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 China.

Official Website: bud.hu
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 2A and 2B, open 24 hours a day. Connected to each other through the SkyCourt building.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 11.45 million passengers went through it in 2016.
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 8:00 pm (Terminal 2B).

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

 
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Bus - From 4:00 am to 11:00 pm, line 200E runs between the enclosure and Köbánya-Kispest metro station, via Ferihegy train station. Between 11:00 pm and 1:00 am, the bus goes to South Pest terminal (replaced by night bus 900 from 1:00 am to 4:00 am), from where routes 950 and 950A depart to downtown Budapest. Tickets can be acquired at the customer service points from BKK (Tel +36 1258 4636) located throughout the airport, information desks, post office, newsagents and tickets machines at the stops. MiniBUD (Tel +36 1550 0000) provides door-to-door transportation 24 hours a day from the airport. The company has counters in both terminals.

Metro - At Köbánya-Kispest terminal you can board line M3, heading for Újpest Központ, to reach the city centre. It operates every 5-10 minutes from 4:30 am to 11:30 pm. Intermediate stops include Határ út, Népliget, Klinikák, Kálvin tér, Ferenciek tere, Deák Ferenc tér, Lehel tér, Dözsa György út, Forgách utca, Újpest-Városkapu.

Train - The closest station is Ferihegy, where trains leave for Nyugati terminal, in the city centre, with a trip of about 25 minutes. More information: Tel +36 1349 4949.

Taxi - Cabs from Fötaxi (Tel +36 1222 2222) are available opposite the Arrivals level of both terminals. The journey to the city centre has a fare of around €22.00 and takes 25 minutes.

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Car rental desks are found on the Arrivals level of the SkyCourt building. Avis (Tel +36 1296 6421), Buchbinder/Megadrive/Enterprise (Tel +36 1296 6610), Budget (Tel +36 709 318 001), Europcar (Tel +36 1296 5386), Hertz (Tel +36 1296 7171), Sixt (Tel +36 1296 0158).

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The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, VIP rooms, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access for 2 hours. Meeting rooms are available in both terminals and there is a conference center on the Arrivals level of the SkyCourt building.

Food and Drinks- There are several bars, cafés, fast food outlets, local and international restaurants. Most options are located in the SkyCourt building. Flocafé (Terminal 2B), O'Learys Sport Bar and Upper Crust (SkyCourt) open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- There are duty-free stores on the Departures level. You can also find retailers selling apparel, jewellery, gifts, regional products, books, tobacco, newspapers and magazines, music, toys, electronics, accessories.
Baggage- Trolleys available for €1.00 in the baggage reclaim areas and the car parks. Porter service on the Arrivals and Departures levels of the terminals (Tel +36 1296 5430). Secure wrapping in the Departures areas (Tel +36 703 947 612). There are lockers on the ground floor of the SkyCourt building (Tel +36 1296 7999). Lost and found offices in the luggage recollection halls (Tel +36 703 324 006 / 007).
Other Services- Travel agencies, dental clinic, beauty salons, prayer room, children's play areas, baby changing facilities.

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There are several areas for short- and long-term parking with CCTV 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +36 1296 5553. Online reservations and fares

Premium Parking - Exclusive location on the Departures and Arrivals levels. The first 5 minutes have no charge.
Terminal Parking - Short-term lot 25 meters away from the main building, with 5 min. of free parking.
Business Parking - Guarded car park with a free shuttle to the terminals (2 min. trip).
Holiday Parking - Long-term area 400 meters away from the terminals.
Holiday Plus Parking - Spaces for long stays 175 meters away from the main building, connected through a covered walkway.
Holiday Parking Lite - Budget parking 600 meters away from the enclosure.

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

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Some accommodations nearby have complimentary shuttles for the transfer of their guests. Airport Hotel Budapest (Tel +36 1688 2000), Hotel Ferihegy (Tel +36 1765 4004), Airport Hotel Stáció Wellness & Conference (Tel +36 2935 3053), Sarokház Panzió (Tel +36 2935 5033), Tenisz Apartment (Tel +36 203 147 553), Apartman 116 (Tel +36 302 228 691), Halász Airport Panzio (Tel +36 2935 0205), Hargita Panzió (Tel +36 209 704 484), Bocskai Panzió (Tel +36 1257 1643), Kicike Panzió (Tel +36 1296 0746).

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Latest updates: May, 16, 2017