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Air travel is a wonderful and even exhilarating experience when you board flights from Doha to Budapest with Qatar Airways. From the moment you check in you’ll be looked after by a friendly cabin crew and offered a range of award-winning services. These include fine in-flight cuisine, spacious seats and thousands of in-flight entertainment options to make your journey a real delight, you’ll land in one of Europe’s most exotic cities feeling thoroughly refreshed and relaxed.
The capital of Hungary is one of Central Europe’s biggest cities. Situated on the banks of the Danube, Budapest was a Roman capital. Today it offers visitors a rich mix of cultural and historic experiences. There are many remnants of the mighty Austro-Hungarian Empire here, as the city was its second capital, and there are lots of great museums and galleries to explore.
Doha to Budapest route guide
• Flight distance: 2,334 miles (3,757 kilometres)
• Doha to Budapest flight time: 5hours and 55 minutes
From the luxury departure lounge to the oasis-styled exterior complete with gently swaying palm trees, Doha’s brand new Hamad International Airport is the very epitome of modern elegance.
Hamad International Airport one of the few Middle Eastern hubs to connect with all six continents, putting it at the very heart of the international transport system.
Transportation and Parking
Short-term parking is available at two sides on either side of the terminal, with the Eastern car park more convenient for Qatar Airways passengers.
The bus pavilion is located to the right just outside the entrance to the passenger terminal, and provides regular services into the business and residential centres of Doha.
Chauffeur- driven limousines are available on request, and car rental facilities are also on offer.
Arriving at Hamad International Airport
If you are flying from Doha in First or Business Class with Qatar Airways, the most convenient access to the airport is through Entry Gate 1. Economy class passengers will find it easiest to enter the departure hall through Entry Gates 2 and 3.
Travel from Doha with Qatar Airways and enjoy our dedicated lounges, such as our Oryx Lounge, or Gold or Silver Lounges for frequent travelers. Our premium travelers lounge, Al Mourjan, includes its own duty-free shops, private rest areas and showers.
Facilities and amenities
Free Wireless internet access is freely available too throughout the passenger terminal, along many other facilities, such as prayer rooms, children’s play areas, and hotel desks.
The airport offers a wide selection of facilities, including exclusive retail outlets and an international menu of cuisine from Asian and Arabic through to Italian and American.
The huge city of Budapest has been a magnet for tourists and visitors for centuries. Book a flight to Budapest with Qatar Airways and you’ll quickly discover why this unique city has become such a huge tourist destination once again in recent years.
The city is effectively divided in half by the Danube and is made up of three distinct areas - Buda, which lies to the west of the river, the Castle Hill area, which lies within Buda and is home to the castle and a number of other ancient sites, and Pest, which sits on the eastern bank of the river. Known as the ‘Paris of the East’, Budapest is a lively, youthful and vibrant city with a more traditional undertone that makes it a truly fascinating destination to visit.
On Castle Hill the main attraction has to be the towering presence of the Royal Palace. Overlooking the city and with fantastic views of both sides of the river, a palace has stood on the site since the 14th century. Today it is home to the National Gallery. Also on Castle Hill you’ll find the seven towers of the Fisherman’s Bastion, and the beautiful bronze statues of Hunyadi Garden.
Over in Buda you’ll discover everything from the Roman remains of Aquincum in the Óbuda district, which is now an open air museum, to a cluster of smaller museums (most of the major museums are in the Castle Hill area). More unusual attractions are also worth a visit, such as the cave network of Gellért hill.
Dominating Pest is the Parliament building, a truly breathtaking architectural marvel that is worth a visit to the city in its own right. The only way to see inside is to take a guided tour (tours do not take place during parliament sittings), but it is well worth booking a place to see one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in the whole of Europe.
Flights to Budapest with Qatar Airways land at Budapest Franz Liszt International Airport, 16km from the city centre. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Budapest please check the visa and passport requirements.
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