Budapest airport (BUD)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Budapest airport (BUD)

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, opened on May 7, 1950, is the most important in Hungary. It operates with flights to the main cities in Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 2A and 2B, open 24 hours a day. Connected to each other through the SkyCourt building.

Annual passenger traffic: More than 4.6 million passengers went through it in 2021.

Tel: +36 1296 7000. Flight information: Tel +36 9018 1818. You can find information booths on the Arrivals and Departures levels of both terminals. Tourist offices in both terminals (Tel +36 1438 8080), available from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm (Terminal 2A) and from 10:00 am to 2:00 am (Terminal 2B).



The airport is situated 16 km (10 miles) southeast from the city.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are found on the Arrivals level of Terminal 2B.

Avis (Tel +36 1296 6421 - Sunday to Friday from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Buchbinder/Megadrive/Global (Tel +36 1296 6610 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +36 1700 4859 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Enterprise/National/Alamo (Tel +36 1770 7070 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +36 1296 5386 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +36 1296 0996 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, weekends from 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +36 1296 0158 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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Parking services at Budapest airport (BUD)

There are several areas for short- and long-term parking with CCTV 24 hours a day and a car wash service. There is also a passenger pick-up and drop-off area (Arrivals Pick-up) right outside the terminals with 5 minutes of complimentary parking. More information: Tel +36 1296 5553. Online reservations and fares

Premium Parking - Exclusive location on the Departures level. The first 5 minutes have no charge.
Terminal Parking - Short-term lot 2-4 min. away from the main building via a covered walkway, with 5 min. of free parking.
Holiday Parking - Long-term area 400 meters away from the terminals.
Holiday Parking Lite - Budget parking 600 meters away from the enclosure.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are adapted restrooms, reserved parking spaces close to the terminals, wheelchairs and escort services to and from the aeroplane. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their needs at least 48 hours in advance. Book assistance

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Latest updates: January 22, 2022