Budapest Airports

Interesting fact: There are 4 other, smaller international airports in this tiny country!

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Budapest Airport - Liszt Ferenc International Airport

Surely, the fastest and most convenient way to visit Budapest is travelling by airplane. The main airport of Hungary – that most probably you are going to arrive at as well – is Budapest Airport (full name: Liszt Ferenc International Airport) is a relatively small one, so you don’t have to be afraid of getting lost. It consists of 2 terminals.

How to get to the city from Budapest Airport and vice versa?

Budapest Airport is not located in the city, but don’t worry, it’s quite easy to find your way. The easiest and fastest way, of course, is to call a taxi, but it’s usually the most expensive too. If you’d like to choose a more economic option, call an Uber, or book an airport transfer shuttle service. The official shuttle service of the Budapest Airport is miniBUD, that you can find in both terminals and they provide excellent service for 4-5000 HUF. You might also find other, even cheaper options on the internet, but make sure to book these shuttles way ahead as they don’t always have enough places. You can also book a Withlocals guide to collect you from the airport with a Trabant, just like people used to do in the 1980s. It’s a unique experience that you will never forget, plus, you’ll get some tips what to do in Budapest from the friendly driver.

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Must-see Spots & Hidden Corners City Tour

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More about the Budapest public transportation

Public transportation company is called BKK. As soon as you arrive at the Budapest Airport, search for their office. Our recommendation would be to purchase a pass as it is way cheaper: there are 1-, 3-, 7-day tickets, group tickets (5 people), or Budapest Cards that give further discounts at some sights.
From the Budapest Airport to the downtown, from 4 AM to midnight, you can take the 200E bus, and at night, bus number 900. During daytime, you can immediately get on the Metro line 3 where 200E puts you off, which will bring you directly to the downtown. At night, 951 and 950A night buses replace the metro.
And when you’re heading back to the airport, take the same route, in the opposite direction.

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The Best of Budapest - Private Bike Tour

What a great way to see Budapest, by bike and with a great guide. 6 of us covered lots of ground during the 4 hour tour- both sides of the river as well as Margaret Island, and 2 lovely beers in authentic Hungarian bars ( including one ruin). Not only was the route planned well, but Matthias was so knowledgable, and told us all sorts of great facts and stories about the lovely city.

2 of our party had not been on a bike for a long time, and we're quite nervous, but the route was perfect for all, and they both said they had a great time. Although we had to cross a few busy roads, we were mainly on back streets and cycle paths.

Thanks Matthias, we all hope to return to Budapest some time in the future, inspired by your obvious passion for the city.

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Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

Claudia met us on time, and was very friendly, checked that we understood nature of tour, and answered other questions about the city as we travelled around. She also showed us plenty of detail photos on her phone, which were especially useful for one large museum under wraps for renovation.
She explained the development of the Hungarian Art Nouveau style by reference to the buildings we saw, and gave a good tip that hotel lobbies are regarded as public spaces in the city.

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A customized trip with Nicholas

What can I say? Everything about our tour was 10/10 - from the organisation and quick replies to my emails and the tour itself was fantastic. Our group was large, there were 14 of us, and every one of us had nothing but high praise for Nicholas, who showed us around Budapest giving us a real insight to the history with his knowledge and love of this wonderful city. It was one of the best decisions I made for our weekend and a highlight - we would highly recommend Tour Locals and especially Nicholas, who was friendly and easy going and his love for his city shone through. Fantastic experience 😀

How long does the ride take between Budapest Airport and the city?

By car, you’ll get to the inner city in around 25-30 minutes, if there’s no traffic. If there is, count with double, at least. With bus, it takes around an hour to get to the city. Whichever you choose on the way back, make sure to give yourself enough time to arrive: count with the worst case scenario, 1.5 hours.

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