For some, months or even years is not enough. For first time visitors, anywhere from 3-4 days is enough to take in the city and go on a few day trips.
Budapest attracts alot of visitors each year especially during the summer months. Try to visit Budapest either in the spring or fall for lower travel rates and significantly shorter lines at attractions.
On average, backpacking in Budapest costs about $40 a day.
For the most part, Budapest is safe to visit. However, as with most big cities, pickpockets can be a problem, so be extra cautious when in touristy areas.
It’s not necessary to know Hungarian
as most people you meet can also speak English.
Don’t be a tacky tourist though, learn some common Hungarian phrases before you go.
Hungary uses the Forint as their currency. One US dollar is worth approximately 422 HUF.
Hungary is part of the Schnegen Agreement which allows open borders between many European countries.
However, if you're traveling for longer than 90 days, you need to be aware of certain restrictions that may affect your trip.
Do you speak English?
One beer please
Egy sört kérek