Budapest Airport Taxi to City Centre
Low cost, fix price Budapest airport taxi to city centre
If you book a transfer from Budapest to the airport, your taxi driver will pick you up at the address you mention in your online reservation. You can also select the pick up time from your hotel, hostel, office or any private address in Budapest.
How long does it take to get from Budapest Airport to city centre?
The airport is fairly close to the center, approximately 15-20 kms (9-13 miles), but due to relatively big traffic Budapest Airport transfer time to city centre may take up to 40-50 minutes during peak times. During the night, between 9 pm and 5am it can take as short as 20-25 minutes. budtransfer.com offers a fix transfer fee, hence you can be sure that our drivers will always aim to find the quickest way to your hotel, unlike regular taxis those may take you for an unwanted "sight-seeing tour", because they work with a kilometer fee.
Budapest Airport offers only one bus line to the nearest metro station, but even if you will easily find your way by oublic transport to your hotel, the journey will take up to 90 minutes. Not mentioning the lack comfort, this is not the best way to travel between the airport and the city. Actually Hungarian travellers never use this option, they either book a fix price transfer or use their own cars.
Other alternative is the airport minibus, but their price range is nearly equal with a private transfer, but since they drop-off and collect passengers from many different hotels all-over Budapest, the journey again takes unnecessary long.
In Budapest you can choose from wide spectrum of sights and you can participate in incredibly exciting programs. With our little selection we try to give you tips for your time in the Paris of the East. Let's start!
Take a walk
If you're lucky enough, you can book a hotel room with a nice view to the Danube river. What can be more romantic than walk along the riverside, eat delicious meal in a boat restaurant and finally, watch the city lights from your room's window? The Chain Bridge, the Liberty Bridge and the Margaret Bridge are beautiful in every season, and the Margaret island can be a good choice for thoose who love the outdoor programs. You can enjoy the beautiful sights of the buildings from different ages. Budapest is famous for its natural thermal waters, hence it is also called the "city of baths". You can select from small, hidden baths (for example Veli Bej) to large baths within historical buildings, like Széchenyi Bath. The Parliament and the Roosevelt Square are also must see sights in Budapest, don't miss them!
Our professional drivers are happy to take you to all of Budapest's famous sights. We are proud of the high standards we achieve and the value for money we offer. Budtransfer's mission to provide you the best experience for your time in Budapest. Check out our sightseeing offers HERE
Must see places in Budapest
Buda Castle Hill
You will feel like a real time traveller while you're walking on cobble stones between the ancient buildings of the Buda Castle. In 1987, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has listed the Castle District as a World Heritage site. There are several famous institutions in here, like the Hungarian National Gallery, the Hungarian National Library and the Alexander Palace. From the Fishermen's Bastion you can take photos of Budapest, and the Mathias Church's monumental, characteristic Gothic tower is also one of Budapest's most visited places.
Budapest Opera House
Built in the 1880s the opera house has one of the best acoustics in the world. It is located on the most amous avenue of Budapest, the Andrássy Street. Don't worry if you don't have enough time to attend a performance: you can choose a tour in the building every day in the afternoon in different languages.
The first bridge in Budapest to connect permanently Buda and Pest. It was finished in 1949 by chief engineer Adam Clark. On both side the portals are decorated with lion capstones. The length of the bridge is 380 meters and almost 15 meters wide. The Parliament is only 10 minutes walk from here, take a look at this elegant building!
The third largest parliament building in the world was built in a breathtaking neo-gothic style. It lies in Kossuth Squeare and it is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary. The tallest building in Budapest and the largest building in Hungary is a very popular tourinst destination. Don't miss it if you're interested in culture and history, because in the central hall, you can visit the Holy Crown of Hungary!
Heroes' Square is the largest and most impressive square of Budapest. It was built for the millenium in 1896, to commemorate the 1000-year-old history of Hungary. If you're interested in the most important Hungarian historical figures, you should visit it. The iconic statue complex of the country's key figures and the seven Chieftatians is between two museums, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Hall of Art, so it's the perfect place for art lovers, too.
Central Market Hall
If you want to know the lives of the locals, try out their markets! The Great Market Hall is a well-known place for everyone in Budapest, who likes to cook. It is located at the end of the famous Váci Street, at Fővám Square. On the ground floor you can buy here fish, meat, vegetables, fruits, pastries and wines, on the second floor you will find souvenir shops and streetfood restaurants. Lángos, kolbász, hurka, everything in one place!
This place offers you the best panorama of Budapest. It is a very popular destination for families with children, especially good choice for a Sunday walk because of the play areas. Don't miss the several attractions, like the St. Gellért Monument, Citadel, Statue of Liberty, and Gellért Hill Cave church.
The Great Synagogue in Dohány street was built in 1859 and it is still ont of the largest Jewish house of worship in the world. The building itself has both Romantic and Moorish architectural elements. If you enter to the inside, you can see objects relating to religious and everyday life of Jewish people, The Holocaust Memorial Room relates the events of 1944–45. The 3rd-century Jewish headstones from Roman Pannonia are also very interesting, just like the handwritten book of the local Burial Society from the 18th century.
he most iconic street of Budapest is wonderful in every season: in the summer it is full of life because of the high class restaurants with terraces, and in the winter it has also very unique, warm atmosphere because of the city lights. You can find here all the high class shops, fashion brands, and big fashion houses, and if you start from Hero's Square, you can see several museums and famous buildings, like the House of Terror or the Opera House.
St. Stephen's Basilica
he third largest church of Hungary is named after the first king of Hungary, St. Stephen, whose right hand is housed in there, in the reliquary. After the Parliament, it is the most significant tourist attraction with wide spectrum of programs: you can listen to beautiful classical concerts and arias which are sung by famous Hungarian oratorio singers. The organ and the bells are also very interesting in the Basilica: the two towers have six bells: the biggest one called Szent István bell is the biggest one in Hungary with its 9250 kilograms.
Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
The world famous music conservatory was the workplace of famous Hungarian composers, like Bela Bartok or Zoltan Kodaly, and it is still one of the best music schools of the world today. It has a huge concert hall where you can listen to great musicians from all over the world almost every day.
The biggest tourist center of Budapest is waiting for you with wide spectrum of shops, restaurants and bars. It is usually crowded in the summer and especially beautiful during the winter. At Christmas time you can drink mulled wine while you're watching the snowfall on the Vörösmarty Square. It's a great place to try out the Hungarian cuisine, or buy special Hungarian products for your family.
The Danube Promenade extends between the Chain Bridge and the Elizabeth Bridge, the Danube Promenade is one of the best places to take a walk if you are on the Pest side of Budapest. The architecture and the panorama are both beautiful from here: if you're walking from Elizabeth to Chain Bridge, you can see the Vigadó Concert Hall, the Little Princess Statue or the Széchenyi István square.
The number one local destination is a great place for romantic walks, family weekends and for doing sports. You can visit the medieval runs, the Japanese Garden or the Zoo in here, but if you're looking for a swimming pool, you're in the right place here, also!
Roman City of Aquincum
The ancient ruins of the city reminds you to the Roman heritage of Budapest. It was a military base as the part of the Roman border protection system. Now in the Aquincum Museum you can see the hydraulic system, and some roman buildings and paintings.
Most tourists book their budapest airport taxi to the castle district or to the city centre. Most hotels and the most beautiful venues are found in these ditricts. Our price is of course fix and all inclusive for both destinations.
You can confidently book your Budapest Airport Taxi service with us, since our prices are fix and all inclusive. The price you see at our website is the price you pay to our driver. No hidden costs!
How to get from Budapest Airport to city centre?
budtransfer.com offers professional airport taxi service at Budapest Airport since 1995. We work with a great crew, all our drivers have many years experience in passenger transportation and taxi service. The most convenient way to get to your accommodation is by private taxi or minibus transfer. Our representative will welcome you inside the airport with a well visible waiting sign, and you can immediately start your journey to your destination. No queues, no waiting, no stops on the way. Our experienced driver will take you to your destination in the shortest possible way. since all our rates are fixed, you can calculate with your costs in advance, no surprises at the end of the journey.
How much is a taxi from Budapest Airport to Budapest?
Wherever you book your transfer with us, you can be sure that the quoted price is fix and all-inclusive.
Transfer prices from Budapest Airport to Budapest city (all areas) or from Budapest city (all areas) to Budapest Airport:
Private Taxi (maximum capacity 4 passengers + driver) - 25 euro
Mercedes E-class (maximum capacity 4 passengers + driver) - 33 euro
Private Minivan (maximum capacity 6 passengers + driver) - 31 euro
Private Minibus (maximum capacity 8 passengers + driver) - 34 euro
Private Minibus (maximum capacity 17 passengers + driver) - 70 euro
Private Minicoach (maximum capacity 25 passengers + driver) - 83 euro
Private Luxury Coach (maximum capacity 40 passengers + driver) - 128 euro
Private Luxury Coach (maximum capacity 50 passengers + driver) - 140 euro
All transfers are private
You do not need to share the vehicle with other passengers
All transfers are door-to-door
We transfer you directly from the airport to any accomodation or private address in Budapest or from any accomodation or private address in Budapest to the airport.
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