Vignette obligation in Hungary
In order to cover the costs of maintaining the freeways and expressways in Hungary, a vignette is compulsory. The vignette is only available digitally in Hungary, there are no adhesive vignettes to attach to the windshield.
In this context, A vignette is mandatory pass for freeways and expressways marked with an M in Hungary that must be purchased and registered on the license plates of cars, motorhomes and motorcycles.
You can get the digital vignette from us in all available validity periods. You can buy your e-vignette as a 10 day vignette, 1 month vignette or 1 year vignette. We have made the ordering process simple and intuitive for you, so that you can easily register your vignette online on your license plate.
What different vignettes are there?
The digital vignette in Hungary is classified into different vehicle classes and validity periods. For this classification, vehicle type, permissible total weight and number of seats are decisive. In terms of price, a distinction is made between 5 different vehicle classes. In addition, it is possible to acquire the annual vignette for individual counties (federal states).
- Class D1M: motorcycles (10 day and monthly vignette)
- Class D1: Motorcycles (annual vignette) / passenger cars up to 3.5 GVWand up to 7 seats (also with trailer)
- Class D2: All motor vehicles that do not fit into any other category. Motorhomes regardless of GVW
- Class B2: Buses - vehicles for passenger transport with more than 9 seats, including the driver's seat.
- Class U: trailers of vehicles of classes D2 and B2
Which digital vignette for motorcycles?
You can purchase the digital 10 day vignette, 1 month vignette or 1 year vignette for your motorcycle .
Which digital vignette for passenger car?
You can purchase the 10-day digital vignette, 1-month digital vignette or 1-year digital vignette for your passenger car.
Which digital vignette for motorhomes?
You can purchase the 10-day digital vignette, 1-month vignette or 1-year vignette for your motorhome.
Which digital vignette for trucks?
For trucks with a GVW of more than 3.5 tons, the toll is recorded using the HU-GO system.
The digital vignette can be purchased easily and conveniently from home or on the road via cell phone / smartphone. Buyers save themselves the trouble of sticking on and removing the vignette after the journey.
The big advantage: When buying in our online store, the digital vignette is valid without longer waiting time. In addition, our customer support is available 24/7 for questions about the digital vignette.
When do I need a digital vignette in Hungary?
Whether you need a digital vignette in Hungary depends on which roads you drive on during your trip. On Hungarian freeways and national highways marked with an M, the vignette is generally compulsory.
How much does the digital vignette Hungary cost?
- 10-day vignette Hungary from 12.90 €
- 30-day vignette Hungary from 18.90 €
- 1-year vignette Hungary from 149,90 €
The price of the digital vignette Hungary always depends on the duration of your trip in Hungary.
In addition to the validity period, the number of seats and the gross vihicle weight of your passenger car are also relevant.
When should I buy my digital vignette?
Because you do not have to consider a longer waiting period until the digital vignette is valid when you buy it in our online store, you can still purchase it at quite short notice before you start your journey. However, it is important that you do not set off until you have received confirmation of registration from us.
Is the digital vignette tax-free?
No, taxes are levied on the price of the digital vignette. The tax is already included in our prices.
Which digital vignette do I need from Germany to Hungary?
For the route from Germany to Hungary, depending on the length of stay is a 10-day vignette, a 30-day vignette or a 1-year vignette for Hungary benötigtigt. Depending on the starting point, you may need a vignette for Austria, Czechia, or Slovakia. The online vignette stores for the respective countries can be found at the top of this page via the dropdown menu.
As most freeways and expressways in Hungary can only be driven on without penalty with a valid vignette, this statement also applies to journeys to well-known cities such as Budapest, Debrecen, Pécs, or Siófok.
Area of validity
Does the digital vignette apply to the whole of Hungary?
Yes, the digital vignette is valid throughout Hungary and on all freeways in Hungary.
Is the digital vignette linked to my license plate number?
Yes, the digital vignette is registered to the respective license plate and bound to it.
From when is my digital vignette valid?
Your digital vignette is valid after receipt of your registration confirmation, this usually takes place within a few minutes. It will then be recognized and accepted by the digital control devices.
How long is the digital vignette valid?
The digital vignette is valid for the period of the booking. The 10 day vignette is therefore valid for a total of 10 days, the 30 day vignette for 30 days and the 1 year vignette for 1 calendar year.
Penalties & Consequences
If you drive on the freeways and expressways in Hungary without a valid vignette in accordance with the vignette obligation, you must expect a fine.
The fines are currently for cars, motorcycles and motor homes under 3.5 tons GVW. at about 50 €. For buses, the penalty is about 215 €. If caught drivers do not comply with a deadline of 60 days, the fines to be paid increase. The fee for the roads is collected by the Hungarian Motorway Collection Ltd.
Fixed cameras are used to check the validity of the digital vignette.