Budapest Castle Hill Funicular

The Budapest Castle Hill Funicular or Budavári Sikló is a funicular railway in the city of Budapest, in Hungary. It links the Adam Clark Square and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge at river level to Buda Castle above.

The line is operated by the BKV (Mass Transport Company of Budapest), and operates from 07.30 to 22.00 each day.

The line has the following technical parameters:

  • Length: 95 metres (312 ft)
  • Height: 51 metres (167 ft)
  • gradient: 31.75°
  • Cars: 2
  • Capacity: 24 passengers per car
  • Configuration: Double track
  • Maximum speed: 1.5 metres per second (4.9 ft/s)
  • Track gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
  • Traction: Electricity
  • Trip time: 1 1/2 minutes

Contact

BKV
email
bkv@bkv.hu
address
1980 Budapest, Pf. 11.
phone
: + 36 1 461-65-00