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Budapest is located in Central Europe, Hungary. It's known for its historical landmarks, thermal baths, and Danube River cruise. The Buda side is hilly and offers Castle District, with Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion, which provide stunning views across the river. The Pest side is flat and has the Hungarian Parliament Building, neoclassical St. Stephen's Basilica, and the Hungarian State Opera House. Budapest is known for its thermal baths, some dating back to Turkish occupation. Szechenyi Baths, the largest medicinal bath in Europe, is a popular spot. The climate in Budapest is continental, with hot summers and cold winters. Spring (April-May) and autumn (September-October) are considered the best times to visit, as the weather is mild and there are fewer crowds.

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Airports near Budapest

Planning a trip to Budapest? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Budapest.

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport

This is the main international airport serving Budapest and is located approximately 16 kilometres southeast of the city centre. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.

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Vienna International Airport

Although not in Hungary, Vienna International Airport is a popular choice for travellers heading to Budapest. It is located around 230 kilometres west of Budapest and offers excellent connectivity with regular train and bus services between the two cities.

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Bratislava Airport

Another option for travellers to Budapest is Bratislava Airport, located approximately 200 kilometres northwest of Budapest. It is well-connected to Budapest by train and bus services, making it a convenient choice for those looking for alternative flight options.

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Debrecen International Airport

If you prefer a more regional airport, Debrecen International Airport is located around 230 kilometres east of Budapest. While it may require a longer drive, it offers domestic and limited international flights, making it a suitable option for those looking for a more local airport experience.

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Things to do in Budapest

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Hungarian Parliament Building

This neo-Gothic building is the largest structure in Hungary. It's located on the Pest side of the Danube River and features stunning architecture with spires, pointed arches, and a symmetrical facade. You can take a guided tour of the Hungarian Parliament Building to see its grand halls and staircases.

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TherBuda Castle District

Buda Castle District is a historic area located on Buda Hill. It was the centre of power for Hungarian kings for centuries. The district includes Buda Castle, Matthias Church, and Fisherman's Bastion. Buda Castle offers stunning views of the city, while Matthias Church is famous for its intricate carvings and colourful roof tiles. Fisherman's Bastion is a 7-bastion terrace that provides panoramic views of the Danube River and Pest.

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Széchenyi Thermal Baths

Budapest is famous for its thermal baths, and Széchenyi Thermal Baths is the largest and most popular one. The baths feature indoor and outdoor pools with warm medicinal water, saunas, steam rooms, and massage services. Széchenyi Thermal Baths are a great place to relax and rejuvenate after a day of sightseeing.