Getting to Budapest


Arrival by Plane​

Budapest has direct flight connections with every capital city in Europe, other major cities, and hubs in Europe also having connections world-wide as well. Most of the major Airlines are departing from Budapest. Any point in the world can be reached to and from Budapest. Terminals of Liszt Ferenc International Airport is located roughly 28 kilometers (/17, 40 miles) from the city. Since 2004 several low cost airlines have been running their flights between Budapest and the large European cities (Wizzair, Germanwings, EasyJet, Air Baltic, Jet2, etc).


Airport shuttle transfer: The miniBUD

MiniBUD is the official airport shuttle service provider for Budapest Airport. We provide a comfortable, fast and favorable transfer solution for our clients wishing to travel from the airport to the districts of Budapest, and from the city to the airport. You can use our service on your own, with your friends and family, or even with a large group. The miniBUD airport shuttle team will fulfill your order under the best terms and conditions, at the highest possible service quality. The shuttle transfer fee is minimum 7 EUR/person.




Public transportation​

Bus No. 200E (blue) also leaves from the terminal building at Kőbánya-Kispest station, where you may also can take metro line No. 3 (blue line) to the centre of the city. The journey takes approximately 1 hour to get to the centre. Tickets for public transportation are priced 350 HUF (approximately 1, 2 EUR) and are available at the airport from BKK at its customer service points, from the post office, the newsagents (Relay) and from ticket machines at the bus stop. It is also possible to purchase a ticket from the bus driver for 450 HUF (1, 5 EUR).
The post office is located on the mezzanine level of Terminal 2A, where 24 and 72-hour, weekly and monthly travel passes for Budapest public transport, are also available.
Newsagents only sell single tickets, 10-piece ticket booklets and short section tickets.
At the Tourist Information – Budapest Info Point counters located on the arrivals levels of Terminals 2A and 2B, 24, 48 and 72-hour Budapest Cards are also available, which, in addition to numerous discounts, offer unlimited use of public transportation during the period of validity.




Taxis are also available. The taxi company at the airport is Főtaxi. Fare: approx. EUR 30-50. The taxis are equipped with credit card readers (please check it in advance with the driver).


Recommended Taxi Company:


To reach the Hotels or the Congress Venue and to avoid any inconvenience, please use the official EUNOS2017 taxi company:

Budapest Taxi

Phone: +36 1 777 7777



Credit card payment is available in every car of Budapest Taxi.

Please note, that all licensed Budapest taxi companies have yellow cars and has same rates for all companies, placed clearly visible on the screens. Airport –Hotel Area route fares should cost around 7000-9000 HUF (25- 30 EUR).



Arrival by Car

Hungary lies at the crossroads of the main tourist traffic flows in Europe. About 35 airline companies operate regular flights to and from Budapest. Railway connections are excellent and there are also bus and boat connections with countries in the vicinity of Hungary. Budapest can be reached by car on motorways M1, M3, M5 and M7.


Arrival by Train

Budapest is connected to the European railway system. There are direct railway links between Budapest and 13 capital cities of Europe and 47 international scheduled trains arrive daily in Budapest. Many international trains have dining and sleeping-cars or couchettes. There are three major international railway stations in Budapest (Déli pu., Keleti pu. and Nyugati pu.), located in the city centre and within easy reach of the Conference hotels either by public transport or by taxi. Most international express trains arrive and depart from the Eastern (Keleti) Railway Station. www.mav-start.hu


Public Transport in Budapest

Public transport in the city is well-organized. Trams, buses and metro trains operate without conductors. Tickets must be purchased in advance at tobacco shops, newsstands, metro stations or at vending machines at some tram and bus stops. Weekly and Tourist (valid for 3 day) passes allowing free travel on all means of transportation within the city limits can be bought at each metro station.


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