A five-minute drive from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, Hotel Stacio is the closest accommodation to the terminals, and it also offers airport transfers. Hotel facilities include car parking, conference space and an on-site restaurant.
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport Guide (BUD)
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is located 16km (10 miles) southeast of Budapest.
Previously known as Budapest Ferihegy International Airport, Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is the largest airport in Hungary. Our Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport guide includes airport contact details, as well as information on transportation and nearby hotels.
Plans are in place for a light rail connection to the city with a station at Terminal 2 planned as part of the wider redevelopment plan. A hotel is also scheduled to open on site in 2014. Terminal 1 was closed to flights in May 2012 due to the collapse of the low-cost Malév airline, which used the airport as its base.
Help desks are situated in Terminals 2A and 2B. Tourist information desks are located immediately after customs in the terminals.
The SkyCourt building links Terminals 2A and 2B.
From the city centre, the dedicated Ferihegy High Speed Road (Route 4) facilitates access to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport within 20 minutes. The airport is also just off Route M5/E60, which connects Budapest to Szeged.
Rail: Regular trains, operated by Hungarian State Railways (tel: (1) 444 4499; www.mav.hu) run between Terminal 1 and Budapest Nyugati Railway Station (journey time: under 30 minutes; fare: Ft320). The 200E bus links the station to Terminals 2A and 2B.
Bus: The pre-pay local express bus 200E runs between the underground metro terminus, Köbánya-Kispest, and the airport terminals. Passengers may wish to alight at Deák tér where the three underground lines converge; bus 93 also connects this destination to Terminal 1. The fare into central Budapest is Ft320. For more information contact BKV (tel: (1) 258 4636; www.bkv.hu).
Shuttle: There is a minibus service to any address in Budapest operated by AirportShuttle-Minibuz (tel: (1) 296 8555; www.airportshuttle.hu), which has a desk in the arrivals hall.
Taxi: Taxis are available from the taxi stand outisde the arrivals areas, with Főtaxi (tel: (1) 222 2222) the main supplier. Maximum fixed fares from the airport are set by a zoning system, and start at around Ft6,000.
Banking facilities, ATMs and bureaux de change are available in the terminals and the SkyCourt link building.
Paid for Wi-Fi internet access is available in both terminals. There is a post office in Terminal 2A.
There are various restaurants and snack bars throughout Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. These include a pub, bar and a restaurant serving Hungarian specialities.
There is a range of shops at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, including fashion boutiques, a shop selling Hungarian food and wine, souvenir shops and newsagents. Duty-free shopping for passengers leaving the EU is available in the SkyCourt and in Terminal 2B.
There is a lost property service for items lost at the airport (tel: (70) 332 4006). Left-luggage is located in the arrivals area of Terminal 2B, open daily 24 hours. Lockers are available on the ground floor of the SkyCourt.
There is a chapel in Terminal 2B. Childcare facilities and first aid services are also available.
Business-class passengers in Terminal 2B have access to the Cirrus Lounge (tel: (1) 296 5933), which is located on the transit area on the first floor. Facilities here include photocopiers, computers, fax and telephones. A further lounge, the Celebi Platinum Lounge, is located in the SkyCourt building. There are also business centres and VIP lounges with telephone, fax, photocopying and interpreter services within the terminals. There are two meeting rooms in Terminal 2B; one can accommodate six people, the other between 30-40 people. Meeting rooms are also available at the nearby Hotel Stacio (tel: (29) 353 053; www.hotelstacio.hu).
Disabled toilets and 'Call Point' helpline kiosks are available throughout the terminals. Wheelchairs are available at the airport help desks, on request. Services are also available to help passengers who need assistance boarding or disembarking aircraft and to help passengers with impaired vision. Passengers should contact their airline in advance for assistance.
The main short-term car park is immediately opposite Terminals 2A and 2B. Long-term parking is located a little further from the terminals. There is also a long-term car park with security surveillance. Parking information is available (tel: (1) 296 5232).
Car hire companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt all have desks located immediately after customs, on the arrivals levels in both Terminal 2A and Terminal 2B.