Ferries

Lake Balaton

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Ferries

The best way to see the lake up close is the ferry. The ferries are run by the Balaton Shipping Co and operate on the Sjófok–Balatonfüred-Tihany-Balatonföldvár route, and from Fonyód to the Badacsony. A journey takes approximately an hour and a half.

Tourist Information

The composite facilities and amenities of a thriving city can be found spread across the numerous settlements all around the lake shore. Health facilities, sports grounds, entertainment and even a dedicated airport are all near the lake, though one must not forget that it is 77 km long, so travelling from one end to the other can take a while, especially by public transport.