Travel directions within Budapest to the conference
Directions from the airport
By public transport – bus and metro
From 4:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., bus number 200E commutes between Terminal 2 and Kőbánya-Kispest metro terminal (metro line M3), via Ferihegy train station (where you can get trains to Nyugati railway station in Budapest city center).
From Kőbánya-Kispest metro terminal, passengers can take the M3 metro towards Újpest Központ to reach the city center. It is possible to change to metro lines M1 and M2 at the Deák Ferenc tér stop in the inner city.
From 11:00 p.m.to 1:00 a.m. bus 200E, from 1:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. night bus number 900 operates between Budapest Airport Terminal 2 and the South Pest bus garage. It is possible to change to night buses 950 and 950A, operating to the inner city.
*Please refer to the attached illustrative figures on travelling from the airport and to the airport.
Tickets for public transportation priced 350 HUF are available at the airport from BKK at its customer service points, from the post office, the newsagents (Relay) and from ticket machines at the bus stop. It is also possible to purchase a ticket from the bus driver for 450 HUF (although beware to have the exact change).
Buying tickets and passes at the airport:
There is a post office located on the mezzanine level of Terminal 2A, where 24 and 72-hour, weekly and monthly travel passes are also available for public transport in Budapest.
Newsagents only sell single tickets, 10-piece ticket booklets and short section tickets.
At the Tourist Information – Budapest Info Point counters located on the arrivals levels of Terminals 2A and 2B, 24, 48 and 72-hour Budapest Cards are also available, which, in addition to numerous discounts, offers unlimited use of public transportation during the period of validity. For more information, please visit budapest-card.com/
By public transport – train
The closest train station to Budapest Airport Terminal 2 is Ferihegy, with trains operating to and from Nyugati railway station in Budapest. Nearly 100 trains per day, including InterCity services, provide easy access to and from the city in less than half an hour, for a few hundred HUF.
From Ferihegy train station, Terminal 2 is accessible by bus number 200E during the daytime and with night bus number 900 at nighttime.
Train tickets are not available for purchase at Terminal 2. However, trains operating between Ferihegy train station and Nyugati railway station may be used with Budapest travel cards, so the 24 and 72-hour, weekly and monthly travel passes for Budapest public transport available at the post office on the mezzanine level of Terminal 2A are also valid for these services.
Hungarian state railway company MÁV operates a domestic ticket office at Ferihegy train station every day from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In addition, train tickets can also be purchased from the ticket machines located on the platforms. Tickets for destinations not shown on the ticket machines and supplementary tickets for premium category trains are available from the conductor on board the trains, without a surcharge.
Offer for departing passengers: As a result of cooperation between MÁV and the Budapest Transport Center, passengers taking the train to Ferihegy train station can purchase a discount bus ticket for their journey to Terminal 2. Discount bus tickets cost 300 HUF, and are only available together with the train ticket, from ticket offices at railway stations. Discount tickets are only valid between the bus stop next to Ferihegy train station and Budapest Airport Terminal 2, on bus number 200E (during the daytime) or night bus number 900 (at nighttime).
For more information on train services in Hungary, please visit: mav-start.hu
Shuttle bus service – MiniBUD
MiniBUD is the official airport shuttle service provider for Budapest Airport. It provides comfortable and fast transfer solutions for passengers wishing to travel from the airport to the districts of Budapest, and from the city to the airport.
miniBUD Contact details:
miniBUD call center: +36 1 550 0000
Taxi drivers speaking at least one foreign language are in service with large, category ‘A’ cars younger than five years. All cars are equipped with a POS terminal therefore credit cards are also accepted.
Reservations can be made in person at the Főtaxi booths located at the exits at Terminals 2A and 2B. At the taxi rank in front of the stands, taxis are parking continuously waiting for passengers.
From 1 September 2013 a new Taxi Decree was introduced in Hungary regulating the price* of the taxis at a fixed tariff of 280 HUF/Km (0.95 EUR/Km) in addition to the one-off basic fee of 450 HUF (1.50 EUR) and waiting fee. A ride to the city center should typically cost around 6500 HUF (22 EUR) depending on traffic conditions.
*Prices include VAT. Prices indicated in EUR are subject to the actual HUF/EUR exchange rate.
Budapest Airport Terminal 2: 47° 25´ 57.75´´ North, 19° 15´ 41.03´´ East, height: 147 m
The airport is well accessible by car from any point of Budapest. The airport is accessible in 20-60 minutes from the City by the „High-Speed Road”. By that high-speed road, separated by string barrier from public traffic, the Airport can be reached practically unhindered with obstacles under extraordinary circumstances only. For those who arrive by car, there is plenty of parking space at the airport.
Significant changes from previous years have been introduced with the toll decree of 2015 with respect to the toll-free sections, toll categories and type of e-vignette.
Please read the information here before your travel.
Directions from Nyugati railway station
By public transport
Nyugati railway station is located right at the heart of the city.
Metro line M3 has a stop at the railway station, as well as tram line 4-6 providing quick and easy travel onwards after arrival.
Please refer to the attached illustrative figure on the public travel network to see connections from Nyugati railway station.
Directions from Keleti railway station
By public transport
Keleti railway station is located right at the heart of the city.
Metro line M2 has a stop at the railway station, as well as frequent buses like 5, 7, 7E, 173 (besides other buses) providing quick and easy travel onwards after arrival.
Please refer to the attached illustrative figure on the public travel network to see connections from Keleti railway station.
Directions from Deli railway station and Kelenfold railway station
By public transport
Deli railway station and Kelenfold is located on the Buda side of the city, with good transport connections.
Metro line M2 has a stop at Deli railway station, whilst metro line M4 has a stop at Kelenfold railway station, ensuring quick and frequent onward travel to the city center.
Additionally, frequent buses have stops at both railway stations, besides trams, mainly going towards Szell Kalman ter, where you can continue the journey to the city center via metro line M2, or tram lines 4-6.
Please refer to the attached illustrative figure on the public travel network to see connections from Deli railway station and Kelenfold railway station.
Directions from Nepliget bus station
By public transport
Nepliget station is located at the south-east of the city.
Metro line M3 has a stop at the bus station providing quick and easy travel towards the city center after arrival.
Please refer to the attached illustrative figure on the public travel network to see connections from Nepliget bus station.
You can also use the public transport company, BKK’s online journey planner to plan your trip ahead: http://futar.bkk.hu/?map=13/47.501/19.053&layers=GSVB