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{{infobox Country
 
{{infobox Country
 
|country = Hungary
 
|country = Hungary
|map = <map lat='47.4578' lng='19.4897' zoom='6' view='0' country='Hungary'/>
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|map = <map lat='47.2' lng='19' zoom='6' view='0' country='Hungary'/>
 
|language = Hungarian
 
|language = Hungarian
 
|capital = [[Budapest]]
 
|capital = [[Budapest]]
 
|pop = 10,041,000
 
|pop = 10,041,000
 
|currency = Forint (HUF)
 
|currency = Forint (HUF)
|hitch = {{average}}
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|BW = HU
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|hitch = <rating country='hu' />
 
}}
 
}}
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'''Hungary''' is a member state of the [[European Union]] as well as the [[Schengen Agreement]]. Hitchhiking usually (but not without exceptions) is relatively easy in Hungary, especially in rural areas where people are more friendly and helpful. There, even on the roads with almost no traffic you can get a ride in a reasonable time. You can drink tap water.
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[[File:Arczi.jpg|thumb|250px|right|[[User:Arczi|Arczi]] hitching in Hungary]]
  
[[Image:Arczi.jpg|thumb|250px|right|[[User:Arczi|Arczi]] hitching in Hungary]]
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In Hungary fewer people speak foreign languages than in other Central European countries. In cities, often one can speak English with younger people. Some older people might speak a bit of German or Russian.  Once you get to rural areas, however, expect a language barrier. A [[Eastern_Europe_phrasebook#Hungarian|Hungarian phrasebook]] may be useful.
'''Hungary''' is a member state of the [[European Union]] as well as the [[Schengen Agreement]]. Hitchhiking seems to be quite easy in Hungary. Especially in rural areas people are very friendly and helpful.
 
 
 
Even on roads with almost no traffic you can get a ride in a reasonable time.
 
 
 
Some people speak English, some more speak German, but outside big cities, most people speak none of it.
 
 
 
== License plates ==
 
In Hungary license plates does not contain any marking about where the car comes from or goes to. A normal one has three black letters and three black numbers on white background. Usually police cars' starts with RB. Taxis's background is yellow.
 
  
 
== Cities ==
 
== Cities ==
 
* [[Budapest]], the capital
 
* [[Budapest]], the capital
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* [[Balatonlelle]]
 
* [[Debrecen]]
 
* [[Debrecen]]
 
* [[Győr]]
 
* [[Győr]]
* [[Pécs]], mediterranean moods
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* [[Miskolc]]
* [[Székesfehérvár]], [[Szeged]]
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* [[Pécs]]
* [[Tatabánya]], [[Tokaj]]
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* [[Székesfehérvár]]  
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* [[Szeged]]
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* [[Tatabánya]]
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* [[Tokaj]]
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* [[Zalaegerszeg]]
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* [[Nagykanizsa]]
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* [[Keszthely]]
  
 
== Phrasebook ==
 
== Phrasebook ==
[[Eastern_Europe_phrasebook#Hungarian|Hungarian phrasebook]]
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For useful phrases while hitchhiking in Hungary see [[Eastern Europe phrasebook#Hungarian|Hungarian phrasebook]].
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== [[Crossable_rest_areas_in_Hungary|Crossable petrol stations]] ==
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== Border crossings ==
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* [[Austria]]
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** [[Hegyeshalom-Nickelsdorf border crossing|Hegyeshalom-Nickelsdorf]]
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* [[Croatia]]
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** [[Goričan-Letenye border crossing|Goričan-Letenye]]
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** [[Dubosevica-Udvar border crossing|Udvar]]
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* [[Romania]]
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** [[Ártánd-Borş border crossing|Ártánd-Borş]]
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** [[Nădlac-Nagylak border crossing|Nădlac-Nagylak]]
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* [[Serbia]]
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** [[Horgos-Röszke border crossing|Horgos-Röszke]]
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* [[Slovakia]]
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** [[Milhosť-Tornyosnémeti border crossing|Milhosť-Tornyosnémeti]]
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** [[Parassapuszta-Šahy border crossing|Parassapuszta-Šahy]]
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* [[Slovenia]]
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* [[Ukraine]]
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** [[Chop-Záhony border crossing|Chop-Záhony]]
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== Practical links ==
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* '''[http://hujj.blog.hu/ Hungarian hitchhiking community website]''' ''(in hungarian)''
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* '''[http://intermap.aak.hu/Sitecontent/Map/MapDefault.aspx?lang=en Official up to date motorway info with marked petrol stations]'''
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== Personal Experiences ==
  
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Pls add info
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== Nomadwiki & Trashwiki ==
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{{nomadwiki}}
  
 
{{hitchbase_country|88}}
 
{{hitchbase_country|88}}
[[Category:Europe]]
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{{IsIn|Eastern Europe}}
[[Category:Hungary|*]]
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[[Category:Hungary| ]]
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[[Category:Eastern Europe]]
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[[de:Ungarn]]
 
[[de:Ungarn]]
 
[[es:Hungria]]
 
[[es:Hungria]]
{{IsIn|Eastern Europe}}
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[[fr:Hongrie]]
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[[ru:Венгрия]]

Latest revision as of 16:58, 5 February 2021

Flag of Hungary Hungary
Information
Language: Hungarian
Capital: Budapest
Population: 10,041,000
Currency: Forint (HUF)
Hitchability: <rating country='hu' />
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<map lat='47.2' lng='19' zoom='6' view='0' country='Hungary'/>

Hungary is a member state of the European Union as well as the Schengen Agreement. Hitchhiking usually (but not without exceptions) is relatively easy in Hungary, especially in rural areas where people are more friendly and helpful. There, even on the roads with almost no traffic you can get a ride in a reasonable time. You can drink tap water.

Arczi hitching in Hungary

In Hungary fewer people speak foreign languages than in other Central European countries. In cities, often one can speak English with younger people. Some older people might speak a bit of German or Russian. Once you get to rural areas, however, expect a language barrier. A Hungarian phrasebook may be useful.

Cities

Phrasebook

For useful phrases while hitchhiking in Hungary see Hungarian phrasebook.

Crossable petrol stations

Border crossings

Practical links

Personal Experiences

Pls add info

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