Flying from Reykjavik
Flights from Reykjavik depart from Keflavik International Airport (KEF). The airport is located roughly 50 kilometers southwest of Reykjavik in the city of Keflavik. Be aware that, because of changes to the baggage handling system, it is recommended that travelers arrive for their outgoing flights at least two to two and half hours before departure.
Keflavik International Airport Information
Keflavik International Airport (KEF) is equipped to offer its visitors a variety of services and amenities. Travel agents and tourist information are readily available should your vacation extend beyond your stay in Reykjavik. Before your flight, check out the restaurants and shops offering unique Icelandic food and goods. The airport also offers banking services, including currency exchange. Several airport hotels are available as well.
Getting to the Airport in Reykjavik
You have several options if you wish to take a taxi to the Keflavik International Airport. The drive between the airport and Reykjavik takes approximately 30-35 minutes depending on traffic. Ask at your hotel for available companies and contact information. An Airport Express bus to Keflavik International Airport picks up at Lækjartorg in Reykjavik’s downtown area and takes approximately 45 minutes to reach the airport.
Arriving in Budapest
Flights to Budapest with airberlin arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. airberlin offers regular flight deals to Budapest, so you can experience the intrigue of the city known to some as the ‘Paris of Eastern Europe’.
First Time in Budapest
Budapest is divided into three areas – the Castle district, Buda, and Pest, each of which offer plenty to see and do. The Castle district is a fascinating area, with a large collection of museums and magnificent views of the Danube. Buda and Pest, once individual cities, have since combined to form a city straddling the river, and are connected by a series of bridges, though Pest has the monopoly on exciting nightlife.
For art lovers, tickets to Budapest make it possible to see some unique galleries like the Kassák Museum in Buda, which honors the life of Lajos Kassák, or the MissionArt Gallery, showcasing some of Hungary’s best modern art. For a relaxing experience, try one of the city's famous thermal baths.
Making the Most of Your Budapest Holiday
You can travel to Budapest at any time, but the winter period from December to February can be chilly. There are cheap hotels in Budapest available all year round, though it can be harder to find one during the peak summer season. Arrive in Budapest in comfort and style with airberlin.