Budapest Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Budapest in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Budapest in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Budapest itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Budapest.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Budapest for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Budapest
  • Staying in Budapest and wondering how to spend 2 days in Budapest with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Budapest
  • Want to create Budapest itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Budapest

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Budapest

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Budapest. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Budapest as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Budapest.

2 Days in Budapest - Perfect Weekend Guide

Considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Budapest will steal your heart with its ancient buildings, contemporary art museums, iconic landmarks, and historic churches. You can hardly explore Budapest in 2 days, but whatever sites you will visit and attractions you will explore, will be cherished for a lifetime. It is the city that combines natural beauty with ultra-modern development. Follow this Budapest itinerary and fall in love with this charming city. And do not worry about wandering around the city as public transport in Budapest is excellent with numerous options to choose from. You can opt for the metro, tram, trolleybus, bus, taxi, or even bicycle. Hop on to any vehicle of your choice and start exploring the city!

How to spend 2 days in Budapest?

Day 1 In Budapest

You must start the 1st day in the city by visiting the historic landmark - Buda Castle. The story of the castle can be traced back to the 1265 and holds a significant place in the local history. The surrounding area is known as the Castle District and is home to numerous other tourist attractions in Budapest. You can head to Matthias Church that is located in the heart of this area. Visit one of the largest churches in Budapest that is influenced by the Gothic architectural style. Fisherman's Bastion is another place in the proximity where you can learn about the fascinating local history. Its 7 towers dominate the skyline of the city. Your Budapest itinerary for 2 days must include visiting all these places. These are sites that have become the identity of Budapest.

You must experience exuberant nightlife in Budapest to have a wholesome experience. Consider going to downtown Budapest where you can dance the night away and enjoy club-hopping.

Day 2 In Budapest

Enter the 2nd day by heading to the Hungarian Parliament Building to witness the lovely combination of Renaissance and Gothic architectural style. Considered to be one of the famous points of interest in Budapest, this is the largest and tallest building in the city. Take a guided tour here and visit St. Stephen's Basilica next. This place of worship with its impressive structure is also one of the largest churches in Hungary. With only 48 hours in Budapest, consider spending some time at the Miniversum Budapest as this museum will keep you engaged with its interactive displays. Stop by the Chain Bridge to admire the spectacular view of the city illuminated with thousands of lights.

Head to the Hősök there in the evening as this is home to the well-known statue complex featuring the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars along with several other Hungarian national leaders. You can learn about the history and culture of Budapest here. If you want to be a part of the cultural canvas of the city, then consider attending a performance at the Hungarian State Opera House at night.

The city has several other tourist destinations as well that you can visit in your free time. From the produce market at Great Market Hall to the beautiful Gellért Hill, it has something for every type of tourist!

Tours and Activities in Budapest for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Budapest

Best Hotels in Budapest for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Budapest itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Budapest. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Budapest.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Budapest. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Budapest.

What Next?

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