How to get to Debrecen


By plane

  • direct flights operate between Debrecen and London Luton (England) and Eindhoven (Netherlands)
  • ​an airport shuttle runs between Debrecen University and Debrecen Airport touching major points of the city (Hotel Divinus, Főnix Sports Hall, Hotel Lycium, Downtown, Railway Station, etc.)
  • the city center is accessible from the airport in just 6 minutes by car, as well
  • for additional information, please visit the website of Debrecen Airport


From Budapest (Ferihegy) airport

By shuttle

  • if arriving to Budapest by plane airport minibus shuttles are available to get to Debrecen
  • ​the University partner agency ( provides assistance in booking a transfer
  • reservations need to be made at least three days prior to the flight

By train

  • InterCity trains from Budapest to Debrecen stop at Ferihegy station
  • ​from Terminal 2, Ferihegy the train station is accessible by bus number 200E during the daytime and by bus number 900 at night time
  • Hungarian state railway company MÁV operates a domestic ticket office at the Ferihegy train station every day from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.
  • train tickets can also be purchased from the ticket machines located on the platforms
  • please note that for InterCity trains you need to buy a ticket plus seat reservation, as well

Transportation in Debrecen

  • by taxi
    • ​City Taxi: + 36 52 555 555, + 36 52 888 444
    • Főtaxi: + 36 52 444 555
    • Főnix: + 36 52 444 444
  • by means of public transportation (buses and trams also available)
    • the best and most comfortable way to use public transportation is to buy a monthly pass, available at a discount price with your student card
    • for more information on public transportation in Debrecen please visit