Budapest, Budapest-Ferenc Liszt (BUD), Hungary

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Facilities & infrastructure


Banking facilities, ATMs and bureaux de change are available in the terminals and the SkyCourt link building.


Free Wi-Fi is available everywhere in the airport. 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 restaurants serving Hungarian, Greek, Italian and Asian specialities.


A good selection of shops can be found 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 2A and 2B.


A lost property service is on hand for enquiries about items lost at the airport (tel: (70) 332 4006). A 24-hour left-luggage service is located in the arrivals area of Terminal 2B. Lockers are available on the ground floor of the SkyCourt.


There is a chapel in Terminal 2B. An observation deck is open for visitors in Terminal 2A. Childcare facilities and first aid services are also available.

Conference & Business

Business-class passengers in Terminal 2 have access to the SkyCourt Lounge (tel: (1) 296 7370), which is located in the SkyCourt shopping area. Facilities here include computers, printers, fax and telephones. The Executive Lounge (tel: (1) 296 8533) provides a range of services, including private check-in and refreshments. A further lounge, the Celebi Platinum Lounge (tel: (1) 296 5933), is located in the transit area of Terminal 2.

There are also business centres with telephone, fax, photocopying and interpreter services within the terminals.

Two meeting rooms (tel: 296 6213) are available for hire in Terminal 2B and there is a conference centre near Terminal 2A. Meeting rooms are also available at the nearby Hotel Stáció (tel: (29) 353 053;

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    Visa & Immigration

    IATA Travel Centre

    The IATA Travel Centre delivers accurate passport, visa and health requirement information at a glance. It is a trusted, centralized source for the latest international travel requirements. The IATA Travel Centre is the most accurate source available because it is based on a comprehensive database used by virtually every airline, and information is gathered from official sources worldwide, such as immigration and police authorities.

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    Disabled toilets and Call Point helpline kiosks are available throughout the terminals. Wheelchairs can be hired at the airport help desks, on request. Services are also available to help passengers who need assistance boarding or disembarking aircraft and to for passengers with impaired vision. Passengers should contact their airline in advance for special assistance.

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    Airport code: BUD

    Number of Terminals: 2


    Help desks are situated in Terminals 2A and 2B. Tourist information desks are located immediately after customs in the terminals.

    Transfer between Terminals

    The SkyCourt building links Terminals 2A and 2B.

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    Getting around

    Public Transport

    Budapest’s efficient mass transport system is run by Budapesti Közlekedési Vállalat, more commonly known as BKV Zrt (tel: (01) 258 4636; Underground trains, suburban trains and trams connect most quarters of the city; buy tickets at stations or save money with a multi-trip travelcard or Budapest Pass. Tram Route 2/2A follows a particularly scenic route along the Danube. Buses and trolleybuses also zip around the centre; buy tickets onboard, or use your travelcard.


    Budapest has plenty of licensed taxis, with yellow number plates and an identification badge on the dashboard, as well as more questionable unlicensed cabs. Most people call ahead for a taxi rather than hailing a cab in the street and trying to negotiate a fare with the driver. Reputable firms include City (tel: (01) 211 1111;, Főtaxi (tel: (01) 222 2222; and Budapest Taxi (tel: (01) 777 7777;


    Hotels in Budapest


    Slumber in luxury like a royal highness? In Budapest, that can easily be arranged! Hungary’s capital, the famous city of spas, offer a wide selection of stylish hotel rooms, many of them in historical buildings. Gold leaf and loving care were lavished on restoring their former splendor, so that in many hotels, you can look forward to enjoying every modern comfort in a 19th century ambience.

    Nearly all international hotel chains are represented in the center of Pest or on the green outskirts of Buda, and often boast a variety of spa facilities.

    Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

    Széchenyi István tér 5-6
    1051 Budapest
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    Category: Superior

    This luxury hotel housed in an Art Nouveau palace near the Széchenyi Chain Bridge is one of the best hotels in the city. Besides a magnificent view of the Castle District and an enchanting fairy-tale atmosphere, the Gresham Palace Budapest offers all the signature comforts and conveniences of a Four Seasons Hotel – and more: an exhilarating rooftop infinity pool.

    Casati Budapest Hotel Superior

    Paulay Ede utca 31
    1061 Budapest
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    Category: Medium

    Paulay Ede utca runs parallel to Andrássy út – making the location of this hotel just about as central as you could hope to find in Budapest. This boutique hotel is housed in an 18th century building that was completely renovated and refurbished in 2012.  Its rooms and suites are done out in four distinct styles: Classic, Cool, Natural and Heaven. To avoid disappointment, best state your design preference when booking your room.

    Continental Hotel Budapest

    Dohány utca 42-44
    1074 Budapest
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    This centrally located design hotel opened in 2010 in the magnificent Art Nouveau building that once housed the Hungária Spa. All of its 272 rooms and suites are done out in warm, welcoming colors. Tip for wellness fans: The hotel has an outdoor pool on the roof terrace as well as a large spa.

    Airport Hotel Budapest

    Lőrinci utca 130
    2220 Vecsés
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    Category: Medium

    When you stay at this good airport hotel, you are just two minutes away from the terminals of Liszt Ferenc Airport. With its modern conference facilities, it’s an ideal venue for uncomplicated business meetings. The hotel provides a minibus shuttle service from and to the airport building.

    Gozsdu Court Aparthotel

    Király utca 13
    1075 Budapest
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    The location of this apartment hotel close to Deák Ferenc tér metro station is unbeatable for tourists. Modern, fully equipped studios and one- to three-room apartments offer guests a stylish and comfortable place to stay. A (chargeable) transfer service from and to the airport can be arranged on request.