The Island of Freedom
Sziget festival is located on Óbuda Island in the heart of Budapest. The exact address is: Május 9. park, Budapest, Hungary, 1033. Check on Google Maps!
It has never been as easy to travel to a Festival as traveling to the Island of Freedom. Please, check out all the possible means of transport.
By Sziget Express
If you think you’re ready for the most legendary trip to Sziget, you should take the Sziget Express! From all over the world Szitizens travel to The Netherlands to take the famous festival train to the heart of Budapest. Party the night away and make friends before you arrive at the festival during this once-in-a-lifetime experience. More info and tickets can be found here.
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) The airport is located 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) southeast of the center of Budapest. It primarily offers international connections within Europe, but routes are also available to Africa, the Middle East, America and the Far East.
Are you up for a road trip? Discover the true beauty of the countryside, but please bear in mind to stick to the schedule! Arrive on time so you won’t miss our incredible shows!
Travel & Explore
Fancy discovering the city? Make the most out of your festival holiday with Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card! Use the airport shuttle and most of the public transport options within the city borders or travel with the Sziget Boat Service and enjoy the best spas, museums and restaurants Budapest has to offer.
Sziget Boat Transfer
Hop on the Sziget boat and arrive to The Island of Freedom in a fancy way! From Jászai Mari Square to Sziget and back (duration appx. 22-26 mins). Please note that tickets are valid only for one way, can be bought at the kiosk onsite too. Having a Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card? Sziget Boat Transfer is included, so you can use this service for free! Check the timetable by clicking here!
Sziget - Airport Shuttle
You can travel without purchasing a ticket on special Sziget shuttles that take you from Liszt Ferenc Airport to the entrance of the festival. You can board the special Sziget shuttle with a Sziget CityPass by Budapest Card purchased at the airport, or with a valid voucher. Please note that Sziget- Airport shuttles are in service during the festival only. Check the timetable by clicking here.
You can take a taxi from the airport (there is an official taxi spot right at the exit on the ground floor), the journey to Sziget Festival takes around 45 minutes.
If you want to arrive from your hotel/appartement you can easily order a cab through our official sponsors Főtaxi, 6x6 Taxi or at BOLT Taxi. Download their apps!
By public transport
From the Airport
Take 100E towards Deák Ferenc tér M (City centre) - price is 2200 HUF, then change at Deák Ferenc tér to Metro 2 (M2) to Batthyány tér. Change to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 1 and a half hour. To reach Sziget Festival, please get off the train at Filatorigát station, as H-bridge is closed for pedestrians and cyclists.
From Nyugati Railway Station
Take tram 4 or 6 in the direction of Széll Kálmán tér, then change at Margit Híd Budai Hídfő to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 35 mins.
From Keleti Railway Station
Take Metro 2 in the direction of Déli Pályaudvar, then change at Batthyány tér to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 45 mins.
From Déli Railway Station
Take Metro 2 in the direction of Őrs Vezér Tere, then change at Batthyány tér to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 40 mins.
From Népliget International Bus Station
Take Tram 1 in the direction of Bécsi út and change at Árpád Híd Budai Hídfő to HÉV (H5) to Filatorigát, where our team will be waiting for you and guide you to the Festival entrance. It takes about 1 hr.
Bike to Sziget and enjoy free bike storage, a quick repair facility, and rental services! You can get to the festival on the dedicated bicycle road, and use the dedicated bycicle storage at K Bridge as H-bridge is closed for pedestrians and cyclists.).