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VISA/Reaching Hungary

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Further consular info on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary:

VISA information

Hungary joined the Schengen Area on 21 December, 2007. From that time visas and residence permits issued by one of the Schengen Member States are valid also for Hungary, and visas/residence permits issued by Hungarian authorities are – as a general rule – also valid for the entire Schengen Area.

Schengen Member States: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and Lichtenstein.

Hungary issues visas in 89 countries, while in 67 countries Hungary is represented by other Member States for issuing visa.

In order to further enhance the visa procedure for the FINA BUDAPEST 2017 event, Hungary is negotiating temporary agreements on visa representation with countries where Hungary is neither being present nor being represented.

Please check the Annex below to learn if you are eligible for visa free entry.

Reaching Hungary

Travellers may reach Hungary and its capital by various means of transportation, such as:

By air: the most important air hub is Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, receiving flights from numerous destinations. The closest international Airports are in Vienna and in Bratislava, in which case you will either need a transfer flight or a transfer by an international coach bus/train. 

By waterway: the unique possibility to arrive to the venue of the FINA World Championships by the river Danube is there for you if you take a ship. Please consult dedicated websites if you are interested, such as: 

By road: all major highways and motorways run into the capital, so whatever direction you may come talking a car, bus etc. you will arrive conveniently, as in our case “all roads lead to Budapest”. Important: if you rent a car, make sure it has a highway sticker, which is compulsory on local roads!