The Buda Castle is located on top of the Castle Hill on the Buda side of the river Danube. Despite the elevated location, it is very easily accessible on foot, or by public transport.
How can I get to Buda Castle Budapest?
Walking up to Buda Castle
There are several ways to reach the Buda Castle on foot. Below, we show you two different routes to choose from:
Steep Hill Walk
If you prefer to discover the Castle District on foot, why not try one of the Buda Castle Walking Tours?
For even easier access, there are some elevators around the Buda Castle Hill.
Click here to see the locations of the elevators with GPS coordinates
School Stairs (Iskola Lepcso): GPS 47.503715, 19.033587
Granit Stairs (Granit Lepcso): GPS 47.500522, 19.032373
Bus Route up to Buda Castle
You can also access the Buda Castle by public transportation. Please find the bus services below:
From Pest Side (City Center)
From Buda Side
Fun ways of getting up to the Castle Hill
Funicular / Cable Car
You can reach the top of the Hill and get directly to the Royal Palace, using the Funicular. It starts from next to the Tunnel at Clark Adam Square. Please note that usually there are queues built up for the Funicular, with possible waiting time of 30 minutes.