How to get to Győr


Transportation to Hungary


The official addresse of the University:
H-9026 Győr, Egyetem tér 1.

  • By plane 

    Fortunately our town, Győr is close to more airports, so you can have the choices to arrive in Budapest or Vienna or Bratislava. 

    Via Budapest

    Hungary is small enough for you not to need to get around by air. International air traffic goes through one airport, Liszt Ferenc Airport (former Ferihegy), near Budapest.

    The Airport Minibus Service has a desk at the airport, so you will find them easily. This service has a set price independent of your destination within Budapest, but you should call it 24 hours before you travel. When it's time to leave the country you can call the minibus to pick you up from your door.  Airport Minibus Service ( costs approximately 3,200 HUF/ person inside Budapest. To return to the airport you must order the minibus 24 hours in advance. The transfer buses operate between the airport and five major provincial towns (Debrecen, Győr, Miskolc, Pécs, Szeged) You can book non-Budapest transfers only via email or at the miniBUD desk at the airport from 380 euros.

    A taxi from the airport to the railway or bus station should cost around 6,500 - 8,000 HUF.

    Public transport provides easy access to the city centre from Budapest Airport. The bus stops are located on the arrivals level, between the two terminals.

    100E Airport Express –shuttle service providing a direct connection between Ferenc Liszt International Airport and Budapest city centre

    Bus line 100E Airport Express provides a direct, convenient, economical and fast connection between Liszt Ferenc International Airport and Deák Ferenc Square, a key transport hub on the Pest side of the city.

    The buses run around the clock, every 7-12 minutes during the day, every 15-20 minutes in the evening, and every 30-40 minutes at night between midnight and about 3:30 a.m.

    100E Airport Express passenger drop-off points on the way to the city centre:
    • Kálvin tér metro station
    • Astoria metro station
    • Deák Ferenc tér metro station

    Attention! Passengers require a special ticket for 100E Airport Express: the airport shuttlebus single ticket costs 2,200 HUF. Other types of tickets or passes are NOT accepted on this direct service.

    200E – regular, scheduled public transport service to the city

    Bus line 200E operates day and night between Terminal 2 and Kőbánya-Kispest metro station. At night, the route is extended to Határ út station. BKK single tickets, multi-day travelcards or passes are required for travel. (Please note that the airport shuttle bus single ticket is not accepted!)

    At night (23:00-4:00), bus 200E operates to Határ út station, from where night bus lines 914, 914A, 950 and 950A will take you to the city centre.

    Key stops of bus line 200E:

    • Ferihegy vasútállomás (railway station): transfers available to the network of MÁV-Start Hungarian State Railways, to reach Nyugati pályaudvar (Western railway terminal) in the city centre, or the cities of Szolnok, Debrecen, Nyíregyháza and Szeged in the eastern part of Hungary.
    • Kőbánya-Kispest M: transfers to MÁV-Start trains and to buses serving East and South Pest.
    • Határ út M: transfers to several daytime and night buses to South Pest.

    The following diagram depicts the information above:

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    You can use also the interactive rout planner of Budapest or you can download BudapestGO app

    For timetables, please visit the BKK website.

    Transportation from Budapest

    By train: Trains departing from Keleti pályaudvar/Budapest-Keleti and Déli páyaudvar/Budapest déli. Please be aware that there is a compulsory seat reservation on the trains from Keleti pályaudvar/ Budapest Keleti. The travel time is between 1 h 20 m to 1 h 54 m 

    You can have more information about timetables on the following website: It will help you plan your route and give you information on ticket prices.

    Train tickets are fairly cheap in Hungary if you have a student card. Intercity/Railjet trains are the smoothest way to travel: they are fast and comfortable, and tickets cost only cca 2-3 EUR more than for an ordinary train. Train tickets must be purchased in advance at the train station or from a travel agent. 

    By car: Take the M1 motorway. Győr is in the middle of the highway from Vienna to Budapest, approximately 125 km far from both cities. Please mind the higway toll in Hungary!

    Via Vienna

    Austria's international airport, Schwechat is cca 100 km far to west from Győr. It provides a lot of transfer possibilities to Vienna's different points, and sometimes direct transfers to Budapest, via Győr. 

    By Train: The most convenient way to travel from Vienna Airport to Győr is by taking a train. Here's how:

    • From Vienna Airport, take the City Airport Train (CAT) or the regular S-Bahn (S7) train to Wien Hauptbahnhof (Vienna Main Train Station). The CAT is a direct, non-stop service, while the S-Bahn makes several stops along the way. Both options provide easy connections to the train station.
    • At Wien Hauptbahnhof, look for trains heading to Győr. There are direct train services from Vienna to Győr, and the journey takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours, depending on the train type and schedule. Check the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) website or their mobile app for up-to-date train schedules and ticket information.

    By bus:  

    • From Vienna Airport, you can take the Vienna Airport Lines bus to Vienna International Busterminal (VIB). The bus operates frequently, and the journey takes approximately 20-30 minutes.
    • At Vienna International Busterminal (VIB), you can find several bus companies offering direct services to Győr. Companies like FlixBus a have routes connecting Vienna to Győr, and the journey duration is typically around 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on traffic and specific schedules. You can check their websites or use online bus ticket platforms to find available routes, schedules, and fares.

    By Privat Transfer

    In case you want to choose the most simple, fast and comfortable way to get to Győr, you can take one of the privat transfers for a moderate price:

    Via Bratislava

    Slovakia's international airport Letisko M.R. Stefanik is cca 80 km far to northwest from Győr.

    By Train: This is the most common and convenient way to travel from Bratislava Airport to Győr.

      • From Bratislava Airport, take bus number 61 or the public shuttle service "Bus to Train" to Bratislava's main train station, known as "Hlavná stanica" or "Bratislava hl. st." The journey takes approximately 20-30 minutes.
      • At Bratislava hl. st., take a train to Győr. There are direct train connections between Bratislava and Győr, and the journey takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours, depending on the train type and schedule. You can check the timetable and ticket information on the Slovak Railways (ZSSK) or Hungarian State Railways (MÁV) websites.

    By Shuttle Service or Taxi: Another option is to take a shuttle service or taxi directly from Bratislava Airport to Győr. Shuttle services or private transfers can be arranged in advance or at the airport upon arrival. This option offers convenience and a direct transfer to Győr without having to change transportation modes. You can search online for shuttle service providers operating on the Bratislava-Győr route.

    By Car Rental: If you prefer driving, you can rent a car at Bratislava Airport and drive to Győr. Several car rental companies have counters at the airport, and you can book a vehicle online in advance or upon arrival. The drive from Bratislava to Győr takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours, depending on traffic conditions and the route taken.

    By Bus:

    Bus from Bratislava Airport to Bratislava city centre:

      • From Bratislava Airport, take bus number 61 or the public shuttle service "Bus to Train" to Bratislava's main train station, known as "Hlavná stanica" or "Bratislava hl. st." The journey takes approximately 20-30 minutes.
      • At Bratislava hl. st., you will have the option to continue your journey to Győr by bus.

    Bus from Bratislava city centre to Győr:

      • From Bratislava hl. st., you can find bus services to Győr operated by various companies. Some popular bus companies operating this route include FlixBus and RegioJet
      • Check the websites of these bus companies or use online bus ticket platforms to find available routes, schedules, and fares for buses from Bratislava to Győr. The journey duration is typically around 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on traffic conditions and the specific bus schedule.

    Arriving in Győr

    The railway station (Pályaudvar) is in the middle of the city, behind the City Hall (Városháza). From the station, head through the centre, then cross the Mosoni-Duna River. The university is about 15 minutes walk from there.

    Walking: The distance between Győr Railway Station and Széchenyi István University is approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 miles).

    • Exit Győr Railway Station and head southeast on Baross Gábor utca.
    • Continue straight on Baross Gábor utca until you reach the intersection with Árpád utca.
    • Turn left onto Árpád utca and continue straight.
    • After a few minutes, you will reach Széchenyi István University campus on your right.


    Public transport of Győr 

    Within the town of Győr only bus service is available. Sorry, no underground.

    To reach the university, you can take the bus No.2B No. 11 No. 19 and No.29 (station: Széchenyi István Egyetem).

    The bus stop (No.19 and 29) is located near the railway station at Révai Miklós utca. The bus stop (No. 11 and 2B) is located on the opposite side of Szent István Street in Aradi vértanúk útja, near to the Fountain (Station - Aradi vértanúk útja, szökőkút).

    For the entire schedule and bus routes, visit the bus company's webpage.

    Bus tickets and season tickets are available at the bus station, kiosks and ticket machines at several bus stops for 250 HUF and from the bus driver for 440 HUF. Tickets must be validated using a hand-operated machine when boarding the vehicle. Students are entitled to reduced rates.


    After spending a night out in town you might want to take a taxi back to your home. Taxies are more expensive than public transport so it is a good idea to share the taxi with other people.

    When taking a taxi, you should avoid hailing unmarked taxi cabs. Even if they have a taxi sign on the top of the vehicle and are seen standing at taxi ranks, do not get it the car unless they have a company name on the outside of the car.

    Several taxi companies in Győr:

    • Duna Taxi – Tel: (96) 444 444
    • Kisalföld Taxi – Tel: (96) 444 000