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Keleti Railway Station

Baross ter, Budapest 1087, Hungary
+36-1-3-49-49-49
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Baross ter, Budapest 1087, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you compare it with some Railway stations in Western Europe, you will wonder where you are. Dirty, no public toilet, the information is very bad. It is a real shame.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you try to venture out and about the main hall of the train station, you may be surprised to find that the station is in real need of renovation and/or maintenance. The walls are crumbling, the benches broken and there are spider webs and...More

Thank travelingteacher808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But dirty like most Hungarian railway stations. The new connection part is nice though. It a must see building.

Thank HorvathJanos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a classic European train depot. Cavernous with some interesting side halls. If you need a cab outside, negotiate well and save money

Thank brianinboca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled end of May 2017 from Budapest Keleti main railway station to Austria at 7:40 am. I arrived very early with a reservation ticket. All I need was to find the platform for my train. The notice board displayed the platform number in very...More

1  Thank anita n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Keleti station to buy tickets to go to Vienna. Went there pretty excited, but it all went bad quick. There is no explanation how rude the customer service in international ticket office was. They were almost yelling at me only because i didn't...More

1  Thank Diāna R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfriendly! Not good signals and not english on the signs. Terrible dirty everywhere. Not places to sit down.

1  Thank CarlosSanchezGarces
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Budapest for the day having caught the train from Bratislava to Budapest. Easy to navigate around, clear signage for the departures and the ticket machines are functional and easy to use. The tourist information seemed to be closed but there...More

Thank Vazbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

See the booking hall areas for magnificent painted ceilings. Imposing facade. One of the city's main rail stations and point of departure by Railjets to Vienna and Munich and international trains to Prague and Bucharest. Well worth a visit even if not travelling. Good Train...More

Thank MarksiElena
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Built in an eclectic style at the end of the 19th century. Mix of old grandeur and practical solutions for transport. With a bit of imagination, one can see the empress Elizabeth, Sissi, stepping out from the train and walking towards you through the steam.

Thank Peter D
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salsaqueen97
Hello I will be travelling for a couple of days to Vienna from Budapest. Is it better to buy the tickets at the station before departure? Or is it better to buy your tickets online before , Or at the station a day before departure. Which is the cheapest and best option?
24 March 2017|
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Response from NarisaB | Reviewed this property |
Normally buy the the before traveling it's more cheaper than you buy at the station !!
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Penny W
My friend and I will be travelling by train from Budapest to Prague on or about 25th May. Would Keleti be the correct railway station ?
3 March 2017|
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Response from Rob C | Reviewed this property |
Correct.
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740Kitty_S
Will I have to stand up on the train to Fussen? Do you have seats reserved for the tour group on the train?
15 August 2015|
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Response from Suzi S | Reviewed this property |
Kitty, I believ you posted this question in the wrong place. I think that is something you should ask directly of your tour company. However, if they answer yes, I would find a new company. It is a beautiful train ride.
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