Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is located in the north of Hungary and by far the busiest airport in the country. Many flights to and from the airport are operated by low-cost carriers Wizz Air and Ryanair. At Budapest Airport, a great deal of effort is being made to assist travellers in getting to their destination. In Terminal 2A and Terminal 2B you will find information desks of Budapest Tourist Information, BKK (public transport) and miniBUD. If you need to get from the airport to Budapest, you can choose between taxi and three different bus services: 100E, 200E and miniBUD.
Where is Budapest Airport situated?
Budapest Airport is just southeast of the capital. The location of Budapest Airport is excellent, many major motorways are in close proximity to the airport.
How many terminals does Budapest Airport have?
The airport consists of two terminals, known as Terminal 2A (gates A) and Terminal 2B (gates B, C, D). Both terminals are connected by the modern SkyCourt. Terminal 1 is no longer in use due to bankruptcy of the former flag carrier Malev. Terminal 2A has 30 check-in desks and gives access to security check A. In Terminal 2B you will find check-in desks 31 to 64, here you can access security check B.
Terminal 2A and Terminal 2B consist of three floors: Arrivals level, Departures level and Mezzanine level (Airline offices and Observation terrace). Shopping in SkyCourt is only possible after the security check, this part of the airport is not accessible to the public. However, there is a small supermarket located in Terminal 2B. The construction of a new terminal is planned to be finished in 2021, Terminal 3 is being constructed next to Terminal 2A.
The distance from Budapest Airport to the centre of Budapest is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Budapest.
From BUD Airport to Budapest City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Budapest Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Budapest Airport you can travel by bus and metro. Visit the Budapest Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Budapest Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Budapest Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Budapest is about HUF 7300.-. Book your taxi at Budapest Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From BUD Airport to Budapest City centre by Taxi
At Budapest Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Budapest Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Budapest Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Wizz Air
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Budapest
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Budapest Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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