Budapest International Airport (BUD)
Location: The airport is located 10 miles (16km) south east of
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
Terminal 2A (Schengen destinations) and 2B (non-Schengen
destinations) are close enough to be accessible by foot, there is a
covered walkway between these two terminals. For transfers between
Terminal 1 and 2, the easiest way is with Budapest Airport Minibusz
(BAM) which operates a shuttle costing 700Ft. Taxis are also
available and the #93 bus may also be used.
The nearby Western Railway Station is walkable from terminal 1,
or using bus #200 from terminal 2, where railway tickets can also
be bought between 9am and 10pm for 300Ft. Travel time is 30 minutes
to the city centre. An airport bus #93 leaves for the
Köbánya-Kispest metro terminal from terminals 1 and 2 and costs
350Ft on the bus, previously purchased tickets are 250Ft. There is
an airport minibus service that takes passengers to any destination
in the city as soon as the bus is full.
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sixt, Europcar
and Airport Rent-a-Car.
Taxis can be reserved at Tel: +36 (0)1 365 5555 or at the
arrivals terminal. Fares are metered but can't exceed prices
according to city zones. A high speed road connects to the airport
to the city in 20 minutes.
Facilities include ATMs, bureaux de change, left luggage, first
aid, duty-free shops, childcare, post office, chapel, restaurants,
tourist information and hotel reservations. There are facilities
for disabled passengers and wheelchairs are available from the
airport help desks; travellers with special needs are advised to
contact their airline or travel agent in advance. A short walk from
Terminal 2 there is an open-air aircraft museum.
There are dedicated parking structures for each terminal,
offering express, short-term and long-term parking options. Express
parking allows 5 free minutes if you just need to pick up or drop
off a passenger. From there, prices escalate to HUF 300 for 15
minutes and HUF 1,200 for an hour, with a daily maximum charge of
HUF 9,000. The Long-stay parking lot charges HUF 3,000 for the
Departure Tax: Included in the airfare.