Budapest Public Transport (BKK)

Budapest has a well-developed transportation network. Buses, trams, trolley buses, four underground lines and exceptionally popular ships are also part of the network. Tickets and weekly or monthly passes for public transport in Budapest can be purchased at underground stations, and at ticket vending machines.


In the long term, it is advised to rent a flat in Budapest with friends. We help our students with their search for accommodation, so that they can find the most appropriate and comfortable place to live.


International telephone prefix for Hungary is 36, area code for Budapest is 1. To call a number within Hungary, first dial 06, followed by the area code and the telephone number. Budapest telephone numbers have seven digits, all other areas have six digits (excluding the area code in both cases). To make an international call from Hungary, first dial +, then the country code followed by the area code and the subscriber’s telephone number. To call a (Hungarian) cell phone, first dial 06, followed by the subscriber’s nine-digit number (starting with either 20-, 30- or 70-, depending on which of the 3 mobile providers have issued the number).


The estimated costs of living in Budapest for one month are in the table below:

Rent (including utilities): 200-300 EUR
Meals (eating out liberally): 220-300 EUR
Utilities, DSL, and phone: 40 EUR
Local transportation (with student ID): 10 EUR
Entertainment, miscellaneous: 150 EUR

Costs (500-900 EUR) will vary in accordance with personal taste and priorities.

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