Keszthely in detail

Flights & getting there


Hévíz Balaton Airport, 15km southwest of Keszthely, serves Berlin, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Leipzig between April and October.

BusExpress (06 20 777 7088, 83-777 088; offers door-to-door transport from the airport to Keszthely from €7 per person.


Keszthely is well served by buses. The main bus station is next to the train station, off Mártírok útja. Some buses, including those to Hévíz and Sümeg, can be boarded at the bus stops in front of the Franciscan church on Fő tér.

DestinationCost (Ft)DurationDistance (km)Frequency
Budapest34103-4hr190up to 12 daily
Hévíz25020min8every half-hour
Pécs31303¼hr160up to 6 daily


Keszthely has train links to Balatonfüred (1490Ft, two hours, 77km, 10 daily) with a change at Tapolca, and to Budapest (3705Ft, 3¼ hours, 190km, nine daily). Budapest trains mostly arrive at Déli station, but occasionally go to Budapest Keleti.