Salgótarján is located in Northern Hungary (map), right at the Slovakian border, 120 kms from Budapest.
Arriving By Car
Salgótarján can be accessed by car from Budapest in 1.5 hours. The easiest way to arrive (from Budapest) is to take the M3 highway as far as Hatvan (milestone 54), then continue north on route 21.
Getting Here By Bus
Buses leave Budapest’s “Stadionok” station for Salgótarján hourly and the trip takes about 1.5 hours. Click here to open the timetable.
Trains to Salgótarján leave from “Keleti pályaudvar” railway station in Budapest on regular basis, however the journey can take up 2.5 or 3 hours and you have to change trains 1-2 times (usually at Hatvan). Click here to open the timetable.
Salgótarján can be connected to many parts of the world by using Budapest International Airport which is located about 120 kilometers from Salgótarján.
Getting Around in Salgótarján
When in the city center, walking can be the best choice for most. Parking is relatively easy and you can find a lot of free of charge parking spaces around the town. You have to pay for parking only at a few frequented areas. Salgótarján may not have a huge population, but you also can find a basic, satisfactory public transportation system in our town. You can buy tickets from the bus drivers, post offices, newsstands.