Telephones, Post Offices in Budapest

Telephones, Post Offices in Budapest

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Telephones and Cell Phones in Hungary

Direct dial telephone service to most countries from Hungary is available and reliable. In the last few years, Hungary has updated its telephone system and increased the quality of service. Long-distance calling cards or an international callback service can be used here.

Hungary country code: 36 
Budapest area code: 1 (+7-digit number) 
International pre-dial : 00 + country code + local number 
Domestic long distance pre-dial: 06 + area code + local number
Cell-phone numbers are 9-digit, after dialing 06, the first two numbers depend on the telephone company: 20, 30 or 70.

Important telephone numbers 

Ambulance:  104
Police:  107
Fire Department:  105

Emergency call 112

Directory Assistance:  198
International Directory: 199

Cell Phones

Hungary has an extensive cellular telephone network and personal cell phones are commonplace. Customers can choose to either prepay for their phone usage or purchase a monthly payment plan. Both payment methods have advantages and disadvantages and should be weighed based on a customer's need. Major providers are:

T-Mobile
Pannon GSM
Vodafone

 

Post Offices in Budapest

Post offices are open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The two Head Post Offices near Budapest’s main railway stations are open longer as follows:

VI. Teréz krt. 51 (near the Western (Nyugati) Railway Station): Monday to Saturday 7-21.

VIII. Baross tér 11. (Eastern (Keleti) Railway Station): Mon-Sat: 7-21, Sun: 8-20.

Most post offices offer encashment facilities for VISA, VISA Electron, Eurocard/Mastercard, and Maestro cards, as well as for Eurocheques and American Express traveller’s cheques and postal orders.

 

Hotspots in Budapest

Hotspots in Budapest Downtown:

http://www.hotspotter.hu/en/

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