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Budapest (Ferihegy) International Airport is ten miles south-east of the city centre. It has two terminals: Terminal One is reopened for low-cost airlines in September 2005; Terminal Two is divided into two, with Terminal 2A the departure and arrival point for flights of Malév Hungarian Airlines and Terminal 2B hosting all international carriers’ flights, including some of the budget airlines. The airport’s central telephone number for information is (+36-1) 296-9696, and flight information is available on (+36-1) 296-7000. Luggage services can be contacted on (+36-1) 296-8108 and (+36-1) 296-7217 in connection with flights into a nd out of Terminal 2A, and (+36-1) 295-3480 and (+36-1) 296-7948 for Terminal 2B. Seats on Malév flights can be booked on (+36-1) 235-3888.

The main car hire firms have offices in the arrivals halls. If you buy the Budapest Card in one of our tourist information offices at the airport, the card can be used already on the public transport from the airport.

How to get to the Budapest Airport:

By train
Trains commute between Nyugati railway station in Budapest and Budapest Airport Terminal 1 at least four times an hour, seven days a week. Tickets are available at rail ticket kiosks and machines as well as at the Tourinform office in the hall of Terminal 1 from 9 a.m. to 22 p.m. Outside office hours. Tickets are also available on the train. For further information and detailed schedules, please visit, or call (+3640) 49-49-49.

By public transport
Bus no. 200E commutes from the subway terminal in Kõbánya-Kispest to Budapest Airport Terminal 2 via Terminal 1. Bus no. 93 (black numerals) runs from the subway terminal in Kõbánya-Kispest to Budapest Airport Terminal 1 and back. Tickets can be purchased at the BKV (Budapest Public Transport Company) ticket sales points (ticket kiosks and news stands), from ticket machines, and from bus drivers. For further information about public transportation in Budapest and the schedules of buses, see

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Airport Minibusz - Shuttle service
Our shuttle service is available at Budapest Airport by the name Airport Minibusz. Operating 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, with a boarding capacity of 8 to 10 passengers, our minibuses handle transfers from the airport to the passenger's home back and forth. Our drivers speak many foreign languages and have an outmost experience in finding the shortest route in the city. Passengers onboard Airport Minibus can get in touch with the airport to gather all necessary information regarding their flight from the moment of starting their journey.
From your house to the airport and back, our minibuses operate as a shared-ride service, meaning passengers travelling to the same region are carried at once. The travelling time is optimized and supervised using our fleet monitoring system, which can display the actual location of every vehicle in real-time.
Reservations can be made personally at the AirportShuttle Desk – located at every terminal – or by using our on-line reservation system ( 24 hours before your flight departure time. It is also possible to order our service at a partner travel agency or by calling the Call Center at +36-1-296-8555.

Further information and discount transfer fees are to be asked at:

Tel: +36-1 296-8555
Fax: +36-1 296-8993

Budapest Airport Minibusz Kft is the official transporter of Budapest Airport Zrt.


More than fifty trains a day provide direct links between Budapest and no fewer than 25 other capital cities. Trains to Vienna run every three hours. There is also a popular network of Inter City trains linking Budapest with the main Hungarian centres. International trains operate from the three largest stations:
Keleti pályaudvar: VIII., Baross tér. Tel: (+36-1) 413 - 4610.
Nyugati pályaudvar: VI., Nyugati tér Tel: (+36-1) 349-8503
Déli pályaudvar I. Krisztina krt. 37. Tel: (+36-1) 375-6593
All three international railway stations are part of the Budapest Underground system, the Metró. The Déli and Keleti are stops on the Red (Number 2) line and theNyugati is on the Blue (Number 3) line.


International services terminate and depart from Népliget Coach Station, which is also the terminus for a number of domestic routes. Its telephone number is (+36-1) 382-0888.
Other domestic termini are at Árpád híd ((+36-1) 412-2597)
and Stadionok ((+36-1) 220-6227) in Pest,
and Etele tér ((+36-1) 382-4910) in Buda.


A hydrofoil services operates during the summer months (from April to October) linking the heart of Budapest with Vienna and Bratislava. International boat landings are situated on the Danube between the Chain Bridge (Lánchíd) and the Freedom Bridge (Szabadság híd).
Information about Mahart PassNave Ltd. services is available on (+36-1) 318-6042.


All Hungary’s motorways and most of her main roads radiate out from the capital. The M1, M3, M5 and M7 are toll motorways, and you must pay the appropriate toll (either at the border or at larger petrol stations) and display the windscreen sticker before joining the road. Road signs conform to continental standards. The wearing of seatbelts is compulsory in both the front and back seats, and only handless mobile telephones may be used whilst vehicles are in motion. The alcohol limit is zero. Speed limits are 50 km/hour (31 mph) in built-up areas and 90 km/hour (56 mph) elsewhere, except on dual carriageways (110 km/hour, 68 mph) and motorways (130 km/hour, 80 mph). The horn can only be used in built-up areas in an emergency. 24-hour roadside assistance is available from the Magyar Autóklub (Tel.: (+36-1) 345-1755), and emergency roadside help can also be called for by dialling 188.

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