If you want to take a trip of comfort and saving, there is nothing better than using a taxi service from Budapest Airport.Just in 2011, around 5 million tourists visited Budapest, the Hungarian capital, which straddles the great and historic Danube river. The city was born, politically, in 1873, when the two cities Buda and Pest (to the west and east of the Danube) merge to form one of the most beautiful and majestic cities in Eastern Europe. Architecturally effective and eccentric as Vienna but more capital, more nerve center of a nation and more alive both from the cultural point of view that from that of pure enjoyment. In fact, many young people choose the Hungarian capital every year as a destination for their holidays.
Its history dates back to the first century A. C. when the brief Celtic presence is replaced by the Roman one. From this moment on, a simple swamp village turns into a real city with roads, bridges, holes and the famous spas of which the area is very rich even today. So you can say that Budapest is able, quietly, to satisfy any tourist or visitor showing off art and culture with its many museums and galleries but also entertainment and nightlife where the vitality of its trendy clubs never seem to go to sleep.
What to see in Budapest
Basically, the tourist attractions of the city that are worth a visit are the following:
- Parliament building:symbol of the city, it was built between 1800 and 1900 by the Magyar architect Imre Steindl.
- Chain bridge:shot down by the Nazis during the war, it was rebuilt in 1949.
- Museum of Fine Arts:ike the largest museums in the world, it hosts works by Giotto, Tiepolo, El Greco, Rembrandt and many others.
Approximate Taxi cost from Budapest airport
|Taxi Budapest||1-3 people||4-8 people|
|Budapest airport -Parliament building||from 29,50€||from 36,50€|
|Budapest airport - Chain bridge||from 32€||from 38€|
|Budapest airport- Museum of Fine Arts||from 29€||from 36€|
The Hungarian capital has three airports, of which only one is for civilian transport use: the Budapest Ferihegy Airport.
Dedicated to the musician Ferenc Liszt, it is located about 16 km south-east of the capital and manages a passenger traffic of almost 9 million people every year, coming from all over Europe and from all over the world. With its most famous low-cost airline, Wizzair, and its 3 terminals, it is very good at satisfying almost all the airlines in the world.
Among the services that Budapest airport offers, we include luggage storage, various shops, wheelchairs for disabled travellers and exchange offices.
Distances between Budapest Airport and some points of interest
For those wishing to enjoy the view of the most characteristic places of the Magyar capital, the main distances and relative travel times are provided between the Ferihegy airport and some points of interest.
- Ferihegy airport - Parliament building:to reach the Parliament and cover the 22 km that separate it from the airport, it takes about 38 minutes (without traffic).
- Ferihegy airport - Chain bridge:by road 4 it is possible to reach the bridge, taking about 40 minutes.
- Ferihegy airport - Museum of Fine Arts:the distance between these two locations is about 43 km (the fastest route), to cover which are necessary 35 minutes taking the M0.
The public transport network of the capital is very efficient and includes metro, buses, trams and much more.
In particular, the Budapest metro is the oldest in Europe, and has 4 lines with different colours (yellow, red, blue and green lines). Trains run from 4.30am to 11.00pm.
The tram, on the other hand, carries out its travels with as many as 40 lines that cross the historical center of Budapest far and wide, as well as being very entertaining especially for children.
As for the alternative of travelling by bus, in the city there are over 200 lines that run almost the entire capital. Despite the wide choice, the disadvantage of traveling by bus is not to be accompanied to your destination, with the consequence of going a long way on foot or worse, being forced to use other means.
The funicular is a picturesque alternative, as well as being the best means of transport to reach Buda Castle, in the upper part of the city.
Public taxis in Budapest are quite cheap, but you have to be careful about the risk of being cheated simply because "tourists". In addition, public taxis are useful and cheap only to move around the city perimeter but much less to move from or to the airport.
In order to have a broad overview of the city's public transport, we recommend visiting the official website.
Taxileader.net service at Ferihegy Airport
The Taxileader.net Taxi Budapest offers a unique opportunity to make your journey stress free and annoying. In fact, through the simple reservation form you can choose the type of car, its capacity and the time when you want the service.
A driver with a regular license and proven experience will pick you up directly at the gate of the Budapest International Airport, avoiding the customer the confusion to get a Taxi out of the airport.
In case of cancellation of the flight there is no penalty, but it is advisable to inform the driver through the emergency number that will arrive about 48 hours before the service.
Why choose Taxileader.net
Mainly, the private service with Taxileader.net is simple, cheap, comfortable and stress-free. From the moment the form is filled out to the accomplishment of the transfer, you will have the opportunity to receive assistance from a competent and speaking customer service in several languages.
The journey to the capital will be private and will take you directly to your desired destination smoothly and without hassles caused by subway changes with luggage.
It will also be possible to pay the driver in euros, thus avoiding to change too much money in the local currency.