To reach the Hungarian capital, there is nothing faster and more comfortable than booking a Taxi service from Ferihegy Airport, in such a way that you arrive directly to your accommodation, they take care of your luggage and then you can dive into discovering this wonderful city.
The beautiful city of Budapest is located in Hungary and it is the capital of the country. It has 1,700,000 inhabitants within the city and more than 3 million in the metropolitan area. On the banks of the Danube River, Budapest is the city which best preserves the sensation of "Old Europe" and it is also considered to be the most beautiful city in Mitteleuropa, rising above gorgeous locations such as Vienna.
Places and distances
In recent years, the city has witnessed a notable increase in tourism, given its mild climate and numerous historic charms. Also, there is a wide variety of museums there. Budapest is well known for its thermal baths, constructed between 1500 and 1600 and still in working order. As well as these you can visit the following places of interest:
- Buda Castle: home of the Hungarian kings, it is 22km from the airport which takes around 40 minutes to reach (traffic permitting).
- Pest: in order to reach the Eastern part of the city, it's best to take the M0 road and you can expect to arrive in 18 minutes with a private car.
- Statues Park: open air museum which is the home to statues which date back to the communist period. Those who want to give them a visit can take the M0 road and arrive in around 35 minutes.
Ferihegy is the only airport in the Hungarian capital and has been dedicated to the hungarian musician Ferenc Liszt. The building, the biggest in the country, is situated 25km from the centre of the city and sees 8.6 million passengers each year. The airport doesn't only connect Budapest with other European cities but also with different countries in Asia and North America. The stopping point has 3 passenger terminals: Terminal 1 is for low-cost flights, Terminal 2A is dedicated to flights within the Schengen area, while 2B is for those outside the Schengen. More specifically, terminal 2B has been in operation since 1998 and although it is connected with Terminal A, in fact it works completely autonomously.
Among the services included here are: unlimited WiFi, various duty-free shops, restaurants and exchange offices.
How to get from Ferihegy Airport to the city centre.
The airport is connected to the cities in a variety of ways. The rail network allows you to get from Terminal 1 to Nyugati Station in half an hour. Also, those that want to can use city buses, more specifically bus 200E which connects the airport with the terminus of the blue metro line 3, from there, it's necessary to take another means of transport to get to the city centre.
With respect to the public taxis, these are found easily outside the aiport, however their prices are not fixed and instead are determined by the the taxi meter within each vehicle.
Indicative Taxi fare from Ferihegy Airport
|Budapest Taxi||1-3 passengers||4-8 passengers|
|Ferihegy Aiport - Buda Castle||from 32 euros||from 38 euros|
|Ferihegy Airport - Statues Park||from 32.50 euros||from 38.50 euros|
|Ferihegy Airport - Fine Art museum||from 29 euros||from 36 euros|
Private Taxi service at Ferihegy Airport
If you want visit this beautiful city while making the most of your time, there isn't a better solution than taking a private car from the airport to the accommodation or vice-versa. A fully licensed driver will collect passengers and take them to the exact destination. If customers require a journey from Ferihegy Airport, the driver will wait inside the airport, right next to the Terminal's exit and will have a card with the name written on it. In the opposite case, however, the customers will be picked up from their accommodation and driven directly to the entrance or exit of the Airport's Terminal (or any other destination).
It is advised to book in advance the return journey so that you can enjoy your holiday without any worries and not have to think about the return journey at the last minute. An additional benefit of a private taxi service is not to have to share taxis with unknown people but with your family or a group of friends. This way, you travel at ease whilst saving time and money.
Taxileader.net service benefits
Remember that there are no additional costs in the event of a delayed flight or journeys at night. An additional benefit of a private service by Taxileader.net is knowing the cost of the transfer in advance, which can be calculated by filling out the booking form. In fact, by putting some details such as start point, destination, number of suitcases, date and time, it will offer different quotes depending on the type of method for the journey. This way you will have the possibility to travel comfortably and at ease without any nasty surprises when paying and above all experiencing a highly professional service.