Useful information




You may purchase discount return tickets for HUF 2023 to the festival from anywhere in Hungary. Get a ‘European Capital of Culture’ (‘EKF’) discount on 24-hour regional tickets for HUF 1990.

During the festival, the last train to Budapest leaves at 1:32 am. The 4:30 pm train leaving from Budapest Déli offers Balkan delicacies in the buffet car. The same car returns last, with Balkan food options on the menu. 

Click here for timetables and online tickets.


You can take a regional bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Veszprém. Check out the timetable here.

Bus schedules are adjusted to the concerts, an extended schedule operates on the routes:

  • Veszprém–Felsőörs–Alsóörs–Lovas–Paloznak–Csopak–Balatonfüred
  • Veszprém–Szentkirályszabadja–Balatonalmádi–Balatonfűzfő–Balatonkenese–Balatonakarattya–Balatonvilágos–Siófok
  • Veszprém – Sóly – Hajmáskér – Öskü – Várpalota – Csór – Székesfehérvár
  • Veszprém – Márkó – Bánd – Herend – Szentgál – Úrkút – Ajka
  • Veszprém – Nemesvámos – Kövesgyőrpuszta – Tótvázsonyi elágazás – Nagyvázsony – Pula – Vigántpetend – Kapolcs – Monostorapáti – Hegyesdi elágazás – Diszel – Tapolca
  • Veszprém – Eplény – Olaszfalu – Zirc

Departure: 0:50


Purchase a vignette for motorway M7 connecting Veszprém and Budapest online or at gas stations. For online purchase, please check this site.






Veszprém is a city of charming streets and walkable distances, we highly recommend you to walk as much as possible between the venues and explore the city.


Veszprém bus schedules are adjusted to the concerts. Please find the schedules, map, and timetable here.


Veszprém’s brand new bike sharing service adds to viable transport options. For HUF 1,000 you have unlimited bike usage for 3 days. The closest dock to the festival is at Spar on Kossuth Street. Don’t forget to register in advance! You can find detailed info on the V-bike website.


E-scooter service Lime is also available in Veszprém. Download the Lime application from Play store or AppStore, and have immediate access to the closest vehicle.


We recommend Bakony Taxi.


Oldtown Stage

Located in the former market square of Veszprém’s historic downtown – a gateway to the castle area, the Oldtown Stage sets the mood for inspiring encounters. Food and beverages are offered from stalls lining the square.

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Castle Stage

The main stage of BALKAN:MOST sits smack in the heart of the castle area, surrounded by imposing buildings. A separate food court offers quick bites and beverages, featuring Serbian cevapi and Turkish coffee.

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A smaller stage, splendid view and comfy lounge area awaits in recently launched multifunctional art space FOTON. Enjoy a coffee or a drink at the bar, chill in a beach chair while listening to Bosnian blues or Serbian a cappella. FOTON also hosts a meeting area for registered Conference delegates.

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Veszprém’s state of the art concert venue, Hangvilla hosts the BALKAN:MOST Conference in 4 of its rooms. A separate ‘Kafana’ area functions as meeting space and press corner throughout the festival.

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Please book your accommodation in advance, as the offer is limited. Our recommendations in Veszprém and its surroundings:


Betekints Wellness és Konferencia Hotel Veszprém

  • 8200 Veszprém, Veszprémvölgyi u. 4.
  • +36 88 579 280
  • 1,6 km/18 min by walk to the conference venue; approx. 15 min to the showcase venues

Szalay Villa

  • 8200 Veszprém, József Attila u. 21.
  • +36 30 212 8825
  • 800 m/ 10 min by walk to the conference venue; approx. 18 min to the showcase venues

Völgyikút Ház ***

  • 8200 Veszprém, Kopácsi u. 2.
  • +36 88 688 818
  • 950 m / 11 min by walk to the conference venue; approx. 15 min by walk to the showcase venues

Gyarmati Étterem és Panzió

  • 8200 Veszprém, Füredi út. 27.
  • +36 70 560 4679
  • 1.2 km / 15 min by walk to the conference venue; approx. 25 min by walk to the showcase venues

Szikla Vendégház

  • 8200 Veszprém,  Jókai Mór u. 27.
  • 650 m / 7 min by walk to the conference venue; approx. 7 min by walk to the showcase venues

Vadszőlő Vendégház

  • 8200 Veszprém, Sziklai János utca 1.
  • 400 m / 5 min by walk to the conference venue; approx. 5 min by walk to the showcase venues


20 km from Veszprém / 20 minutes by car, 45 minutes by train from Veszprém

Danubius Hotel Marina*** Superior

  • 8230 Balatonfüred, Széchenyi utca 26.
  • +36 87 889 531

Hotel Füred Spa and Conference****

  • 8230 Balatonfüred, Széchenyi u. 20.
  • +36 87 688 300

Danubius Hotel Annabella*** Superior

  • 8230 Balatonfüred, Deák Ferenc utca 25.
  • +36 87 889 431

Astoria Hotel***

  • 8230 Balatonfüred, Jókai Mór utca 28. (Parking place entrance from Csokonai Street)
  • +36 30 300 2304


15 km from Veszprém / 20 min by car, 50 min by public transport from Veszprém

Hotel Mayer*** Superior

  • 8226 Alsóörs, Suhatag u. 4-6.
  • +87 789 177

Laroba Wellness Hotel****

  • 8226 Alsóörs, Füredi u. 42.
  • +36 20 584 5285

Marina Hotel

  • 8226 Alsóörs, Vasút u. 7.
  • +36 30 305 7341


  • 8226 Alsóörs, Táncsics Mihály utca 7.
  • +36 30 300 3152


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