Budapest, Hungary's capital and most populous city, is known for its famed thermal baths and medieval culture.
Trains in Budapest are 70% cheaper than in Berlin.
A meal in Budapest is 25% cheaper than a meal in Berlin.
A taxi fare in Budapest is 48% cheaper than in Berlin.
Coffee in Budapest is 43% cheaper than in Berlin.
Flights from Berlin to Budapest originate from two major airports in the city. Schönefeld Airport is the secondary international airport serving the city, and located about 18km southeast of Berlin, while Tegel International Airport is the main airport in the city. At Schönefeld Airport there is an observation deck for visitors to observe the activities in the airport, and an arranged tour for children.
The airports offer different services including classy restaurants, duty-free shops and bureau de change facilities among others. There are over three daily direct flights from both airports to Budapest and a number of connecting flights linking via Munich, Vienna, and Stuttgart.
Tegel Airport is close to the city centre and has good road links and options for public transport. You can join the yellow buses from the city centre which stops at Terminals A and B. The TXL JetExpressBus is another way to accept the Tegel Airport. It goes from Alexanderplatz to Hauptbahnhof and Beusselstraße and ends at the airport.
If you are travelling from Schönefeld Airport, it is easy to get there by train because there is a railway station situated just a five-minute walk away from the airport. You can join the regional or S-Bahn trains from the city centre.
Budapest, bordered by the beautiful River Danube, holds a lot of promise for exploring diverse displays of amazing art, architecture and cultural history. You can start with a walking tour to explore the historic Castle Hill and follow with a Danube cruise to get a complete panoramic view of the city.
To soak up the culture, you should try out some local delicacies at the Central Market Hall. To discover the amazing architecture, explore the courtyards and streets of District 8's palace and visit the Hungary's Parliament Building. If you are interested in treasure hunting, try out Budapest's Antique Row or the Ecseri Flea Market.
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is the major airport serving the city of Budapest. There are a number of comfortable options to get to the city centre from the Budapest Airport. You can plan your airport transfer upfront by booking the miniBUD, which is the official shuttle services offered by the airport.
This will ensure a direct transfer to your destination. You can also use public transportation via the 200E bus from Terminal 2 which runs from 4:00am to 11:00pm and makes a final stop at Nyugati railway station in the city centre. There is also the M3 Metro which runs towards Újpest Központ in the city centre.
Hard to find electrical socket to charge phone not so many seats to rest. Atmosphere at airport was relaxed and great. Dancing group dressed in Star Wars costumes performed and entertained travelers. It was fantastic they created fun atmosphere. Toilets are not large but very clean. Food and drink are average but you can eat descent food and prices are typical for airport maybe little bit cheaper than on other airports i have visited. Duty free shop is average not a large one and prices are little bit higher.