PCR test Budapest, District 14. 👉️ Margit Laboratory location
When considering the traffic of the Pest side, the intersection of Hungária körút and Kerepest út is one of the most easily accessible points overall. Either by car or public transport, especially the red metro line 2 or tram 1, this intersection at Puskás Ferenc Stadium (metro station and tram stop of the same name) is easily accessible. The 14th district (Zugló) sampling station of Margit Laboratory can be found next to the row of kiosks, with the unmistakable “MargitLab” sign against a purple background.
How to access the sampling station?
The intersection of Hungária körút and Kerepesi út is easily accessible by public transport. Take:
- metro line M2 (stop: Puskás Ferenc Stadion), or
- tram 1, 1M, 14 or 41 (stop: Puskás Ferenc Stadion), or
- a long-distance bus (e.g. 396, 400, 438, 1020, 1050 or 1076), to Stadion Bus Terminal.
It is also easily accessible by car: park your car in the P+R lot on Ifjúság útja (1143 Budapest, Ifjúság útja 1.) and walk 400 m / 5 minutes to your destination; alternatively, you may leave your car one metro station away in the P+R lot at Pillangó utca (1148 Budapest, Pillangó utca P+R Parking).
Where exactly is the sampling station?
Look for the kiosks at the intersection of Hungária körút and Kerepesi út; once you have found them, you cannot miss the “MargitLab” sign against the purple background.
What kinds of test are available here?
Samples are taken for PCR tests and antibody tests; in the latter case, you can also request an immunity certificate if the test produces a positive result (i.e. immunity is proven).
In the 14th district or its vicinity, the fastest way to obtain a PCR test result is to provide a sample at the sampling station, which is tested in the lab, and the result, in Hungarian and English, e-mailed to the customer.
Corona virus PCR tests are available at several sites in Budapest. The 14th district sampling station on the Pest side is easily accessible by car or public transport. After sampling, the tests are performed in a specially equipped diagnostic lab our central laboratory on Bécsi út.
Antigen tests are also available at several points in Budapest, including the sampling station in district 14. However, please keep in mind that PCR is currently the most reliable technique for the detection of SARS-CoV-2.
Test yourself for covid at Margit Laboratory
When is the 14th district sampling station open?
The 14th district sampling station of Margit Laboratory is open from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. In case you have any questions, you may call the sampling station at +36 70 609 2029 during the same interval.
Where can I find an easily accessible sampling point for a PCR test in Pest?
The sampling point of Margit Laboratory is located at the intersection of Hungária körút and Kerepesi út, at the kiosks next to metro station Puskás Ferenc Stadion. The samples taken here are tested in a specially equipped laboratory.
Is it easy to find the sampling station of Margit Laboratory in the 14th district?
Yes. Look for the “MargitLab” sign against a purple background among the kiosks at the intersection of Hungária körút and Kerepesi út.
What kinds of COVID test are available at the 14th district sampling station?
Samples are taken for PCR tests and antibody tests; in the latter case, you can also request an immunity certificate if the test produces the required result.