Pest County Pass (full price)

Pest county pass


What are the rules for using this fare product?

It entitles you to unlimited travel in Budapest and surrounding Pest County during its validity period.


For what services is the pass valid?

Within Budapest and Pest County on almost all BKK services, suburban and regional buses, HÉV suburban railways and designated trains. This pass is not valid on the 100E Airport Express.

The Pest County Pass can be used for travel as follows:

  • within Budapest on lines 1-99, 101-299, 900-999, M1, M2, M3, M4, D14.
  • trains by MÁV-START and GySEV in 2nd class (except on trains with supplementary charges, but if the journey is only within Budapest, you can take any train and you do not need to pay a seat reservation)
  • suburban railway lines by MÁV-HÉV Zrt.
  • suburban bus services
  • regional buses by Volánbusz (lines 300-899) and the following service providers on the routes shown: G-Busline Kft. (Budapest–Lenti), Trans-Tour 90 Kft. (Budapest–Beregsurány), Trans-Vonal Kft. (Nyíregyháza–Balsa), Weekendbus Közlekedési Zrt. (Budapest–Csömör),
  • local buses in the city of Érd.


Ticket validation – paper tickets

No separate validation required after purchase.    


Ticket validation – digital tickets

As you enter the metro station or board a street-transport vehicle through the front door, scan the QR code or hold your phone in front of the NFC-sticker when using the BudapestGO app. After scanning, present the animated image to the staff or, if asked by the ticket inspector, click on the ticket details and show the code there. For more information and a video tutorial on how to use the passes, click here, and on one-step ticket validation, click here.


Pest County Pass (full price)


Ticket validation - with MÁV app

No separate validation required after purchase. At the metro entrance and when boarding at the front door, present the ticket from the app (with the validity period and barcode clearly visible).


Validity period

From 00:00 (midnight) on the selected starting day (but not earlier than the time of purchase) until 24:00 (midnight) on the day before the starting day of the following month (but until 02:00 on the same day of the month as the starting day of the month following the starting day on the HÉV suburban railways).


Photo ID required for use

Identity card, passport, card-format driving licence, or residence permit issued by a Hungarian authority. The pass must be used together with the original photo ID provided at the time of purchase (no copy/scan of the photo ID accepted).


Is the pass transferable?



Sales points

Download the free BudapestGO  app or any digital ticketing app and buy your mobile ticket online.

You can find the further sales locations with the BKK Sales Point Finder search tool.

This type of ticket can be purchased via the MÁV application or on paper at MÁV-START Zrt. or VOLÁNBUSZ Zrt. ticket offices and ticket machines.


Refund rule

Only passes sold by BKK will be refunded and only before the start of the validity period (please find the detailed regulation here).


Further information

The pass must be presented at the time of ticket inspection and handed over at the request of the person carrying out the check.

When using a pass purchased in the form of a mobile ticket, the animated image or code must be presented as described in the section on ticket validation.

If the paper pass is damaged or the number of the photo ID has changed, it will be exchanged for a new pass of the same type and validity at the designated place for a handling fee, details here. It is forbidden to remove the barcode and the serial number from the pass. The pass will not be replaced if it is lost!

The digital pass becomes valid for travel 2 minutes after successful purchase.

An active internet connection is required to use the mobile ticket.

For more information on the pass (maps, purchasing options, MÁV app, other questions), click here.