Car Rental Budapest Airport (BUD)

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Budapest Airport, Budapest, Hungary
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Megadrive
$13.04 / per day
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Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Buchbinder
$16.45 / per day
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Compact
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$25.97 / per day
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Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$31.97 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Minivan
Toyota Verso or similar
Toyota Verso
  • 7x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Schiller Rent
$48.63 / per day
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Minivan
Ford Transit Minibus or similar
Ford Transit Minibus
  • 9x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GM Rentacar
$66.03 / per day
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Full-size
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid or similar
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Auto.
SIXT
$87.36 / per day
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Premium
Mercedes Benz GLC Aut. or similar
Mercedes Benz GLC Aut.
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$127.15 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 14:29 on 2020-02-04. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Hungarian
Currency
HUF
Country code
36
Average car rental length
6 days
Economy car rental price
$30.51 / 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%
Rating
10.0
Budapest Airport Car Rental

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.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Station wagons - from $57 per day
  • Large cars - from $64 per day
  • Medium cars - from $50 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $89 per day
  • Small cars - from $32 per day
  • SUVs - from $83 per day

Top car rental companies

  • FOX AUTORENT (Tel: +36704554033)
  • National (Tel: +3617707070)
  • Schiller Rent (Tel: +36308162065)
  • Enterprise (Tel: +3617707070)
  • Megadrive (Tel: +362966610 / +36303483399)
  • SIXT (Tel: +3612960158)
  • Europcar (Tel: +3614218370)
  • Keddy (Tel: +3614218370)
  • Alamo (Tel: +3617707070)
  • Buchbinder (Tel: +3612966610)
  • Avis (Tel: +3612966421)
  • Budget (Tel: +36709318001)
  • Global Rent a Car (Tel: +36303483399 / +3612966610)
  • Ace Rent a car (Tel: 36704500555 / 3172487251)
  • RightCars (Tel: +3612732779)
  • GM Rentacar (Tel: +36306227959)

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

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

Top 2 Locations near Budapest Airport

  1. 177.5 km / 110.3 miles away

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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
$58.54
January
$37.88
February
$29.16
March
$127.31
April
$44.22
May
$43.47
June
$61.99
July
$38.88
August
$37.82
September
$26.37
October
$35.91
November
$47.64
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Budapest Airport is October when prices for an Economy class start from $26.37. You can see that this is 46% cheaper than the yearly average and 79% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $127.31 for a Compact class). 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 length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 9 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length at Budapest Airport
7
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
8
June
8
July
7
August
7
September
7
October
9
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Budapest Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Budapest Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in December.
Budapest Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
89%
January
89%
February
88%
March
109%
April
154%
May
107%
June
142%
July
120%
August
78%
September
81%
October
72%
November
71%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Megadrive Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Megadrive Suzuki Swift 2 1 Small cars
Megadrive Opel Crossland X 4 2 Large cars
Buchbinder BMW 1 Series 4 3 Large cars
Megadrive Fiat Punto 3 2 Small cars
Buchbinder VW Polo 3 1 Small cars
Megadrive Opel Combo 5 3 Station wagons
Buchbinder Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Alamo Citroen C3 4 2 Small cars
Megadrive Ford Tourneo Connect 5 2 People Carriers/Vans

FAQ

Should I rent a car at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
A majority of the ratings and reviews left by Discover Cars’ customers recommend renting a car (10.0 from 1 reviews).
What do you need to rent a car at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
In most cases, you need a driver’s license, passport or ID card, and a credit card (in the name of the main driver), and the booking voucher to rent a car. Some companies may have additional requirements (be sure to check the rental conditions).
On what side of the road do they drive in Hungary?
Drivers must drive on the right side of the road.
Can I rent a car at 18 in Hungary?
Yes, you can rent a car at the age of 18.
How old do you have to be to rent a car at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
You must be between 18 and 99 years old.
Can you rent automatic cars at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
Yes, automatic cars are available from Schiller Rent, Alamo, Enterprise, Europcar, GM Rentacar, SIXT, Avis, Megadrive and Buchbinder at Budapest Airport (BUD).
Can I rent a car with a debit card?
Though most companies require a credit card to leave a deposit, some accept debit cards. Check the rental conditions for more information.
Can I rent a car without a credit card?
Most companies require a credit card to pick up the car. Some may accept debit cards or cash. Check the rental conditions for more information.
What car classes can I rent?
Small cars, Medium cars, Station wagons, Large cars, People Carriers/Vans and SUVs vehicle types are available at Budapest Airport (BUD).
Can I rent a car at Budapest Airport (BUD) with my home country’s driver's license (for example, U.S., U.K., or Australia)?
In most cases, a driver’s license from your home country is acceptable if it uses the Latin alphabet. In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) at Budapest Airport (BUD).
Do I need an International Driving Permit at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
In most cases, if your driver’s license uses the Latin alphabet, you can rent a car in at Budapest Airport (BUD) without an International Driving Permit (IDP). In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) at Budapest Airport (BUD).
How much does an additional driver cost? Is there an option for a free additional driver?
No rental company at Budapest Airport (BUD) offers a free additional driver.
How much does it cost to rent a car at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
A rental car costs $61 per day, on average. The lowest daily price found in the past 48 hours was $13 at Megadrive.
How much is car rental for a week?
The average price for a weekly rental at Budapest Airport (BUD) is $430. In the past 48 hours, the lowest price for a weekly rental at Budapest Airport (BUD) was $91.
What car rental companies are located at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
Schiller Rent, Alamo, Enterprise, Europcar, GM Rentacar, SIXT, Avis, Megadrive and Buchbinder can be found at Budapest Airport (BUD).
What car rental companies are onsite (in terminal) at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
Enterprise, Alamo, SIXT, Europcar, Keddy, Megadrive, Buchbinder, Global Rent a Car, Avis and Budget are located onsite at Budapest Airport (BUD).
What is the best car rental company at Budapest Airport (BUD)?
Ratings and reviews left by our users indicate that the best providers are FOX AUTORENT (9.2, 15 reviews), Schiller Rent (8.9, 54 reviews) and SIXT (8.8, 11 reviews).

Our Customers Reviews

United States of America (USA)
Opel Astra
September 2, 2019
Definitely do an internet search before renting. Without compromising the quality of service and the quality of car you can cut your rental rate significantly. Dicover provided great pricing and service.

Top 16 Suppliers for Budapest Airport in 2020

FOX AUTORENT
Exceptional 9.6
+36704554033
2220 Vecsés, Üllői street 849
National
Exceptional 9.2
+3617707070
LISZT FERENC INTERNATIONAL APT,
Schiller Rent
Exceptional 9.2
+36308162065
Vecses, Lorinci u. 130/a, 2220, Budapest
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
+3617707070
LISZT FERENC INTERNATIONAL APT,
Megadrive
Excellent 8.8
+362966610 / +36303483399
Terminal 2B Arrivals, Budapest BUD Liszt Ferenc Nemzetkozi Repuloter, 1185
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+3612960158
Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Terminal 2B, 1180
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+3614218370
LISZT FERENC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+3614218370
FERIHEGY AIRPORT, TERMINAL 2B
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
+3617707070
LISZT FERENC INTERNATIONAL APT,
Buchbinder
Excellent 8.5
+3612966610
Budapest Liszt Ferenc Nemzetkozi Repuloter, 1185
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+3612966421
Liszt Ferenc Airport T2b Avis Desk Terminal 2b
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+36709318001
Liszt Ferenc Intern. Airport Terminal 2b - Arrivals Hall
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7.7
+36303483399 / +3612966610
Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Term 2B, 1180
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
36704500555 / 3172487251
Ulloi 829
RightCars
Very good 7.3
+3612732779
Budapest, 1185
GM Rentacar
Very good 7
+36306227959
Vecses, Lincoln road 1

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