From the Liszt Ferenc Airport
- The Airport Shuttle Minibus service is relatively cheap and reliable.
- Public transport buses (#100E, air conditioned) circulate between the terminals and the Kőbánya-Kispest terminal of the Metro line 3 (“blue line”) at 8-15-minute intervals in daytime.
- As an alternative, trains from Terminal 1 leave for Nyugati railway station frequently (more, than 100 trains each day).
- From the “Nyugati” Railway Station please take bus #26 to the island.
If you are at the Nyugati Railway Station
- Take bus #26 till stop „Szállodák (Hotels)”
- Entrance to the Margaret Island only from the bridge „Árpád” direction.
- At the barrier please push „Hotel” button. Parking fee will be charged by the hotel.
- Főtaxi has exclusive rights for operation of a taxi service from (and to) the airport for fixed prices according to distance zones (hence the name) based on a contract with Budapest Airport Ltd.
Budapest has direct rail links to some 25 capitals. There are three major international railway stations in Budapest:
- Keleti pályaudvar (Eastern Railway Station), on Metro line 2 (“red line”)
- Nyugati pályaudvar (Western Railway Station), on Metro line 3 (“blue line”)
- Déli Pályaudvar (Southern Railway Station), on Metro line 2 (“red line”)
From the “Nyugati” Railway Station please take bus #26 to the island.
For information on international connections in English see the railway journey planner of the MÁV-Start Zrt. (Hungarian Railway Passenger Transport Co.) or the international railway journey planner Deutsche Bahn.
Public transport in Budapest
Public transport in Budapest is provided by Budapest Transport Ltd. (known to all Hungarians simply as BKK). Budapest has an efficient public transport network. In general the buses, trams and trolleybuses operate between 4.30 AM and 11 PM. All-night bus service operate on the major thoroughfares in the city (night bus timetables are posted at stops and in most metro stations). The three metro lines intersect at Deák Square in the centre of the town. Metros run at 2-15 minutes intervals from about 4.30 AM to 11.15 PM. There are also five suburban railway lines (HÉV) serving the outskirts of the city. For maps, timetables, ticket and pass information etc. see the home page of the BKK Ltd. (Budapest Transport Ltd.)
Useful downloads related public transportation in Budapest
Metro, suburban railway and tram network
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