Travel to Budapest

International access to the city

By airplane

The Liszt Ferenc International Airport is ten miles south-east of the city centre. Its Terminal is divided into two, with Terminal 2A the departure and arrival point for flights of countries of Schengen and Terminal 2B hosting all flights from non-Schengen countries.

By rail

More than fifty trains a day provide direct links between Budapest and no fewer than 25 other capital cities. Trains to Vienna run every three hours. There is also a popular network of inter-city trains linking Budapest with the main Hungarian cities. International trains operate from the three largest stations.

By coach

International services terminate and depart from Népliget Coach Station or Kelenföldi Railway Station. The Hungarian national coach service and the FlixBus provide a wide range of bus routes in all Europe.
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By car

All Hungary’s motorways and most of the main roads radiate from the capital. The M1, M3, M5, M6 and M7 are toll motorways, and you must pay the appropriate toll (either at the border or at larger petrol stations). Road signs conform to continental standards. 24- hour emergency roadside assistance is available from the Magyar Autóklub by dialling 188.

City transport

Budapest has one of the most modern and efficient public transportation system in the world, in the form of metro, tram, trolley bus and bus lines. It is also investing in the development of bike routes, which can help the movement of participants to be a greener, faster and fun solution. The network of the Budapest Transport Company network consists of:

  • 4 underground lines
  • 5 suburban railway lines
  • 25 tram lines
  • 178 bus routes


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