Budapest – A city where two worlds collide
Discover two distinct worlds encompassed in one when you book your flights to Budapest. Pack your walking boots in anticipation for your holiday to Budapest as you discover the west side of River Danube- Buda. A fortress of steep hills, winding cobbled streets and striking buildings and monuments lay bare for you to discover. On the opposite side to the river, nobody can fail to be impressed by the cosmopolitan allure of Pest. It is a beehive of cultural activity with countless offers of art, architecture and history to get lost in. Due to Budapest’s extreme proximity to the geographical centre of Europe, the city has seen many historical figures pass through it time and time again, leaving a vast trail of history behind in their wake. So vast, in fact, that our low-cost flights to Budapest are here to help you leave no stone unturned on your return trips to this alluring city.
Considered the 1st district of Budapest, the Castle District, named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is one of the most beautiful and romantic parts of the city. This historical old town has much more to offer than just a castle or a palace, its numerous venues are home to some of the most breathtaking views of Budapest imaginable.
Rich in thermal waters, Budapest, commonly known as Central Europe’s spa capital, boasts an array of bathhouses dotted all over the city. Enjoy an all-day soak with your friends or partner whilst discovering the therapeutic benefits of these Roman and Turkish baths.
From derelict buildings and unused outdoor spaces, a new trend of ruin bars was born. Originally established in the Jewish Quarter of the city, these ruin pubs have extended across the area and are now the centre of Budapest’s trendy nightlife. These lively pubs are the ‘place to be’ for after-work meetups, relaxed conversations and meeting the welcoming locals.
- Language: Hungarian (English widely spoken)
- Currency: Hungarian Forint (HUF)
- Local time: GMT/UTC + 2 hours
- Annual weather average high: July - 21°C
- Annual weather average low: January - -1°C
- Budapest International airport is located 16 km away from the city centre.
- Millennium Underground was the first ever underground railway in continental Europe and still acts today as the second preferred way to get around the city, after walking of course.