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Budapest. How to get there by plane, train, car and ship. Practical info


Romantic and vain gem, which is mirrored on the Danube!

The capital of Hungary is a truly wonderful city, almost inextricably linked to the Danube, where, especially in the evening …. he loves to look at himself, with his castles, palaces and churches. And, of course, the sumptuous neo-Gothic Parliament, whose shape shines all over the city.

Budapest, where the traces of two cities in one are clearly evident: Buddha, west of the river, regal and sumptuous with notorious castle, and Pest, modern, with its palaces, cafes and splendid markets.
A romantic city: watch it from the river during a boat ride. A magical city to discover. So what are you still waiting for to organize a fantastic trip to Budapest?



Ferihegy, also known under the name of Ferenc Liszt, in honor of the homonymous Hungarian musician, is the city’s international airport, as well as Hungary’s main airport. 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.

Get to Budapest


As soon as 250 kilometers separate the Magyar city from Vienna. A couple of hours, therefore, separate the two important capitals of the East. From Prague, however, the kilometers are little more than 500. It is necessary to travel more than 800 kilometers, instead, to reach Bucharest or Warsaw. From Italy, starting from Venice, you have to travel about 700 km to reach the Hungarian capital; Trieste, Fernetti (Slovenian border), Ljubjana, Maribor are passed in order, and from there following the signs Madzarska-Magyarország (H), which means Hungary.
Hungary boasts an extremely wide and efficient European road and motorway network. Remember that should you cross the Slovenian territory, the highway stamp is mandatory.


Keleti pályaudvar, or Eastern Station, is the main train station, located between the avenue Rákóczi, Kerepesi Avenue e Thököly Avenue. It is located in Pest. It was built between the 1881 and the 1884, designed by Gyula Rochlitz and János Feketeházy.
The station is well connected to the main European destinations, including Belgrade, Berlin, Munich, Prague, Salzburg and Vienna, just to name a few. Moreover, it is interconnected with the homonymous Metro Station, M4 line.


A particularly fascinating solution, which we mention for the record, is to reach Budapest by river from Vienna with the MAHART ship.
The ship leaves for 09: 00, on even days from Vienna and on odd days from Budapest, and takes just over 6 hours to reach its destination. Tickets cost 99€ per person. More information is available on the official website of the company Mahart. The same also performs an excellent navigation service within the city.

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