15-day Budapest-pass for pupils (Hungarian student ID required)


What are the rules for using this fare product?

It entitles you to unlimited travel within its validity period.

The pass is to be used together with a valid Hungarian student ID issued for elementary-school pupils and secondary-school students attending full-time or evening courses and to anyone up to the age of 14 together with a photo ID (specifically, personal identity card, passport, student ID showing date of birth, “Magyar igazolvány” or ”Magyar hozzátartozói igazolvány”).


For what services is the pass valid?

Within the administrative boundaries of Budapest for almost all BKK services and suburban buses (lines 1-99, 101-299, 900-999, M1, M2, M3, M4, D14), on HÉV suburban railway lines H5, H6, H7, H8, H9, as well as on trains of MÁV-START in 2nd class (except on trains with supplementary charges, but if the journey is only within Budapest, you can take any train and you do not need to pay a seat reservation), and on designated regional services of VOLÁNBUSZ.

This pass is not valid on the 100E Airport Express.


Ticket validation – paper tickets

No separate validation required after purchase.


Ticket validation – digital tickets

As you enter the metro station or board a street-level transport vehicle through the front door, scan the QR code or hold your phone in front of the NFC-sticker when using the BudapestGO app. After scanning, present the animated image to the staff or, if asked by the ticket inspector, click on the ticket details and show the code there. For more information and a video tutorial on how to use the passes, click here, and on one-step ticket validation, click here.


15-day Budapest-pass for pupils


Validity period

From 00:00 (midnight) on the selected starting day (but not earlier than the time of purchase) until 02:00 in the morning on the 15th day after the start date.


Photo ID required for use

Anyone up to the age of 14 can use the pass together with a photo ID (specifically, personal identity card, passport, student ID showing date of birth, “Magyar igazolvány” or ”Magyar hozzátartozói igazolvány”).

Regardless of age, the pass can be used with one of the student ID cards described in detail in the "Further information" section. It must be used together with the original photo ID card provided at the time of purchase (no copy/scan of the photo ID accepted).


Is the pass transferable?



Sales points

Download the free BudapestGO  app or any digital ticketing app and buy your mobile ticket online.

You can find the further sales locations with the BKK Sales Point Finder search tool.


Refund rule

You can get a refund for your unused tickets (please find the detailed regulation here)


Further information

The pass must be presented at the time of ticket inspection and handed over at the request of the person carrying out the check.

When using a pass purchased in the form of a mobile ticket, the animated image or code must be presented as described in the section on ticket validation.

If the paper pass is damaged or the number of the photo ID has changed, it will be exchanged for a new pass of the same type and validity at the designated place for a handling fee, details here. It is forbidden to remove the barcode and the serial number from the pass. The pass will not be replaced if it is lost!

The digital pass becomes valid for travel 2 minutes after successful purchase.

An active internet connection is required to use the mobile ticket.

You can find out about the advance purchase rules here.

Please check the validity rules of passes, the MÁV-START trains and VOLÁNBUSZ buses here.

Accepted types of student ID: the pass can only be used with a Hungarian student ID card validated with a sticker for the school year or valid without a sticker - the student is under 16 in the current school year - until the student ID card is ready, a QR -coded certificate is required.

Student travel discounts apply during the validity period of the student ID, but the latest until the following dates:

  • the expiry date of the monthly pass with a start date in October, in the case of student IDs valid for the whole school year or for the second semester
  • the expiry date of the monthly pass with a start date in March, in the case of student IDs valid for the first semester of the school year.

The certificate issued by the educational institution in place of a student ID in accordance with the appendix of Government Decree 362/2011 (XII.30.) is only valid together with a photo ID in the case of persons above the age of 14.