About Budapest

Let's have a look around into background of Budapest
  • Country: Hungary
  • Latitude: 47.5
  • Longitude: 19.0833333
  • Time zone:  Europe/Budapest
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Budapest

Climate: humid continental

Best Time to Visit: March through May and September through November


Budapest has an area of 525 sq Km (203 sq. miles) and a population of about 1.8 million within the administrative limits as per census, 2016.

Distance from Budapest center to Airport

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is  is located 16 km (9.9 mi) southeast of the center of Budapest (bordering Pest county)

Driving Distance: 13 miles / 21 km

Driving Time: 25 Minute

Languages: Hungarian, English, German, Romanian.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is  is located 16 km (9.9 mi) southeast of the center of Budapest (bordering Pest county)
  • Rail: Budapest Keleti Railway.
  • Road: Bus – Big Bus Tours Taxi – City Taxi

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • 10 – 15 % for the Bill & extra services respectively.
  • For Hotels:

Again tipping at hotels is not expected, but it is appreciated. So, if the bellhop helps bring your luggage to your room from the front desk, it is normal to tip him 500-forints

It is common for foreign travellers to tip housekeepers 200-300 forints each day of their stay at the hotel

  • Taxi Driver:

The average tip rate for taxis in Budapest is 10% of the total fare.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Budaors,
  • Budakeszi,
  • Kistarcsa

Emergency Contact Numbers in Budapest city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: +86 10 6231 1235 (police)
  • Railroad: N.A. (Budapest Keleti railway)
  • Cab: +36 1 211 1111 (City Taxi)
  • Airport: +36 1 296 7000 (Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport)
  • Hospital: +36 1 377 6737 (Medicover Hospital Hungary)


Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Budapest, Hungary.

  • Buda Castle Beer Festival
  • Wagner in Budapest Opera Festival
  • Czech Beer Festival in Budapest

Tourist Attractions

  • Széchenyi thermal bath
  • Chain Bridge
  • St. Stephen's Basilica

Theatre & Concerts

  • The Hungarian State Opera House
  • Budapest Operetta-theater
  • Müpa Budapest 


Visit Top Restaurants in Budapest

  • Costes
  • Gundel
  • Trófea Grill

Top Shopping Centers in Budapest

  • Allee Bevásárlóközpont
  • Sputnik shop D20
  • WestEnd City Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Hungarian National Museum
  • Kunsthalle
  • Museum of Applied Arts

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Mediterrenia-Caviar&Bull
  • Russian cuisine-Arany Kaviar Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Champs Sports Pub
  •  Atlant Sport Club
  • Bliss & Body Fitness és Wellness

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Rent Per Month

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant-1,500.00 Ft

Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course - 8,000.00 Ft

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) - 1,500.00 Ft

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) - 400.00 Ft

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)- 450.00 Ft

  • Transportation

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 450.00 Ft

Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 4,200.00 Ft