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Budapest is not only the capital and the most populous city of Hungary but also one of the largest cities in the European Union.

By plane:

The international airport Budapest Ferenc Liszt (BUD) is a big airport Hub  and it serves all major airlines including several low-cost airlines from which we will mention Wizzair.

By car:

Hungary has a developed motorway network. For using the motorways you have to buy vignette (road tax sticker), available at border crossing points and at petrol stations. You need to have with you local money (forintz) or international bank card for the fuel stations.

The Hungarian traffic rules, traffic signs and road markings are similar to those found in any other European country. However, it is important to highlight a few important traffic regulations: seatbelts are obligatory front and rear, using mobile phones while driving brings a big fine. Drinking and driving is highly punished in Hungary. Drivers consuming any alcohol will have the driver licenses suspended and fine can reach up to HUF 300,000 (€ 1000);

Speed limits: in cities is 50 km/h, outside cities 90 km/h, on major international roads 110 km/h and on motorways 130 km/h;

Hungarian Automobile Club (Magyar Autóklub) 24 hour helpline: (+36-1)345-1755. Roadside breakdown service: 188

By rail:

There are 3 main international railway stations in Budapest: Eastern (Keleti), Western (Nyugati) and Southern (Déli). More than 50 trains a day provide direct links between Budapest and 25 other European capital cities. Trains to Vienna run every 3 hours, 7 times a day.

There is also a popular network of Inter City trains linking Budapest with the main Hungarian towns. All three international railway stations are part of the Budapest Underground system, the Metro.


Event Map

  1. The VENUE – MOM Sport Center: Csörsz u. 14-16, Budapest
  1. NOVOTEL – Hotel Novotel Budapest City: Alkotás u. 63, Budapest
  1. FLAMENCO – Danubius Hotel Flamenco: Tas vezér u. 3-7, Budapest,
  1. BUDAPEST – Hotel Budapest: Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor 47, Budapest



20 € per person both ways. Please book in advance at armwrestling_hun@yahoo.com and szovkap@yahoo.com.

Team Captain is booking transfers for all the team. Payment for the transfers must be done 100% in advance.

Please provide following details: arrival airport, date and time of arrival and departure (flight time) and flight number.


Transfer from the hotels to the venue and back will be provided by host organizer free of charge.



For VISA requirements please contact:

Mr. Atilla Csabai  +36302053871 (Russian and English)                                                           

Mr. Tamás Rausch  Mobile: +36306415452 (English)

Email: armwrestling_hun@yahoo.com, szovkap@yahoo.com

All visa applications should be sent before 1st July 2017. After this date, the Host Federation is not responsible for visa formalities.

@ 2016 European Armwrestling Federation