Driving by car in Hungary/Balaton
Speed limit: in cities 50 km/h, in out of cities 90/110 km/h, on motorway 130 km/h.
Documents: driver's license, car registration card and Green Card (proof of car insurance)
The max. permitted level of alcohol in the blood is 0.00‰.
Using a mobile phone while driving is forbidden, but the use of hands-free devices is tolerated.
Motorways can be used with prepayed vignettes. The 2008 motorway tolls for motorcycles, cars and caravans ( with a max. total weight of 3.500 kgs ):
4-day: 1530 HUF,
10-days: 2550 HUF,
1-month: 4200 HUF,
1-year vignette: 37200 HUF .
The authorisation is valid after the buyer has signed the control coupon confirming the purchase of the authorisation.
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- Road Trip
Ferry to Tihany
In the summertime - 24. May & 14. Sept. - the ferries are in service every 40 minutes. Travel duration:10 minutes. Depends on weather condition, may be modified.
High-season shipping timetable: Departure Harbor of Szántód 6.00 - 23.20, departur Harbor of Tihany 6.20 - 23.40
Fares for Person: HUF 480.-, for Car HUF: 1 360.-
- Family Travel