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Cogwheel Railroad Budapest

Varosmajor, Budapest 1122, Hungary
+36 1 325 5255
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Interesting part of the transport system

This is tramline 60 and you can travel on it with a transport pass or an ordinary ticket. We did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sunday in Budapest

Caught the cog wheel railway from Varosmajor which is easy to get to being two tram stops from a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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From Városmajor stop towards 12. district, Hegyvidék
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  • Very good54%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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“round trip” (3 reviews)
Varosmajor, Budapest 1122, Hungary
+36 1 325 5255

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is tramline 60 and you can travel on it with a transport pass or an ordinary ticket. We did it out of interest. We rode up then came back down. You can walk around at the top, mountain bike down and there's a cafe...More

Thank WilliamRodney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caught the cog wheel railway from Varosmajor which is easy to get to being two tram stops from a metro interchange. Tram 61 is the one. Get a day transport ticket 3300 florins for two. Went to the top which is a nice ride in...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Looking for the easiest way to reach the top of the chair lift ( see review ) I came across this unusual form of transport & decided it had to be done. Connection with the base station at Varosmajor was easy either by bus (...More

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This special "railroad leeds to the the Buda hills. At the end station you can join easily to the childrens railway. It is a nice ride.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We explored the cogwheel train in a hot summer day in June. It is nice, but nothing spectacular. Once in the upper side you may eat tradiitional hungarian food (goulash, ribidzli soft drink, cheese dumplings) at a decent restaurant. Moreover, for the families with kids,...More

Thank tomaciprian2004
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great ride up the hill and it is part of the transport network so if you buy a day, 2 day pass or whatever you can use that pass on here. It is no. 60 on the network. Or you can just buy a single...More

1  Thank Davıd F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The cogwheel railroad is officially Tram Line 60 of the Budapest city public transport. Therefore, you can take a ride on the cogwheel railroad train using a single journey ticket or a travel pass. We started the ride from the first stop Varosmajor and headed...More

Thank Beckyyl
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

During your stay in Budapest, make sure you will spend at least half a day on the Buda Hills. There are different ways to climb this incredible green lung but a very characteristic way is this railroad. Open-door trains among the trees, where station masters...More

Thank CodaQ
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Fun way of getting to the hills with your travel pass, where you have lots of options. Go to the cafe/restaurant across the road at the top, walk 3 minutes to the Children's Railway (not included in your pass but only a couple of Euros)...More

Thank gh877
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had purchased the seven-day transit pass, which listed a myriad of kinds of transportation. It was a little daunting to find the cogwheel railroad as it's not well marked. The trains run every 20 minutes or so and go up in the Buda hills....More

Thank CityHiker73
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Julie Z
1 April 2017|
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Yes it is normal public transport for those that live there