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Budapest to Istanbul flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Budapest and Istanbul take, on average, 2 h and 2 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Budapest with Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Ferihegy is the departure airport operating flights between Budapest and Istanbul
Arriving AirportFlights departing Budapest with Istanbul as destination arrives at Istanbul Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Istanbul

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Departure Fri, 01 Oct Return Sun, 03 Oct
BUD Budapest
IST Istanbul
return from £81
Departure Mon, 11 Oct Return Thu, 21 Oct
BUD Budapest
IST Istanbul
return from £97
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.71 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 22 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
60%

Trains in Istanbul are 60% cheaper than in Budapest.

Budapest
£0.85
Istanbul
£0.34
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
41%

A meal in Istanbul is 41% cheaper than a meal in Budapest.

Budapest
£5.68
Istanbul
£3.37
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
72%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 72% cheaper than in Budapest.

Budapest
£1.69
Istanbul
£0.47
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
4%

Coffee is 4% more expensive in Istanbul than in Budapest.

Budapest
£1.26
Istanbul
£1.31
Budapest airports
  • ( Ferihegy (BUD)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 665 miles

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Find cheap flights from Budapest to Istanbul with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Budapest with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Budapest to Istanbul to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Budapest to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Budapest to Istanbul during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Turkey may apply when travelling from Budapest. 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 can I find cheap flights from Budapest to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Budapest to Istanbul is 81£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Budapest?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 72% cheaper than Budapest, with a fare of 1.72 GBP, while train tickets costs 59% less in Istanbul: 0.35 GBP against 0.86 GBP in Budapest. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.46 GBP in Istanbul, 33% less than the 5.15 GBP in Budapest. The price of the coffee is around 6% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 1.33 GBP , while in Budapest the coffee costs 1.25 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Budapest to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Budapest to Istanbul are October, June and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Budapest to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Budapest depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Budapest in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Budapest -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Budapest to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Budapest and Istanbul is of around 02:02 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,055 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Istanbul compared to Budapest?
While in Budapest the temperatures can reach an average of 33.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Istanbul's temperatures can go up to 32.95 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.3 ºC in Istanbul, compared to the -9.36 ºC average degrees reported in Budapest. During the winter period, Budapest can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Budapest and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Budapest and Istanbul is: Ferihegy (BUD) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Singapore Airlines.
  • Lot Polish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Budapest - Istanbul flights between Ferihegy (BUD) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Pegasus Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Budapest to Istanbul?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Budapest to Istanbul are:
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Pegasus Airlines.
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