Public Transport and Taxi


All legal and registered taxicabs must be yellow and operated by a meter. According to the law, any starting and call-out charges must be displayed on the backside windows. At the airport, "Főtaxi" can be ordered at the kiosk after exiting the airport building. Licensed taxis use the same tariffs. 

Base fare: HUF 1100 / Price per minute: HUF 110;

Price per Kilometer: HUF 440

FŐTAXI: +36 1 222 22 22

CITYTAXI: +36 1 211 11 11

TAXIFY (NOW BOLT): +36 1 444 51 54


Airport Shuttle

MiniBUD is the official airport shuttle service provider for Budapest airport. Convenient, fast and environmentally friendly door-to-door transfer.


·         miniBUD airport shuttle service

·         BUDAPEST CARD - Sale of the official city card

·         HOP ON HOP OFF – The best Budapest sightseeing tours

·         FAST TRACK - Fast track lane service, passenger security screening without queuing

·         Other services

Call center: +36 1 550 0000

The regular 200E bus line covers the route Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport–Kőbánya Kispest Metro 3 terminal, and 100E bus line covers Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport–Deák Ferenc tér (city center). 100E bus is a direct service, and this is only available with an Airport shuttle bus single ticket. (

There is no direct train or subway from the airport to the city.

The ticket should be validated immediately after boarding the vehicle if using public transport. When travelling by subway, you should validate the ticket at the entrance gate before entering the platform. Transport of luggage is free.


Tickets types and ticket prices (public transport)

1. Single tickets and travel cards for one or more days

Tickets and travel cards ( can be bought at ticket vending machines (TVM) at the airport and several points in the city ( or at your mobile phone after downloading the Mobile ticket app ( A single ticket costs 450 Forints or 600 Forints bought on the spot (service is not available on every bus!).

The single ticket should be validated by the barriers at the entrance to the metro stations or after boarding buses, trams or trolleys. Travel cards need not be validated; they are valid for 24 or 72 after the chosen date and hour for an unlimited number of travels.


2. One-day (24h) card for all Budapest public transportation lines

The one-day card is valid for all metro lines, trams, trolleybuses, and buses of Budapest public transport.

The card allows an unlimited number of trips within the calendar day printed on it.

Cost – 2.500 HUF


3. Three days card (72h) for all Budapest public transportation lines

The 3-day card is valid for all the lines of the metro, trams, trolley buses and buses of Budapest public transport.

The card allows unlimited number of trips within 3 calendar days.

Cost – 5.500 HUF


4. Block of 10 tickets for 10 single trips

You can buy them in the same manner explained above.

Cost – 4.000 HUF


5. Budapest Card

You receive a one- to five-day public transport pass valid for all public transport in Budapest, depending on your choice. Discounts at around 40 sites throughout Budapest

More information about the card and the sites:


Cost – 9.900 - 29.500 HUF

6. In case of travelling without a transport document or with an invalid one, the passenger must pay a penalty fare on the spot of 8.000 HUF or within 30 days 16.000 HUF.