vaults, and pillars of the Old Upper House Hall.
  • With this fast-track ticket, you can skip the long queues at the Széchenyi Spa, the biggest bath complex in Europe.
  • Enjoy a whole day of relaxation at a Neo-baroque-style spa, which was built in 1913.
  • Choose between a private cabin and a locker, both of which offer full-day access.
  • With your guide, visit the Pálinka Museum, an interactive museum dedicated to palinka, and learn about Hungary's favorite traditional alcoholic beverage.
  • While on the tour, take a sip of palinka or a non-alcoholic beverage.
  • Note: Széchenyi Spa and Palinka Museum are two different venues. You will not receive the gratis palinka drink in the spa. You will receive it in the center where the Palinka Museum is located.
  • Skip-the-line entry to Hungarian Parliament building
  • Access to the Main Staircase, the Dome Hall, Chamber of Peers, and the Grand Stairway
  • Guided tour
  • Expert tour guide in multiple languages
  • Full-day entrance ticket
  • Guided Tour of the Pálinka Museum
  • 1 shot of pálinka (Hungarian Spirit) or an alcohol-free beverage for tasting at the Pálinka Museum
  • Private cabin
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skip the Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa & Dinner Cruise with Live Music

€84
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Meals Included
  • A magical dinner cruise with live music combined with a soothing thermal bath at Széchenyi Széchenyi Spa.
  • Skip the long lines and enjoy an after-dark cruise around the symbolic river of Danube.
  • View Budapest from a different perspective as it comes alive in the light of the night.
  • Relish a delicious meal of Hungary’s popular dishes accompanied by drinks.
  • Slip into a harmonious rumble as you listen to a performance by the Rajkó folk ensemble.
  • Discover the healing qualities of Hungary’s thermal baths at Széchenyi Spa.
  • Enjoy full-day access to the thermal baths along with cabin usage.
  • Leave feeling refreshed, relaxed, and re-energized.
  • Click here to view the dinner menu.

Inclusions

  • Széchenyi Spa ticket: full-day access
  • Private cabin
  • 2-hour Danube River cruise
  • Buffet dinner
  • Drinks: 1 glass of Hungarian sparkling wine and 1 glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Live music & entertainment

Exclusions

  • Towels
  • Swimsuit

Széchenyi Spa

  • Mon to Sun in all weeks, all seasons (spring, summer, fall, winter): 9 am to 7 pm (last entry at 6pm).
  • 24 Dec: 9am - 1pm (spa closes at 2pm)
  • 25 Dec: 10am - 5pm (spa closes at 6pm)
  • 31 Dec: 9am - 5pm (spa closes at 6pm)
  • 1 Jan: 10am - 5pm (spa closes at 6pm)
  • Guests can enter at any time within the operating hours.
  • All thermal facilities of Szechenyi Baths and the outdoor pools are open from 9am to 10pm.
  • All visitors need to leave the pools of Szechenyi by 9:45 pm (15 minutes before the bath closes).

Cruise

  • Starting Time: 7pm
  • Meeting Time: 6:30pm
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Please note: The time slot you select is applicable to the cruise. You can enter the spa any time within the operating hours.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skip the Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa with Private Cabin & Massage

€97
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Guided Tour
  • Set aside a day of self-love and pampering at Budapest’s finest Széchenyi Spa.
  • Upon arrival, benefit from exclusive priority entrance with this ticket.
  • Take your pick of 15 indoor pools and 3 open-air bathing facilities.
  • Slip into the toasty waters that remain at a constant 40°C, even during winter.
  • Choose from 20 and 45-minute massage sessions, offering partial and full-body massages respectively (head and foot not included).
  • Massages are available in Aroma and Long Refreshing packages, each replete with comforting fragrant oils (non-scented available).
  • Buy swimwear and towels of your choice at the spa!
  • Learn about the history of the Hungarian fruit brandy, palinka, on a guided tour of the Pálinka Museum. You will also get to enjoy a tasting of the drink during the tour.
  • Note: The booked time slot for the massage is just approximate and the organizer will reach out to you to confirm the exact starting time of the massage via email and/or text message. However, you can use the other facilities such as the thermal baths, sauna, steam bath, swimming pool, and fitness room any time during the operating hours.
  • Please keep in mind that the ticket is only for one-time entry. You cannot exit and re-enter the bath.
  • Széchenyi Spa and Palinka Museum are two different venues. You will not receive the gratis palinka drink in the spa. You will receive it in the center where the Palinka Museum is located.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • 20-Minute Aroma Massage
  • 20-Minute Refreshing Massage
  • 45-Minute Aroma Massage
  • 45-Minute Refreshing Massage

Inclusions

  • Full-day access to Széchenyi Spa
  • Skip-the-line access at the entrance
  • Aroma/Long Refreshing massage
  • Private cabin
  • Guided Tour of the Pálinka Museum
  • 1 shot of pálinka (Hungarian Spirit) or an alcohol-free beverage for tasting at the Pálinka Museum

Exclusions

  • Food & drinks
  • Gratuities
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Széchenyi Spa - Skip The line Tickets with Cabin & VIP Luxury Refreshing Massage

€177
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Guided Tour
  • Enjoy fast-track entry to Széchenyi Spa to avoid long waiting lines and speed your way to a day of ultimate relaxation.
  • Check out the 15 indoor and 3 outdoor pools of Europe’s biggest hot spring baths complex.
  • Buy swimwear and towels of your choice at the spa!
  • Make use of a private cabin to get ready for your VIP luxury massage.
  • Your ticket includes a guided tour of the Pálinka Museum, dedicated to the history of Hungary's famous traditional alcoholic beverage, along with a tasting.
  • Note: The booked time slot for the massage is just approximate and the organizer will reach out to you to confirm the exact starting time of the massage via email and/or text message. You can use the other facilities such as the thermal baths, sauna, steam bath, swimming pool, and fitness room any time during the operating hours. Also, Széchenyi Spa and Pálinka Museum are two different venues. You will not receive the gratis palinka drink in the spa. You will receive it in the center where the Palinka Museum is located.
  • Please keep in mind that the ticket is only for one-time entry. You cannot exit and re-enter the bath.

Inclusions

  • Full-day access to the spa
  • Skip the line entry
  • Private Cabin
  • Massage depending on option chosen
  • Guided Tour of the Pálinka Museum
  • 1 shot of pálinka (Hungarian spirit) or an alcohol-free beverage for tasting at the Pálinka Museum

Exclusions

  • Towels (available for rent)
  • Flip Flops

This ticket has the following option you can choose from:

  • Private Cabin + VIP Harmony Aroma Massage
  • Private Cabin + VIP Luxury Refreshing Massage
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Rudas Thermal Spa All day Ticket with Locker Usage in Budapest

€39.99
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Spend a rejuvenating day in the healing thermal waters of Rudas Bath in Budapest
  • Feel your body revitalize as you soak in the 6 therapy pools warmed up by hot springs.
  • De-stress & relieve pain as you cool off in the plunge pool at 11 °C.
  • Experience medieval Turkish luxury with Ruda's 16-century colored glass dome above an octagonal bath.
  • Detox at the sauna & unwind with a range of wellness services offered at the spa.
  • Enjoy the best sunset views in Budapest from the rooftop panoramic Danube pool.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Budapest Baths Reopens Post Covid-19

Budapest Baths in Hungary reopened to the public on 01 May 2021. There are strict measures in place to ensure you are well protected while you’re enjoying your visit to the thermal baths in Budapest. If you are planning a trip to any one of the Budapest Baths, make sure to update yourself with all the relevant guidelines for a safe visit. 

Covid-19 Safety Measures at Budapest Baths

  • Ensure you book your ticket online in advance to avoid hassle at the cashiers and standing in the queues.
  • Only visitors with a vaccination certificate or Covid pass are allowed inside the baths.
  • Maximum capacity is limited to 1,000 people instead of 3,000 at Szechenyi Baths.
  • Visitors are encouraged to wash their hands often.
  • It is obligatory to wear masks in indoor areas, except in the pools and pool areas.
  • Entry to baths in case of ailments like fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or respiratory disease is prohibited.
  • Showering with hot water and soap before and after using the pools is mandatory.
  • The staff continuously monitors the observance of house rules. 

Your Budapest Baths Tickets Explained

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Best Way to Book Your Budapest Baths Tickets - Book Online Tickets

The best and most efficient way to buy tickets for Budapest Baths is by purchasing them online. Not only do you get to skip the hassle of standing in long queues, but online tickets are also safe and they encourage contactless transactions. 

Convenience: Book your Budapest Baths tickets online in the comfort of your home and avoid the hassle of long queues and hours of waiting.

Advanced Reservation: You can even book your tickets several weeks in advance and plan your trip however you may like. 

Discounts/Great Offers: Our platform offers you excellent discounts and offers that you can avail when you book your tickets for Budapest Baths.

Customer Support: Our online ticket booking services ensure efficient customer assistance via phone, email, or chat. 

Cancellation: Depending on the type of ticket you purchase, you will be able to cancel your ticket up to 24 hours prior to your visit and get a full refund. 

Which Budapest Baths Ticket Should You Choose?

If You Want to Relax 

Budapest is primarily known for its relaxing thermal baths and spas. If you’re looking for some rest and relaxation, the Széchenyi Spa - Skip The line Tickets with Cabin & VIP Luxury Refreshing Massage, Skip the Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa & Dinner Cruise with Live Music, Skip the Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa with Private Cabin & Massage, Full-Day Skip the Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa with Locker/Private Cabin are great tickets. All Budapest Baths tickets (barring Skip the Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa & Dinner Cruise with Live Music) give you access to a guided tour of the Pálinka Museum where you get 1 shot of pálinka (Hungarian Spirit) or an alcohol-free beverage for tasting.

If You Want to Relax + Sightsee

If you wish to experience the breathtaking views of the beautiful city of Budapest, then we suggest that you pick our spa + cruise ticket. The Skip the Line Ticket to Széchenyi Spa & Dinner Cruise with Live Music lets you treat your eyes to the beautiful cityscape at night as you cruise on the Danube river for 2 hours.

If You Want to Avoid Crowds and Long Queues

Széchenyi Baths are a ticketed attraction. Additionally, as a world-famous thermal bath complex, Széchenyi Baths get crowded on a daily basis. The best and the most efficient way to visit the thermal baths in Budapest is to choose one of the skip-the-line tickets that provide you direct entry to the bath complex without the hassle of standing in long queues.

Budapest Bath Tour Highlights

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Sauna

Budapest’s Baths offer more than just rejuvenating thermal baths. Most of the baths host a range of other spa activities like saunas, steam rooms, and steam baths for a complete spa experience. Széchenyi Baths are home to 15 indoor pools where you can experience a calming sauna session.

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Steam Baths

For an even more relaxing experience, don’t just limit yourself to Széchenyi Baths’ outdoor thermal baths. The indoor thermal baths and thermal spa facilities will have you spending your day in complete rejuvenation mode. After soaking in the warm waters, take a steam bath on the premises to revitalize your senses, mind, and body.

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Swimming Pools

If just relaxing in the toasty waters of the thermal bath isn’t your cup of tea, Széchenyi Bath houses a 50-meter long open-air swimming pool on its premises. So go ahead and take as many laps as you want and then head back to the thermal spa for an even more soothing soak.

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Pálinka Museum

When in Hungary, the fruit brandy, Pálinka, is a must-try. The Pálinka Museum in Budapest is dedicated to this traditional alcoholic beverage. The museum sheds light on the beverage’s history through guided tours and fun interactive exhibitions where you can even make your own Pálinka and taste it afterward.

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Hot Springs

Budapest lies on a geological fault line owing to which the city is host to the magnificent thermal baths. Budapest’s thermal baths are naturally fed by over 100 hot springs. Széchenyi Bath’s water comes from the well of Szent Istvan, a natural hot water spring that contains various valuable minerals, like sulphite, sodium, calcium, magnesium, hydro-carbonate, fluoride, and metaboric acid.

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After-Dark Cruise

Watch the city of Budapest come alive in the nighttime while cruising over the Danube river. The After-Dark Cruise is the perfect closure to a relaxing day at Budapest’s thermal baths. Enjoy a lavish dinner of Hungarian cuisine, try out drinks and let yourself be mesmerized by the cityscape with live music by talented string musicians from the Rajkó folk ensemble.

Plan Your Visit to Budapest Baths

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Budapest Baths see huge crowds every day. Pre-book your Budapest Baths tickets to make sure that tickets don’t run out as the baths allow a limited number of guests at any point. Pre-booking your tickets online is safe as it encourages contactless transactions, but it also saves you from the hassle of standing in long queues among throngs of people. 

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Toilets: There are toilets available throughout the facility. 

Lockers: Every ticket gives you access to a locker by default. You can use these lockers to keep your belongings while you take a dip into the warm waters. 

Cabin: You can upgrade your ticket to get a cabin that allows you to change your clothes comfortably and in private. 

Swimwear and Bath Robe Rentals: If you don’t have your own swimwear or bath robes, then you can avail them on rent at the facility. You may have to pay a fee and a deposit on top of that as well. The deposit will be returned once you return the item. 

Hair Dryers: There is public hair drying equipment available next to the shower rooms. 

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Széchenyi Spa Shop

Széchenyi Baths has a spa shop on its premises where visitors can shop for swimsuits, swim caps, towels, and flip-flops. You can purchase a fluffy gift towel embroidered with the Szechenyi Bath logo here - makes for a great luxury keepsake. 

Address: Budapest, 11., Állatkerti krt. 9, 1146 Hungary

Find on Map

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Budapest Baths usually have a humble cafe and/or bar inside the premises where visitors can grab a quick bite. For a more elaborate meal, there are restaurants located close to the baths.

Széchenyi Kertvendeglo: Located in the heart of Budapest, next to the Széchenyi Baths, this garden restaurant serves traditional Hungarian cuisine and some international cuisine specialties as well.

Pagony: A one-minute walk from Gellért Baths, Pagony is a former kids’ swimming pool that was turned into a retro-style restaurant. The restaurant has an expansive wine menu and serves Hungarian dishes.

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Budget Hotels: Budapest Ville Bed&Breakfast, Benczúr Hotel, a&o Hostel Budapest City

Mid-Range Hotels: Mamaison Hotel Andrassy Budapest, Mirage Medic Hotel, Mystery Hotel Budapest

Luxury Hotels: Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest

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Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest: Located in the City Park, this castle’s architecture showcases styles from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. The castle hosts a variety of festivals, concerts, and the Hungarian Agricultural Museums’ exhibitions.

Hungarian Parliament: The Hungarian Parliament is almost a century old and is the third-largest parliament building in the world. You can explore 691 rooms, unusual staircases, and intriguing statues in this building.

Danube River Cruises: Soak in picturesque views of the city while cruising on the Danube river. There are numerous river cruise packages available to choose from. Romantic cruise, after-dark cruise, wine tasting cruise are some of the cruises available.

Visitor Tips & Guidelines

  • Budapest Baths are mostly wheelchair accessible.
  • Carry flip-flops as the bath floors may be slippery. 
  • Visitors are advised to carry swimsuits (these can also be purchased/rented at the baths).
  • Towel rental has been suspended as a Covid precaution. Visitors are requested to carry their towel or it can be purchased from the shop.
  • As most of the pools are unisex, it is advisable to wear a decent swimsuit. Nudity is not permitted at any of Budapest Baths.
  • The baths tend to get crowded even on weekdays. It is better to visit the thermal baths early in the morning for a less crowded experience.
  • Visitors are allowed to carry food, picnic baskets and drinks. The baths are a splinter-free zone. Glass bottles are not permitted.
  • Smoking is prohibited around the pools and within the complex. It is only allowed in the designated smoking areas near the outdoor pools. 
  • Soaking in thermal baths for long periods can get dehydrating. Keeping yourself hydrated is advised.

Frequently Asked Questions About Budapest Baths Tickets

Q. Are Budapest Baths open for visits after Covid-19?

A. Yes, Budapest Baths reopened to the public on 01 May 2021. Only visitors with a vaccination certificate or Covid pass are allowed inside the baths.

Q. Are there online tickets available for Budapest Baths?

A. Yes, you can book your Budapest Baths tickets online. In fact, it is recommended that you pre-book them online to ensure entry and safety against Covid-19. Book your Budapest Baths tickets

Q. Where can I book my Budapest Baths tickets?

A. You can easily book your Budapest Baths tickets online. Visit here to book your tickets.

Q. Is it safe to visit Budapest Baths after Covid-19?

A. There are many safety protocols in place to ensure maximum safety while you visit Budapest Baths. You are required to present your vaccination certificate or Covid pass to gain entry. 

Q. What are the Covid-19 safety measures at Budapest Baths?

A. Unvaccinated people are not allowed to enter the baths. The maximum capacity in each thermal bath is strictly observed. Showering with hot water and soap before and after using the pools is mandatory.

Q. What is the cancellation policy on my Budapest Baths tickets?

A. Depending on your ticket type, you will be able to cancel your ticket up to either 48 hours or 24 hours prior to your visit and get a full refund.

Q. Are there any discounts available for Budapest Baths tickets?

A. There are discounts available for the Budapest Baths tickets. Learn about them here.

Q. What is the best time to visit Budapest Baths?

A. Budapest Baths tend to get very crowded, even during the weekdays. It is recommended that you come in early in the morning to be able to enjoy the warm waters in lesser crowds. 

Q. Are Budapest Baths wheelchair accessible?

A. Most Budapest Baths are wheelchair accessible. There are also wheelchair accessible pools available at Szechenyi Baths to allow you to soak yourself in warm waters, even while being on a wheelchair.