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Kecskemet Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Kecskemet is the eighth largest city in Hungary.
  • The name Kecskemet is derived from the Hungarian word for goat. 
  • It is an 86 kilometre journey from Kecskemet to Budapest.
  • Kecskemet is equidistant from the Tisza and Danube Rivers.
  • Kecskemet is a gateway to the Kiskunsag National Park.
  • Is halfway from Budapest to the border of Serbia on the E75

Kecskemet Mini Guide

Located in the centre of Hungary, it is the country's eighth largest city. Getting to Kecskemet from the capital city of Budapest is a 90 mile journey so it is best to get a rental car if you plan on making this journey.

Kecskemet city centre

Kecskemet has stable weather with average summer temperatures in the twenties degrees Celsius and low winter temperatures getting down to minus two. We can provide cars which have good heating and air conditioning systems so that your journeys are comfortable at all times.

The city is the seat of the Bacs Kiskun, which is the largest county of Hungary. One of the main sources of industry in Kecskemet is a Daimler factory set up to manufacture Mercedes Benz cars and will provide work to more than 2,000 people. The city is also a major agriculture centre which produces many food products such as wheat and tomatoes.

There is not that much to see and do in Kecskemet but the town hall is worth a look. There are some attractive churches as well as a synagogue and the Joszef Katona theatre is a stunning building which has entertaining productions.

Kecskemet town hall

Latest Update from Kecskemet:

28/05/12 - In August, on a date yet to be announced, the Hungarian International Airshow will take place. Displays from civil and military aircraft from across the world will be held there and of particular interest is the display by the Hungarian airforce's jet display team. 

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    Sunday 15 Mar 2020

    1848 Revolution Memorial Day - National holiday

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Situated in between Szeged and Budapest, Kecskemet is conveniently located and car hire in Kecskemet is the easiest way to get around without public transport. Kecskemet is the county seat of Bacs Kiskun and it is part of the great southern plain of Hungary.

This is a highly cultured Hungarian city which makes it an interesting spot for tourists as they can visit old buildings like the Joszef Katona where local theatre productions are put on. Having a car is the most comfortable way to get around as Kecskemet can get very cold in winter and very warm in summer.

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