Last updated 8 January 2020 | Rates checked and changes to page include rate increase in Budapest districts 11 and 14


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Idegenforgalmi Adó

The tourist tax (Idegenforgalmi adó) is a local tax decided by each municipality (Act C of 1990 on local taxes article 30-34) and can vary within a destination (if they have multiple districts such as in Budapest). There are over 3,000 municipalities in Hungary and information on whether a tourist tax is applicable in each municipality can be found here.

The rate levied is set by each municipality up to the maximum amount set by national government and is either:

  • a percentage of the room cost up to 4% or,
  • a fixed amount per person per night (up to the maximum amount set by national government of HUF 300 plus the cumulative inflation rate. Thus in 2020, the maximum amount is approximately HUF 500).

Below is information on Budapest. Other destinations rates can be found here.

 

Budapest

In Budapest, the tourist tax is decided by each municipality/district (1-16) except districts 17 to 23 and Margitsziget where it is decided by the General Assembly of Budapest (Fovaros Onkormanyzata).

In Budapest city centre, the tax is mainly 4% of the net cost of the room (excluding VAT and breakfast).

Further information below can be found by clicking on the name of each district.

Euro conversion on 8 January 2020 for comparative purposes.

Budapest
(no maximum nights)
Net Cost of Room
(excluding 18% VAT and breakfast)
Gross Cost of Room
(including 18% VAT and breakfast)
HUF (€)
per person, per night
Some Exemptions
Budavár
(1st district)
4% Children under 18
Masodik Kerulet
(2nd district)
350 (1.06) Children under 18
Óbuda-Békásmegyer
(3rd district)
4% Children under 18
Újpest
(4th district)
4% Children under 18
Belváros-Lipótváros
(5th district)
4% Children under 18
Terézváros
(6th district)
4% Children under 18
Erzsébetváros
(7th district)
4% Children under 18
Józsefváros
(8th district)
4% Children under 18
Ferencváros
(9th district)
4% Children under 18
Kőbánya
(10th district)
300 (0.91) Children under 18
Újbuda
(11th district)
500 (1.51) Children under 18
Hegyvidék
(12th district)
4% Children under 18
Tizenhárom Kerulet
(13th district)
4% Children under 18
Zugló
(14th district)
530 (1.60) Children under 18
Tizenöt Kerulet
(15th district)
280 (0.85) Children under 18,
adults over 70
Tizenhat Kerulet
(16th district)
280 (0.85) Children under 18
Rákosmente
(17th district)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70
Pestszentlőrinc-Pestszentimre
(18th district)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70
Kispest
(19th district)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70
Pesterzsébet
(20th district)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70
Csepel
(21st district)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70
Budafok-Tétény
(22nd district)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70
Soroksár
(23rd district)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70
 Margitsziget
(Margaret Island)
4% Children under 18,
adults over 70

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