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    Car hire at Budapest Airport - book and save

    Discover the ''Paris of Eastern Europe'' with a car hire from Budapest Airport. This grand and endlessly historical city will be ready to explore from the get-go when you pick up your rental vehicle as soon as you fly in. Auto Europe offer an fantastic range of rental car choices to suit all travellers' needs without the cancellation and credit card fees. Book today and save on your next holiday! Read our car hire reviews in Budapest section to gain an insight as to what previous customers have thought whilst using our great service.

    Airport Information

    Budapest Airport (BUD)
    Official name: Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
    Address: 1185 Budapest, BUD Nemzetközi Repülotér.

    Airlines operating at Budapest Airport: Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, airBaltic, Air Berlin, Air Canada Rouge, Air China, Air France, Air Transa, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Belavia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Czech Airlines, easyJet, EgyptAir, Emirates, Eurowings, Finnair, Germanwings, Iberia,, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAROM, Transavia, Turkish Airlines, Up, Vueling and Wizz Air.


    The airport has three main terminals: 1, 2A and 2B, and a smaller one for general aviation flights.

    Car Hire Pick-up and Drop-off

    Unless otherwise specified on your voucher, the car hire desks will be found in the arrivals hall. Certain suppliers will also request flight details so they can meet you after your flight. Instructions about dropping off your car hire in Budapest Airport will be supplied when picking up the vehicle.

    Car hire desks operating hours

    Company Opening Hours
    Avis Monday to Sunday 8am-9pm
    Hertz Monday to Sunday 8am-10pm
    Budget Monday to Sunday 8am-8pm
    Sixt Monday to Sunday 7:45am-9pm

    Airport Facilities

    Budapest Airport has a large range of bars, cafes, restaurants, stores, ATMs, duty-free and tourist information sites. Even a dentist is located at the airport. Free WiFi is available throughout the airport for mobiles and laptops.

    Transportation/How to Get to the Airport

    The airport is located fourteen miles away from the Budapest city centre, so if you are picking up your rental car from Budapest Airport, it will be around a thirty-minute drive into the city. Another popular destination to drive to while on your holiday is Balatonfoldvar, which is less than an hour and a half drive away.

    If you are picking up your hire car from a downtown location instead, buses and trains are available into the centre. Taxis are also available from the front of the terminal.


    There is paid parking at Budapest Airport and the amount you will pay is based on duration. You can book in advance via the airport website. Parking in the city is like any other tourist destination and will be more crowded closer to attractions and during peak hours, as people still commute to work. It is important to familiarise yourself with the local laws.

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    Budapest Airport

    Additional Information About Budapest Airport

    Budapest Airport
    BUD Nemzetközi Repülotér, Hungary, 1185

    IATA Code: BUD
    IACO Code: LHBP
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 47.4385
    Longitude: 19.2523

    General Information: Budapest Airport is located in Budapest, Hungary. It is located about 14 miles southeast of central Budapest and is easily accessible by hire car.