Flights from Madrid
Flying out of Madrid
Finding the right flights from Madrid can be as simple as doing a search at Orbitz.com. The search engine at the Orbtiz.com site combs through current flight schedules to show comparative costs, as well as departure and arrival times, layovers and other issues that make certain flight options more attractive than others. The Madrid-Barajas Airport, located at Avenida de la Hispanidad, 28042 Madrid, is 12 miles from the city center. It's the main hub for Iberia and does business with major airlines, including EasyJet, Delta, Air France, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Europa and others.
Parking at the Madrid-Barajas Airport
Orbitz.com can help travelers find convenient, affordable places on and off site for vacation parking. The airport in Madrid has express parking meant for dropping off and picking up travelers. For the first 30 minutes, the parking is free. Short- and long-term parking lots can be found at each terminal and cost from €9.60 for two hours up to €60 per day for Terminal 2 short-term parking. Long-term parking is available for €18.30 per day. The economy lot requires a shuttle ride back and forth to the terminals but costs only €10.80 per day or €62.80 per week.
Transportation to and From the Airport
For travelers who wish to avoid parking, Orbitz.com can help find special offers on ground transportation to and from Madrid-Barajas Airport. It takes approximately 30 minutes to get there from downtown by car. A credentialed taxi service will charge anywhere from €25 to €30 for the ride, but oftentimes there are taxi drivers inside the terminals offering cheaper rides who do not have the same credentials as those who have signed a contract with the airport. Passengers can also opt for a €2 train ride or take the bus for a similar fee.
Restaurants Near Madrid-Barajas Airport
There's no need to leave the airport to find an excellent selection of restaurants, counter service diners or bars. Orbitz.com can offer travelers deals on food and air packages, though they might not be dining in-house. The convenience of dining at the airport while waiting for flights from Madrid may be worth the cost, but passengers should expect the cost to be relatively more expensive than similar restaurants found in the city center.
Flights to Budapest
Airports in Budapest
If you are looking for cheap flights to Budapest, Hungary, check Orbitz.com to find great sales. The Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport provides domestic and international service and is the largest airport in Hungary. It is located about 10 miles away from the center of Budapest, accessible by the Üll?i road. Over 35 airlines provide service, including Aer Lingus, Air France and British Airways.
Transportation from the Airport
The Hungarian State Railways runs service to and from the airport and the city's center. The airport also has bus service, with connections to the Metro and the city's center. The fare will be between HUF 320 and HUF 400. F?taxi provides taxi service, located at the exits to the terminals. There are also car-rental companies located at the airport. Orbitz.com works with car-rental companies to find you the best ground transportation at a low cost.
Weather in Budapest
Budapest has a temperate climate. Summer high temperatures average in the high 70s, and spring and fall are mild. The average low temperature reaches into the 20s during the winter. Snow is common. If you are visiting during the winter months, make sure to bring warm clothing.
Major Attractions in Budapest
Budapest is rich in history and culture. Both the Danube embankments and the Buda Castle District are World Heritage sites. Included are the Parliament building, Roosevelt Square, the Academy of Sciences and the Gresham Palace. Hero's square is another World Heritage site. The Millennium Monument, with Archangel Gabriel on top, stands in the middle. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Budapest that will make it easy to stay within your budget.
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