EIT Digital Budapest Associate Partner Group I Co-Location Centre
10/a Bogdánfy Street, H-1117 Budapest, Hungary
(corner of Warga László Str. and Bogdánfy Str.)
GPS: N 47°28’28″ E 19°3’27″
Phone: +36.1.381.2334
Skype: x-europe

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Arrival by airplane

All international flights arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) at Terminal 2A or 2B, depending on the airline. The airport is approx. 20 km from the Budapest CLC. There are several ways to get into the city centre and to the Budapest CLC.

Taxi from the airport

Cab rates have been standardised in Budapest so all cab companies cost the same. There are cabs waiting in front of the arrival hall of the airport but taxis can be booked by phone as well. It takes about 20-40 minutes to get to the CLC from the airport, depending on the traffic, and it costs approx. 25€, depending on the km in the taximeter. In case you need any help, please do not hesitate to contact us.

AirportShuttle-Minibus

The transfer operates as a shared-ride service, which means that passengers travelling to / from the same / closely situated address are escorted in the same vehicle. The AirportShuttle-Minibus Desks are to be found at every terminal (Terminal 2A and 2B) and welcome the arriving guests to Hungary. All Minibuses arrive to and depart from the Terminals’ Main Entrance. It operates 0-24 hours. Reservations can be made in person at the AirportShuttle-Minibus Desks or at least 12 hours before your flight departure via the online reservation system at www.airportshuttle.hu, through travel agencies or by calling the Call Center dialing the number (+36-1) 296-8555. Further information: http://www.bud.hu/english/passengers/access_and_parking/by_airportshuttle

Public transport from the airport

It takes minimum 60 minutes on weekdays.

  • Take the bus 200E towards Kőbánya-Kispest, which is the last stop of the metro line M3 (23 min).
  • Get on the metro M3 towards Újpest-Központ and get off at the 7th stop called Corvin-negyed (15 min).
  • Take the tram 4 towards Újbuda-központ or the tram 6 towards Móricz Zsigmond körtér and get off at the 3rd stop called Petőfi híd budai hídfő (6 min).
  • Walk to the CLC, which is a one-storey building on the corner of Bogdánfy Street and Warga László Street, next to a sport court (3 min, 280m).
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Arrival by public transport

  • Tram 4, 6 to Petőfi híd budai hídfő
  • Bus 86, 33, 133, 233 to Budafoki út (Szerémi sor)
  • Metro M4, bus 7, tram 47, 49, 18, 19, 61 to Móricz Zsigmond körtér

Each stop is 3-4 minutes walking from the CLC. Please consult the route planner and timetable app at the public transport website of Budapest. Your destination is: 1117 Budapest, Bogdánfy utca 10/a. The CLC is a one-storey building on the corner of Bogdánfy Street and Warga László Street, next to a sport court.

To use the Budapest public transport system, you need to purchase tickets in advance:  http://www.bkk.hu/en/prices/

Timetables: http://www.bkk.hu/en/timetables/

 

Arrival by car

Our building is in 10-15 minutes reach from the main motorways (M0, M1, M5, M6, M7). We have a limited number of parking places in the parking lot in front of the building of the CLC, so please call us, or ask the parking lot’s colleagues where to find other nearby parking places of Eötvös Loránd University. GPS: Bogdánfy u. 10/a,  N 47°28’28″ E 19°3’27″
Please feel free also to arrive by bicycle!

 

Arrival by train or bus

You can arrive in Budapest at the following railway and bus stations. (Each of them has a metro stop, so it is quite easy to get to the CLC from any of them).

  • From Déli Railway Station: take tram 18 towards Savoya Park and get off at the 7th stop called Móricz Zsigmond körtér, and then take tram 6 to the 2nd stop called Petőfi híd budai hídfő (approx. 25 min) or take metro line M2 to Blaha Lujza tér and get on the tram  4 or 6.
  • From Keleti Railway Station: take metro line M4 and get off at the 6th stop called Móricz Zsigmond körtér, and then take tram 6 to the 2nd stop called Petőfi híd budai hídfő (approx. 20 min).
  • From Kelenföldi Railway and Bus Station: take metro line M4 and get off at the 2nd stop called Újbuda-központ, then take tram 4 to the 2nd stop called Petőfi híd budai hídfő (approx. 15 min).
  • From the local and international bus terminal of Népliget: take metro line M3 towards Újpest-Központ and get off at the 7th stop called Corvin-negyed then take tram 4 or 6 as above, or take the local bus 103 from Népliget to get off at Dombóvári út and walk on to 10/a on Bogdánfy street. (30 min).

 

Arrival by boat

You can use the public boat services to get to Infopark. The boats D11, D12 and D13 stop at Egyetemváros – A38 ship, which is only 5 minutes walking from the CLC.

 

Hotels
Recommended hotels nearby:

Mercure Hotel Budapest Duna
10 minutes walking from the CLC
12 Soroksari út, H-1095 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36-1-455 8300
Email: H2025@accor.com
GPS: N 47° 28′ 45.43” E 19° 4′ 6.19”

Danubius Hotel Flamenco
3-7 Tas vezér utca, H-1113 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36-1-889 5600
Email: flamenco.reservation@danubiushotels.com
GPS: N 47°28’40″ E 19°2’22″

 

Restaurants

The CLC is located in Infopark, which has several restaurants and cafeterias around.

According to the public vote of Lonely Planet, A38 Ship is the best bar in the world, and it is only 5 minutes walking from the CLC. Szimpla Garden, the famous ruin pub is the third best one and by public transport it is 20 minutes away from the CLC.

Recommended restaurants can be found here.

 

Travel Tips

The startup Miavia created a Budapest travel guide based on their experience gathered during the three days of BrassTacks, a training program organized by EIT Digital Budapest and MMCluster for Central-Eastern European startups: https://miavia.in/guide/christmas-time-in-budapest
A further useful English website for visitors of Budapest with relevant and special pieces of information related to the Hungarian capital:  http://welovebudapest.com/

 

Map

Arriving from Bogdánfy Street, please walk along the building on the right side, closer to Warga László Street and not to the sport court until the windowed door of EIT Digital.

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The Co-Location Centre in the Infopark has a perfect location at the heart of Budapest in the capital of the Central-European startup and R&D region.

Infopark is the first innovation and technology park of Central and Eastern Europe. It is an innovation centre primarily for IT, telecommunications and software development companies where the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT, which is a body of the European Union based in Budapest) and such multinational companies as Lufthansa Systems, IT-Services Hungary, IBM, Magyar Telekom, as well as young innovative companies found a place for their head office.

Infopark is situated in the 11th district of Budapest, near the Buda abutment of Rákóczi Bridge (ex Lágymányosi Bridge), in the neighborhood of the university buildings, opposite the National Theatre and the Palace of Arts. The area is easy to access by car, by bicycle or by public transport.

 

Last modified: August 28, 2015