Hungary πŸ‡­πŸ‡Ί


Hungary is part of Europe with main city at Budapest. Official language is Hungarian. Hungary uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.


πŸ’± Currencies Used

Hungary uses the Hungarian forint (symbol: Ft), code HUF.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 forints. Forint is subdivided into 100 fillΓ©rs. Coins come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 forints.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Hungary. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Hungary is on average 12.6 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Hungary is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 2,445.09 HUF, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Telekom, Telenor or Vodafone. Hungary uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Hungary upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Hungary, dial +, then 36 (the country code for Hungary), then the area code (without the initial 06) and the local number. For local calls within Hungary, start with the area code (with the initial 06). In the case above area code is 1 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Hungary uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Hungary you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.

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Last updated: June 17, 2019