How to get to Hungary

Hungary lies at the crossroads of the main tourist traffic flows in Europe. About 25 airline companies operate regular flights to and from Budapest Ferihegy International Airport, which has 3 different passenger terminals: Ferihegy 1 mostly serves the low-cost airlines. Ferihegy 2/a and 2/b are for national airlines. The airport is located to the south-east from the centre in about 25 km distance. From the airport the inner city can be reached in approximately half an hour.

Railway connections from all European countries are excellent, while there are also bus and boat connections with countries in the vicinity of Hungary. There are 3 major international railway stations in Budapest (Deli pu., Keleti pu. and Nyugati pu.), located in the city centre.

Budapest can be reached by car on motorways M1, M3, M5 and M7. A pre-purchased ticket is required. More information can be found here

How to get to the venue

It takes about 50 minutes to get to Europe Congress Center (ECC) from Budapest Ferihegy Airport
By public transport take bus line 22 (either red (express) or black) from ‘Moszkva tér’ (Metro line 2 (red) and tram lines 4/6 terminate here) to the ‘Dénes utca’ stop. Taking bus red 22 it is the 4th stop, with the black it is the 8th. It takes about 15-20 minutes from ‘Moszkva tér’ The bus stop is located about 150 meters from the ECC.
By car, ECC can be reached from the motorways M1 and M7-M0 through Budakeszi in 15 minutes - avoiding the city traffic jams.

Arrival by air

All participants arriving at Ferihegy International Airport are advised to take the airport shuttle minibus to their hotels, to the inner city or the venue; this is the least expensive and most reliable service. Please note that this service is not provided to Budakeszi where Hotel Tanne and Hotel Aqua are located.
The Airport Shuttle Minibus (LRI) shuttle service runs every 10-20 minutes for approx. 5-6 persons. Fare: EURO 10 / one-way / person.

Taxis are also available. ’’ offers service for fixed fares from the airport to the inner city. Fare: EURO 15-20 depending the zone you would like to get.

Metropolitan bus No. 200 (blue) also leaves from the terminal building for Kõbánya-Kispest station, where you may take metro line No. 3 (blue line) to the centre of the city.

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Train service has been started between Ferihegy Terminal 1 and Budapest Center recently. Train departs app. in every 30 minutes, it takes 25 minutes and costs 300 HUF (less than 2 EUR). (Please note, from Ferihegy Terminal 2 you have to use first bus service to get to Ferihegy train station.) For further info please visit:

For schedule please visit the following and indicate 'Ferihegy' and 'Budapest-Nyugati pu' (Western Railway station) as name of the requested stations.

Local transportation in Budapest

Public transport in the city is well-organized. Trams, buses and metro trains operate without conductors. Tickets must be purchased in advance at tobacco shops or metro stations. Weekly passes allowing free travel on all means of transportation within the city limits can be bought at each metro station. For more information visit