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Lukács Thermal Bath – tickets, prices, timings, what to expect

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The Lukács Thermal Bath in Budapest is a historical complex where the thermal baths are naturally heated by hot springs.

The popular tourist attraction boasts of indoor and outdoor thermal baths of various sizes and temperatures.

The bath was established in the 12th century by the knights of the order of Saint John, who were engaged in curing the sick.

This article shares everything you need to know before buying tickets for Lukacs Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool.

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What to expect at Lukács Thermal Bath

Experience the luxurious healing and relaxation of the Lukács Thermal Bath in Budapest, named after its founder Dr. Miklos Lukacz.

Dr. Miklos Lukacz discovered the therapeutic benefits of the thermal waters in the late 1800s; this historic spa has provided traditional treatments and pampering for centuries.

Enjoy the thermal waters, rich in minerals like calcium, magnesium, and sulfur – known for their therapeutic properties. 

Choose from a range of saunas and steam rooms, each with a unique atmosphere and benefits. 

Swim in the outdoor pools heated to a comfortable temperature and featuring a series of jets and waterfalls.

Indulge in traditional Hungarian treatments while you enjoy the grandeur of the historic building. 

Treat yourself to a relaxing massage, or enjoy the therapeutic effects of the thermal pool.

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Where to buy Lukács Thermal Bath ticket

Lukacs Thermal Bath in Budapest
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There are two modes of buying tickets for The Lukács – online or offline at the attraction.

You must line up at the counter if you land at the venue to buy tickets. 

During peak hours, these lines can get long, and you will end up wasting your time. 

Online tickets for St. Lukács Thermal Bath are cheaper than those sold at the venue. 

When you book online and in advance, you also get your preferred time of visit. 

Online tickets also help you avoid last-minute disappointment when tickets get sold out.

How online ticket works

On the booking page, select your preferred date, time slot, number of tickets, and buy the tickets right away.

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets in your email. 

You don’t need to take any printouts. 

On the day of your visit, all you have to do is show your smartphone ticket at the entrance and get entry.

Cost of Lukács Thermal Bath tickets

Szent Lukács Gyógyfürdo tickets cost 8658 Ft (€23) for all visitors up to the age of 99 years.

This activity is unsuitable for pregnant women and children under 14.

Lukács Thermal Bath entry tickets

This ticket gives you full-day access to Lukacs Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool.

Indulge in a full day of luxurious healing and relaxation in a historic building.

Relax in the thermal waters and let the healing power of the minerals soothe you.

Choose from a range of saunas and steam rooms, each with a unique atmosphere.

Swim in heated outdoor pools equipped with a series of jets and waterfalls.

Experience the pampering of the historic spa and create a memorable visit.

Remember, swimwear covering the whole body is not permitted.

Ticket Price: 8658 Ft (€23)

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How to reach Lukács Thermal Bath

The Lukacs Thermal Baths are located on the Buda side of the river, near Margit Bridge.

Address: Budapest, Frankel Leó út 25-29, 1023 Hungary. Get Directions

The most convenient way to reach St. Lukács Thermal Bath is by bus, tram, and car.

By Bus

Margit híd, budai hídfő H  is the nearest bus stop to St. Lukács Thermal Bath, only six minute’s walk away.

By Tram 

Szent Lukács Gyógyfürdő is the nearest tram stop to St. Lukács Thermal Bath, only one minute’s walk away.

By Car 

If you are traveling by car, turn on your google maps and get started!

Parkoló is the nearest car parking to St. Lukács Thermal Bath, only one minute’s walk away.

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Lukács Thermal Bath timings

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St. Lukács Thermal Bath is open every day of the week operating from 7 am to 7 pm.

How long does a visit to Lukács Thermal Bath take?

Visitors usually spend three to four hours at Lukacs Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool.

But you can stay as long as you want as the ticket gives you a full day’s access to the pool.

Best time to visit Lukács Thermal Bath

The best time to visit St. Lukács Thermal Bath is early in the morning as soon as it opens at 7 am. 

If you visit early, you can spend some peaceful time in the baths due to less crowd.

If you visit early, you can bathe in freshwater filled in the pool in the first lot.

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FAQs about St Lukas Baths

Can we visit the baths with a baby?

The services of Király and Rudas Baths can not be used for under 14 years. 

The water of the other baths is not recommended under the age of 14 either. 

If parents insist on coming with babies, they can enter the pools only if toilet-trained.

Is it obligatory wearing swimming caps?

Wearing a swimming cap is mandatory. 

You can also get the swimming caps on rent at the rental booths.

What items do we have to bring with us?

You should bring swimwear, towel, flip-flops, and swimming cap.

You can also rent a cap at the rental booths.

Is a thermal bath healthy?

Research suggests that thermal baths can have anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, and antioxidant effects that may be especially helpful for people with inflammatory conditions like arthritis.

Is thermal water good for hair?

Thermal water is a good option for the skin, and thermal water can nourish and strengthen the scalp.

Can I buy drinks and food in the baths, or can I bring my own?

There are small cafes within the Baths’ buildings with affordable prices.

These cafes may provide a more relaxed dining experience, not a fine dining environment.

Is there a cabin and locker facility at the bath?

The use of a cabin or locker will be included in your ticket.

Do we have to wear swimwear?

Yes, swimwears are mandatory. Swimwear covering the whole body is not permitted.


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