Basic information

Budapest is the capital and the biggest city of Hungary. With a population of 1.75 million, Budapest is among a gem hidden in the middle of Europe and with easy connections to other Central European capitals.

After a troubled and dramatic history, Budapest has emerged as one of the top cities to visit in Europe, surrounded by outstanding architecture, hot springs available in the many thermal spas and pools across the city and the country, and top quality food that has kept traditional flavors while adding elements of modern cuisine.

Basic information:

The currency in Hungary is the Hungarian Forint (HUF), it’s main airport is the Liszt Ferenc Internationl Airport located 40 minutes away from Budapest and counts with 3 main international railway stations: Eastern (Keleti), Western (Nyugati) and Southern (Déli), providing connections between Budapest and other 25 European capitals. In addition, the main bus station is located by Népliget, the biggest public park in the city.

Border controls:

Hungarian is a member of the European Union and is part of the Schengen Area, following the respective migration rules and border controls.