Foreigners made 7.7 mln trips to Hungary in Q2


Foreign visitors made 7.7 million trips to Hungary in the second quarter, double the number in Q2 2020 but only slightly more than half of those was in Q2 2019, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a data release.

The lifting of restrictions imposed to combat the coronavirus pandemic led to a sharp rise in travel volume. In Q2, there were 6.06 mln single-day trips made by foreigners to Hungary, 931,000 trips that lasted two to four days, and 746,000 trips that lasted longer.

Foreign visitors spent the equivalent of 19.3 million days traveling in Hungary in Q2 compared to just 6.42 million days in Q2 2020, but far below the 32.31 million days in the second quarter of 2019. An average stay lasted for 2.5 days in Q2, up from 1.9 days a year before.

However, average spending was almost unchanged, as a visitor spent HUF 13,700 per day during their visit. With this, total foreign spending rose to HUF 264 billion from HUF 89 bln.


Gen Gov't Deficit to Reach 6.1% of GDP in 2022 - Varga Analysis

Gen Gov't Deficit to Reach 6.1% of GDP in 2022 - Varga

Horthy Statue to be Unveiled in Parliament Parliament

Horthy Statue to be Unveiled in Parliament

UPS Appoints Regional Director Appointments

UPS Appoints Regional Director

Completion of Metro Line M3 Renovation Delayed City

Completion of Metro Line M3 Renovation Delayed


Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.