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The M1 motorway (Hungarian: M1-es autópálya) is a toll motorway in northwestern Hungary, connecting Budapest to Győr and Vienna. The first section of the motorway opened in the 1970s, reaching the Austrian border at Hegyeshalom in 1996. It follows the route of the old Route 1 one-lane highway.

M1 motorway shield

M1 motorway
M1 autópálya
Map key - blue in use Map key - grey other highways
Route information
Part of E 60E 65E 75
Length171 km (106 mi)
Major junctions
FromBudapest
 M7 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg M7 in Budapest
M0 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg M0 near Budapest
M85 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg M85 near Győr
M15 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg M15 near Mosonmagyaróvár
ToHegyeshalom
A4-AT.svg A4 border with  Austria
Location
CountiesPest, Fejér, Komárom-Esztergom, Győr-Moson-Sopron
Major citiesBudapest, Tatabánya, Tata, Győr, Mosonmagyaróvár
Highway system
M1 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg - M7 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg junction near Budapest
M1 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg motorway near Tatabánya-Óváros
M1 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg - A4-AT.svg / Hungarian-Austrian border

MunicipalitiesEdit

Openings timelineEdit

  • BudapestBudaörs (7 and 12 km): 1964 - half profile; (this section was extended 2x3 lane in 1978-79)
  • Budaörs – Budakeszi (4 km): 1981 - half profile; (this section was extended in 1986)
  • Budakeszi – Zsámbék (9 km): 1986
  • Zsámbék – Bicske (13 km): 1985
  • Bicske – Tatabánya-north (28 km): 1982
  • Tatabánya-north – Komárom (20 km): 1975 - half profile; (this section was extended 2x2 lane in 1990)
  • Komárom – Győr-east (19 km): 1977 - half profile; (this section was extended 2x2 lane in 1990)
  • Győr-east – Győr-Ménfőcsanak (8 km): 1994
  • Győr-Ménfőcsanak – Győr-west (14 km): 1994
  • Győr-west – Hegyeshalom (  border) (42 km): 1996

Junctions, exits and rest areaEdit

Budapest – Hegyeshalom (171 km)
  5 km Budapest, Budaörsi út     The M1 motorway starts with the M7
  Bp.-Őrmező
  7 km Budaörs  
  10 km Budaörsi rest area 81101   Auchan / MOL +  
  Budaörs-east
  11 km Budaörs-west 8105
  12 km Székesfehérvár, BALATON, Nagykanizsa  
to Zagreb
  M7 turns toward ->    
  14 km Törökbálint / Budakeszi 8102 Premier Outlet Center
  16 km Letenye, Pécs, Röszke, Nyíregyháza
Budapest International Airport
  Budapest bypass   
  17 km Biatorbágy    
  22 km Sasfészek-tó rest area     MOL +      , Business park
  Biatorbágy / Páty
  27 km Zsámbék / Herceghalom  
  28 km Zsámbéki rest area   Agip / Agip +    
  Border of Pest and Fejér Counties
  39 km Bicske, Óbarok  
  45 km Óbarok rest area 8101   OMV / OMV +      
  Óbarok-Nagyegyháza
  Border of Fejér and Komárom-Esztergom Counties
  54 km Harkályos rest area    
  56 km Tatabánya-Óváros  
  57 km Turul rest area    
  61 km Tatabánya-Centrum / Vértesszőlős  
  64 km Tata   Shell / Shell +      
  Remeteségi rest area
  67 km Tata / Környe 8119
  72 km Liget rest area    
  83 km Laczházy rest area      
  85 km Komárom / Kisbér  
  94 km Concó rest area 8152   OMV / OMV +      
  Bábolna / Ács
  Border of Komárom-Esztergom and Győr-Moson-Sopron Counties
  101 km Nagyszentjános / Bőny 8152
  107 km Győr-east   Access route of Győr
  112 km Győrszentiván 8136 Győr east bypass, Audi factory
  115 km Győr-Industrial area / Székesfehérvár  
  119 km Győr-Szabadhegy / Veszprém, Balatonfüred     Agip / OMV +      
  Arrabona rest area
  123 km Győr-Ménfőcsanak / Pápa  
  124 km Rába River
  127 km Railway Line 8 (Győr-Sopron)
  129 km Győr-west / Csorna, SopronSzombathely     M85 turns toward ->    
  135 km Börcs rest area  
  142 km Lébény / Ásványráró 8417
  144 km Lébény rest area  
  150 km Hanság rest area  
  158 km Lajta rest area  
  160 km Mosonmagyaróvár / Szombathely, Rédics    
  162 km Mosoni rest area   MOL / MOL +    
  166 km Rajka  to Bratislava   M15 turns toward ->       
  168 km Hegyeshalom-east 101
  Railway Line 16 (Hegyeshalom-Szombathely)
  171 km Hegyeshalom 10528
  Hegyeshalom (H) – Nickelsdorf (A) border crossing
  Ost Autobahn   → to Vienna,   Austria

TollEdit

From February 1, 2015, the motorway can be used instead of the national sticker with the following county stickers:

Type of vignette Available section
Pest County between Egér Street junction and Bicske (7 km – 39 km)
Fejér County between Herceghalom and Tatabánya-Óváros (27 km – 56 km)
Komárom-Esztergom County between Bicske and Győrszentiván (39 km – 112 km)
Győr-Moson-Sopron County between Bábolna and Hegyeshalom [state border] (94 km – 172 km)

Toll-free sectionEdit

  • From Border of Budapest to Egér Street section (5 km – 7 km) can be used free of charge.

European Route(s)Edit

Name Route
  155 km     Ost Autobahn  junction   (16)
  150 km   junction   (166) –   junction   (16)
  6 km   junction   (166) –   Mosonmagyaróvár   (160)

See alsoEdit

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