Airport Public Transport
by bus -Airport
Minibus +36 (1) 296 8555 runs from the airport all over the city on-demand.
Airport bus #93 (Rept�r-busz) runs between the underground terminus at Kob�nya-Kispest
#193 Calls at Terminal 1 only
and serves the local suburbs.
- by taxi - Taxis are available from the airport forecourt but their fares
can be unregulated!
In the City
Budapest looks its most beautiful
at dawn. As the sun slowly rises over the eastern plains, bathing Pest in soft
pastel hues, it radïates back from the buildings of Buda as if they were
a giant mirror. But Budapest is also spectacularly appealing at night. The Chain
Bridge is festooned with white lights, and the main public buildings like the
Parliament, the Opera and the Royal Palace, as well as the entire panorama of
the Castle District, are imaginatively and sensitively floodlit.
is a vibrant cïty: it throbs with life morning, noon and night; visitors
arriving from other countries get the feeling that something interesting is happening
round every corner.
plenty of other capital cities built on the banks of a river, but not many where
a majestic river like the danube runs through and with such a contrast of the
two parts onthe right and left banks. Buda is built upon hills, the feet of two
of them - Castle Hill and Gell�rt Hill - almost stand in the water. Facing it
is Pest, as flat as a pancake (or "l�ngos", a pita-type bread popular for many