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Birmingham to Budapest flights

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Departure Fri, 02 Oct Return Tue, 06 Oct
BHX Birmingham
BUD Budapest
return from £52
Departure Tue, 13 Oct Return Sat, 17 Oct
BHX Birmingham
BUD Budapest
return from £41
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 398.94 HUF
British Pound Sterling Hungarian Forint
1 HUF = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 21 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
63%

Trains in Budapest are 63% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.4
Budapest
£0.89
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
49%

A meal in Budapest is 49% cheaper than a meal in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£10
Budapest
£5.09
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
19%

A taxi fare in Budapest is 19% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.2
Budapest
£1.78
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
55%

Coffee in Budapest is 55% cheaper than in Birmingham.

Birmingham
£2.71
Budapest
£1.22
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
K 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.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Birmingham to Budapest

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Birmingham to Budapest?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Hungary may apply when travelling from Birmingham. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from Birmingham to Budapest?
The average price to go from Birmingham to Budapest is 83.35 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Birmingham to Budapest at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 41€ for the route Birmingham - Budapest. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Budapest expensive to visit compared to Birmingham?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Budapest costs an average of 1.78 GBP, 19% cheaper than Birmingham, with a fare of 2.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 63% less in Budapest: 0.89 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Birmingham. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.07 GBP in Budapest, 49% less than the 10.00 GBP in Birmingham. The price of the coffee is around 55% cheaper in Budapest, with an average of 1.21 GBP, while in Birmingham the coffee costs 2.71 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Birmingham to Budapest?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Birmingham to Budapest are August, July and September.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Birmingham to Budapest?
The best time of the year to go to Budapest when flying from Birmingham depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1 month to fly to  Budapest from Birmingham in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by July and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Birmingham -  Budapest.
How long does the flight take to go from Birmingham to Budapest?
The total flight time between Birmingham and Budapest is of around 02:34 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,597 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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