Air transport

Airport information, flights, airline companies, transfer to the city.

Franz Liszt International Airport Budapest
Information: +36-1-296-9696
All passenger flights arrive to and depart from Terminal 2. Terminal 1 is only for private jets and cargo planes. For individual arrival/departure information we reccommend the official website of Budapest Airport ,which also has a very good route planner application for finding airlines that service Budapest airport.


Connection between Budapest Airport and downtown

Public Transport
Buses (service No. 200E) run from the Kõbánya-Kispest terminus, metro line 3, to/from Budapest Airport and Terminal 2, every 15 minutes during the day.

There is a rail link between Budapest Nyugati station and the old Terminal number 1. (often stil referred to as Ferihegy airport) This is a cheap and fast option, taking just 20 minutes, though one must catch the frequent 200E bus onwards another 2 km to Termials 2A and 2B. One can purchase bus tickets from the bus driver, and train tickets from the vending machines on the platform (or from the Post Office in Terminal 2A.) 
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Passengers can easily reach Budapest Airport Terminal 2 from the Western Railway Station in Budapest.
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The journey takes between half an hour and an hour by car. The official contractor of the Budapest Airport is the Főtaxi, you can order a cab at their desk in the airport for fixed, reasonable prices. Or if you order a cab by phone, most companies offer a fixed price of around 3 800–6 500 HUF, depending on whether your destination is on the Pest or Buda side of the river. However nowadays it is rare but still be aware that there is a risk of being overcharged by unscrupulous drivers if you simply hail a taxi. Where possible, always telephone to order a cab and agree a fare for the journey.

Airport Shuttle
If you are travelling on your own, it is cheaper to use the Airport Shuttle service, which has a desk at the airport. Tickets can be purchased at the arrival customs area or at the LRI Airport Passenger Service desk in the waiting area.
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Hévíz-Balaton Airport
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