Nemzeti Sportközpontok

Népliget Sports Complex


The Népliget Sports Complex is situated in the largest park of Budapest, in a 14-hectare area. The sports complex has fantastic characteristics and its outdoor courses and covered halls provide an unmatched opportunity for sports and recreation to both the professional athletes and the leisure time sportspeople.


The construction of the Népliget Sports Complex mostly took place in the early and mid-1980s. The passageway for running was completed in 1983, the gymnasium and the old handball hallin 1984, the swimming pool and the hotel in 1985. The development continued in the second part of the 1990s. The new handball hall was opened in 1997, the grand football field with artificial turf in 1998 and the all-weather athletics track in 2000.

The sports complex is suitable to hold many sporting events even on international level (ball games, athletics, swimming, water polo, gymnastics, bowling), various events for schools and companies, as well as cultural and entertainment programs.


address: 1101 Budapest, Vajda Péter utca

phone: 00-36-1-471-42-21, 06-1-262-40-88


director of the Olympic Centre of Budapest: György Kis

institution manager: Zsolt Tömör-Tones


The Népliget Sports Complex is located in district X of Budapest.

Public transportation: bus No. 99 from Vajda Péter street, bus No. 9 and tram No. 28 or 62 from Kőbányai street.

The sports complex is accessible by car via Kismartoni street that is located inside the Népliget. Parking is available in the street.

The new handball hall can be reached by car from Kőbányai street.


The Népliget Sports Complex and the Hotel FTC are available to host sports days, company and family events, conferences, and school proms.

References: Telekom, Raiffeisen, ministries, Porsche M5

Further information:

Did you know?

The first 50 metre long competition pool with 10 lanes built in Hungary can be found in the swimming pool of the Népliget Sports Complex.

The Gyula Lázár field was Hungary’s first large football field with artificial turf.

Zoltán Magyar and János Sivadó were training in the facility preceding the gymnasium.

In 1999 a promenade was created in the sports complex in honour of the Olympic champions of the Ferencváros TC.

Services, equipment

Football fields:

five large sized with natural grass

one large sized with artificial turf

three small sized with artificial turf


Athletics track:

400 metre long running track with rekortan surface

high jump and pole vault location with a pit

throwing circle

long jump sand pit

100 metre long runway


Swimming pool:

50 metre long covered pool with 10 lanes

small pool




handball hall for 1200 people

handball hall for 200 people




two tennis courts

fitness room


Hotel FTC:

The three star hotel with 62 rooms is an ideal place of accommodation for the training camps of sports clubs and federations. There is a conference room for 100 people located in the new wing of the hotel.

Competitive sport

The Népliget Sports Complex is suitable to hold many types of sporting competitions even on international level (ball games, athletics, swimming, water polo, gymnastics, bowling).

The sports complex is an ideal location for the training camps of sports clubs, national teams or individual athletes: accommodations, meals, training facilities are available.

Public services, leisure time sport

The small football fields with artificial turf and the tennis courts in the territory of the sports complex can be rented by anyone, the other sports facilities are only allowed to be used by licensed athletes.

Further information:

Hotel FTC bookings: