Car rental - Budapest, Budapest Airport (BUD)

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
FOX AUTORENT
$17.00 / per day
Compact
Ford Focus STW or similar
Ford Focus STW
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
GM Rentacar
$23.00 / per day
Mini
Skoda Citigo 3d or similar
Skoda Citigo 3d
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • No
  • Man.
Megadrive
$24.00 / per day
Intermediate
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Buchbinder
$37.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Minivan
Toyota Verso or similar
Toyota Verso
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Schiller Rent
$58.00 / per day
Minivan
Opel Vivaro or similar
Opel Vivaro
  • 9x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$91.00 / per day
Minivan
Opel Vivaro or similar
Opel Vivaro
  • 9x
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$99.00 / per day
Minivan
Ford Galaxy 2.0 Trend or similar
Ford Galaxy 2.0 Trend
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$112.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Budapest Airport! Then enjoy the view as you cross the Danube, driving over Árpád Bridge, Margaret Bridge, or Chain Bridge. Head into the center and visit landmarks like the Royal Palace, Buda Castle, the Savoyai Terrace, and Fisherman’s Bastion.

Budapest has plenty to offer. Visit the National Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum or drive your rental to the city’s thermal baths and spas. Take a tram to Margaret Island, a peaceful hideaway in the middle of Budapest, with medieval ruins, a water park, musical fountains, playgrounds, and lots more to do. Find a Hungarian restaurant and try some goulash, pörkölt stew or halászlé soup!

Budapest is an awesome destination, but why not see even more? With a longer term car rental you can visit the Hungarian countryside and Lake Balaton, or even drive all the way to Austria, Slovakia, or Romania. Picking up your rental car at Budapest Airport and dropping it off at a different location is easy. Start planning your adventure now!

Budapest Airport is also known as Ferenc Liszt International Airport, Budapest Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér, and Ferehegy.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Wizz Air, Ryanair, easyJet, Eurowings, LOT Polish Airlines, and Norwegian Air Shuttle

Terminals

Terminal 2A is used for flights inside the Schengen Area, and Terminal 2B is used for flights outside the Schengen Area. They’re connected via the SkyCourt building that also serves as a shopping and waiting area. Another area, Pier 2B, is currently under construction.

Location

Budapest airport is 16 km (9.9 miles) southeast of the city center. Highway 4 and Ulloi Street are the main roads connecting the airport to Budapest.

Top car rental companies

RightCars, Alamo, Europcar, Keddy, SIXT, ACE Rent a Car, and Enterprise.

Car rental desks

Most are located in the arrivals hall of Terminal 2B.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find cafeterias and restaurants, stores and duty-free shops, ATMs and numerous lounges. There’s a luggage storage service on the ground floor of the SkyCourt corridor next to reception H. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Shell gas station is at Vecsés, Fő street, 2200, right next to Highway 4, which connects Budapest Airport to the city center. It's less than ten minutes from the airport. There are other gas stations nearby.

Popular one-way rentals

Travel information

Language
Hungarian
Currency
HUF
Country code
36
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$33.60 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%

Airport info

Rating
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 7.6
  • Departure and check-in 7.9
  • Terminal facilities 7.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.1
  • Lounge 6.4

Budapest Airport (BUD)

  • IATA: BUD
  • ICAO: LHBP
  • Airport name: Budapest Airport (BUD)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 151 m / 495 ft
  • Runway Surface: Concrete
  • Passengers (per year): 13,097,239
  • Distance from City: 9.9 miles / 16 km ESE of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +36 (1) 296 7000
  • Email: info@bud.hu

When are car rental prices cheapest at Budapest Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Budapest Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Budapest Airport
$61.76
January
$39.97
February
$30.76
March
$134.33
April
$46.66
May
$45.87
June
$65.40
July
$41.02
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Budapest Airport is March when prices for Economy start from $30.76. You can see that this is 47% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 77% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $134.33 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Budapest Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In May the average rental period is 11 days, while in September, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length at Budapest Airport
9
January
9
February
10
March
10
April
11
May
8
June
8
July
7
August
6
September
6
October
November
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Budapest Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Budapest Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Budapest Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
93%
January
78%
February
83%
March
103%
April
107%
May
112%
June
149%
July
126%
August
72%
September
77%
October
November
December

Top 2 Locations near Budapest Airport

177.5 km / 110.3 miles away

Top 7 Best Budapest Airport Suppliers in 2018

SIXT
Exceptional 9.4
+36-12960158
Budapest Liszt Ferenc Term. 2B
Megadrive
Exceptional 9.2
+36 296 6610
Ferihegy 2B / Terminal Arrival Hall
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
003617707070
LISZT FERENC INTERNATIONAL APT,
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.8
+3614218370
LISZT FERENC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+3614218370
FERIHEGY AIRPORT, TERMINAL 2B
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
003617707070
LISZT FERENC INTERNATIONAL APT,
Buchbinder
Excellent 8.4
+361 296 6610
T2 Terminál

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