Fully 5,266 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Sunday, while another 5,036 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters told MTI on Monday.
Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 1,212 people, the police website said. 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 960 refugees, 354 children among them, by train, according to the municipal police website.
Refugees arriving on special train services at Kobanya 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 33 people, including 18 children, to accommodation in the capital and outlying areas.