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Budapest City Walking Tour

Budapest City Walking Tour
Duration:
3 hours
From:
USD 38.62
<p>Get your bearings and see the sights on a 3-hour small-group walking tour of Budapest. Escorted by an expert English-speaking guide, you'll see all the highlights including numerous UNESCO World heritage sites such as Heroes' Square and The Buda Castle, plus unexpected gems on this fascinating walking tour of magical Budapest. You'll also enjoy a break with two traditional Hungarian pastries and a hot drink. Numbers are limited to 15 people on this small-group walking tour of Budapest, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.</p>

Budapest City Tour with Danube River Sightseeing Cruise Ticket

Budapest City Tour with Danube River Sightseeing Cruise Ticket
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 52.42
Admire Budapest from land and water with this combined city tour and Danube cruise ticket. Traveling on foot and by air-conditioned minivan, admire top Budapest attractions such as Heroes' Square and St Stephen's Basilica as your guide unravels the city's tangled history. After your 3-hour tour, enjoy a 1-hour Danube cruise at your chosen departure time. With a camera in one hand and complimentary soda in the other, see the Chain Bridge, Buda Castle District and other landmarks in a new light: from the vantage point of the river.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) Information


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 BUD Budapest Airport Info & Guide


Budapest International Airport

Where is Budapest Airport?  


Set on the banks of the Danube, Budapest is nicknamed the "Paris of the East", a testament to the city's culture, architecture and history. Budapest was built around a huge cluster of natural thermal baths, and is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, making it one of Europe's most interesting and enjoyable cities.


Coupled with world-class classical music and a vibrant nightlife scene, Budapest's unique atmosphere is increasingly popular with European youth. If you plan to visit, practice saying "boo-dah-pesht", as the locals pronounce it.


Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (IATA: BUD, ICAO: LHBP), or Budapest Liszt Airport, was renamed to honor Ferenc (Franz) Liszt, the virtuoso composer and pianist, on the 200th anniversary of his birth (March 25, 2011). Formerly known as Budapest Ferihegy International Airport, or Budapest Ferihegy Airport, after the neighborhood where the airport sits, locals still call it Ferihegy Airport.


Located east-southeast of Budapest city centre, in the Ferihegy neighborhood, BUD is the largest of Hungary's airports.


In 2011, Budapest Airport handled 8.9 million passengers, a number that is expected to fall in 2012, due to the collapse of Malév Hungarian Airlines in February 2012. 


Airlines serving Budapest Airport today include Aegean, Air France, AirBerlin, British Airways, easyJet, Egyptair, EL AL, Jet2, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar, Ryanair and Wizz Air.


Among the destinations served are Amsterdam, Berlin, Cairo, Copenhagen, Doha, Dublin, Finnair, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, London, Moscow, Paris, Riga, Rome, Tel Aviv, Thessaloniki, Zagreb, Zurich.On occassion, when weather diverts aircraft, planes usually land at Bratislava or Vienna.


In May 2012, in a creative and hopefully temporary cost-cutting measure, Budapest Airport closed one of its two terminals (they are 7 kilometres / 4 miles apart). With Terminal 1 closed, the usual transportation routines have been adjusted, but as it is still referenced in some directions (one transfer method still connects there!), directions can be confusing. We hope our descriptions add clarity.


Your best bet for a Budapest Airport transfer is the "train and bus combo". If you can't be bothered with a connection, then we suggest the minibus shuttle which goes everywhere, 24 hours a day. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Budapest Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Budapest Airport


> ~ NOTE: TERMINAL 1 IS CLOSED ~ <

 

Services at Budapest Airport include:


  • Observation deck - closed until 2013
  • Meeting rooms
  • Luggage storage - open 24 hours
  • Travel agencies
  • Post office
  • Tourist information




Additional Budapest Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 24 Jun 2016