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Drive Through or Around

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Drive Through or Around

We will be arriving in Budapest from Bratislava towing a caravan and need to get to the XVI District.

There appears to be an obvious choice of routes from the M1; either go around using the motorway, M1, then the 3 road or go through the center of Budapest.

Which route would people suggest?

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1. Re: Drive Through or Around

Hi Glen,

Simple answer - use the ring road and avoid coming into the city. Now.....if it will be your ONLY time to see the city, and you're in no hurry - maybe a trip through would add to your memory bank (hopefully the good side).

Traffic this time of year lightens, but jams remain between 08:00-10:00 and 16:00-18:30 in certain parts.

You can take the ring road and come into district XVI a bit easier versus driving into Buda, crossing the bridge and fighting city center traffic through Pest.

Take the ring road, save some time unpack and then come back into the city and enjoy the city w/o the caravan.

Jeremy

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Thanks Jeremy,

We will be there for four days, so I'll take your suggestion and drive around the ring road.

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3. Re: Drive Through or Around

Hey Glen,

One additional thought. The road signs - as is "This way to XX street" aren't great....so leverage a GPS system if you can. If you don't have one, be sure to have your route nailed down and a good RIO sitting beside you.....

Jeremy

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