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Szechenyi Bath Opening Hours

The Opening Hours of Szechenyi Baths are divided into two kinds opening times: the outdoor pools are open until late, but the indoor facilities close at 7 pm. In other words, the open air facilities, namely the 3 pools in the open air, have longer opening hours than 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 – 7 pm
  • Steam cabins and Saunas: 6 am – 7 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 late opening hours at Szechenyi Spa Baths

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.

Most thermal facilities of Szechenyi Baths are open from 6am to 7pm, but the outdoor pools are special, as they are open until 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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30 comments

  1. Hello! Can you confirm that you are open at 6AM on Fridays? The email confirmation that I received states that the baths open at 9AM, but I would like to go earlier in the morning. Thank you!

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Guest, the bath itself opens at 6am, but our HelpDesk opens at 9am, so I am afraid, it is not possible to check in with the online tickets before 9am.
      If you wish to cancel your ticket please contact us via email.
      Enjoy your stay in Budapest!

  2. Hi! How do we purchase tickets if we want to come in at 6am? We want to purchase tickets online but it says from 9am. Thank you!

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Hello Joan,
      unfortunately the online purchased tickets are only valid from 9 am. If you wish to enter earlier, you will need to buy your tickets on the spot. Thank you for your understanding.

  3. I am planning a trip for February and was wondering are the baths open this month?

  4. Hi,
    we would like to make a group booking online and we will arrive at around 8 am. How do we make check in if it says that Help Desk (check-in for online reservations): 9 am – 6 pm?
    Also, could you advise us whom to contact to get group discounts?
    Thanks!

    • Szechenyi Spa Baths

      Dear Oksana,
      unfortunately, it is not possible to check in with the online tickets before 9am, as our HelpDesk is open from 9am to 6pm.
      We have sent you a group offer via email.
      Enjoy your stay in Budapest!

  5. Hello, planning to come budapest on 2nd 3rd and 4th February 2018. Is the bath open at that time and also when can i book my tickets?

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