By Julia Tichawa

Are you planning a business trip to the capital of Hungary? Fly Aeolus has compiled a flyover of the most beautiful sights and insider tips so that you don’t miss out on experiencing the beauty of Budapest from every angle. With Fly Aeolus’ tips your private flight to Budapest is almost organized.

Origin & Economy

Situated on the beautiful Danube, Budapest is divided by the river into two halves – Buda and Pest. Only since 1873 Buda, Pest, and Obuda have been united to form the capital of Hungary – Budapest.

View over the city.
The view of the Danube as a dividing line: Buda on the left and Pest and Obuda on the right.

The “city of baths” is the largest city in Hungary and the ninth-largest city in the EU, with a population of about 1.7 million. Economically, Hungary is heavily dependent on car manufacturers that produce in Hungary. Thus, about 25 % of the economy can be attributed to the industrial sector.

Sightseeing-Highlights for your private flight to Budapest

Budapest gained the name “City of Baths” from the miracle-working springs of the Gellertmountain. In a breathtaking Art Nouveau building, you can live the good life during your business trip. Namely, relax with a wellness treatment in the Gellert Baths – a real sight to see. To keep the effort to a minimum, we suggest to book a luxurious room in the Gellert Hotel.

Would you like to learn more about the other fascinating wellness spas in Europe? In this blog we briefly introduce you to the best spas in Europe.

Private flight to Fishermen’s Bastion and Matthias Church

Another impressive building and definitely a highlight for your flight to Budapest is the Fisherman’s Bastion – Halászbástya in Hungarian. This neo-Romanesque landmark was built between 1895 and 1902. It bears its name because of the purpose for which it was built: a fishermen’s guild. The commissioned architect also gave the neo-Gothic style to Matthias Church, which is located next to the Fishermen’s Bastion.

Fly to Budapest for a closer look at the sights of the Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church.
A real sight: Matthias Church (left) & Fishermen’s Bastion (right)

The Hungarian Parliament

Located directly on the Danube, this impressive building takes many people’s breath away, especially after sunset. There are 700 rooms with 27 entrances spread over an area of around 18,000 m². The building was constructed between 1885 and 1904, requiring almost 40 million bricks. However, the architect Imre Steindl, unfortunately, went blind towards the end of the construction and was never able to see his masterpiece in its entirety.

The Parliament as a landmark of Budapest. Visit this during your private jet flight to Budapest.
The illuminated Hungarian Parliament at night, located directly on the Danube.

Our insider tip for you: Book an evening Danube cruise with dinner and live music and let the beauty of the Danube embankment work its magic.

Sightseeing: A day trip to Tokaji vineyard

If you have a whole day to spare for an excursion, we highly recommend a visit to the vineyards of the Unesco World Heritage Site Tokaji. Located in the north-east of Hungary, the vineyards are known worldwide for their noble sweet wine varieties – the so-called “liquid gold”. This cultural landscape extends over approx. 11,251 ha and has often been awarded the title of Hungary’s most beautiful vineyard.

On your flight to Budapest, also take the opportunity for a day trip to Tokaj wine country.
Autumn view over the Tokaji vineyards

At the Disznókő Winery, which has received first-class awards since 1772, you are invited to visit the cellar vaults protected from the wind due to being in Carpathians. During the wine tasting of the Tokaji Aszú liqueur wine, you will enjoy the sweet taste of cultivating local winemaking traditions, which is the mission of this wine-growing region.

During your flight to Budapest, also take the opportunity for a day trip to the Tokaj wine country. A guided tour of the wine cellars is highly recommended.
A wine cellar of the Disznókö Winery

Are you interested in more culinary wine highlights? Then take a look at our blog about the wine city Bordeaux or about the most beautiful wine festivals in Europe.

Hotels for your businesstrip

Our first recommendation is the Continental Hotel Budapest. Located in the Jewish quarter, this superior hotel is highly praised for its famous spa and the atmosphere of the surrounding streets.

Nearby we also recommend the 5-star hotel Corinthia Hotel. Here you can look forward to the Royal Spa, three different restaurants, an elegant café and the excellent location on the Ringstrasse.

Our restaurant recommendations for your flight to Budapest

Did you know that the Gundelpancake is also a result of the famous training school of the Viennese confectioner Franz Sacher? The inventor of this dish – Karl Gundel – did his confectioner training with the Sacher family in Austria. He took over the “Wampetich” restaurant in Budapest’s City Park, and renamed it the “Gundel Restaurant“. Try the famous Gundel pancake with nut-raisin-rum filling and rum-chocolate sauce or typical Hungarian dishes.

When flying to Budapest, you can also visit the restaurant in the Fishermen's Bastion.
View of the restaurant in the Fishermen’s Bastion

If you can’t get enough of the fantastic views Budapest has to offer, we recommend the restaurant in the Fishermen’s Bastion, which gives you not only a look over the whole city, but also modern Hungarian food.

Flight over Budapest

Airports for your private flight to Budapest

The practical thing for you about the last mentioned destination – the winery of Tokaji – is its proximity to Nyiregyhaza airport. This means that you can start your journey home after only a 30-minute drive to the airport. This way you avoid traffic jams, long queues, and waiting times at check-in. Hence, efficient time planning for your private flight to Budapest is assured.

We can offer you also two further airports for your business trip.

The first is Liszt Ferenc (Ferihegy) Airport, located in the east of the city about 16 km from the city centre. Here you land at a terminal for private jets – also called General Aviation Terminal (GAT). This is located directly next to the Terminal 1 building. The airport is open 24 hours a day and parking spaces are available for passengers directly in front of the building. The taxi transfer, which Fly Aeolus will of course organise for you in advance, will take you about 45 minutes to the centre of Budapest.

The smaller Tököl Airport, shown on the map above is about 5 km further from the city center. But due to the better location of the airport, you are able to avoid the traffic jam to the city center. With a transfer, you can be in the center of Budapest within 30 minutes. In addition, the cost of landing at this airport is much lower. The airport is open daily from 7.30 am until sunset.

Read here how much time you can save checking in and out if you land at small, regional airports with our private jets.

Fly to the highlights of Budapest by Fly Aeolus private jet

With this guide, there is nothing more you need for booking your business trip with Fly Aeolus. Besides Budapest, you can discover 1600 other destinations on our destinations page. Feel free to browse around to find the airport that’s best for you. Our price calculator will help you calculate your desired flight costs.



Looking for small guides for many other cities, check our blogs of Vienna, Hamburg, or Düsseldorf. If you are interested in an air taxi flight to other top European cities, we also have more information for you.

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