General Information Plan Your Trip to Budapest Before heading to Budapest you're sure to have some doubts. What currency do they use? Where is the best place to change money? Will they speak English? What plugs do they use? Travel Advice Latest information on the necessary documentation to visit Hungary and its capital Budapest depending on the various nationalities. Read more Language Hungarian is the official language spoken in Budapest and the rest of Hungary. Read our list of useful words and phrases to get by in Budapest. Read more Prices The daily costs to visit Budapest are not as high as other European capital cities. You can have a good meal for €10 and a dinner cruise for just 30€. Read more Public Holidays Discover the list of bank holidays in Budapest and Hungary when planning a trip to this country to know the opening hours of stores and attractions. Read more Climate Budapest’s climate is humid continental. Summers are hot and winters cold, dry, but relatively short. Discover the best time of year to visit Budapest. Read more Currency Hungary and Budapest’s official currency is the Forint. Information on the exchange rates, bank opening hours, exchanging money and saving on commissions. Read more You may also be interested in General Information Discover all the information you need to plan your trip to Budapest, including the history of the city, its culture, and useful advice so you can make the most of your holidays! Travel Advice Latest information on the necessary documentation to visit Hungary and its capital Budapest depending your nationality.