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Budapest Celebrates Holidays With Spectacular Christmas Trams Again

Fanni Kaszás 2018.11.30.

Budapest’s spectacular Christmas trams are back again for the holiday season. The so-called “light trams” (fényvillamos) are decorated with almost 40,000 lights and operate in the evenings, starting around 5:00 pm from today until 6 January, 2019.

All regular tickets and passes are valid on Budapest’s Christmas trams, however, there is no service on December 24th and 31st. In the 2018 holiday season Christmas trams will run on 11 different lines besides the initial Tram 2. Budapest passengers can ride the festive vehicles on the tram lines 41, 42, 50, 19, 49, 14, 56, 59, 47, 69 and the 4-6. The whole schedule is available here.

You can watch the first ride of the tram on the video below: