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Local and intercity transport of Budapest and Hungary

How to get from the airport

  • The bus from the airport to the nearest metro station 0,96 USD = 350. HUF
  • Subway ride from the metro station to the city center 0,96 USD = 350. HUF
  • A taxi to the city center 17,9 USD = 6 500 HUF
Budapest Transportation, bus stop at the airport
bus stop at the airport
Budapest Transportation, Bus schedule from Budapest Airport
Bus schedule from Budapest Airport
Budapest Transportation, How to get from  Budapest Airport
How to get from Budapest Airport

Intercity transport from Budapest


Central International Railway Station - Budapest Keleti station. Location 47.500343, 19.082728. All major international trains arrive and depart from this station. Information about trains can be found on the website . The alternative station is the Budapest-Nyugati Railway Terminal, which is mainly intended for local transport.

Transport of Budapest, Budapest Keleti station
Budapest Keleti station
Transport of Budapest, Hungarian train
Hungarian train


Bus station Népliget Bus station ( Location 47.474862, 19.098617 ) is native to the major Hungarian carrier Volan. All the additional information you can find on the website .

Budget international carriers, such as Studentagency , do not use the expensive station building, and send their buses from neighboring streets. In particular, the place of departure of buses Studentagency to Bratislava and Prague here: 47.476246, 19.099609 .  View the schedule, find out the cost of tickets and purchase them you can on the site .  Unpleasant and unexpected surprise may be paid baggage, cost 0,54 USD = 0.5 EUR per seat. Payment to the driver in cash.

Transport of Budapest, Bus Student agency
Bus Student agency
Transport in Budapest, Salon Student agency
Salon Student agency
Transport in Budapest, Taxi prices
Taxi prices

Taxis in Budapest

The cost of taxis is printed on the door. Some large companies accept credit cards.

  • Jump into taxi 1,2 USD = 450 HUF
  • If less than 15 kilometers, then pay per minute 0,19 USD = 70 HUF
  • If more, per kilometer 0,77 USD = 280 HUF

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Public transportation fares (metro and buses)

The cost of single fare 0,96 USD = 350 HUF if you buy from the driver 1,2 USD = 450 HUF

  • 24 hours 4,5 USD = 1 650 HUF
  • 72 hours 11,4 USD = 4 150 HUF
  • 7 days 13,6 USD = 4 950 HUF

Official city transport website

Transport Budapest, subway cars
subway cars
Transportation in Budapest, Metro ticket prices
Metro ticket prices
Budapest Transport, Travel card fares
Travel card fares

Transport rent in Budapest and Hungary

Rent a car

The cost of renting a car in Hungary is quite high due to additional taxes:

  • Opel corsa, manual 19,5 USD = 18 EUR
  • Vokswagen golf, manual 33,6 USD = 31 EUR

If you decide to travel outside of Hungary, carefully read the terms of the lease.

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The cost of gasoline varies, it is cheaper in the country. On toll roads more expensive. One of the cheapest options is a refueling from the Auchan store.

Petrol in Budapest, The cost of gasoline
The cost of gasoline
Transport of Budapest, Car sticker-insurance
Car sticker-insurance
Budapest transport, Parking automatic machine
Parking automatic machine

Cost and features of parking in Budapest

The cost of paid parking on the streets of the city about 1,2 USD = 440 HUF per hour. The maximum time you can pay for 3 hours. Cash and bank cards are accepted for payment.

Bicycle rental

The system of bicycle rent is common in the city. You can find all the detailed information on the website

Transport in Budapest, Bicycles for rent
Bicycles for rent

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    BazsBazs 2022-08-20
    Multiply it by 3 at least.
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    Karen Rogers 2023-08-18
    My family is there

    Karen Rogers 2023-08-18

    Binta Bah 2023-11-20
    Can you please send me a price list that is currently used?

    Dezso Farkas 2023-11-18
    What info is wrong

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    What type of dry cereal available in grocery stores , will visit from

    Marcus m 2021-09-14
    Thank you guys for this info very help full will be seeing the country soon

    exploring beings 2021-05-11
    Thanks for a nice itinerary, I’m planning a visit to Budapest and hope to follow your advice.

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