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Approaching Eger by train

Approaching Eger by train

Eger is easily approachable by train, tickets can be purchased even in advance, on the internet. Arriving from the direction of Budapest Trains to Eger start from Keleti Pályaudvar railway station. The trains go directly to Eger in less than 2 hours, without changing. They run frequently, easy to use, tickets are available at the railway station or in advance on the internet. Arriving from other directions of the country When arriving at the town by train from another direction, it is necessary to change. Most often it is in Füzesabony town where there are direct trains from Eger. Journey time from Füzesabony is just 20 minutes to Eger.
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Approaching Eger by car

Approaching Eger by car

When coming by car you can approach Eger easily, fast, on good quality roads. Arriving from motorway M3 ( toll must be paid) The main „entrance” to the town is from the South, from motorway M3. When coming from this direction either from Budapest or Nyíregyháza direction, leave the motorway at M25 cross. M25 connecting Eger directly with motorway M3. Arriving from road 3 (toll free) Main road 3 runs paralles with motorway M3, which can be used toll free. When coming from the direction of Budapest, leave road 3 in Kerecsend village to road 25 which goes straight to the city of Eger. In case you come from the direction of Miskolc, leave main road 3 at Mezőkövesd town. From here road signs show the way to Eger. Arriving from the direction of Slovakia (toll free road) When coming from the North, from the direction of Slovakia, take main road 25. It takes you from the Slovakian border to the centre of Eger, which is 55 kms from the border. Main road 25 runs across the Bükk mountains which is one of the nicest regions of Hungary. The road is of good quality, easy to drive, however, it is winding.
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Approaching Eger by bicycle

Approaching Eger by bicycle

Eger has favourable bicycle infrastructure, the town is a popular destination with active tourists. Bicycles can be transported in Hungary by train, on coaches it is not possible. Bicycle transport on trains is subject to extra fee. By bicycle in the town In Eger you have the opportunity to bike along the bike road and discover the whole city this way. Have a ride and if you feel like it, bike further to the Bükk mountains! At busy roads there are separated bike roads so even the small ones can enjoy it safe! The most interesting part of the road is near Dobó square where you can bike really on the coast of Eger-stream. We recomment to try it! Eurovelo 14 Route Eurovelo 14 –Eger is to be joined - is planned to be built.
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