" The primary objective of the MNB shall be to achieve and maintain price stability. Without prejudice to its primary objective, the MNB shall support the maintenance of the stability of the financial intermediary system, the enhancement of its resilience, its sustainable contribution to economic growth; furthermore, the MNB shall support the economic policy of the government using the instruments at its disposal. "

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Arrival in Budapest

Ferenc Liszt Airport is the international airport of Budapest located approximately 25 km from the city centre and from MNB. The airport has two terminals: 2A, which serves all Schengen destinations, 2B, which serves all non-Schengen destinations.  

Transfer from the airport

 1.       Taxi

Főtaxi is the official taxi company of Ferenc Liszt Airport, but from September 2013 there is a single fare system for each taxi companies in Budapest, calculated per km. The estimated fare to the inner city is appr. Huf 6000-7000 and appr. HUF 10000,- to the Buda site.  http://fotaxi.hu/Read/200/Tariff%20Table#main-menu   There is a Fotaxi desk at both terminals where you can order a Fotaxi, as well as ask for the trariff. Travel time is 35-45 minutes, depending on the traffic.        

  

2.      Airport Minibus

Airport Minibus  is a kind of collective taxi with a boarding capacity of 8 to 10 passengers. The minibuses handle transfers from the airport to the passenger's accommodation back and forth. Airport Minibus Desks can be found at both terminals. Tickets can be purchased at the arrival customs area or at the LRI Airport Passenger Service desk in the waiting area. You can pay by cash and by credit card. Transfer from the airport to a hotel takes approximately 1 hour depending on traffic. Please check fares here: http://www.airportshuttle.hu/en/#prices .

 

  3.       Public transport

Bus No 200E from the airport to Kőbánya-Kispest Metro Station (ticket from the driver costs HUF 450).  From "Kőbánya-Kispest" Metro Station take M3, Blue Metro to "Arany János utca" stop (if your destination is MNB, or Hotel Parlament). To Hotel K+K Opera take off from M3 at  "Deak ter" stop, change for M1, yellow line until "Opera" stop. Metro tickets are sold at the entrance of metro stations. For tickets and passes visit: http://www.bkk.hu/en/prices/ 

 

Special Programmes

 

From MNB it is a short walk to

  • House of Parliament (5 min), to
  • St Stephen's Cathedral (3 min) and to the
  • Downtown of Budapest (1 Blue Metro stop until 'Deak ter' station). The promenade -"Korzó" in Hungarian- is located along the Danube bank (5 min. walk from Deak ter Metro station). Here you can enjoy the nice view of 'Buda' and the Royal Palace on the right side of the Danube River.

 

  •  22nd Sziget festival in Budapest, August 11-18, 2014

      Sziget Festival won the Best European Major Festival title at the European Festival Awards in 2011.   official website

 

Other favourite destinations by the tourists are:

 

 For those wishing to prolong their stay in Hungary and in Budapest, we recommend:

Sightseeing tour in Budapest - the services of EUrama Travel Agency . Quality full and half day tours for individual tourist. Leaflets published by travel agencies specializing in city sightseeing tours around Budapest are available from hotel reception desks and information offices.

Shipping tours in Budapest: Legenda

Visiting Suburban towns

Gödöllő, the Sissy Palace

Szentendre - a pictoresque village of Serbian origin from the 17th century, located to the north of Budapest.

 

Wine-tasting programmes

  

Eating out in near-by restaurants

Cafe Kör     - Hungarian Cuisine   

Trattoria Pomo d’Oro  - Italian         

Biarritz Restaurant&Café   

 

Sporting activities

Jogging - on Margaret Island (appr.5,4 kms jogging course)

Fittness facilities - in the basement of Bank Center, (Szabadság tér 7.)

Swimming pools&baths: Széchenyi bath (at M1, yellow underground szechenyi furdo station)

 

Electricity

Hungary’s electricity network operates at 220/230 Volts. Plugs are the regular continental type.

 

Time Zone 

Budapest is on Central European time: GMT + 1, (GMT + 2 hours during summer time)

 

 

 

 
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