Travel to Hungary

Poised at Europe’s centre, Hungary’s well-served by a handy web of transport links from abroad. The main international airport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport.

Budapest’s linked to 15 European capitals by train, directly or indirectly. Its home to three main railway stations, from which Express and InterCity trains lead to all the country’s main tourist regions. To see train timetable click here.

The easiest way to get to the Conference Venue is to hail a taxi. Taxis are waiting for passengers at the airport and train stations all day long.

Local transport

Budapest has an international airport, the city can be reached by shuttle bus (provided by the airport, the order can be made upon arrival or on-line prior to travel) or by taxi in about 30 minutes to one hour. Reliable taxi services are available at the airport. Prices are usually below EUR 30 from the airport to the city. Major railway stations are in the city and all of them are beside metro stations.

Visa Information

Hungary is a member of the Schengen Area, and applies the Schengen legislation in full. The entry formalities for Hungary vary according to the country of origin. All visitors entering Hungary must possess a valid passport or a valid picture ID in some cases.

Citizens of the EU/EEA member states and of the following countries may travel to Hungary without a visa: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Salvador, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, USA, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Entry visa can be obtained at any Hungarian embassy, consulate, and in some cases at border crossing points. Please check the current visa requirements on Portal of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Letter of Invitation

Wianf organizers will only issue a Letter of Invitation to the following verified conference participants:

  • Conference Speakers
  • Conference Attendees

All conference attendees who seek a Letter of Invitation must first register and pay for the conference fees before a Letter of Invitation will be issued.

Letters of Invitation will be emailed as a PDF document. Print copies will be mailed upon conference attendee's request by regular post only.

It is your responsibility to get the Visa. Wianf organizers cannot contact or intervene with any Hungarian Embassy or Consulate office abroad on your behalf so please begin your visa application process as soon as you determine that you want to attend the conference.

All requests for a Letter of Invitation must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

No exceptions to this policy will be made.