Pécs is located in the southern part of Hungary, close to the Coratian border. It is the 5th largest city of the country. The closest airport is in Budapest which is a 2,5 hour drive from Pécs.
We advise you to travel to Budapest by flight. The most convenient way of travelling to Pécs from the airport is to order an airport shuttle. Here you can find the link to the websites of the most frequently used airport shuttle companies:
The costs of a stay in Hungary have generally been considered low by European standards.
Here is a list of essentials to get an idea of prices:
The Hungarian currency is called Forint (HUF, or locally Ft). Forint bills come in 20,000, 10,000, 5,000, 2,000, 1,000, 500 HUF notes, coins are 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 HUF. Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) are usually accepted in malls, city centre restaurants and shops. Always check doors for logos of the credit card companies that are accepted in a particular shop. ATMs (cash machines) are widely available.
You can check the current currency rates here: https://www.xe.com/
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