Travel to Budapest

Port of Entries

Budapest has an extensive infrastructure. The city can easily and rapidly be reached from all European countries either by car, rail or air.


By air

Ferenc Liszt International Airport is 16 km South-East of the city centre. It is directly reachable from all European capitals in a flight time of usually less than 2 hours.

Airport Terminal 2 is divided between Terminal 2A and Terminal 2B hosting all traditional carriers’ flights, charter flights and low-cost airlines. The Sky Court connects Terminal 2A and 2B and offers passengers 15 retail units with world famous brands, 13 restaurants and 2 VIP lounges on an area of 400 m2.

In 2018 a new airport hotel, Ibis Styles opened its doors. The hotel is directly accessible from Terminal 2 through an underground passage.

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Főtaxi, the taxi company with the longest tradition in Hungary, will transport passengers between the terminals and Budapest. Főtaxi’s several hundred cars and the company’s well-trained and experienced drivers, ensure a safe basis to satisfy passengers’ needs at a high standard. Taxi drivers speaking at least one foreign language are in service with ‘A’ category large cars under five years old. All cars are equipped with a POS terminal, therefore bank cards are also accepted. Reservations can be made in person at the Főtaxi booths located at the exits at Terminals 2A and 2B. At the taxi rank in front of the stands, a line of taxis continuously awaits passengers.


Public transport

By bus

Passengers are transported by a direct bus service from Terminal 2A and 2B to the metro station Deák Ferenc tér in the city centre by the bus number 100E. This service is adjusted to passenger traffic at the airport. A one-way ticket costs 2200 HUF.

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By Car

All Hungary’s motorways and most of the main roads radiate from the capital. The M1, M3, M5, M6 and M7 are toll motorways. Road signs conform to continental standards. 24-hour emergency roadside assistance is available from the Magyar Autóklub by dialing 188.