By air

The main international airport in Hungary is Budapest Airport. The national carrier Malev Hungarian Airlines offers flights from many European countries to Hungary. Malev destinations include:
Albania (Tirana),
Belgium (Brussels),
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo),
Bulgaria (Varna, Sofia)
Croatia (Zagreb, Split),
Cyprus (Larnaca),
Czech Republic (Prague),
Denmark (Copenhagen),
Finland (Helsinki),
France (Paris),
Germany (Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Stuttgart),
Greece (Athens, Thessaloniki),
Ireland (Dublin),
Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice),
Kosovo (Pristina),
Moldova (Chisinau),
Montenegro (Podgorica),
Netherlands (Amsterdam),
Romania (Bucharest),
Slovenia (Ljubljana),
Spain (Madrid, Malaga),
Sweden (Gothenburg, Stockholm),
Switzerland (Geneva, Zurich),
Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg),
Turkey (Istanbul),
Ukraine (Kiev, Odessa),
United Kingdom (London).

Other airlines that offer flights to Hungary include: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aerosvit, Air Berlin, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, easyJet, Finnair, Germanwings, LOT, Lufthansa, Moldavian Airlines, Norwegian Air, Ryanair, SAS, Swiss, TAP, Turkish Airlines and Wizz Air.

Budapest Airport: www.bud.hu
Malev Hungarian Airlines schedules: www.malev.com

By river

Although, Hungary is a landlocked country, it is possible to arrive there by water. Mahart PassNave offers daily hydrofoil service on the Danube River linking Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. This service is available from April to November.

Mahart PassNave schedules: www.mahartpassnave.hu

By bus

Hungary has direct coach services with many European countries, including Austria, Belgium Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine. Such services are run by Volánbusz (a member of Eurolines).

Volánbusz schedules: www.volanbusz.hu

By train

Hungary has direct rail connections with Austria, Croatia, Germany, France, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland.

By car

Main border crossings are Hegyeshalom and Sopron (Austrian border), Letenye (Croatian border), Horgoš (Serbian border), Esztergom, Komárom and Rajka (Slovakian border), and Lendava (Slovenian border).


By bus/tram

Public transport is inexpensive and efficient. In Budapest one can travel by bus, tram, trolleybus or underground. Tickets can be purchased form tobacco shops and ticket machines.

By taxi

Taxis are plentiful – they can be found at taxi stands, hailed in the stre. All official taxis have yellow license plates and a ‘taxi’ sign on the roof. All vehicles are supposed to be equipped with taximeters.

By car

Driving is on the right side of the road. International and foreign driving licenses are accepted. Driver must also have insurance documents and car registration documents. There is a zero tolerance policy on drink driving. Driver and passengers must wear seat belts. Outside built-up areas headlights must be on at all times. Speed limits: built-up areas – 50 km/h, dual carriageways – 80 km/h, motorways – 120 km/h. Toll stickers are required on motorways.