If you want to find short-term accommodation in Hungary quickly for free or at cheap price, this article can help you in your search.
Free accommodations:
  • BOK hall (Budapest) - transit accommodation provided by the Hungarian state
To stay at the BOK hall you need to show a valid ticket for the onward journey. Keep in mind that you can stay there only for 1 night.
Address : Dózsa György út 1, 1146 Budapest. Phone number and email address is not available. You can find signs at the Nyugati railway station that might help you in finding your way to BOK.
  • Migration Aid Madridi Road refugee shelter
For Migration Aid Madridi refugee shelter you also need a valid ticket for the onward journey, but here you can stay from 1-4 nights. They primarily welcome women and children.
Address : Budapest XIII., Madridi utca 9.
  • Migration Aid Győr refugee shelter
To stay at Győr shelter you only need to  show a personal document (identity card, passport, birth certificate), and you can stay for a longer period.
  • Private offers
You can browse offers in the shelterukr.com database. In this website individuals offer temporary accommodation for shorter and longer periods throughout the country. In addition, you can ask for help in the Help/Допомога українцям Facebook group, where they usually arrange short term accommodation for families.
Cheap short-term accommodation
In Hungary, personal documents are required to book and occupy accommodation (identity card, passport or birth certificate).
The most popular accommodation searching platforms where you can find hostels and cheaper apartments: Booking , Airbnb , Szállás.hu . Applications can be downloaded for all three.
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