Hungary

Visit Hungary

Best Time To Go

  • The best time to visit Hungary is in spring and autumn, when the weather is fine, and you won’t have to compete with thousands of other tourists.
  • The high season is during the summer months between June – August, when all of Europe is on holiday. There will be an increase in prices around this period, so expect your holiday to get more expensive if you’re traveling during these months.

Transportation

Local Transportation in Hungary. Metro. Budapest is the only city in Hungary with an extensive public transportation system that includes a combination of metro, tram, and commuter bus lines. Trams. Buses. Taxis. Domestic Trains. 

Weather

The climate of Hungary is continental, with cold winters and warm to hot summers. Spring and autumn are mild, but there are frequent changes in temperature, especially in spring.

Information

Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital, Budapest, is bisected by the Danube River. Its cityscape is studded with architectural landmarks from Buda’s medieval Castle Hill and grand neoclassical buildings along Pest’s Andrássy Avenue to the 19th-century Chain Bridge. Turkish and Roman influence on Hungarian culture includes the popularity of mineral spas, including at thermal Lake Hévíz.
Capital: Budapest
Dialing code: +36
Currency: Hungarian forint
Population: 9.798 million (2017)
President: János Áder

The Electric

Hungary uses 220 volts AC and the European-style plug (two circular metal pins). If your appliance has a 120/240-volt switch, all you will need is a plug adapter – otherwise, a current converter is required.

Language

Official language
Hungarian

Currency

Hungarian forint
The Hungarian Forint is the currency of Hungary. Our currency rankings show that the most popularHungary Forint exchange rate is the HUF to EUR rate. The currency code for Forints is HUF, and the currency symbol is Ft. Below, you’ll find Hungarian Forint rates and a currency converter.
Official website: mnb.hu
Symbol: Ft
Central bank: Nemzeti Bank
Banknotes: 1000 Ft, 500 Ft, 10000 Ft, 2000 Ft, 5000 Ft, 20000 Ft
Coins: 100 Ft, 50 Ft, 20 Ft, 200 Ft, 10 Ft, 5 Ft
ISO code: HUF