The train station which is located in a 200 metres distance from the arrivals terminal (terminal 1), has a service to the centre of Budapest every 30 minutes and its journey lasts 25 minutes. The ticket costs
300 HUF (0,90 €) and it can be purchased from the tourist information desk inside the arrivals building. The train’s final stop is at Nougat central railway station. From terminals 2A and 2B the train station can be reached by bus 200.
Bus 200 connects the terminal stations 1 and 2 with a final stop at Kőbánya-Kispest metro station (blue line). Moreover bus 93 connects terminal 1 with Kőbánya-Kispest metro station. If the ticket is purchased from the bus drivers it costs 260 HUF whereas if it is purchased from the kiosks, the newsstands and the ticket dispensers it costs 230 HUF.
The airport’s minibuses are a popular and relatively cheap way for fast transfer to the centre of Budapest. For only 2900 HUF (around 10€) minibuses drive you wherever you wish within the city’s limits. The open return ticket costs 4900 HUF (around 18€) and it is valid for a period of 6 months.
The taxis can transfer you fast from the airport to your final destination and they are found outside the arrivals building. Their prices are set and they depend on the destination zone. The prices are as follows:
Zone 1: 3500 HUF (approximately 13€)
Zone 2: 4800 HUF (approximately 17€)
Zone 3: 5000 HUF (approximately 18.5€)
Zone 4: 5400 HUF (approximately 20€)
Budapest’s centre belongs in zones 2 and 3.