Szechenyi Thermal Baths Budapest

Szechenyi Bath is probably the most popular and well-known thermal bathing complex with 18 outstanding indoor and outdoor pools in Budapest, Hungary.

Szechenyi Baths / Szechenyi Furdo Budapest Hungary

Szechenyi Baths / Szechenyi Furdo Budapest Hungary (photo by David Greedy, Lonely Planet)

Szechenyi Spa Baths Budapest

Szechenyi Baths is mixed (all pools are co-ed) all week every day. The baths are open all year, even in winter, and the opening hours are long: you can enjoy the warm thermal waters of 18 pools, and the cool professional swimming pool until 7pm /  10 pm.

Massages in Szechenyi Bath get regularly booked up in advance, especially at weekends, and weeks before big holidays like Easter, August 20, Christmas and New Year.

Szechenyi Bath Party

Szechenyi Bath Party

Parties in Szechenyi Bath are also hugely popular among young tourists (20-30 is the general age range).

To boot all, 3 of the thermal water baths are open air, so you can enjoy the starlit Budapest sky in the evenings – beautiful, romantic, fun, who would want more? You can buy your Szechenyi bath tickets and book a massage in advance online here. If you are only staying for a 2-3 days in Budapest, and cannot decide what to include or which bath to choose, here is a guide to Szechenyi Bath or Gellert Bath, which is better? Some of the highlighted topics about Szechenyi Baths:

Budapest Bath Party Szechenyi Furdo Budapest

Budapest Bath Party Szechenyi Furdo Budapest

This is a quick overview of Szechenyi Baths, Budapest. For a detailed description including frequent questions from tourists, and informative answers from locals, fellow tourists and travel guides read more on Szechenyi Bath FAQ. Temperature of pools range from 20°C to 38 °C (68-100 degrees Fahrenheit). Entrance fees: €€-€€€. Weekend fees are more expensive than weekday ones and there are various ticket scenarios to choose from (the cheapest you can get is the after 5pm ticket with a locker).

Getting there: there is a metro station called Szechenyi Furdo, so you cannot miss it – you will need the yellow line metro.

Opening hours: pools are open from 6am to 10pm Address: Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő és Uszoda Állatkerti krt. 11. Budapest H-1146

Here’s Szechenyi Bath on Budapest Tourist Map:

Szechenyi Baths and Pool on Budapest Tourist Map

Szechenyi Baths and Pool on Budapest Tourist Map

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Last updated: January, 2017 Please help us keep updated. If there are any changes in the above, send your comment in.