Flying from Budapest
Flights from Budapest leave from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD), a modern and convenient travel hub, and Hungary's largest airport. The airport is 16 kilometers away from the city center, and the two terminals, Terminal 2 and 2A, are a short walk apart.
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport Information
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport was completed in the 1950s, and originally operated solely through the original Terminal 1 building. The airport offers plenty of facilities, including places to get food and drink, a duty-free shop, and other vendors selling goods like tobacco, snacks and Hungarian wine. There are also banking and currency exchange facilities.
Getting to the Airport in Budapest
Between 4:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. you can catch the 200E bus to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport from both the Kőbánya-Kispest metro terminal and Ferihegy train station. Alternatively, visitors can take the train to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport's deactivated Terminal 1 in Ferihegy, and from there take the local bus to the active terminals. The bus leaves Terminal 1 approximately every ten minutes. A taxi to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is also an option, and takes around 20 minutes.
Arriving in Cologne
The beautiful city of Cologne holds the proud claim to being the oldest city in Germany, as well one of its most beautiful. With flight deals to Cologne readily available, you can visit the city any time of year, whether you are looking for a fun metropolitan holiday or are traveling on business.
First Time in Cologne
Cologne is a very easy city to traverse, due to its integrated bus, tram, and subway system. Be sure to travel to Cologne’s most popular attractions, including the cathedral and the largest pop art museum outside of America. Many of these are located on the banks of the Rhine, so this would be a good area to start off your exploration.
If you are visiting as a family, don't miss the Chocolate Museum, which is an interesting place to go with children. For music lovers, tickets to Cologne's Kölner Philharmonie are a must.
Making the Most of Your Cologne Holiday
Amazingly for such a popular city, you can find cheap hotels in Cologne at any time of year, even during any of the major festivals throughout the year. airberlin offers free soft drinks and snacks on flights to Cologne.