Transportation in Budapest
Public Transport in Budapest
Budapest has an efficient public transport network made up more than 180 bus, 14 trolleybus, 29 tram, and three metro lines. In general the buses, trams and trolleybuses operate between 4.30am and 11 p.m. The three metro lines intersect at Deák Square in the centre of town. Metros run at 2-15 minutes intervals from 4.30am to 11.10pm.
The local suburban train (HÉV) can be used to travel out to Csepel island in the south of the city, and to nearby Szentendre, Gödöllő and Ráckeve.
Maps sited at the entrances to metro stations give a comprehensive overview of the entire public transport network in Budapest. Conditions of travel are also included in German and English.
Source: Budapesti Turisztikai Kht, Budapest Guide, 2003
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