Budapest airport (BUD)

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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, North America 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: 14.9 million passengers went through it in 2018.
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).

Location

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

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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 (Tel +36 1296 6610 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +36 709 318 001 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Enterprise/National/Alamo (Tel +36 1770 7070 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +36 1421 8370 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +36 1296 0996 - 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +36 1296 0158 - 7:45 am to 0:00 am)

 

Car rental search

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. Route 100E is a service to Kálvin Tér, Astoria and Deák Tér that operates every 30 minutes between 5:00 am and 0:30 am. Tickets can be acquired at the customer service points from BKK (Tel +36 1325 5255) located throughout the airport, information desks, post office, newsagents and ticket machines at the stops.
MiniBUD (Tel +36 1550 0000) provides door-to-door transportation 24 hours a day from the airport, with fares from €5.30. 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 €26.00 and takes 25 minutes.

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There are several areas for short- and long-term parking with CCTV 24 hours a day and a car wash service. 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 175 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 Parking Lite - Budget parking 600 meters away from the enclosure.

 

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.