Hungary Rail Pass - Hungary Rail Passes
Hungary Rail Passes - Hungarian Rail Passes
Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) of the Carpathian Basin. It is bordered by Slovakia to the north and Ukraine to the northeast, Romania to the east and southeast, Serbia to the south, Croatia and Slovenia to the southwest and Austria to the west. Hungary has a population of nearly 10 million, mostly ethnic Hungarians and a significant Romani minority. Hungarian, the official language, is the world's most widely spoken Uralic language and among the few non-Indo-European languages widely spoken in Europe. Budapest is the country's capital and largest city with other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.
Experience the comfort of train travel in Hungary, conveniently situated in the heart of Europe, where Budapest offers up romantic views of the Danube River. Don't miss charming medieval cities such as Sopron, and Lake Balaton, the warmest lake in Central Europe.
Hungarian State Railways or in Hungarian: Magyar Államvasutak, MÁV is the Hungarian national railway company, with divisions "MÁV START Zrt." (passenger transport), "MÁV-Gépészet Zrt." (maintenance) and "MÁV-Trakció Zrt."(freight transport). The head office is in Budapest.
All are operating both domestic and international rail services. Budapest is one of the main stops of the on its Central and Eastern European route. There is also a suburban rail service in and around Budapest, three lines of which are operated under the name HÉV.
Hungary has a highly developed road railway transport system. Budapest is the capital and serves as an important hub for the Hungarian railway system (MÁV). Budapest is served by three large train stations called Keleti (Eastern), Nyugati (Western), and Déli (Southern) pályaudvars (terminuses) with other outlying like . Of the three, is the most modern, but and are more decorative and architecturally interesting. Szolnok is the most important railway hub outside Budapest. While Tiszai Railway Station in Miskolc and the main stations of Szombathely, Győr, Szeged, and Székesfehérvár are also key to the network.
Budapest, Debrecen, Miskolc, and Szeged have tram networks. The Budapest Metro is the second-oldest underground metro system in the world, its Line 1 dates from 1896. The system consists of four lines. A commuter rail system, HÉV, operates in the Budapest metropolitan area.
There are five international airports in Hungary: Budapest Liszt Ferenc (informally called "Ferihegy"), Debrecen, Hévíz–Balaton (also called Sármellék Airport), Győr-Pér, and Pécs-Pogány, but only two of these (Budapest and Debrecen) receive scheduled flights. Low-budget airline Wizz Air is based in Hungary, at Ferihegy.
Hungary Rail system comprises of the following rail tracks:
Total: 7,606 km
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