Deak Ferenc Square, Budapest

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Deák Ferenc tér is the only transfer station for the M1, M2, and M3 lines of the Budapest Metro. It is located under the eponymous city square in central Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.Owing to its direct transfer connection between all three metro lines and its downtown location, it is one of the busiest stations in the system.HistoryThe original station, on the M1 line, was constructed with two side platforms, at a depth of 2.7 metres by cut-and-cover. It was originally named Gizella tér. In 1952, during the building of Line 2, a new station was built for Line 1. The old station was closed, nowadays it gives place to Underground Railway Museum.The station for the M2 line, which opened in 1970, was bored at a depth of 38 metres and consists of an island platform serving its two tracks.The M3 station was the northern terminus for the first segment of the line completed in 1976 to Nagyvárad tér and has switches and a pullback track in a middle tunnel at its northern end. This track descends underground and curves more than 180° west to join the pullback track on the M2 line. This non-revenue connection tunnel was the means of supplying rolling stock to line M3 from 1976 until it was completed to Kőbánya-Kispest and the adjacent new depot in 1980.ConnectionsBus: 9, 15, 16, 100E, 105, 115Trolleybus: 72 (only at weekends)Tram: 47, 48, 49 Make Deak Ferenc Square part of your personalized Budapest itinerary using our Budapest trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Everything about the center. The shuttle bus to the airport is always on every 20 minutes. People have the opportunity to visit the world wheel. Some people just sit and look at world spending. If necessary, you can enjoy the services of restaurants, cafes and bars, which are also next door.
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  • It was the base point for coming from the airport to the city centre of Budapest, and it was also the center of the metro and bus stops. The location is very close to the airport and the hotel is very nice.
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