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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
There are several taxi companies operating in Budapest. The officially licensed taxi cabs can be easily identified by their uniform yellow colour, with the sign ”Minősített budapesti taxi / Licensed Budapest taxi” displayed on the front left door in both Hungarian and English. The registration plate is also yellow.
You are seated in an officially registered Budapest taxi if the driver’s photo identification card and taxi fare rates fixed by the Municipality of Budapest are posted on the instrument panel as well as on the two rear side windows.
There are officially regulated uniform fares in force in Budapest: the basic fee is 700 HUF, the per kilometre rate is 300 HUF, and the waiting time charge is 75 HUF per minute.
You can pay the taxi fare both in cash and with a bank card but it may happen that some bank cards are not accepted. The prices listed above are valid within the municipal boundaries of Budapest. If you wish to travel outside Budapest, please check the terms and conditions in advance.
After the trip, ask for a receipt printed from the taxi meter, by which you can check if the officially fixed rate has been applied, and any complaint that may be related to the trip can be effectively handled.
Budapest has one of the richest public transportation systems of all European capitals. The Budapest Card holder can travel without restrictions and for free within the city limits on more than 200 bus, 32 tram, 15 trolley and 4 metro lines, on the HÉV Suburban Railway and with boats. You can also take a free trip to the hills of Buda with the cogwheel railway.
The answer is not simple. What I suggest is that we choose a minimum of 4 star hotels according to their tastes and money strikes. Of course, even the 3-star hotels are completely comfortable and clean, but I recommend this for a family trip. Hungarian hospitality is famous and the staff in every hotel is helpful.
miniBUD is the official airport shuttle service provider for Budapest Airport.
Personally, what I can offer is more expensive but the best solution and safe.
miniBUD offers comfortable, fast and favorable transfer solutions for passengers wishing to travel from the airport to the districts of Budapest and from the city to the airport.