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Address: Baross ter, Budapest 1087, Hungary
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Train station for international bound trains

Trains to outside of Hungary leave from this station. It is advisable to reach the station an hour before the scheduled departure of the train so as to locate the train at the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Ankit S
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Trains to outside of Hungary leave from this station. It is advisable to reach the station an hour before the scheduled departure of the train so as to locate the train at the correct platform. The giant scree at the entrance shows all the trains, however the respective platform numbers are shown only 30 mins before the departure. Also platforms... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Budapest-Keleti pályaudvar is a very old building in historical architecture. It's definitely cool to roam around, an eyecatcher. On the other hand this is it, there is not much more to do than feeling the budapest vibe.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can you say it's a railway station. It's an imposing building but again there no disabled access only steps to get in. This seems to be a problem all over Budapest.The entrance hall to the side is very grand.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing building. Beautiful painted ceilings, very ornate station. Go inside the building its worth a visit to appreciate the architecture.

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Thank 921lindab921
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely old station with a mix of old and new trains, the old train is an old Russian train from around the 70's.....

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We travelled from here to Bratislava while in Budapest. The station is an attractive building. It is easy to get to by foot or tram / bus. It has a sense of former grandeur about it which has faded a little, but doesn't take much imagination to reinvigorate. The actual train services from here are good. Electronic ticket machines with... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

It's looks great until you step inside. It looks like it has not been cleaned up since it was destroyed in WWII. I had to walk out of the station and across the street just to get a cup of coffee. There are not any shops in the station and only a few kiosks that serve questionable food. We found... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Proper railway station. The outside in nothing short of magnificent with its architecture and open frontage. Sadly once you have got over that, it is a bit of a mess. Just looking is fun....using it for its purpose might be difficult as there is little concession for tourists.

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Malahide, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This station is impressive architecturally but don't judge the book by the cover. Information on arrival is very poor and we could not find a single member of staff in the station concourse although the place was quite busy at 07.00. Our destination (Vienna) was not indicated on the Main Departures Board as the train continued onto Zurich. This information... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Budapest Keleti is the eastern and largest railway station in Budapest, opened since 1884. It once was one of the most modern stations in Europe, but that title has long since expired. The station is still quite busy, but very dirty and neglected. It's so sad to see such a historical city landmark left to look so trampled and trashy.... More 

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