START tickets

START – New Offer to Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia

START tickets may be purchased for all journeys between Hungarian and Austrian,Slovakian and Czech stations in ticket offices.

When travelling with a child or children, the adult buying a START ticket and travelling together with maximum three children between ages 6–14, the second-class tickets for children are available from already 5 € for any destination in Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic. Children younger than six can travel free of charge.

Price examples for second-class tickets from Budapest

To Austria

Vienna:from 9 €

Linz, Graz: from 19 €

Salzburg, Klagenfurt:from 25 €

Innsbruck: from 34 €

To the Czech Republic:

Brno, Olomouc:from 13 €

Prague, Ostrava, České Budějovice:from 20 €

Plzen, Karlovy Vary:from 28 €

To Slovakia:

Bratislava:from 9,50 €

Kosice:from 13,20 €

Poprad (Tatra): from 15,50 €

START tickets also available in MÁV app

START tickets in the app can be purchased only for the direct trains, for the Austrian/Slovakian/ Czech destinations accessible without transfer.

The Hungarian application can be downloaded on iOS and Android devices.

Google play If you use the Android operating system, click on this link to download the app.
AppStore If you use the  iOS operating system, click on this link to download the app. 

Please, update the application if the option to select international tickets does not appear in the settings.  

An international ticket may be selected in the top left corner of MÁV app, then you can choose the train ticket suitable in time and fee quickly and easily. Your seat is reserved free of charge for START tickets bought in MÁV app for both the 1st and 2nd classes.