Friday, 27 september 2013

Candle-light Express

Candle-light Express
A romantic journey back in time with delicious food and musical delights.The luxurious carriages of the Candlelit Express comprise a saloon car, a bar, and a dining car offering three hours of gastronomic delight to those who wish to take part in this special journey and want to evoke the ambience of the past. The three-course candle-lit dinner is served in the dining car along with fine Hungarian wines offered by a sommelier. You can choose a regular menu or a vegetarian one.

Menus to choose from

Menu I.
For meat-lovers

Menu II.
For vegetarians

  1. Freshly baked French bread slices with spiced butter
  2. Chef salad with figs marinated in Tokai wine
  3. Parenica cheese steak on delicious mushroom bed
  4. Fruit salad from fresh and tasty fruit of the season  

Drinks to go with the menus

  • Welcome drink - Dry champagne (Törley sec)
  • Wine - quality white and red wine
    • Szeremley Szemelt Rizling (dry white wine)
    • Tokaji Furmint (dry white wine)
    • Bodri Cilvilis QV (red dry wine)
  • Soft Drinks: Coca-Cola / Coca-Cola Light / Fanta / Sprite
  • Fruit juices: Apple Juice / Orange Juice / Peach Juice
  • Mineral water - sparkling / still
  • Coffee - Espresso / long coffee 

Candle-lit Express Boy Service

Make your journey on Candle-lit Express even more unforgettable. Surprise your loved-ones with some delicacy. We are at your disposal in providing a bottle of birthday champagne, a bottle of good wine, a bunch of flowers or a birthday cake. 

Bunches of flowers

  • Small bunch: 3.000 Huf
  • Medium-sized bunch: 5.000 Huf
  • Big bunch: 7.000  Huf


  • Hungária Extra Dry (0,7l): 3500Huf
  • Hungária Rosé (0,7l): 3500  Huf


The following cakes are available: 

  • Eszterházy walnut cake
  • Dobos cake
  • Chocolate cake
  • Sacher cake 
  • 4-slice cake: 3.000 Huf
  • 8-slice cake: 5.000  Huf

The price of candles are included in the cake price.

If you want to use the Boy Service, please, let us know about it when you buy the ticket. 


Departure of the Candle-lit Express:Nyugati Train Station, Budapest 19:00


Groups can order the Candle-lit Express for any date they wish. 

Price of the programme: 

  • At a table for four: 14.990 Huf / person
  • At a table for two: 16.990 Huf / person

The nostalgic journey, the welcome drink, the chosen menu plus the drinks that go with the menu, and a surprise program are included in the price.  

Tickets are available:
In the office of MÁV Nosztalgia Kft. Next to platform 10 at the Nyugati Train Station
Ticket information.: (+36 1) 269-5242
Other Information: (+36 1) 238-0558


Schedule (proposed)

« previous year Next year »
14. 14th February Valentine Day Candle-light Express 23. 25. 25th February - Experience Train to Miskolc Meat Jelly Festival
15. 15th March PIVO Express - Experience Train Cruise to Brno, Moravia 15.
01. 06. 6-9th April Easter Excursion to Transylvania by Experience Train 09. 9th April Excursion by Steam Hauled Sissi Train to Gödöllõ on Eastern Monday 20. 20th April - Candle-light Dinner on Classic Orient Expressz 21. 21st April - Steam Hauled Train to Cuha valley 21. 21st April - Experience Train to Kosice 28. 28th April - Experience Train to Eisenstadt
11. 11. 11th May Candle-light Dinner on Venice-Simplon-Orient Express Dinning Cars 12. 13. 19. 19th May - Steam Hauled Train to the Danube Bend 21. 24. 27. Children' s Day at the Railway Museum 28. 28th May Experience Train to Semmering 30.
01. 16. Museum's Night 23. Mid-Summer Night's Dream Express 23. Trip to Bratislava with Arpad motorcar 25.
01. 09. 25. 29. 29th July Excursion to Balassagyarmat Anna Day Procession
02. 24. 25. 25th Augustus Excursion by Steam Hauled Sissi Train to Gödöllõ
02. 07. 08. European Garden Railway Convention and Exhibition 08. Steam Hauled Train to the Danube Bend 15. 12th Central European Steam Locomotive Grand Prix 22. Experience Train to Linz 28. 28th September Candle-light Dinner 29.
05. 06. Hegyalja Express to the Vintage Festival in Tokaj 13. 28th May Experience Train to Semmering 20. Travel to the Sausage Festival in Békéscsaba by the Experience Train 22. Kõmíves Kelemenné Express 28.
09. 9th November Martin's Day Candle-light Express
01. 07. 08. 14. 14th December Christmas Candle-light Express dining train 15. 22nd December Excursion by Experience Train to the Advent in Vienna 19. Nostalgic Memorial Train - 20 years old MÁV Nosztalgia Ltd. 22. 22nd December Excursion by Experience Train to the Advent in Vienna 28.
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