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BKV - Public Transport Information


Public Transport Information - BKV

FARES
From 1st January 2008

Tickets and passes are valid on all tram-, metro- and trolleybus lines, on the Millennium Underground and the cogwheel railway but on HÉV suburban railway only within the administrative boundaries of Budapest. On bus lines: tickets are valid on the whole length of the lines, but Budapest all-line passes are valid only to the first stop outside Budapest.
Budapest unified/combined passes (BEB passes) are valid on all lines of BKV Ltd. and on allotted lines of MÁV-START Zrt. (Hungarian Railways) and VOLÁN (yellow buses) beyond Budapest.
Single tickets can be purchased from ticket vending machines, at the cashiers' at metro - and HÉV stations and on the main traffic points in Budapest, at newsagents' and at every Post Office in Budapest and in the suburb.
Tickets with a metal stripe can be used even years after the purchase regardless of the price printed on them.
Pre-purchased one-day travel cards, three-day travel cards, seven-day travel cards, family tickets and passes can be redeemed before the starting day. *

THE MOST IMPORTANT CHANGES FROM 2008
Single tickets, transfer tickets, tickets of the discount coupon book, family tickets and the conurbation tickets cannot be used on the night service network. The single tickets bought on the spot / ticket for night service (HUF 350) are valid at night too, they can be purchased from our employees at the entrances of the stations, from ticket controllers, from vending machines and at our cashiers.
The monthly passes can be purchased with any starting day and are valid until 24.00 on the previous day of the starting day in the next month.
If holders of monthly passes are controlled without their passes on them they have only two opportunities a year to show their passes afterwards in BKV offices if they have no outstanding debts on previous fines (holders of the yearly passes have no limitation in showing their passes afterwards). The passes shown have to be valid one day before and on the day of fining.
* A handling charge of HUF 200 has to be paid

Tickets valid on vehicles of the day service
HUF 270Single ticket Valid for 1 uninterrupted trip without a change, for 60 minutes on the metro and for 30 minutes on Millennium Underground
It is not valid at the lines of night services.
HUF 2350 Tickets of the 10 pieces
Discount Coupon Book
It contains 10 pieces of single tickets. Tickets can be torn out and used as single tickets. It is not valid at the lines of night services.
HUF 220 Metro section ticket Valid for an uninterrupted trip without a change on the metro and the Millennium Underground for 3 stops for maximum 30 minutes.
Budapest Card
48 hours HUF 6500
72 hours HUF 8000
For unlimited travel for 1 adult and 1 child under the age of 14 (free entry to museums and price reductions for a lot of other services.)
Tickets valid also on the night service network
Ticket bought on the spot / Ticket for night service
HUF 350
Tickets can be purchased from drivers on the lines where as singned, controllers, BKV employees at the entrances of the stations and from vending machines.
1-day travelcard HUF 1550 For unlimited number of trips on the marked day from 00.00 to 24.00
Family ticket HUF 2000 Valid for unlimited trips on the marked day and the following day for 1 or 2 adults and at least one but up to 7 children. Children 6+ have to possess a Hungarian student card.
3-day travelcard HUF 3400 For unlimited number of trips on the marked day and two consecutive days from 00.00 to 24.00
7-day travelcard HUF 4000 For unlimited number of trips on the marked day and 6 consecutive days from 00.00 to 24.00. It is issued to the name of the holder and valid together with a personal identifying document with a photo.

Passes



Monthly pass

for students
for pensioners

for the disabled
BKV BEB The starting day can be chosen at purchase. It can be used until 24.00 on the last day of validity.

BEB 14-day pass can be bought only at the cashiers in the Akácfa street 15.

HUF
8250

3250
3250

7250
HUF 9050

3550
3550
14-day pass 5300 5700

Other fares and prices

Fines
HUF 6000 paid on the spot
HUF 12000 paid afterwards on postal cheque
HUF 24000 paid beyond 30 days

Passengers travelling without a valid ticket or pass or not keeping to Terms and Conditions of Travel are obliged to pay a fine.

Pass shown afterwards

Within 8 calendar days at BKV Surcharge Office; Budapest VII. district, Akácfa street 22. (max. 2 times a year)

Transportation of dogs and bicycles

A single ticket has to be validated. Bicycles can be transported only on HÉV suburban railway and on the cogwheel railway.

Transportation of oversized objects
on HÉV suburban railway

Within the administrative boundaries of Budapest 1 single ticket has to be validated. On sections outside Budapest you must buy a separate HÉV ticket.

* A handling charge of HUF 200 has to be paid

 

Lost and found information:
1072 Bp., Akácfa u. 18. Phone: 267-5299
Infoline: 06-80-406-688 Complaints: 317-1031



 



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