Businesses are usually open between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Friday is often a shorter work day.
Government offices have shorter hours, between 8am and 3pm.
Banks are usually open from 8.30am to 4.00pm
Shops are open between 10.00am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday. Shopping hours
are shorter on Saturdays, 9.00am to 1pm.
January 1 – New Year’s Day
March 15 – National Day
Spring – Easter (movable)
May 1 – Labour Day
August 20 – Constitution Day/ Saint Stephen’s Day
October 23 – Republic Day
November 1 – All Saints’ Day
December 25 -26 – Christmas
Hungary lies within the temperate climate zone of Central Europe, which
makes for pleasantly mild weather with moderate amounts of precipitation.
Air pollution is often experienced in mid-winter due to traffic emissions
in large cities.
For weather details in Hungary, please visit National Metrological Service
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The official currency is Hungarian Forint (HUF). Euro is accepted in some
Time zones and time differences
To find out the current time in Budapest, view the World Clock.
Hungary’s country code is 36.
For calls to Hungary from Australia dial: 0011 + 36 + area code + telephone
For calls from Hungary to Australia dial: 00 + 61 + area code + telephone
Find out more about
Australian area codes
international dialling codes
Electricity and water
Hungary’s power supply is 230V, 50Hz with two plug types: C and F.
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