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Nicknamed the "Paris of East Europe", Hungary's capital city is a joy to explore with a Sixt car hire in Budapest. Budapest is becoming increasingly popular as a city break destination with its vibrant, youthful atmosphere, varied architecture, excellent museums and rich offering of classical music. Its natural thermal baths also attract many visitors. To get your business or leisure visit off to a great start we have two convenient car hire in Budapest locations.

 
  • Budapest Airport Terminal 2
    Budapest Liszt Ferenc Term. 2B
    1180 Budapest

    Mo. - Su.07:45 - 22:00
    Bank Holidays07:45 - 22:00
    Book at this branch

  • Budapest Keleti Train Station
    Kerepesi út 2-4
    1087 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00
    Book at this branch

  • Budapest Nyugati Train Station
    Teréz körút 55
    1062 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00
    Book at this branch

  • Budapest Heroes Square
    Hösök tere
    1146 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00
    Book at this branch

  • Budapest St. Stephens Basilica
    Szent István tér 1
    1051 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00
    Book at this branch

  • Budapest Váci Road
    Váci út 141
    1138 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.07:00 - 19:00
    Sa. - Su.08:00 - 18:00
    Bank Holidays08:00 - 18:00
    Book at this branch

  • Budapest Vörösmarty Square
    Vörösmarty tér
    1051 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00
    Book at this branch

  • Budapest Airport Terminal 2

    Sixt Car Rental
    Budapest Liszt Ferenc Term. 2B
    1180 Budapest

    Mo. - Su.07:45 - 22:00
    Bank Holidays07:45 - 22:00

    24 h return

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s

  • Budapest Keleti Train Station

    Sixt Car Rental
    Kerepesi út 2-4
    1087 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

  • Budapest Nyugati Train Station

    Sixt Car Rental
    Teréz körút 55
    1062 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

  • Budapest Heroes Square

    Sixt Car Rental
    Hösök tere
    1146 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

  • Budapest St. Stephens Basilica

    Sixt Car Rental
    Szent István tér 1
    1051 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

  • Budapest Váci Road

    Sixt Car Rental
    Váci út 141
    1138 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.07:00 - 19:00
    Sa. - Su.08:00 - 18:00
    Bank Holidays08:00 - 18:00

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

  • Budapest Vörösmarty Square

    Sixt Car Rental
    Vörösmarty tér
    1051 Budapest

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.09:00 - 17:00
    Bank Holidays09:00 - 17:00

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, 4x4s, Vans & Trucks

Sixt car hire Budapest

Our Service  |  Traffic Information  |  Sixt Tip  |   Sightseeing Destinations  | Business Destinations |  Rental FAQs  

Use the right-hand arrows on our webpage to find out about fleet details and opening hours before clicking on the grey right-hand tab to open a city map with exact locations. At Terminal 2 of Budapest Airport, we offer extended opening hours and a useful 24-hour return facility. When choosing your rental vehicle you'll see how easy it is to hire a car with us. Our vehicle category lists are here to help compare prices between car types and show just how affordable our rental cars are. When you have made your choice, reserve your vehicle through our telephone hotline or book on the go by downloading the Sixt apps for Android and iOS devices. We are unable to guarantee specific makes of rental cars but do guarantee your chosen category of car hire in Budapest. You can be sure of a friendly welcome from our branch staff whether you require your vehicle for one hour, a weekend or longer.


Chain Bridge in Budapest

Our Service

Both of our car rental in Budapest branches offer premium fleets of vehicles ranging from economical saloons to top-of-the-range models, all supplied by trusted names like Jaguar, BMW, Audi or Mercedes-Benz. Navigating the busy streets of Budapest is easy in compact saloons while estate cars are ideal for family groups. Rugged 4x4s let you make the most of the beautiful Hungarian countryside and if you are taking a day trip to the resorts of Lake Balaton why not enjoy the drive in luxurious sports cars or convertibles? Our Budapest Váci Road branch also has a range of vans, ideal if you need to transport business or exhibition materials. Both branches can arrange vehicles adapted for different mobility needs. Our attractive range of extras is designed to make your Budapest driving stress-free whatever time of year you visit. We always have great deals on insurance top-ups, additional drivers and unlimited mileage options as well as Sat Navs and child seats. Winter visits are catered for with ski racks and snow chains while an Internet USB-stick keeps you connected on the move. We even offer parking packages and are always happy to welcome drivers under 25.


Budapest at night

Traffic Information

Our car rental in Budapest desk at the airport is located in the arrivals hall of Terminal 2B and the airport is just thirty minutes drive from the city centre on Route 4. Our Budapest Váci Road branch can be reached from the city centre by either Metro or bus. Take Metro line 3 until the Gyöngyösi Utca station or jump on bus number 105.

Budapest is a very large city that spreads out along both sides of the River Danube so having a Sat Nav will make sure you do not get lost and help you avoid areas of traffic congestion. On several major streets in the city centre turning left is not permitted, you will need to go on to the next junction and return. As Budapest is the capital city it enjoys good road links with the rest of the country.

Much of Budapest has metered on street parking which is charged during the day and very often free in the evenings. Charges rise the closer you get to the historic districts. The city also has several 24-hour multistorey car parks.

Much of the city of Budapest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with so much to see and do. With everything from medieval streets and fortresses to riverside promenades and thermal baths, a car hire in the city is essential so that you do not miss anything. As you drive around you will see the Hungarian National Parliament, the largest parliament building in Europe and home to the Hungarian Crown Jewels. Another stately building worth visiting is the Royal Palace. Step out onto the Savoyai Terrace for the best views of the city. Dozens of museums range from the National Art Gallery to the daunting House of Terror or the quirky Marzipan Museum, a must for sweet-toothed visitors. Younger family members will love Budapest Zoo, one of the oldest in the world, as well as the Children's Railway.


Bus tour in Budapest

Sixt Tip

Relax in Budapests Spa Baths

One of the big draws in Budapest for locals and visitors alike is its famous thermal baths. Here you can relax, swim or soak in hot mineral waters which are drawn up from below the earth's surface. Thermal baths became so popular in Budapest because the waters are relatively close to the earth's surface and easy to access and also because of Hungary's historic place in the Turkish Ottoman Empire. Whether for leisure or therapeutic use, Budapest has several thermal baths housed in large, historic complexes which are themselves visitor attractions. Many spa hotels also have their own baths.


Fishermen's Bastion in Budapest

Sightseeing Destinations

When the locals want to escape the bustle of the city one of the first places they head is to Lake Balaton with its stunning scenery, swimming, cycling and wine-tasting. Although the journey to the resort town of Siófok takes around 90 minutes it is well worth the effort for an enjoyable family day out.

Distances to Siófok

  • From Budapest Airport: 82.5 miles, about 1 our 20 minutes
  • From our Váci Road branch: 69 miles, about 1 hour 30 minutes

The small town of Szentendre is home to the Skanzen Open-Air Museum. Old rural buildings including barns, farmhouses and churches have been carefully transported to the site and rebuilt. As well as preserving these endangered buildings it makes for a fascinating day out.

Distances to Szentendre

  • From Budapest Airport: 33 miles, about 40 minutes
  • From our Váci Road branch: 12.5 miles, about 25 minutes

At Gödöll%u0151 you will find the Royal Mansion, one of the largest palaces in the country. The building and grounds have been restored to their former glory and host classical concerts and major festivals.

Distances to Gödöll%u0151

  • From Budapest Airport: 21.5 miles, about 30 minutes
  • From our Váci Road branch: 21.5 miles, about 35 minutes


Cathedral in Budapest

Business Destinations

Budapest is the main economic hub of the country, important for financial services, tourism, transportation, fashion and the arts. It is among the 25 most visited cities in the world making tourism one of its biggest employers. Forward-looking planning has also made the city attractive to numerous start-up and media businesses. The Budapest Congress Centre (BCC) is the largest in Hungary.

Distances to the BCC

  • From Budapest Airport: 6.5 miles, about 25 minutes
  • From our Váci Road branch: 25 miles, about 50 minutes

Rental FAQs

Below are the quick answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Please be reminded that every country has slightly different rules and regulations, so for the most specific and detailed information pertaining to your desired rental please visit our rental information page.

Do I need a credit card?

Can I hire a certain car model? If I'm not happy with my vehicle can I change it?

Do I have to pay a security deposit?

Which documents are needed to pick up the rental car?

What do the various insurance options cover?

Can I rent the car at one place and drop it off at another station?

Can I change my booking and do I have to pay a cancellation fee?

Does Sixt deliver rental cars?

Can I cross borders with my rental car?

What is Sixt's refuelling policy?


 
 

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