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Cycling in Budapest

Half the city (Pest) is completely flat and the other half (Buda) has rewarding views of Pest if you make it up the hills!

Attractions/sights accessible by bicycle from the city centre:

Szentendre (22km, and you can take the boat home), Balaton (Take the train there and cycle round) (2.5 hours train away), Vienna (3.5 days).

Mayor's stance on cycling:

Generally indifferent.




Some Hills

Bicycle theft:

Happens occasionally

Cycling at night:

Most streets are well lit

Read more about bicycles on public transport in Budapest

Take a guided bike tour in Budapest