Budapest Ferihegy International Airport

Photo, 2010 Jaimrsilva


Budapest Ferihegy, also known under the name of Ferenc Liszt, in honor of the eponymous magician musician, is the international airport of Budapest, as well as the main airport of Hungary. It is about 16 km from the city center and consists of two Terminals.
The airport is well connected to major European destinations and also with the Middle East, Asia and North America. Until 2012, it was the airline's hub Malév, then failed that same year. Currently it is the basis of the Wizz Air, the Hungarian Low-Cost company, one of the most used to fly in Eastern Europe.

Here is the list of the main airlines that make direct connections to Budapest Ferihegy:

Aegean Airlines: Athens.
Aer Lingus: Dublin.
Aeroflot: Moscow-Sheremetyevo.
Air Algerie: Algiers.
AirBaltic: Line.
Air Berlin: Berlin-Tegel.
Air Canada Rouge, seasonal: Toronto-Pearson.
Air China: Beijing-Capital.
Air France: Paris-CDG.
Alitalia: Rome-Fiumicino.
Austrian Airlines: Vienna.
Belavia Belgrade: Minsk.
British Airways: London-Heathrow.
Brussels Airlines: Brussels.
Czech Airlines: Prague.
EasyJet: Amsterdam, Berlin-Schönefeld, London-Gatwick, Lyon, Paris-CDG, Venice.
EasyJet Switzerland: Basel / Mulhouse, Geneva.
EgyptAir: Cairo.
Emirates: Dubai-International.
Eurowings: Hamburg, Cologne / Bonn, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart.
flybe: London-Southend (from May 2017).
Finnair: Helsinki.
Iberia, seasonal: Madrid. East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds / Bradford, Manchester.
KLM: Amsterdam.
LOT Polish Airlines: Warsaw Chopin.
Lufthansa: Frankfurt, Munich.
Norwegian Air Shuttle: Copenhagen, Helsinki, London-Gatwick, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stockholm-Arlanda.
Pegasus Airlines: Istanbul-Sabiha Gökcen.
Qatar Airways: Doha.
Ryanair: Athens, Barcelona, ​​Bergamo Orio al Serio, Berlin-Schönefeld, Billund, Bristol, Charleroi, Copenhagen, Dublin, East Midlands (27 / 03 / 2017), Gran Canaria, London-Stansted, Madrid, Málaga, Malta, Manchester, Nuremberg, Paris-Beauvais, Pisa, Rome-Ciampino, Treviso. Seasonal flights: Corfu, Eilat-Ovda, Tampere.
Scandinavian Airlines: Stockholm-Arlanda 2A
Swiss: Zurich.
TAP Portugal: Lisbon.
TAROM: Bucharest.
Transavia: Rotterdam.
Transavia France: Paris-Orly.
Turkish Airlines: Istanbul-Ataturk, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion.
Vueling, seasonal: Barcelona.
Wizz Air: Alicante, Baku, Barcelona, ​​Bari, Bergen (from 10 / 04 / 2017), Birmingham, Bologna, Bucharest, Catania, Charleroi, Cluj-Napoca, Dortmund, Dubai-Al Maktoum, Eindhoven, Faro (from 01 / 04 / 2017) , Fuerteventura, Glasgow, Göteborg, Hahn, Hannover (from 10 / 04 / 2017), Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Kiev-Zhulyany, Kutaisi, Lamezia Terme (from 12 / 04 / 2017), Lanzarote, Larnaca, Lisbon, Liverpool, London-Luton, Madrid, Málaga, Malmö, Malta, Milan-Malpensa, Moscow-Vnukovo, Naples, Nice, Podgorica (from 03 / 04 / 2017), Port, Pristina (from 07 / 04 / 2017), Reykjavík-Keflavík, Rome-Fiumicino, Sarajevo (from 05 / 04 / 2017), Skopje (from 02 / 04 / 2017), Sofia, Stockholm-Skavsta, Târgu Mureş, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion, Tenerife-South, Thessaloniki, Tirana (from 05 / 04 / 2017), Warsaw-Chopin. Seasonal flights: Alghero, Burgas, Corfu, Crete-Heraklion, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, Zakynthos.


Budapest airport connections


Not far from the 2 Terminal, there is the railway station of Ferihegy with which it is possible to reach the train station by train Budapest-Nyugati, in the center. To reach the station of Ferihegy, you must first take the 200E BUS; Tickets can not be purchased at the terminal, but only at the station.
The train runs daily from the 4 in the morning to the 24. They start with a frequency of a couple every hour, and take about 30 minutes to get downtown. The ticket costs 370 HUF.


Il 200E bus connects the 2 Airport Terminal with the Metro station, 3 Line of Kőbánya-Kispest; from here, travelers can take the Metro, direction Újpest Központ to reach the city center. During the journey, the stop of Deák Ferenc it is an interchange with its other metropolitan lines.
The bus runs daily from 04: 00 to 23: 00 (from 23 until one in the morning, the same bus makes an exclusive connection from the airport to South Pest; from here, the 950 night bus connects the center).
The ticket costs 350 HUF if purchased on the outside, while 450 HUF if purchased on the vehicle.

At the airport, tickets for buses and subway can be purchased at vending machines or at the POST OFFICE located on the mezzanine level of the 2A Terminal. Here, as well as the single-journey ticket, you can also buy different types (carnet, Tickets from 24 or 72 hours).