Before you travel

Before you travel and prior to your medical visit for surgery to Medicover Hospital in Budapest, Hungary please read through this section.

We would like to make your medical stay in our hospital as smooth and easy as possible, so we have listed a range of useful issues to help you organize your medical trip to Budapest, Hungary.

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  • Bring a copy of all your medical reports and a list of your medications that you are currently taking.
  • If it is possible, get your CDs, MRI, CT scan, X-ray results and all diagnostic films that refer to your previous medical history.
  • Bring a list of your current dosages and/or medication(s).
  • Do not hesitate to contact our Medical Tourism Manager either per e-mail or on the phone should you have any questions regarding your medical trip to Hungary and your stay in our hospital. Let them know your flight details so that our managers can schedule your hotel reservations for your accompanying relatives of friends if needed.
  • Before your medical trip abroad our Medicover Medical Tourism Managers will provide you with all the information and details of your stay in our hospital,
  • Fill in Medicover Hospital’s medical questionnaire form in order to inform your surgeon about your medical history.
  • The official currency in Hungary is Forint (HUF), but we accept only cash payment in EURO (€) or in British Pounds (₤). All major credit/debit cards are accepted at Medicover Hospital without extra charge: Visa, Maestro, MasterCard Express, American Express and JCB. Please note that our hospital charges the Patient’s card in Hungarian Forints, using the daily exchange selling rate of the Hungarian National Bank (MNB).
  • Interbank rates are different which will be shown on your bank statement.
  • For payments with credit card, please ensure that you have sufficient funds and limit.
  • Please bring your credit card with you when you attend your appointment.
  • Carry one copy of your passport/visa in your wallet.
  • Call your cellular provider to unlock for international use or confirm coverage.

Your flight to Budapest, Hungary


Budapest is an important air traffic hub in Central Europe and many major and low cost airlines offer service to Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD). The airport has been completely renovated so your travel will be a pleasant experience with full of relaxation.

Liszt Ferenc International Airport

Airport central number: +36-1 296-9696
Flight information: +36-1 296-7000

Luggage search service:
Ferihegy 2A (arrival): (36-1 296-8108, +36-1 296-7217
Ferihegy 2B (departure): +36-1 296-7948, +36-1 296-5965, (+36-1)296-5966

International airlines flying to Budapest

Please follow the links below for more information about your preferred airline: Air France, Alitalia, American Airlines, British Airways easyJet, Emirates, Eurowings, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Ryanair, SAS, Flyswiss, Transavia, Vueling, WizzAir.

Embassies in Budapest, Hungary:

Contact your embassy to obtain the appropriate VISA (if necessary).

Embassy of the United Kingdom
Budapest, Hungary

Address: H-1051 Budapest, Harmincad street 6.
Telephone: +36 1 266-2888
Fax: +36 1 266-0907

Embassy of Ireland
Budapest, Hungary

Address: H-1944 Budapest, Bank Center Gránit Torony, VII. Floor, Szabadság square 7.
Telephone: +36 1 301-4960
Fax: +36 1 302-9599

Embassy of the Republic of Germany
Budapest, Hungary

Address: H-1014 Budapest, Úri street 64-66.
Telephone: +36 1 488-35-00
Fax: +36 1 488-35-05

Embassy of Switzerland
Budapest, Hungary

Address: H-1143 Budapest, Stefánia road 107.
Telephone: +36 1 460-70-40
Fax: +36 1 384-94-92

Embassy of United States
Budapest, Hungary

Address: H-1054 Budapest, Szabadság square 12.
Telephone: +36 1 475-4400
Fax: +36 1 475-4764

Dear Customers,

we would like to inform you that our Clinics will be closed on August 20th and 21st.


Dear Customers,

we would like to inform you that our Clinics will be closed on August 20th and 21st.