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Departure Thu, 11 Jul Return Thu, 18 Jul
MAN Manchester
BUD Budapest
return from £126
Departure Sun, 11 Aug Return Tue, 13 Aug
MAN Manchester
BUD Budapest
return from £149
Departure Thu, 11 Jul Return Thu, 18 Jul
BHX Birmingham
BUD Budapest
return from £76
Departure Tue, 06 Aug Return Thu, 08 Aug
BHX Birmingham
BUD Budapest
return from £110
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 362.3 HUF
British Pound Sterling Hungarian Forint
1 HUF = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 16 July 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
61%

Trains in Budapest are 61% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.5
Budapest
£0.97
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
54%

A meal in Budapest is 54% cheaper than a meal in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£12
Budapest
£5.53
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
45%

A taxi fare in Budapest is 45% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£3.5
Budapest
£1.94
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
51%

Coffee in Budapest is 51% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.65
Budapest
£1.29
( Birmingham airports
  • ? Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 62 miles
  • ? Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
) Budapest airports
  • ? Ferihegy (BUD)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
L Distance: 987 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Birmingham to Budapest

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Budapest?

A direct flight from Birmingham to Budapest takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. If there is a stopover, flight paths change and the flight duration increases from 4 to 9 hours.

What are the most common stopovers?

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Budapest may stop at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) or Brussels Zaventem Airport (BRU).

What documentation do I need to fly to Budapest from Birmingham?

UK citizens do not need a visa to enter Budapest, Hungary but a valid passport or ID card must be presented to airline authorities at the airport. If you’re a national from another country, you may need to apply for a Schengen visa which entitles you to enter and move within 26 European Union (EU) countries if you have not done so before entering the UK.

Is there a time change from Birmingham to Budapest?

Budapest is one hour ahead of Birmingham or GMT+1.

Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Budapest

There are several airlines that offer departures from Birmingham to Budapest:

  • easyJet, British budget airline.
  • Wizz Air, low-cost Hungarian airline headquartered in Budapest.
  • Brussels Airlines, flag carrier of Belgium.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, airline of the Netherlands headquartered in Amstelveen.
  • Air France, French flag carrier.

How to find cheap flights from Birmingham to Budapest

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When are the best times to fly from Birmingham to Budapest?

  • March-May and September-November are the best periods to visit Budapest when the weather is dry and pleasant. Museum visits, thermal baths, river cruises, and strolls on the Danube River are popular activities.
  • December is cold and there might be snow, but the Christmas markets are beautiful and there's plenty of mulled wine to keep you warm.
  • January is the cheapest time to go to Budapest with visitors enjoying Farsang, Hungary’s carnival festivities which run up to early February.

Airports in Birmingham

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is the international airport in Birmingham offering both international and domestic flights.

Useful Information about Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is a little over 8mi. from the centre of Birmingham.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – take Virgin Trains, Cross Country, Arriva or West Midlands Railway trains from Birmingham New Street. Estimated travel time is 10-15min.
  • By taxi – approximately 30-40min.
  • By bus – bus 97/97A from central Birmingham to the airport.

Services: free Wi-Fi, lounges, restaurants, duty-free shops, smoking area, meditation and prayer room, baby changing facilities, car hire, currency exchange, and ATM.

Airports in Budapest

Flights from Birmingham arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD). It was formerly known as Budapest Ferihegy International Airport or simply, Ferihegy. The airport primarily serves the capital, Budapest, and is the biggest of the 4 commercial airports in the country.

Useful Information about Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport

The airport is around 10mi. southeast of the centre of Budapest. It was renamed in 2011 in honour of Hungary’s most famous composer, Franz Liszt.

How to get to Budapest city:

  • By taxi – 35min in usual traffic
  • By bus – bus 200E or 100E to Belvaros/city centre. The trip takes 35min or more depending on the traffic.

Services: free Wi-Fi, lounges and VIP services, shops, restaurants, chapel, baby changing facilities, smoking area, car rental, currency exchange, and ATM.

What to do and visit in Budapest

  • Stroll on the Chain Bridge and see the two sides of the city, Buda and Pest.
  • Visit Buda Castle and take in its extensive art collection.
  • Chill out at H?sök tere (Heroes’ Square) and check out its iconic statues.
  • Treat yourself to some wellness therapy at the Szechenyi Baths.
  • Browse through offerings of the Great Market Hall, an indoor market.
  • Wander along Váci street, window shop, or dine in one of the restaurants in the area.
  • Refresh your history and check out the exhibitions of fascism/communism at the House of Terror.
  • Stop by at the Museum of Fine Arts.
  • Buy a ticket and see a concert at the Vigadó Concert Hall.
  • Go to Gellért Hill Cave, explore the network of caves, and the Sacrament Chapel.
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Ferihegy - Latest customer reviews

3.0 /5
Reviews: 2
5.0 /5
Lyndsey
Date 2017-12-09 Age 31-50 City Solihull

I wasn?t expecting much from this airport but was surprised by how many shopping facilities it had

1.0 /5
Hugo
Date 2017-10-09 Age 31-50

No benches to wait on. Dirty toilets

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