How to Get from Pecs to Other Destinations
Pecs is located around 200 km from Budapest, in the southwest of Hungary. It is one of the oldest cities of the country, as it was founded in the Roman Era. In 2010, it was chosen as the European cultural capital. In order to get to or from this lovely and cozy place, tourists use taxis, private transfers, and public transportation.
Taxi from Pecs
Taxis in Pecs can be reserved via phone or the Internet. Also, you may take a cab at the city stands - for instance, at the train station. However, we recommend you to use official and reliable services, as private taxi drivers may overcharge you. Also, your hotel reception can book a vehicle for you. The average taxi fare from Pecs to the capital of the country is €180. Night journeys are more expensive.
Transfer from Pecs
If you want to plan your ride well in advance and thus not to spend your time looking for a car on the spot and you also want to deal with a reliable and trustworthy company, choosing a Kiwitaxi transfer will be a good idea.
A taxi transfer from Pecs to the Hungarian capital for 4 passengers costs €144, and to its airport - €132. These rates will stay fixed once your booking is made. Our professional transfer driver will pick you up in the place and at the time indicated by you in your reservation. If you are traveling with small children, don’t forget to add a child seat to your order. Our transfer prices don’t increase at nighttime.
Public Transport from Pecs
There are lots of buses going from Pecs to Budapest, as there are lots of tourists coming here. Some of these services will take you to the capital in 4 hours, while others will be a little faster (around 3 hours). The average fare is €15. And don’t forget to thoroughly check all timetables beforehand, as the departure time of the last bus may change.
Also, there are trains which can take you from Pecs to Keleti railway station in Budapest. On average, rail travel costs €17-18 (depending on the class you choose). Such a trip may take up to 3 hours. Besides, there are direct trains to Vienna.
However, keep in mind that at night, these services will not be available, so you will be able to choose only a private transfer or a taxi.
Pecs: useful information
The most notable sight of the city is the Early Christian Necropolis which is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2,000. Among other places of interest are Pecs Cathedral, the Barbican, Szechenyi Square, the Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kaseem, and the Zsolnay Ceramics Factory.