You will probably arrive to Budapest or Debrecen by airplane. Both Wizzair and Lufthansa operate flights to/from Debrecen.
To get to Debrecen from Budapest, you can take an airport minibus shuttle. The University Info Point, TroubleShooter, specialized in providing services for international students, will help you to book a transfer. Please make your reservation at least 72 hours before your arrival.
In case you have decided to travel by train from the Budapest Airport to Debrecen, you need to take first a bus Nr. 200E
. Its stop can be found on arrival level next to Terminal 2B. When you come out from the building, turn right and you will see the sign of a bus stop.
Click here for Timetable of bus Nr. 200E
This bus takes you to a train stop called 'Ferihegy vasútállomás
You need to buy tickets both for the bus and the train. Bus tickets can be bought from BKK ticket vending machines, Customer Service Points of BKK and from the driver. Please click here
for more information.
The easiest way to buy a ticket for the train is buying it online. For timetables and online purchase, please click here
to visit the official website of MÁV, the Hungarian railway company.
The trip takes about 2,5 hours to Debrecen. When you arrive to Debrecen you can take bus, trolley and tram or catch a taxi depending on your destination.