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Keleti Railway Station

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The station itself looks amazing and it's worth a visit if you are near it. The only problem we had was with its staff who doesn't speak nor understand English. We didn't really know it had a closing time and while our friends were searching...More

Thank Victor R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Budapest on August 2018 and visited Keleti Railway station. It is an incredibly huge building with a stunning look. We went there to buy train tickets to Bratislava. The information staff speak English and was helpful. We were informed that there is...More

Thank Shine_Haridas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The outside architecture looks impressive, but unless you are Hungarian, this is not a user-friendly place. Despite having a C19th nostalgic appeal, any traveller wanting to sit down and have a coffee or go to the toilet is likely to have very few options. The...More

Thank Stancokl53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have no doubt read about taxi scams in Budapest and about those offering fixed price transportation in the terminals. Let me add that you cannot assume that they are legitimate just because they are in the taxi line at the train station, airport, or...More

Thank moorea54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the night train from Budapest to Beograd and the subsequent train to Sofia. The trains were rejects from the scrap heap from DB, and looked the part. We were welcomed by the vomit inducing smell of fermented excrements as the toilets weren't cleaned...More

Thank Jaap v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical station in ex-Eastern Block. Some modern improvements but not enough info for foreign tourists. Some staff helpful but mainly grumpy. Not enough signs in other Lang. i.e. English. The area where the station is, still needs vast improvements and the tour buses/stops are not...More

Thank jacekzaluski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When this train station was built in 1884, I am sure it must have been state-of-the-art and modern and the pride of Budapest. Very fine architectural design to behold from outside. If you enter the station from a metro line or basement level, it is...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The only reason I gave this train station 1 star is because I couldn't submit my review without it. We booked our tickets before we even left the USA. My husband went to the ticket counter to check us in and noticed that we did...More

Thank adrianne01
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I am surprised after reading the other reviews. We had no issue what so ever getting our tickets, or train. I booked the tickets on line, and we went to the train station the day before to pick up our tickets, absolutely no issue. Went...More

Thank Suzi S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Outside of building is worth the walk around Inside, old and dirty Not much to do or see inside The information booth was very helpful in getting subway information Did not realize Hungary does not want Euro’s

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Travel1996
14 July 2018|
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Response from CBArnold | Reviewed this property |
The trains out of Budapest are super nice and comfy!
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vespadue
28 June 2018|
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Response from Barbara G | Reviewed this property |
Hello I didn't know how to speak the language but the people who works there can understand English I bought tickets there and it was very cheap I never tried to buy online I believe you will not have any problems
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