Foreign travel advice

Hungary

Summary

If you’re travelling to summer events in Hungary, including major music festivals or the Hungarian Grand Prix, take sensible precautions against petty crime. See Safety and security

The EU Referendum held on 23 June delivered a clear vote for the United Kingdom to leave the EU. The Prime Minister has made a statement. In his statement, the Prime Minister reassured British people living in the EU, and European citizens in the UK, that there would be no immediate changes to their circumstances, and that there would be no initial change to the way people can travel. Until it leaves, the UK remains a full member of the EU. The period for exit, under the EU Treaties, is two years unless the other Member States agree to extend it.

Delays may be possible at the Hungarian borders with Austria, Croatia and Serbia due to police and border enforcement action as a result of significant numbers of people seeking to transit these countries.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Around 400,000 British nationals visit Hungary each year.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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