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The Island of Freedom

 
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Sziget festival is located on Óbuda Island in the heart of Budapest. The exact address is: Május 9. park, Budapest, Hungary, 1033. Check on Google Maps!
It has never been as easy to travel to a Festival as traveling to the Island of Freedom. Please, check out all the possible means of transport.

Train/Plane

By Sziget Express

If you think you’re ready for the most legendary trip to Sziget, you should take the Sziget Express! From all over the world Szitizens travel to The Netherlands to take the famous festival train to the heart of Budapest. Party the night away and make friends before you arrive at the festival during this once-in-a-lifetime experience. More info and tickets can be found here.

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By plane

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) The airport is located 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) southeast of the center of Budapest. It primarily offers international connections within Europe, but routes are also available to Africa, the Middle East, America and the Far East.

Grab a Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card and get to Sziget (and back to the Airport when leaving) with a direct Bus Shuttle! Check the Timetable here.

 

Car

By Car

Are you up for a road trip? Discover the true beauty of the countryside, but please bear in mind to stick to the schedule! Arrive on time so you won’t miss our incredible shows!

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Ride Sharing: Join the Movement by Slinger

Ride with new friends, play that pre-party playlist, and inspire each other along the way with your must-see acts. Sharing your ride is a win-win. As a driver, you don’t have empty seats, plus you can share the costs of the trip including your parking ticket while driving more sustainably. Check Slinger

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Local transfer

Travel & Explore

Fancy discovering the city? Make the most out of your festival holiday with Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card! Use the airport shuttle and most of the public transport options within the city borders or travel with the Sziget Boat Service and enjoy the best spas, museums and restaurants Budapest has to offer.

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By Wigo Carsharing

Choose comfort and freedom when traveling in Budapest. Drive by wigo carsharing to the Island of Freedom. Arrive to Sziget with our official carsharing partner to the dedicated wigo parking lot at H Bridge. Register and download the app, if you are not a wigo user yet.
When you’re drunk, drinking and driving may seem like a smart idea, but even little amounts of alcohol can impact reaction times and create blurred or double vision, putting you (and others) at risk behind the wheel. How to avoid it? Quite simple: Do not drink and drive.

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Sziget Boat Transfer

Hop on the Sziget boat and arrive to The Island of Freedom in a fancy way! From Jászai Mari Square to Sziget and back (duration appx. 22-26 mins). Please note that tickets are valid only for one way, can be bought at the kiosk onsite too. Having a Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card? Sziget Boat Transfer is included, so you can use this service for free! Check the timetable by clicking here!

Sziget - Airport Shuttle

You can travel without purchasing a ticket on special Sziget shuttles that take you from Liszt Ferenc Airport to the entrance of the festival. You can board the special Sziget shuttle with a Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card purchased at the airport, or with a valid voucher. Please note that Sziget- Airport shuttles are in service during the festival only. Check the timetable by clicking here.

By taxi

You can take a taxi from the airport (there is an official taxi spot right at the exit on the ground floor), the journey to Sziget Festival takes around 45 minutes.
If you want to arrive from your hotel/appartement you can easily order a cab through our official sponsors Főtaxi. Download the app!

BOLT Taxi

Főtaxi

Local transport

By public transport

From the Airport

Take 100E towards Deák Ferenc tér M (City centre) - price is 2200 HUF (~5.5 €), then change at Deák Ferenc tér to Metro 2 (M2) to Batthyány tér. Change to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 1 and a half hour. To reach Sziget Festival, please get off the train at Filatorigát station, as H-bridge is closed for pedestrians and cyclists.

Grab a Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card and get to Sziget (and back to the Airport when leaving) with a direct Bus Shuttle! Check the Timetable here.

From Nyugati Railway Station

Take tram 4 or 6 in the direction of Széll Kálmán tér, then change at Margit Híd Budai Hídfő to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 35 mins.

From Keleti Railway Station

Take Metro 2 in the direction of Déli Pályaudvar, then change at Batthyány tér to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 45 mins.

From Déli Railway Station

Take Metro 2 in the direction of Őrs Vezér Tere, then change at Batthyány tér to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 40 mins.

From Népliget International Bus Station

Take Tram 1 in the direction of Bécsi út and change at Árpád Híd Budai Hídfő to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 1 hr.

Bike

By bike

Bike to Sziget and enjoy free bike storage, a quick repair facility, and rental services! You can get to the festival on the dedicated bicycle road, and use the dedicated bycicle storage at K Bridge as H-bridge is closed for pedestrians and cyclists.).
Come by bike, cycle at least 250 km and be our guest at the Park Camping!

Pre-registration
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Travel from UK

Need help? Get in touch with our WhatsApp team!

Are you planning to travel to Sziget from the UK? Alone of with your complete festival squad? Get in touch with our UK Sziget Holiday Team on WhatsApp. You can easily ask all your Sziget related questions. We're happy to assist you with everything you need to make your festival vacation the best one ever.

Opening hours:  09:30am - 6pm GMT Monday-Friday (except Monday 27th May)

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