M35 motorway (Hungary)

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M35 motorway shield

M35 motorway
M35 autópálya
Route information
Part of E79 / E573
Length: 66 km (41 mi)
Major junctions
From: M3 (Hu) Otszogletu kek tabla.svg M3 near Görbeháza
To: 4 (Hu) Otszogletu zold tabla.svg D4 near Debrecen
Location
Regions: Hajdú-Bihar
Highway system
Motorways in Hungary

The M35 motorway is a 35 km (22 mi) motorway in eastern Hungary which connects the M3 motorway with the city of Debrecen, providing it with a direct motorway link to the capital, Budapest.

The section bypassing Debrecen was completed in April 2006, and the whole stretch of road was opened to the public on 15 December 2006. The new road reduced driving time between Debrecen and the capital to under 2 hours.

In the next decade the M35 will be extended towards the Romanian border and Oradea, connecting with the Romanian A3 motorway and thus connecting Budapest with the Romanian capital Bucharest.