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About Pecs

Known for its colorful culture, Pecs is located on the south-west of Hungary. The region, which has the fifth largest city title in the country, also draws attention with its feature of becoming the European Capital of Culture in 2010. The city, which has hosted various administrations and cultures throughout its two thousand year history, has been taken to the UNESCO World Heritage List as it continues to reflect this historic texture. Pecs Airport, which was opened in 2006, hosts various flights, either direct or connected.

There are many tourist attractions in the city which can be easily visited by train and bus. Székesegyház cathedral attracts a lot of attention in the city which houses many historical artifacts belonging to the early Christian period. Vasarely, Csontváry and Zsolnay are among the other places to be seen. Also located on the mountains of Mescek, Televisiontower creates an area where the panoramic view of the city can be enjoyed.

The city is also famous for its wines and the Pannonia Champagne factory in the city is the only address for wine lovers in the city. Enoteca Corso, Caesar Pince and Crystalise are among the most popular places where traditional Hungarian food can be enjoyed.

Transportation to Pecs City Center from Airport


Pecs Pogany - Pecs South Airport

The Pogany Airport in Pecs city of Hungary is only used for seasonal charter flights. Due to the lack of regular flights to the airport, the connections between the city and Europe and the world and other nearby airports are provided by the other nearby airports.

The nearest international airport to Pecs is the Osijek Airport located in Osijek, Croatia. The distance between Pecs and the airport is 137 kilometers and you can come to the city using the buses, special shuttles and taxis.

The other airport that can be used to reach Pecs city is the Ferenc Liszt International Airport located in the capital city of Hungary, which is Budapest. The airport is approximately 225 kilometers away from the city center of Pecs. You can travel to the city center from the airport in Budapest by renting a vehicle with the features you want. Alternatively, at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport you can also choose the comfortable vehicles and taxis. On the other hand, due to the distance of over 200 kilometers between two cities, taxis are an alternative that may be expensive.


You can easily arrive at Pecs by taxis from Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Budapest, which provides services to travelers, or by taxis from Osijek Airport. When you choose your car between the airport and the city, - if your priority is speed- taxis are one of the best vehicles you can choose. Taxis are extremely comfortable, but these vehicles are also highly expensive, especially for those traveling from Budapest to the city. If you take a taxi from the Osijek Airport, you can travel to Pecs cheaper because the distance between them is shorter than Budapest. Before getting on a taxi, you can get an average price estimate by speaking with the taxi drivers in front of the airport you landed and after that, you can make your choice of vehicle. The distance between the Osijek Airport and Pecs, which is 137 kilometers, is a closer and more economical choice than the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, which is approximately 230 kilometers away.

Car Rental

From the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport or from the Osijek Airport, you can rent a car with the features you want and drive towards the city center of Pecs. Due to the fact that Osijek is closer to the city, your journey by rental cars is shorter than in Budapest. You can compare international and local rental alternatives at both airports. Then you can rent a car with the passenger capacity and features you need.

Private Shuttle

After making necessary reservations, you can come to Pecs from both airports with private shuttle vehicles. Because the Osijek Airport is closer, shuttle charges are often more affordable than those in Budapest. But it could be a disadvantage that Osijek is located in a different country. The duration of your journey to Pecs city center with private shuttle services varies according to your preferred airport. It is possible to reach the city from Osijek within about 2 hours and from Budapest within about 3 hours.

Weather in Pecs

DayMin - Max
SundayMin 21ºC - Max 30ºC
MondayMin 24ºC - Max 33ºC
TuesdayMin 23ºC - Max 30ºC
WednesdayMin 22ºC - Max 29ºC
ThursdayMin 19ºC - Max 26ºC

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