Hungary : MÁV

Hungarian State Railways (Magyar Államvasutak or MÁV) is the number one railway company in Hungary, and with 20,000 employees it is also one of the country’s largest employers.

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  • InterCity
  • Express
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  • Szemelyvonat (passenger trains)

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Hungarian State Railways (Magyar Államvasutak or MÁV) is the number one railway company in Hungary, and with 20,000 employees it is also one of the country’s largest employers.
The railways connect Hungary both domestically and internationally with 593 stations on its railway lines. MÁV carries over 141.4 million passengers every year and is predicting this number will rise with the current interest in more respectful and earth friendly travel. They’re also improving their already convenient and practical train schedule.
Taking Intercity is the fastest way to travel to/from Budapest to the Hungarian main cities : enjoy a transdanubia day trip to Pécs, 228 km (3 hours), visit Békéscsaba, 196 km (2 1/2 hours) in the Great Plain or go to Balatonfüred (at Lake Balaton), 132 km (2 hours) !


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