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Hungarian Wine Tasting in Budapest

Hungarian Wine Tasting in Budapest
Duration:
2 hours
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Delve into the delicious, underrated world of Hungarian wine on this 2-hour evening wine tasting in Budapest, with an expert sommelier-guide. Head to a cozy wine shop and sample eight tantalizing varieties specially selected to give you a well-rounded overview of Hungary's wines, from classics to up-and-coming varieties. Learn helpful tasting tips from your informative sommelier, and pair your wine with fresh bread, and if you wish, a moreish 'hidegtál' platter of cold meat and cheese (own expense). Numbers are limited to 14 people to ensure personalized attention throughout.

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Budapest Tour with Optional Danube River Cruise
Duration:
  • Tour only: 4 hours
  • Tour with cruise: 5 hours

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See the best of Budapest with a knowledgeable guide on this 4-hour city tour. Begin at the centrally located Heroes' Square (Hosök tere) and see the imposing Vajdahunyad Castle. Drive along Andrássy Avenue — a UNESCO World Heritage site — and marvel at the Dohány Street Synagogue and St Stephen's Basilica. Explore Budapest's Castle District and admire the area's ancient architecture. Hear of the Hungarian capital's fascinating history and heritage from a guide. Upgrade your tour to see the city from the Danube River.

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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 Mar 2017