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All you need to know about Budapest Nyugati Railway Station

If you’re coming from Ukraine by train, chances are you’ll be getting off at Budapest Nyugati Railway Station. Find out in this article,

  • what services are available at the station;
  • how to get food when you arrive here;
  • what you can do in and around Nyugati.

You can find more information about your options when traveling to Hungary in this article: I have arrived in Hungary – Basic practical information

Services at the station

  • Domestic ticket sales

Opening hours: every day  6 am – 7:35 pm

  • International ticket sales

Opening hours: every day: 6 am – 7:35 pm

*Tickets for international travel, seat tickets and travel passes can be paid in euros!

  • Found objects service:

Located in the building, accessible from platform 13. Lost and found objects can be collected from 6 am to 6 pm

  • Luggage storage

Opening hours: every day between 2:30 am – 0:50 am

Location: on platform 8, to the left of the ticket machines, next to the escalator that goes to the underpass. You can rent a small locker for 1500 HUF, and a large locker for the same price (for 24 hours). You can only pay with coins of 100 and 200 HUF.  ATTENTION: You can  close the locker only  once with one deposit!

Customer service: Unfortunately, there is no in-person customer service at Nyugati, only at another railway station, called Keleti (Eastern Railway Station/Keleti pályaudvar). However, you can get in touch with the call center using the following numbers:

MÁVDIREKT:  +36 (1) 3 49 49 49, mobile: +36 (20/30/70) 499 4999

Where can I buy food?

  • Fornetti bakery, credit card coffee and drinks vending machine – next to tracks 1-9, near the exit to the car park;
  • Other fast food restaurants – Westend mall;
  • SPAR grocery store – underpass;
  • LIDL – at the address of Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 61. – approximately 5 minutes walk from the railway station;
  • ALDI – at the address of Váci út 14. – facing WestEnd mall, approximately 4 minutes walk from the station;
  • Tobacconist – at the railway station, Váci út, access from the underpass, or at Teréz krt. 56 (corner of Teréz krt. and Podmaniczky utca).

Where can I find a bathroom?

  • Underpass, between platforms 11 and 12, cost: 250 HUF. 6 am-10 pm.
  • Westend, 9 am – 10 pm, paid.

Where can I charge my phone or pay for credit on the SIM-card?

  • Charging your phone in case of low battery- at Westend -1 floor at the fast food area.
  • Paying for credit on the SIM-card/ only Hungarian numbers – newsstand next to tracks 1-5.

If you want to know more about using Ukrainian SIM-cards in Hungary, read our article: Ukrainian SIM-card in Hungary

Where can I change money? 

  • ATMs at the train station: you can navigate at the ATMs in Russsian language, and you can withdraw small amounts of money as well (e.g. 1000,-Ft).
  • Expert Change:  Exchange office Teréz krt. 56 (at the corner of Podmaniczky and Teréz krt.)
  • Exclusive Change: Exchange office Teréz krt. 62 (opposite McDonalds) and in the shopping mall, WestEnd
  • MoneyGram: Podmaniczky utca 1-3.

Western Union: at the exchange office of the train station.

The information in this article has been verified, but may not necessarily apply to all specific, individual cases! If you have any questions, please contact us at the details below.

+36 30 299 4030



+36 30 299 4030



+36 30 299 4030