Fully 4,426 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Monday, while another 2,986 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters said.
Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 649 people, the police website said on Tuesday. Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place of residence within thirty days to apply for permanent documents, it added.
Budapest police received 492 refugees, 204 children among them, by train, according to the municipal police website.
Refugees arriving on special train services at Kőbánya felső railway station, in eastern Budapest, were taken by bus to the BOK sports and events centre serving as a humanitarian transit point.
The authorities transported 50 people, including 32 children, to accommodation in the capital and outlying areas.
Meanwhile, the municipal government office of Budapest said staff at the BOK transit facility had helped 481 refugees on Sunday, accommodating 91 of whom stayed overnight.
The BOK centre provides food and drink, medical services, toilets, internet access and help with travel arrangements in cooperation with charity organisations and volunteers.
National railways MÁV operates a ticket office at the site, while buses are provided to take people to the main train stations and the airport.
As we wrote earlier today, Ethnic Hungarian organisation asks governemnt to keep helping Ukraine, details HERE.