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Eastern Railway Station

(Keleti pályaudvar)
Train Station
Budapest VII. kerülete, Budapest
  • Albert D.
    "Innen mennek altalaban a bekescsabai vonatok"(2 Tips)
    Toth E.
    "Csodaszepen felujitottak a Thokoly bejarat belso teret."(2 Tips)
    Zoltan D.
    "Nemzetközi Pénztár Péntek du-n káosz..."(2 Tips)
    Albert D.
    "A csabai gyorsok majdnem mindig innen indulnak"(2 Tips)
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    CNCRD1 week ago
    Homeless elosztó.
  • Bruno N.
    Massive station with roof and great arhitecture. Staff is kind (well, most of them) but rarely someone speaks english (except for cashiers and info staff).
  • Chris R.
    Chris RustedApril 28
    Not the greatest. Spend as little time here as possible. For a snack on your outgoing trip the PK Bakery kiosk is excellent.
  • Emre A.
    Emre AktunaApril 16
    Central train station..
  • Tony E.
    Tony EvansJanuary 13
    Been here 10+ times
    Nice station which however needed reconstruction. free wifi
  • Marta C.
    Marta CiszynskaOctober 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Old beautiful Railway Station.
  • Fahad J.
    Fahad Jabri🇴🇲September 21, 2016
    More English language in the train board
  • döme
    dömeAugust 18, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
  • Elizaveta V.
    All international tickets (To Prague, Munich, Slovakia and so on) work within a month from the date of purchase. Turns are not small therefore it is better to buy tickets in advance.
  • Brunold L.
    Brunold LoidlMay 24, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    If you are age over 65 you dont need pay for public transport in budapest. Official only for europeans
  • Brunold L.
    Brunold LoidlMay 24, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    To vienna with railjet around 19 euro and 2,5 hours
  • Brunold L.
    Brunold LoidlMay 24, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    No vending machines fo international tickets, so you need mostly 30-60 minutes to buy a ticket at platform 6
  • Brunold L.
    Brunold LoidlMay 24, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Free wifi here on railway station
  • Roman L.
    Roman LackoMay 10, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Whereas the MÁV still issues handwritten international tickets, you have to reserve 30-45 min. for this during the rush days.
  • Karin H.
    Karin Ha!April 29, 2016
    Big, essential, special, passion, Budapest, fun and elax. Ok.
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas CraenenFebruary 17, 2016
    This place is extremely crowded and blazingly hot in summer. The platforms are announced only very briefly before train departure.
  • Fairil Y.
    Fairil YeoJanuary 18, 2016
    Beware those who try and help you with your bag down and take you straight to the taxi. It's an expensive service.
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 31, 2015
    Look out for the statues of George Stephenson and James Watt above the main entrance. They were two influencial British engineers who help pioneer the railways.
  • Sam H.
    Sam HDecember 21, 2015
    Open air space so can be cold waiting for trains. If buying an international ticket on premise allow 30-40m. Can be very busy and you need to get a ticket to wait in line (like at a deli).
  • Magdalena M.
    Magdalena MrázkováSeptember 11, 2015
    The train station once must had been inpressive, now is just plain scary. The international ticket office seems to employ solely people who don't like tourists and are not afraid to show it
  • Джансін K.
    Джансін KeAugust 16, 2015
    Woww.! Be careful you're bag.!!
  • mizz l.
    mizz linJune 2, 2015
    They were filming the Tom Hanks movie Inferno down here !
  • Waleed Z.
    Waleed ZakiApril 5, 2015
  • Birand E.
    Birand EronatMarch 1, 2015
    Very nice architecture but definitely need a restoration. It should be more modern.. In a location which is very easy to go by metro.
  • Károly M.
    Károly MallerJanuary 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    If you can, try to avoid exchanging money here, I feel like I've been robbed and raped
  • Gergő V.
    Gergő VarkolyJanuary 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful building! See it! /Arrive in time, because there are far tracks!/
  • Shamus W.
    Shamus WilsonJanuary 4, 2015
    Taxi drivers are crooked at the train station.. Will charge 2-3 times as much to use and only cash. Avoid them from Keleti
  • Alejandro M.
    Alejandro MartínezDecember 14, 2014
    Nice and old train station.
  • Ömer S.
    Ömer SYSNovember 17, 2014
    The train station is very old. It isn't good for a beautiful capital like Budapest. Needs to be renewed immediately
  • Meshal A.
    Meshal Al HarthiOctober 22, 2014
    Always tell your friends or anyone u know not to take taxis that r waiting outside, don't trust them at all, just call a taxi company. I hope the government do something about that.
  • Gabriella K.
    Gabriella KoritárOctober 21, 2014
    Free wifi in the McDonald's across the street, do not change your money there. The renovation for the square is really nice.
  • D O.
    D OOctober 2, 2014
    Really beautiful old train station. This is where you arrive if you take the train from Vienna.
  • Alexander M.
    Alexander MyskinSeptember 21, 2014
    Got much better during last 5 years. Now has free WiFi, international ticket office with an e-line, some ticket machines for local trains.
  • Sony J.
    Sony JoySeptember 14, 2014
    No nearby escalators from the metro up to the railway terminal. Tough task for those with big bags!
  • Alex
    AlexSeptember 8, 2014
    About buying tickets. They dont speak english so write what your want and show them or use your phone screen. International tickets can be found on the left side.
  • Jen S.
    Jen SSeptember 3, 2014
    YES 600 forint luggage storage
  • Simona C.
    Simona CostantiniAugust 9, 2014
    Beautifully restored side entrance hall!
  • Pascal
    PascalJuly 29, 2014
    Horrible queues for tickets... Waited more than 2.5 hours (!!) for a ticket. Still communism?
  • Viktor P.
    Viktor PalinkasJuly 26, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Not that horrible as some of you are saying. There are security personal always available. This is a big city too so better be cautios that is all. Its not Mordor...
  • Yvette B.
    Yvette BoltenJuly 15, 2014
    Worst station I've been to during my interrail trip. The staff at the ticket office is rude and hardly speak any English.
  • Toth E.
    Toth EmeMay 23, 2014
    Csodaszepen felujitottak a Thokoly bejarat belso teret.
  • Tasy
    TasyMay 22, 2014
    Do not buy anything here.Call a friend to pick you up & get out of here a.s.a.p.Wait inside ArenaPlaza if you have to spend some time nearby.Not safe here when the night comes.
  • Roberta D.
    Roberta DrekenerApril 23, 2014
    Run as fast as you can.
  • Adam G.
    Adam GyökhegyiMarch 30, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    ALWAYS CALL YOUR TAXI! City: +3612111111 - Budapest: +3617777777 - Főtaxi: +3612222222. Fares fixed by law - base: 450 HUF then 280 HUF/Km and 70 HUF/min. 10% tip customary.
  • Bálint N.
    Bálint NagyFebruary 6, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Do not use the official money-changer stands inside the station! Go outside and you will find places with a much better changing rates than inside!!
    Upvoted 4 weeks ago
  • Szilveszter D.
    Szilveszter DèkànyJanuary 5, 2014
    Don't miss the Lotz frescos, they are amazing. Main entrance -> 100 meters on the left
  • Erik
    ErikDecember 30, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Buzi galambokat levadászhatná valaki..
  • boni
    boniOctober 24, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    buy your international ticket at the wasteels office at platform 8. no waiting line and the price is the same as at the international ticket office
  • Kemal D.
    Kemal DanismanOctober 20, 2013
    As someone already has said, Mos Eisley! The ticket office for international trains is by platform 6, take a waiting ticket from the machines on the walls, but get the right ticket!
  • Vesztettem S.
    Vesztettem SajnosOctober 10, 2013
    Keleti pályaudvar
  • Karen M.
    Karen MROctober 2, 2013
    1hr of delay between Budapest and Praha... Awful service 'cause there's not an explanation in English for international users
  • Iakov V.
    Iakov VSeptember 16, 2013
    One of the machines to print international tickets booked online is located near the main entrance (enter and turn right)
  • s@m
    s@mSeptember 12, 2013
    Lockers for luggage r available downstairs, diagonal from the massive ticket windows. Although there's nothing 2C in the 'hood around the station (as of Sep 2013), don't plan 2 spend too hours here.
  • Beverly P.
    Beverly PetersonSeptember 2, 2013
    Always check your tickets ( date etc) couse They always give u ticket to an a date other u asked for!
  • Judit S.
    Judit SAugust 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Free wifi around
  • VARGA B.
    VARGA BARNAAugust 24, 2013
    Mocskos, lepukkant, szégyen. Jegyet csak alul, kurva lassan vehetsz. Borzalom!
  • Tamás A.
    Tamás AmbrózyAugust 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Claudius IC
  • Zsolt P.
    Zsolt PappAugust 13, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Watch yourself and your stuff. This is the gathering place for stone of the lowest of scum in Budapest. And DO NOT take taxi cabs standing outside! They are Cons....
  • Péter B.
    Péter Bakonyi-KárpátiJuly 15, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    NEVER exhchange money at the exchange offices in the station. They change at a very low rate. Go and find one in the city.
    Upvoted 4 weeks ago
  • Tamás R.
    Tamás RajkJune 2, 2013
    Don't look around! Just escape as fast as possible!
  • Blase K.
    Blase K.May 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Let's try a train! it's FUN!
  • julius L.
    julius LagmanMay 21, 2013
    Grab a bagful of sajtos pogácsa from Pek Pont. Yummy! I love you Katis.
  • Ilona K.
    Ilona KraftMay 17, 2013
    Oldal bejarat mellett pont
  • Miklós M.
    Miklós MonostoryMay 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Do not catch a taxi at the exit.
  • Danny
    DannyMay 14, 2013
    No wifi at an international train station? !
  • David S.
    David SiposMay 2, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Medvehagyma 200Ft, tessék csak!
  • Adam S.
    Adam SafarMarch 20, 2013
    The toilets at the station are horrible, wait till you get on the train IF you're travelling with railjet or InterCity otherwise it'll be the same.
  • Ty K.
    Ty KangFebruary 23, 2013
    Free wifi at the KFC
  • Attila S.
    Attila SzépJanuary 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Pécsre innen indulnak a vonatok.
  • GyM
    GyMDecember 25, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Lotz terem váró kötelező. Gyönyörűen felújítva a világ legviccesebb freskóival
  • Ferenc S.
    Ferenc SzekeresDecember 10, 2012
    Kerüld a Mávot, mert gecifos!
  • Albert D.
    Albert DánielSeptember 28, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    A csabai gyorsok majdnem mindig innen indulnak
  • Tom
    TomSeptember 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Mos Eisley, Hungarian edition;-)
  • Mennan B.
    Mennan BërvenikuSeptember 9, 2012
    Beauiful building, yet awful service! The working staff always tending to get angry, insufficient English knowledge, very few English explanations at the whole area and above all - DIRTY! :-(
  • Orsi S.
    Orsi SzabóAugust 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Catch the red metro to deák tér (3rd stop) and there ask for Kazicnzy street, which is full of pubs&clubs!
  • Kristóf
    KristófJuly 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    A nemzetközi pénztár előtt hosszú sorok vannak, érdemes időben jönni.
  • boni
    boniJune 4, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    No deep breath & dont look around just escape as fast as possible
  • Nándor N.
    Nándor NagyJune 4, 2012
    Change money? Cséndzs máni? Always...
  • Prosztò Z.
    Prosztò ZakariàsMay 26, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Bazmeg ezek a railjetek....áhh ejakuállok tőlük Europa a balkánban! Firstclass,businessclass,restaurant...áhh Omega!!!!
  • Eduardo M.
    Eduardo MolinaMay 8, 2012
    International ticket sales have a special office, to the left after you walk in through the main entrance. Grab a ticket and wait...
  • Balázs M.
    Balázs MakraiMarch 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    watch your pockets! so many agressive gypsis!
  • Gergő S.
    Gergő SzigetiMarch 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ezen a vonaton örökké ezren vannak.
  • Albert D.
    Albert DánielJanuary 27, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Innen mennek altalaban a bekescsabai vonatok
  • El Micho
    El MichoJanuary 16, 2012
    Tourism information office closed on Wednesdays
  • d f.
    d felesJanuary 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ppl're waitin'n'waitin
  • Adam G.
    Adam GyökhegyiDecember 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Avoid taxis right outside and taxis being offered inside AT ALL COSTS! Call an official company, e.g. +3612222222, +3612111111, +3615555555, etc. Check the web, western station should be ~2KHUF MAX!
    Upvoted Jul 11
  • Yeany D.
    Yeany DahlanNovember 2, 2011
    Check the number of the coach first (written on the outside) before finding the seat.
  • Maja B.
    Maja BodrogiOctober 24, 2011
    Új,tiszta nemzetközi jegypénztár! Hurrá!
  • Adam B.
    Adam BerkeOctober 14, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Buy your ticket online to avoid huge rows.
  • Zoltan D.
    Zoltan DulSeptember 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nemzetközi Pénztár Péntek du-n káosz...
  • László S.
    László StetnerSeptember 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If u need a taxi u should call the company instead of using the posting ones. They are rude and inpolite.
  • Peter C.
    Peter CsakvariSeptember 6, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    very depressing place with lots of bad people. pickpockets, drug dealers, unlicensed cab drivers. get off the train and escape as fast as you can. the square near the building is even worse
  • L bomb
    L bombJuly 3, 2011
    There's a metro, bus and tram. Plenty of options - don't take taxi. Go all the way down to buy metro tickets. They take visa.
  • Andras H.
    Andras HercegJune 28, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    e-ticket automatat (netes jegyvasarlas eseten) a fobejarattol balra, ill a Kerepesi uti parkolora nyilo bejaratnal is talalsz
  • Gabor P.
    Gabor PeterJune 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Dont change money at arabs, dont grab a taxi, watch your values, dont walk up n down alone with phone in your hand :)
  • Frank G.
    Frank GrafensteinApril 25, 2011
    You are only two nights (by train) away from Istanbul!
  • Daniel K.
    Daniel KaderjakApril 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Do not exhange money at the Arabs! It's a rip off!
  • Ádám H.
    Ádám HApril 12, 2011
    Never take a taxi standing by the exit, if you need one, order it by phone because those standing there will rob you!
  • Nikola D.
    Nikola DenicApril 10, 2011
    There is a McDonalds across the street with free wifi
  • Smooove
    SmoooveNovember 17, 2010
    For free wifi, visit the McDonalds across the street.
  • Бесконечность
    Красивый вокзал, есть вай-фай. Он-лайн билеты нужно распечатать в терминале сплава от входа
  • WoonSeob (PePe) S.
    WoonSeob (PePe) ShinSeptember 11, 2016
    헝가리 철도청 홈페이지에서 예매했다면 꼭 현지에서 발권을 할것
  • liberalia .
    Ez is rohad, mint a tobbi.
  • Сережа Ш.
    Не меняйте на вокзале деньги. Комиссия не бом-бом :( жаль, я поздно об этом подумал :D
  • Anna P.
    Anna PeskovaAugust 12, 2015
    Международный ж/д вокзал. Отсюда отправляются поезда в Вену, Мюнхен, Прагу, Берлин. В Вену едет современный, скоростной Rail jet 
  • Galochka G.
    Galochka GavrilyukJuly 20, 2015
    Заранее советую купить билеты на поезд в Вену, который отправляется с Келети. Ехать 2 часа 40 минут, поезд комфортный. Билеты нужно печатать в автомате справа от входа.
  • Blanka K.
    Blanka KovácsJuly 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    nyáron is mindig legyen nálatok pulcsi vagy kendő, ha vonattal utaztok, mert úgy nyomatják a kocsikban a légkondit, mintha nem lenne holnap.
  • Антон А.
    На первом этаже только внутренние рейсы, если хотите ехать в другую страну - идите на 2 этаж.
  • Vladimir S.
    Vladimir SokolovskyDecember 29, 2014
    Очень много бомжей, грязно.
  • Ruslan B.
    Ruslan BangertDecember 29, 2014
    Норм вокзал. Если брали билеты на поезд онлайн, распечатайте их в автоматах по номеру.
  • Krisztina B.
    Krisztina BabarcziDecember 25, 2014
    Karácsonyi ajándékként 470 ft a 1,5 literes víz pffff.
  • Вероника Б.
    Прямые поезда в Эгер. Билет туда и обратно 5450.
  • Julie G.
    Julie GromovaNovember 1, 2014
    Бесплатный Wi-Fi ловит вниз по лестнице в метро у информации публичного транспорта.
  • Jay L.
    Jay LeeOctober 31, 2014
    직원들이 친절하지 않아요 :(
  • Vadim R.
    Vadim RybalkoOctober 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Основной вокзал Будапешта. Отсюда отправляются поезда по всей Европе и в Россию. Рядом есть Мачка и прочий фастфуд. Задворки вокзала обоссаны и воняют.
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TothOctober 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Megérkezés után minél gyorsabban le kell lépni, mielőtt valaki betalálna. Az újonnan nyílt BKK-pont viszont jó ötlet.
  • Louise d.
    Louise de PausSeptember 15, 2014
    Neem voldoende tijd om je trein te halen
  • Berni B.
    Berni BónéAugust 29, 2014
    Indulás előtt 5 perccel semmi hír aa vonatról pedig van pár vágány. MÁV én így rühellek :-D
  • Daria B.
    Daria BusurulovaAugust 27, 2014
    Внатуре красота!
  • Akos S.
    Akos SzoroAugust 22, 2014
    Késik, szar, fos, hugy.
  • Bunkóczi G.
    Bunkóczi GergőAugust 17, 2014
    Tipikus magyar vasút.. :@
  • Panna
    PannaJune 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Ez az a hely, ahol a pénztárosok hamarabb fel tudnak idegesíteni mint anyum!
  • Gergo D.
    Gergo DomotorJune 3, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Bunko penztarososok, akik a honnan megy a vonat kerdesre annyit mondanak, hogy nagy piros es fustol keresse meg
  • Ulrich B.
    Ulrich BruengerMay 7, 2014
    Eigentlich ein nettes Gebäude, aber nicht so toll gepflegt. Zug nach Wien ist aber ok...
  • Viacheslav D.
    Билеты в Вену продаются на втором этаже в международной кассе, цена под 9000 форинтов.
  • Viktor K.
    Viktor KönyvesMarch 28, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Sülysápra vagy -ról mindig van vonat, bármikor tartózkodom az állomáson. :-)
  • Bálint N.
    Bálint NémethMarch 14, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Nagyon rossz, hogy a Miskolc-ra induló vonatokat áttették az első vágányra.
  • Attila T.
    Attila TallérNovember 21, 2013
    Az MG Pipi gyrosát ne hagyjátok ki!
  • Júlia B.
    Júlia BodonyiOctober 18, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    free wifi, de csak dísznek...
  • Krisztián C.
    Krisztián CsányiOctober 17, 2013
    Agyrém ami a jegypènztároknál folyik, a nemzetközinèl például 9 pènztáros közül csak 3 dolgozik, a többi csak a lábát lógatja és kávézik...és nèmelyik nagyon utálatos :(
  • Akos S.
    Akos SzoroOctober 16, 2013
    Ha mehetsz hévvel vsgy busszal, akkor hagyd ki a mávot
  • Alfred B.
    Alfred BenischkeSeptember 28, 2013
    Umbau ! Und nur ein Eingang in die Metro ... Sonst wie alle Bahnhöfe mit schwummrigen Gestalten.....
  • Nikolett M.
    Nikolett MarinkásSeptember 27, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Sehol nem finom a gyros...
  • Pash
    PashSeptember 5, 2013
    здесь можно купить билет на поезд Budapest-Moscow!😁
  • Eni .
    Eni 🗿August 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    ha nagyon sietsz, menj le a penztarakhoz es a jegyautomataknal vegyel jegyet, altalaban kevesen hasznaljak oket
  • Zsolt M.
    Zsolt MoldvánAugust 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    már másodszor adják rosszul az egri ic jegyemet. mostmár akkor is megnézem, ha piszkosul türelmetlen a kiscsaj mögöttem, és látványosan tolakszik az ablakhoz. pedig nem szarakodtam, mert nekem is...
  • Talented Miss Figley
    Talented Miss FigleyAugust 9, 2013
    В следующий раз, когда я буду ругать московские вокзалы, напомните мне о Келети. 😱😱😱
  • Béla P.
    Béla PappAugust 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Ennyi tudatlan eladót még életemben nem láttam. Az utasnak okosabbnak kell lennie, mint az eladónak. Vicc ez az egész. (Hajnali órákban mindössze EGY értékesítő van!)
  • Lilla S.
    Lilla SersliJuly 19, 2013
    ...mindig eszembe jut miert nem szeretek innen vonatozni.... :-//
  • Edina I.
    Edina IstenesJuly 16, 2013
    csak 470 Ft-ot fizettem masfel liter asvanyvizert. szinte ingyen volt, nagyon megeri.
  • Tamás S.
    Tamás SzékffyJune 25, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    A főépület szélén egymás mellett két gyrosbüfé van, az átjáróban lévő rossz, a másik, kint a peronon viszont nagyon jó!
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