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Budapest Ferihegy international Airport. Connections city center

Budapest Ferihegy

Budapest Ferihegy, also known under the name of Ferenc Liszt, in honor of the eponymous magician musician, is the international airport of Budapest, as well as the main airport of Hungary. It is about 16 km from the city center and consists of two Terminals.

The airport is well connected to major European destinations and also with the Middle East, Asia and North America. Until 2012, it was the airline’s hub Malév, then failed that same year. Currently it is the basis of the Wizz Air, the Hungarian Low-Cost company, one of the most used to fly in Eastern Europe.

Inside, all essential services are guaranteed: shopping areas, duty-free, a shop and a post office. You can change into the local currency directly at the ATMs at the airport.

Budapest Ferihegy International Airport

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Below is the list of the main direct connections* with Budapest Ferihegy Airport:


ALBANIA: Tirana.
AUSTRIA: Vienna.
BELGIUM: Brussels, Charleroi.
BULGARIA: Burgas, Sofia.
CROATIA: Skopje.
CYPRUS: Larnaca.
CZECH REP: Prague.
DENMARK: Billund, Copenhagen.
ENGLAND: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, East Midlands, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow, London-Luton, London–Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne.
FINLAND: Helsinki, Lappeenranta.
FRANCE: Beauvais, Bordeaux, Mulhouse/Basel, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris–CDG, Paris-Orly, Toulouse.
GERMANY: Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart.
GREECE: Athens, Chania, Corfu, Karpathos, Kefalonia, Kos, Mykonos, Paphos, Preveza/Lefkada, Rhodes, Santorini, Thessaloniki, Zadar, Zakynthos.
ICELAND: Reykjavík–Keflavík.
IRELAND: Dublin, Shannon.
ITALY: Alghero, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Cagliari, Catania, Milan-Malpensa, Naples, Palermo, Pisa, Rimini, Rome–Ciampino, Rome-Fiumicino, Treviso, Turin.
LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg.
MALTA: Malta.
MONTENEGRO: Podgorica.
NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam, Eindhoven.
POLAND: Kraków, Poznań, Warsaw–Chopin.
PORTUGAL: Lisbon, Porto.
ROMANIA: Bucharest, Târgu Mureș.
RUSSIA: Kazan, Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Moscow–Vnukovo, Moscow–Zhukovsky, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg.
SCOTLAND: Edinburgh, Glasgow.
SPAIN: Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Madrid, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, Seville, Tenerife–South, Valencia.
SWEDEN: Gothenburg, Malmö, Stockholm–Arlanda, Stockholm–Skavsta.
SWITZERLAND: Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva, Zürich.
UKRAINE: Kharkiv, Kyiv–Zhuliany, Lviv, Odessa, Zaporizhzhia.


CANADA: Toronto–Pearson.
EGYPT: Cairo, Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Sharm El Sheikh.
ISRAEL: Tel Aviv.
JORDAN: Amman–Queen Alia.
KOREA: Seoul-Incheon.
QATAR: Doha.
TURKEY: Antalya, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökcen, Izmir.
UAE: Abu-Dhabi, Dubai–International.


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Directly at Budapest Ferihegy Airport, you can use the convenient 100E Shuttle Bus that connects Deák Ferenc tér. The service works every day, including Sundays and holidays, from 04:10 to 00:35 from the Airport; from 03:30 to midnight from the city center.

The frequency is always 20 minutes. The ticket costs 900HUF per person.


Not far from the 2 Terminal, there is the railway station of Ferihegy with which it is possible to reach the train station by train Budapest-Nyugati, in the center. To reach the station of Ferihegy, you must first take the 200E BUS; Tickets can not be purchased at the terminal, but only at the station.
The train runs daily from 4 in the morning to 24. They leave with a frequency of a couple every hour, and take around 30 minutes to get to the center. The ticket costs 350HUF, if purchased outside, or 450 on the vehicle.


Il 200E bus connects the 2 Airport Terminal with the Metro station, 3 Line of Kőbánya-Kispest; from here, travelers can take the Metro, direction Újpest Központ to reach the city center. During the journey, the stop of Deák Ferenc it is an interchange with its other metropolitan lines.
The bus runs daily from 04:00 to 23:00 (from 23 until one in the morning, the same bus makes an exclusive connection from the airport to South Pest; from here, the 950 night bus connects the center).
The ticket costs 350HUF if purchased on the outside, while 450HUF if purchased on the vehicle.

At the airport, tickets for buses and subway can be purchased at vending machines or at the POST OFFICE located on the mezzanine level of the 2A Terminal. Here, as well as the single-journey ticket, you can also buy different types (carnet, Tickets from 24 or 72 hours).

*The list is subject to change. All links, updated, are available on the official website. Before leaving, it is recommended to inquire about the provisions and rules on COVID-19. Timetables and connections are subject to change.

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