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Budapest Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Sightseeing Cruise on the Danube, coffee and cake in Historical Cafe Gerbeaud and a Typical Hungarian Meal

Budapest Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Sightseeing Cruise on the Danube, coffee and cake in Historical Cafe Gerbeaud and a Typical Hungarian Meal
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Make the most of your stay in the enchanting city of Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube, with this combination sightseeing package. Enjoy a hop-on hop-off tour for a complete overview of Hungary's capital and see several UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Buda Castle and Andrássy Avenue. Then, cruise for an hour on the legendary Danube River. Discover Heroes' Square, Buda Castle, the Opera House, the Parliament building and much more. You will also enjoy coffee and cake at Café Gerbeaud and a traditional Hungarian meal at the Kaltenberg restaurant.<br><br>

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This wonderful 7-hour guided experience is for those who want to take in Budapest's distinctive cuisines and wines along with its history. Enjoy a 4-hour (10am-2pm) journey through scrumptious traditional Hungarian dishes, wines and sweets, then your historian guide builds on your new feel for the city&rsquo;s food culture (and helps you walk it off!) with a 3-hour introduction to Pest&rsquo;s history as the financial, cultural and religious center of modern Hungary.

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Budapest Airport Train Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Budapest Airport train service.

The Train + 200E Bus COMBO is a relatively easy and reasonable way to get to/from Budapest Airport, if you don't mind making the connection (you will need to carry your bags a short distance).


Budapest Airport Train Rates & Fares


  • Single ticket, purchased before boarding: HUF 320
  • Single ticket, purchased onboard: HUF 400
  • Budapest 24 hour travel card: HUF 1550

 

All tickets include transfers for travel between the Budapest Airport and central Budapest (except the Ferihegy train). Remember to validate your ticket, even if you purchased it from the driver!

 

Ticket Purchase:


  • At the Budapest Airport: post office*, news agents, ticket vending machines
  • Onboard Bus 200E*
  • Onboard night buses
  • * Also sell 24 hour travel cards

 

Travel on the Ferihegy train is a separate fare (operated by MAV - MAV Train Schedule/Fares).


Budapest Airport Train Details

Budapest International Airport Train

Budapest Airport train photo

> ~ NOTE: TERMINAL 1 IS CLOSED ~ <

 

While there is no direct Budapest Airport train to Terminal 2, the Train + 200E Bus COMBO is almost as easy.

 

The route below operates via the now-closed Terminal 1 (the references to Terminal 1 are intentional!).

 

FROM THE AIRPORT

 

Via KÅ‘bánya-Kispest Metro Station:


  • Go to the bus stop halfway between Terminals 2A or 2B,  on the Arrivals level
  • Take the 200E Bus to the KÅ‘bánya-Kispest Metro Station
  • Take the Metro to your final destination (Blue Line)
  • The best place to get off is Deák tér Station (15-20 minutes): all 3 Metro lines meet here, also a tram/bus interchange

 

Via Ferihegy Railway Station:


  • Go to the bus stop halfway between Terminals 2A or 2B,  on the Arrivals level
  • Take the 200E Bus to Terminal 1
  • A short 200 metre pedestrian path goes from Terminal 1 to the Ferihegy Railway Station - walk along this path
  • Take the Ferihegy Train to the Budapest Nyugati Railway Station (25 minutes)

 

TO THE AIRPORT

 

Via KÅ‘bánya-Kispest Metro Station:


  • Take the Metro to KÅ‘bánya-Kispest Metro Station, the last stop on the M3 (Blue Line)
  • Follow the signs to the bus stop
  • Take the 200E Bus to Terminal 2A or 2B

 

Via Ferihegy Railway Station:


  • Start at the Budapest Nyugati Railway Station 
  • Take the Ferihegy Train to Ferihegy Railway Station
  • The two platforms of the Ferihegy Railway Station are connected via a pedestrian footbridge (equipped with lifts above the clearway) - walk over this footbridge
  • A short 200 metre pedestrian path goes from the Ferihegy Railway Station to Terminal 1 - walk along this path
  • Wait at the designated bus stop at Terminal 1
  • Take the 200E Bus to Terminal 2A or 2B

 

Notes:


  • The 200E Bus stops at both Ferihegy Railway Station and KÅ‘bánya-Kispest Metro Station
  • 200E Route and Terminals Map     (a rather helpful visual!)
  • Buses run every 8-12 minutes in the daytime, and every 15-20 minutes in the evening
  • Bus 200E runs between 04:00 to 23:00
  • For late night service, please see the Buses and Coaches page    

 

Tip: if you make your connection at Ferihegy, and have time, try to see if you are able to spot any of Terminal 1's historic and restored modernism architecture. 




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Last Updated: 24 Nov 2016