Public Transport in Budapest: Trams

Budapest tram

Trams in Budapest (Hungarian: Villamosok Budapesten) are a part of the mass transit system of Budapest, the capital and the largest city of Hungary, operated by the Budapesti Közlekedési Zrt.



Five interesting facts about the trams in Budapest:

  • In 1866, the streets of Budapest were the 6th all over the world to establish horse tramway traffic.
  • The first electric line in the city was opened in 1887.
  • The Budapest tram network is one of world's largest tram networks, operating on 156.85 km (97.46 mi) of total route.
  • The city has 36 tram lines.
  • One of the most beautiful tramlines in the world, tram 2 runs on a picturesque route along the river Danube.


Line 2 tram, Budapest

Line 2 tram, Budapest
Line 2 tram, Budapest

Budapest tram
Line 2 tram, Budapest

Yellow tram
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Budapest tramway
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Budapest tram
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Yellow tram
Hungarian Ganz KCSV-7 tram, Budapest

Budapest tramway
Hungarian Ganz CSMG-2 tram, Budapest

Budapest tram
Hungarian Ganz CSMG-2 tram, Budapest

Hungarian Ganz CSMG-3 tram, Budapest
Hungarian Ganz CSMG-3 tram, Budapest


Have you ever just sat on one of Budapest's trams and rode it from the beginning until the end? Feel free to post a comment below.






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Are you planning to visit Budapest soon? For more information about tram routes and fares, please visit: https://bkk.hu

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