Pécsi Tudományegyetem

University of Pécs


Post and Telephone

Postal Services

Magyar Posta is one of the biggest company groups and employers in Hungary.It has more than thirty thousand employees, 2,700 post offices, 350 mobile posts, a vehicle fleet of 3,000, a unique logistics network and an extensive services portfolio. Magyar Posta offers a variety of national and international postal services for letters and parcels, including insured mail and EMS (Express Mail Service). Items can be tracked online allowing customers to monitor their post and check that it has been delivered, or be informed of why delivery has failed.


Telephone numbers in Hungary

In Hungary the standard lengths for area codes is two, except for Budapest which has the area code 1. Subscribers' numbers are six digits long in general, numbers in Budapest and cell phone numbers are seven digits long. Domestic calls to all other area codes must be preceded with 06 + area code. For example, a call from Budapest to Pécs (area code 72) would be made as 06 72 123-456 and a call from Pécs to Budapest (area code 1) would be made as 06 1 234-5678. When using mobile phones, the international format can be used instead: +36 1 234-5678.

Calls to international destinations are in the format 00 + country code + number. On mobile phones, + can be used instead of 00. The country code for Hungary is 36.


Short numbers & Emergency cases:

Certain services can be called with a short number, ignoring the above scheme.

  • 104 - Ambulance
  • 105 - Fire Brigade
  • 107 - Police
  • 112 - General emergency
  • 180 - Exact time
  • 188 - Automobile Association
  • 193 - Wake up service
  • 197 - Yellow Pages directory assistance
  • 11818 - National directory assistance
  • 11824 - International directory assistance


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