Szechenyi Bath Opening Hours

The Opening Hours of Szechenyi Baths are no longer divided into two kinds opening times from 1 March, 2018: both the outdoor pools and the indoor facilities are open until late, 10 pm. In other words, the open air facilities, namely the 3 pools in the open air, have the same opening hours as the indoor facilities (15 pools inside for bath guests, steam rooms, saunas, massage parlors, beauty salon, 3 pools inside for hospital patients for medicinal water treatment, gym, etc.).

When is Szechenyi Bath Open?

Szechenyi Baths Open Air Pools - photo - uglyagnes
Szechenyi Baths Opening Hours – Uglyagnes Photography

From Monday to Sunday, all week, all seasons (spring, summer, fall, winter)

  • Help Desk (check-in for online reservations): 9 am – 6 pm
  • Outdoor Pools: 6 am – 10 pm
  • Indoor Thermal Pools: 6 am – 10 pm
  • Steam cabins and Saunas: 6 am – 10 pm
  • Bath Tours (15 min): 10am – 4pm
  • Buffet of Szechenyi Bath: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Exceptions: national holidays when the bath is open for shorter hours, or during the same hours but at weekend prices (see below)

Is Szechenyi Spa Baths open at night, or early morning, what about public holidays in Hungary?

Szechenyi Bath at Night

The opening times at Szechenyi Spa Baths are very flexible, we believe. Basically, Szechenyi Bath is the only thermal bath in Budapest that is open until very late on a daily basis.

All thermal facilities of Szechenyi Baths and the outdoor pools are open from 6am to 10pm. The cashiers of Szechenyi bath close one hour before closing time, and all visitors need to leave the pools of Szechenyi Furdo by 9:45 pm(15 minutes before the bath closes).

Szechenyi Bath on Public Holidays

If your Budapest break falls on a public holiday in Hungary, do not despair, Szechenyi Furdo is open even on holidays. Please check the current opening hours for the upcoming public holidays, March 15, Easter, August 20, October 23, November 1, Christmas and New Year times before your planned Budapest visit).

March 15 Opening Hours Szechenyi Baths and Pool

May 1 Opening Hours Szechenyi Bath and Pool

August 20 Opening Hours Szechenyi Baths and Pool

October 23 Opening Hours Szechenyi Baths and Pool

November 1 Opening Hours Szechenyi Baths and Pool

Christmas opening hours at Szechenyi Baths

Traditionally Christmas opening hours at Szechenyi Spa Baths are as follows (which may not apply for a given year, so please check back in December, or call the office in Dec at +36-1-363-3210):

December 24  – Dec 24 is a semi bank holiday for Hungarians: life usually stops in the city around 3-4 pm as this day is the traditional ‘boxing day’ in Hungary, when families visit each other, stand and sing around the Christmas tree, have a festive dinner of fish soup, beigli, etc., and give each other Christmas presents)

  • Dec 24: opening hours from 6am to 2pm (all the facilities in Szechenyi Baths)
  • Dec 25: opening hours from 10am to 6pm (all 3 outdoor pools and most of the thermal section)
  • Dec 26: opening hours from 6am to 8pm (all 3 outdoor pools and most of the thermal section)

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day opening hours at Szechenyi Baths

  •  Dec 31: opening hours from 6am to 6pm (all the facilities in Szechenyi Baths)
  • Jan 1: opening hours from 11am to 8pm (all the facilities in Szechenyi Baths)

Enjoy your time at Szechenyi Baths!

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128 comments

  1. Hi, we have booked our tickets online for Wednesday 11/12/19, what is the earliest time we can arrive please.

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Hi Ron,

      Thank you for your question.

      It seems that your booking was not done with us and in order to further assist you we would need to see your ticket. Could you please send it to info [at] szechenyispabaths [dot] com?

      Thank you for your cooperation and have a lovely Friday!

  2. Good morning,

    Are the baths open 28th and 29th December 2019? I can’t seem to buy a ticket for those days.

    Thanks

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Chiara,
      Thank you for your inquiry about services between Dec 24, 2019, and Jan 7, 2020 in the baths. 
      Due to the high number of visitors during the festive winter days, the thermal baths’ managerial decision was made that no fast track entries or cabins (changing cubicles) are sold during these days, with the notable exception of the pre-NYE night party tickets, which will be bookable for December 30 as usual (in Szechenyi Baths http://szechenyispabaths.com/szechenyi-baths-new-year-bath-party/).

      Guests of day time visit will be checked in on a first-come-first-served basis. As long queues are expected there may be some lines waiting in the cold. Please find more details, advice and other thermal bath alternatives on the following link: BathsBudapest.com/Dec

      Thank you for your kind cooperation. Enjoy the thermal baths in winter Budapest and explore some more if it is not your first visit in the city.

      Festive guides recommended during the month of Dec:

      Budapest Christmas ideas, activities, programs and events
      New Year Budapest things to do

      Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

  3. Hello, when will the online tickets be available for christmas day 2019?

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Marios,
      Thank you for your inquiry about services between Dec 24, 2019, and Jan 7, 2020 in the baths. 
      Due to the high number of visitors during the festive winter days, the thermal baths’ managerial decision was made that no fast track entries or cabins (changing cubicles) are sold during these days, with the notable exception of the pre-NYE night party tickets, which will be bookable for December 30 as usual (in Szechenyi Baths http://szechenyispabaths.com/szechenyi-baths-new-year-bath-party/).

      Guests of day time visit will be checked in on a first-come-first-served basis. As long queues are expected there may be some lines waiting in the cold. Please find more details, advice and other thermal bath alternatives on the following link: BathsBudapest.com/Dec

      Thank you for your kind cooperation. Enjoy the thermal baths in winter Budapest and explore some more if it is not your first visit in the city.

      Festive guides recommended during the month of Dec:

      Budapest Christmas ideas, activities, programs and events
      New Year Budapest things to do

      Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

  4. Hi, just double checking says there is no availability on 1st Jan 2020, does this mean it is sold out?

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Tilly,
      Thank you for your inquiry about services between Dec 24, 2019, and Jan 7, 2020 in the baths. 
      Due to the high number of visitors during the festive winter days, the thermal baths’ managerial decision was made that no fast track entries or cabins (changing cubicles) are sold during these days, with the notable exception of the pre-NYE night party tickets, which will be bookable for December 30 as usual (in Szechenyi Baths http://szechenyispabaths.com/szechenyi-baths-new-year-bath-party/).

      Guests of day time visit will be checked in on a first-come-first-served basis. As long queues are expected there may be some lines waiting in the cold. Please find more details, advice and other thermal bath alternatives on the following link: BathsBudapest.com/Dec

      Thank you for your kind cooperation. Enjoy the thermal baths in winter Budapest and explore some more if it is not your first visit in the city.

      Festive guides recommended during the month of Dec:

      Budapest Christmas ideas, activities, programs and events
      New Year Budapest things to do

      Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

  5. Hello
    2 Jan 2020 is not available for Szechenyi Bath Ticket .

    May I know it is fully booked or it is closed ?

    from 24 Dec 2019 until 7 Jan 2020 are all closed in your calender.

    Thank you

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Hello Juni,

      Thank you for your question.

      No, the bath is not fully booked. Due to the high number of visitors during the festive winter days, the thermal baths’ managerial decision was made that no fast track entries or cabins (changing cubicles) are sold during the Festive Season (from 24 Dec, 2019 until 7th Jan, 2020), with the notable exception of the pre-NYE night party tickets, which will be bookable for December 30 as usual (in Szechenyi Baths http://szechenyispabaths.com/szechenyi-baths-new-year-bath-party/).

      Guests of day time visit will be checked in on a first-come-first-served basis. As long queues are expected there may be some lines waiting in the cold. Please find more details, advice and other thermal bath alternatives on the following link: BathsBudapest.com/Dec

      Have a great time at the bath in Budapest!

  6. What are the opening times of Szechenyi for 1 of January 2020?

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