Budapest Airport and Transportation

How to get to and from the airport, and getting around the city on public transportation

Budapest Airport

From Budapest's international airport, take the minibus service located outside the arrivals terminal. The trip can take between 30 minutes to one hour, depending on how many stops it needs to make. You may then arrange to have one pick you up at your hotel for your return. Alternatively, you have the following options:

Transfers from the Airport

If you don't wish to rely on public transportation and prefer the convenience of a transfer, here are your options:

Private Arrival Transfer
Private Departure Transfer

All Transfers

Budapest Railway Station - Arriving by Train

If you are arriving by train from within Europe, you'll arrive at Keleti Station in Pest. From there you can have a long walk down the avenue to the center or take the metro from beneath the station. You may also choose a transfer:

Private Arrival Transfer
Private Departure Transfer

Getting Around Budapest

Most of the city's sights can be reached on foot, otherwise you may use the efficient metro. Since most of the public transport (including the metro) shuts down at around 11:30PM, your only choice late at night is a taxi.

Car Rental

To go elsewhere in Hungary and beyond by car, check the cheapest rental rates:

Car Rentals

Budapest Map

Budapest City Break Travel Planner

  • Get a Room
  • Look for the right type of accommodation at the right place and at the right price for you:


  • Get the Tourist Card
  • Enjoy free transportation and free or reduced admission to many of the top attractions:

    Tourist Card

  • Plan Your Sightseeing
  • Hop on a sightseeing bus, go on a walking tour, a cruise or day trip:

    Tours & Activities