General information on Budapest, including travel, can be found here.
Travel to Budapest – by air:
Budapest can be accessed through the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD).
Public transport can be used to get from the airport to the city:
- Bus. The Bus No. 200E runs from the airport to the M3 metro station. Bus tickets are available at the airport for 350 HUF. Alternatively, the Budapest Card can be used. Please note that the Bus No. 100E is a special line, only the 900 HUF "Airport shuttle bus single ticket" is accepted.
- Taxi. Főtaxi is the official transport partner of Budapest Airport. You can buy your ticket in advance, at their kiosk in the airport.
- Airport shuttle. You can buy your ticket in advance, at their kiosk in the airport. Airport shuttle with Budapest Card Plus is free.
Travel to Budapest – by rail:
The train schedule to Budapest can be accessed here.
Budapest can be accessed through the following main railway terminals:
- Budapest-Nyugati (with connection to metro line M3)
- Budapest-Keleti (with connection to metro lines M2 and M4)
- Budapest-Déli (with connection to metro line M2)
- Budapest-Kelenföld (with connection to metro line M4)
Travel to Budapest – by coach:
International and domestic buses arrive to and depart from the Népliget Bus Station (with connection to metro line M3). Other domestic bus stations are at Árpád híd (with connection to metro line M3), Stadionok (with connection to metro line M2), and Etele tér (with connection to metro line M4).
Volánbusz has scheduled passenger coach services to and from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine.
Online tickets: www.volanbusz.hu
Information on domestic and international routes: Tel.: +36 1 382 0888
Public transport in Budapest:
Information on public transport in Budapest can be found here.
With 268 bus, 32 tram, 15 trolleybus, and 4 underground lines, Budapest has a comprehensive public transport system. It also includes cogwheel and commuter trains, a funicular, and boat and chairlift services. Daytime services are available between 4.30 a.m. and 11.30 p.m., while at night you can get around with night buses or Tram No. 6, which runs round the clock. Of the bus routes in Budapest, 97% are either fully or partially accessible, meaning that one can travel on almost all routes with a wheelchair or a pram.
Taxi. Several companies run taxis in Budapest. All licensed cabs are yellow, have yellow licence plates, and are marked “Licensed Budapest taxi” on the driver’s door. You have taken a licensed Budapest taxi if you can see the driver’s photo ID and the table of fares on the dashboard and the insides of the passenger doors.