How to travel

To Budapest by plane

The closest international airport is located in Budapest, 22 km from the city center. Almost all European airlines operates frequent flights to Budapest Ferihegy International Airport. Budapest has a good connection with major European cities also through discount airways. All airlines arrive at Terminal 2 (A-B). For access and flight information please check the »  homepage of the airport.
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To Budapest by train

There are three railway stations in Budapest: Déli pu. (Southern Railway Station), Keleti pu. (Eastern Railway Station) and Nyugati pu. (Western Railway Station). Trains from other countries arrive at one of the above listed stations. For details check the »  timetable of Hungarian Railway Service.

Déli pu. (Southern Railway Station) and Keleti pu. (Eastern Railway Station) are along the red underground line (M2). Nyugati pu. (Western Railway Station) can be reached by the blue underground (M3).

To Budapest by bus (coach)

Buses (coaches) from other countries arrive at Népliget Bus Station, which is along the blue underground line (M3). For details check »  Volánbusz Eurolines or Orangeways.

To Budapest by car

Budapest is the central crossing point of each Hungarian motorway. Speed limits are 130 kph on motorways, 110 kph on main roads, 90 kph on other roads and 50 kph in cities. Please make sure you only access toll motorways with valid vignettes! For vignette information check the »  Hungarian Motorway Portal for information about the toll and where to buy the motorway fee stickers (see vignette information).

Local transportation in Budapest

Budapest has a very good public transportation system. Several types of tickets or travelcard are at your disposal. Tickets must be bought in advance from ticket offices, tobacconists', news agents' or automatic machines. You can buy bus tickets from the driver of the bus but they cost a bit more if you buy them on the bus. Tickets must be validated on the vehicle. Check the website for local transportation in Budapest at BKV Company website

Airport - Novotel Hotel transfer by ASM shuttle bus

ASM minibuses are available. Transfer fares to Hotel Novotel are as follows:





3200 HUF

5500 HUF


4790 HUF

8790 HUF


5990 HUF

10990 HUF


6990 HUF

12800 HUF


9000 HUF

16000 HUF


10200 HUF

19000 HUF


12500 HUF

22800 HUF


13500 HUF

25800 HUF

Euro currency is accepted, exchange rates may vary. 1 Euro is approximately 315HUF
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Public transport - Budapest Transport Authority - BKK

BKK's Public transport single tickets are available at the purple BKK offices at the airport. Buy tickets only from BKK employees or BKK ticket vending machines, do not use any other source. The price of each single ticket is 350 HUF, purchase 3 tickets for 1050 HUF.

  1. 200E is a regular bus route from Terminal 2 to Kőbánya-Kispest Metro Terminal. Validate your ticket on the bus.
  2. At Kőbánya-Kispest, upon disembarking the bus, walk up the stairs and take a turn towards the Metro line 3 platforms (not the shopping mall). Ticket stamping machines are at the entrance, do not forget to insert and validate your ticket.
  3. Take a ride to Ferenciek Tere and ride up the escalator to the concourse.
  4. Take bus line 8 towards Kelenföld Vasútállomás (towards Erzsébet bridge) and validate your final ticket aboard the bus. Alight at „BAH csomópont” and the Hotel should be in sight on the right.

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We do not recommend taking taxis to Novotel, if you do than use official taxi companies. The price may vary between 25-35 Euro.