Transportation from Budapest Airport


Budapest Airport is accessible only by buses to the terminal. The public bus stop is located directly in front of the arrivals hall (ground floor).

Bus 200E

This line is the cheapest transport option to the airport. It goes to the final station of the blue metro line M3 Kőbánya-Kispest. From there you can easily go directly to the city centre by metro.

For exact timetables, visit Tickets can be purchased in the following variants:

  • 450 huf - non-transferable for 1 ride
  • 750 huf - transfer for 90 minutes
  • 2 500 huf - 24-hour ticket
  • 5 500 huf - 72-hour ticket

Multi-hour tickets are valid for the entire Budapest public transport network, i.e. buses, metro, trams and trolleybuses.

  • Journey time to the city centre bus 200E + metro M3: 50-55 minutes
  • Operating hours: 24/7
  • Frequency: 10 minutes during the day, 60 minutes at night

Buy your ticket at the ticket machine at the bus stop, where you can also pay by card, or via the mobile app (available on: Google Play / App Store). In addition to the above tickets, you can choose from a full range of public transport tickets.

From 23:30 to around 4:00, the 200E line does not go to the Kőbánya-Kispest terminus, but to Határ út station, where you can change to the night buses 914, 914A, 950 and 950A in the direction of the city centre.

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Bus 100E

Since June 2017, the 100E express bus also runs without a transfer directly to the city centre (stopping only at Kálvin Tér, Astoria and Deák Ferenc Tér stations).

  • Fares: 2 200 huf
  • Travel time: 40 minutes
  • Running time of line 100E: 4:20-0:30
  • Frequency: 20-30 minutes

The ticket for route 100E is not valid on any other lines in Budapest.

For more information, visit the official website of the transport company or our guide to Budapest.

Terravision bus

Terravision offers an alternative way of transport with direct lines to Budapest's Nyugati, Keleti, Déli, Népliget bus stations and to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Deák Fernec tér.

The advantage is the direct connection to all stations without the need to change trains, the disadvantage is the very high price.

Terravision uses miniBUD buses in Budapest, which will have their logo on the side of the car.

  • Fares: 10 eur
  • Travel time to the centre: 50 to 75 minutes
  • Operating hours: 24/7
  • Frequency: 30 minutes
  • Buy a ticket:

The Terravision ticket is not valid on any other lines in Budapest. No need to print the ticket, just show it on your mobile phone.


Only yellow cars of the official taxi company with fixed prices according to the meter are allowed to go to the airport. These are 700 huf for the boarding rate, 1 600 huf for the first 3 km and 300 huf for each additional kilometer.

The average price to central Budapest is (depending on the specific destination) around 9 000 huf.

Car rental

If you want to thoroughly explore the Hungarian countryside, renting a car is an inappropriate mode of transport. You'll find several car rental branches in the arrivals area of the terminal, which you should always book online in advance.

Weekly rental prices range between 80 eur and 250 eur depending on the size of the car and the season.

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