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Hungary travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Hungary with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Hungary.
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Hungary travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Hungary with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Hungary - quick facts
|UK +1 hour
|C + F plug (230V)
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Hungary tourist information
✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.
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|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Hours of sunshine (daily)
|Days with some rainfall
The Hungary weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Budapest.
Hungary travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Hungary from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for Hungary - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Hungary - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Hungary - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Hungary - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Hungary - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Hungary - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Hungary.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Hungary travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Hungary with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Hungary - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Hungary - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Hungary - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Hungary, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Hungary covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Hungary with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Hungary - National Centre for Public Health, Hungary
- Coronavirus timeline in Hungary - Our World in Data
- Latest info on travel to Hungary - Hungarian Tourism Authority
Hungary travel features
Do you want to learn more about Hungary? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Hungary.
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Hungary including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Hungary due to Covid-19?
Hungary is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Hungary.
Check out National Centre for Public Health, Hungary for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Hungary?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Hungary. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the flight time to Hungary from the UK?
The flight time to Hungary from the UK is typically 2.5 hours.
Flights to Hungary
What is the time difference between Hungary and the UK?
The time difference between Hungary and the UK is UK time+1 hour.
What is the main language spoken in Hungary?
The main language spoken in Hungary is Hungarian.
What is the currency in Hungary?
Which plugs are used in Hungary?
Hungary uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Hungary?
They drive on the right side of the road in Hungary.
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