72-hour Budapest-travelcard

Budapest 72 órás jegy minta


What are the rules for using this fare product?

It is valid for 72 hours from the indicated date and time (month, day, hour, minute) for an unlimited number of trips.


For what services is this fare product 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 selected suburban buses by VOLÁNBUSZ. This travelcard is not valid on the 100E Airport Express .


Ticket validation – paper tickets

No validation required after purchase.


Ticket validation – mobile 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 travelcard, click here, and on one-step ticket validation, click here.


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Ticket validation - with MÁV app

No separate validation required after purchase. At the metro entrance and when boarding at the front door, present the ticket from the app (with the validity period and barcode clearly visible).


Validity period

It is valid for 72 hours from the indicated date and time (month, day, hour, minute) for an unlimited number of trips. A journey started within the validity period can be completed on the vehicle being used even if the travelcard expires in the meantime.


Photo ID required for use

No ID number is required for paper tickets.

A ticket in the form of a mobile ticket can be used together with an ID card, passport, driving licence in card format, residence permit issued by a Hungarian authority or student ID card. It must be used together with the original ID card provided at the time of purchase (no copy/scan of the photo ID accepted.).


Is it transferable?

Non-transferable to other persons in the mobile ticket form.


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

Only refundable before the start of validity, see details here.


Further information

The travelcard 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.

In mobile ticket form, the ticket can be used for travel at the earliest 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.