Emergency Housing

BOK transit centre is now closed

As of 1 August 2023, the Budapest Metropolitan Government Office has suspended the emergency transit services available in the BOK Sports Hall location.

If you are in Budapest

Visit the Government Offices (Kormányablak) at Keleti and Nyugati railway stations for the following services:

  • Referral to one-night reception accommodation 
  • Support in finding long-term accommodation 
  • Information regarding temporary protection 
  • Information regarding regular subsistence allowance and work in Hungary 
  • Information about other available services for refugees 

Keleti Train Station 

Government Office (Kormányablak)
1087, Budapest, Kerepesi út 2-6.

Opening Hours
Monday: 08:00-18:00 
Tuesday: 08:00-16:00 
Wednesday: 11:00-19:00 
Thursday: 08:00-16:00 
Friday: 08:00-14:00 

Nyugati Train Station 

Government Office (Kormányablak)
1062, Budapest, Teréz körút 55.

Opening Hours
Monday: 08:00-18:00 
Tuesday: 08:00-16:00 
Wednesday: 11:00-19:00 
Thursday: 08:00-16:00 
Friday: 08:00-14:00 

One-night Reception Center

For refugee new arrivals from Ukraine to Budapest.
📍 1117 Budapest, Galvani Utca 44/A
🇺🇦 +36 70 659 8508
🇭🇺 +36 30 583 0571

If you are at the border

Emergency transit shelters and Help Points are available in multiple cities along the border and can be reached by bus from Záhony train station.

Hungarian Baptist Aid
4951 Tiszabecs, Rákóczi Ferenc utca 13.
[email protected]
+36 20 886 2292

Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta
4933 Beregsurány, II. Rákóczi Ferenc utca 1.
[email protected]
+36 70 653 1324

Hungarian Reformed Church Aid
4625 Záhony, Ady Endre út 79.
[email protected]
+36 80 296 844