Public Payphones in Hungary can be operated either by 10
20 and 50 Forint coins or phone cards issued by MATÁV.
Phone Cards are on sale at newsstands tobacconists post
offices supermarkets hotels travel agencies by street vendors taxi
drivers and in MATÁV's customer service offices and telephone shops
National Long Distance Calls: Dial the national access code
(06) then the area code and subscriber's number. Or call the operator
(free of charge subscribers' lines only): 191.
International Calls: Dial the international access code
(00) then the international country code area code (if any) and
subscriber's number. Or call the operator (free of charge subscribers'
lines only): 190.
NeoPhone: NeoPhone allows internatinal phone calls at uniquely
low prices. NeoPhone is a calling card in the value of HUF 2000
and 5000, can be purchased at newsstands, Post offices, petrol stations,
travel agencies and supermarkets. The minute rates can be found
on the website www.neophone.hu
Credit Card Calls: International call fees from Hungary
abroad can be charged to the account of the calling party's credit
card. Credit card calls should be registered at the operator. The
credit card identification number has to be given at the same time.
Country Direct: This service is a direct calling possibility
from Hungary abroad through the operator of the foreign country.
Country Direct calls may be made from any subscriber line or public
payphone station in Hungary to those countries where this service
has been already introduced. At public payphones a coin or a phonecard
has to be inserted to initiate the call but at the end of the conversation
the coin is returned (no unit will be utilised). The call fee has
to be paid subsequently by the called subscriber.
Hungary Direct: This service is a direct calling possibility
from abroad to Hungary through the operator of the Budapest international
Directory numbers of Country Direct and Hungary Direct services
are listed in the Telephone Directory.
National and Local Directory Assistance: Enquires can be
made by name and address of a telephone subscriber about his/her
directory number or by a directory number about the name and address
of a subscriber.
Nonstop enquiry: 198
International Directory Assistance: Nonstop enquiry: 199.
Dispatch of Telegrams by Phone: Call the operator
(free of charge): 192.
Ambulance: 104, Fire Brigade: 105, Police: 107 (free of charge)
Central Emergency Phone Number: 112 (free of charge) White Ring:
(victim protection organization helps tourists who fall victims
of crimes) Office Hours: 10 am to 6 pm daily H-1055 Budapest, Szent
István krt. 1. Phone: 472-1161, 312-2287, Fax: 472-1162 H-8600 Siófok,
Petőfi sétány 9. Phone: (06-84) 310-655 ext. 16-04
Tourinform: 438-8080 24 hour information service Malév Ferihegy
Airport Terminal 1. : 296-7155
Malév Ferihegy Airport Terminal 2. : 296-7000, 296-8000
Máv Railway Service Central passenger transportation information
service (00.00-24.00 hours)
For questions on domestic travel: 461-5400
For questions on international travel: 461-5500
VOLÁNBUSZ International Bus Service: 219-8080