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Budapest

Fisherman’s Bastion, Budapest

Flights to Budapest

Relax between ancient castles and Ottoman baths

Fancy a relaxing break? Book flights to Budapest and visit the Matthias Church and the Opera House. Budapest oozes romance, as the meandering river Danube and beautiful bridges invite endless walks at sunset. You can also take an enchanting tour to the Danube Bend, where the river makes a sharp curve. Towering over the city, Buda Castle provides wonderful views. Budapest is a city which you’ll fall in love with at first sight.

Hungarian art and ancient castles

Culture lovers will have a great time in Budapest. Walk through the winding baroque streets of the Castle District and visit the Fisherman's Bastion with its 7 fairy-tale towers. The stately Buda Castle contains the National Gallery where you can admire Hungarian art from the 19th and 20th century. For a great cup of coffee, go to one of the many authentic coffee houses that are typical of Hungary. Budapest is the ideal destination for a city trip or the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Hungary. Experience it for yourself: book a flight to Budapest now!

Soak in an Ottoman bathhouse

As its many bathhouses attest, Budapest is a real spa town. The baths on the Danube date back to the Ottoman era in the 16th century. One of the wellness highlights is the Gellért Baths complex. The hot springs of this Art Nouveau complex will soon make you forget the hustle and bustle of city life. The Széchenyi thermal bath in the City Park is the largest of its kind in Europe. After a relaxing experience at a bathhouse, take a stroll through the popular park. Here you’ll find museums, monuments, a lovely lake, an amusement park and a zoo.

Flights to Budapest for a unique city break

Looking for a cheap flight to Budapest? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Hungary before you know it.

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Budapest Franz Liszt International Airport

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Getting around the city

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Visa and health care

Visa and health information

Currency

Although Hungary is part of the EU it does not use the Euro; the official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). Most international credit cards are accepted, and these can be used to withdraw cash from banks and ATMs, and to pay bills in hotels, restaurants and most shops. Banks usually open between 8am and 4pm on weekdays and some are open on Saturdays. ATMs and currency exchange machines are available in towns and cities throughout the country. It is advisable to retain exchange receipts for proof of legal currency exchange.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Electricity

Electrical current is 230 volts, 50 Hz. European-style two-pin plugs are standard.

 

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