Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
Handling around 35,000 passengers and 500 flights on its busiest days in the summer months, annual traffic at Budapest Ferihegy Airport (BUD) has soared over the past few years and is now approaching nine million. Ferihegy Airport is a modern facility providing an essential gateway to the Hungarian capital of Budapest, and is sited around 16 km / 10 miles to the south-east of the city centre and neighbours the suburbs of Escer, Gyál, Maglód, Pécel and Ullo.
Flights operate daily to just over 100 destinations, with many routes being operated by the national carrier Malev, for which Terminal 2A is a significant hub. The bulk of the international flights at Budapest Ferihegy Airport are handled at Terminal 2B. Ferihegy's two runways both measure more than 3,000 metres / 9,845 feet, with the longest being just over 3,700 metres / 12,140 feet.
Next to the E60 Highway, Ferihegy Airport is easy to reach from Budapest and other neighbouring locations, such as Kecskemét and Szolnok. Public and airport buses (Airport Minibus) are available for transfers to downtown Budapest, its metro station and other locations.
Taxis are also to be found onsite and operated by Zóna, with fares charged according to the defined surrounding zones. The Ibis Aero hotel is located a mere 12 km / 7 miles away and is the nearest hotel to Budapest Ferihegy Airport, offering a range of business facilities.
About Budapest Tourism
As the capital of Hungary, Budapest is a significant tourist destination, offering visitors fine architecture and historic buildings. Budapest's walled Castle district is amongst the city's notable attractions and includes wonders such as the Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest Historical Museum, Royal Palace and the medieval Old Town.
Near to Ferihegy Airport (BUD) and over the Danuba River in the Pest area, next to Buda, a variety of fine neo-classic buildings can be seen including the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, National Museum, Opera House, Museum of Applied Arts and St. Stephen's Basilica. Budapest also boasts the second oldest underground rail transport system in the world.
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD):|
|Address: H 1675, Budapest Pf 53, Hungary|
|Airport Code: BUD
Tel: +36 1 296 9696
Fax: +36 1 296 6000