City centre traffic jams are not uncommon in Budapest and drivers can be unpredictable. If you want to park in the city for three hours or less, get a ticket from a parking machine and display it in your windscreen (excluding weekends and holidays). For longer periods, leave your car in one of the car parks at the main bus and metro stations. Search car parks in Budapest. You can search car parks lose to an exact address, but also in the centre.
If you’re planning a driving trip, you have to pay motorway tolls in Hungary through an electronic pre-pay system linked to your vehicle’s license plate number. You can buy your e-vignette at petrol stations or via text message online.