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Travel with us to the Sziget festival this year too!

Travel by train to the Sziget this year too! Do not forget the seat reservation!

Please note that during and after the Sziget festival (between 8 and 15 August) international trains may be crowded due to the increased demands. We highly recommend purchasing seat reservation to travel conveniently, especially to Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

50% reduction for travelling to the Sziget festival by train

50% discount of the full-fare 2nd class return ticket is provided for those travelling to the Sziget festival (between 8 August 2018 and 15 August 2018) from any domestic station of MÁV-START to Budapest-Keleti, Budapest-Nyugati, Budapest-Déli, Kőbánya-Kispest, Zugló és Kelenföld stations.

How can you use the discount?

Please tell at the booking office at the time of purchase, that you are travelling to the Sziget festival, and you would like to have a 50% return-trip discount ticket to one of the following stations:

Budapest-Keleti, Budapest-Nyugati, Budapest-Déli, Kőbánya-Kispest, Zugló és Kelenföld. Please note, that this discounted tickets cannot be purchased online or from vending machine.

Please note that you also have to purchase a supplement, when travelling on a EuroCity, InterCity or Express train or on a fast train.

First day of the validity of the discounted ticket cannot be earlier than 7 August 2018, your return journey must be completed before 16 August 2018, 11.59 p.m.

This year, look for our booking office truck in the ’Sziget city-centre’, where you can validate your ticket for the return journey. If you have forgotten to validate the ticket, please show your Sziget-ticket armband at ticket checking during your return journey. If you choose to travel on a EuroCity, InterCity or Express train or on a fast train on your return journey, and have not purchased your supplement beforehand, you can do so at our booking office truck on the Sziget.

Ticket checking

Please note that if you do not validate the ticket for the return journey and cannot show your Sziget-ticket armband at the time of ticket checking on your return journey, you have to pay the difference between the discounted price and the full-fare return-trip ticket and a penalty on board.

Sziget MobilpénztárDomestic and international ticket office in the Sziget city-centre – special festival discount: 20% discount of full-fare domestic tickets

As in previous years, train tickets – both international and domestic – can be purchased at the Sziget festival site, from our new booking office truck located in the Sziget ‘city-centre’. Whether it is a trip to the Hungarian countryside, a Vienna getaway or a multi-week European tour, our colleagues will find you the best train schedule and the cheapest available price.

If you are not entitled for any domestic discount, we have a special offer for you: purchase domestic tickets at our booking office truck during the Sziget festival, and you will receive 20% discount of the 2nd class full fare price. The offer is valid only for domestic travel on the network of MÁV-START, for both one-way and return journeys, even for pre-purchase. Payment is possible with Festipay card (incl. PayPass credit/debit cards) only.

Opening hours of the booking office truck:

From 8 August 2018 until 14 August 2018, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Please note, that the booking office is closed on 15 August 2018; neither ticket purchasing nor validating the 50% return-trip ticket is possible.

For more details, please contact the railway ticket offices, our personal customers service, or our call center (+36 1 3 49 49 49).

How to get to the Sziget Festival from the railway stations?

The map below shows the most convenient way to get to the Sziget festival from the major railway stations by public transport.

Sziget 2018

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