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LON London
BUD Budapest
return from £106
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LON London
BUD Budapest
return from £193
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MAN Manchester
BUD Budapest
return from £48
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MAN Manchester
BUD Budapest
return from £65
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Popular flight routes to Budapest
London - Budapest
return from £16
Manchester - Budapest
return from £38
Edinburgh - Budapest
return from £25
Tel Aviv - Budapest
return from £73
Birmingham - Budapest
return from £256
Bristol - Budapest
return from £230
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Trips to Budapest

Budapest travel

Named as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest is a delight at day or night. Hungary's capital boasts of outstanding architecture, thermal baths, a great dining scene and a hot nightlife. Its history is traced back to the time of the Old Stone Age and, from there, went through a series of battles, alliances and independence. Today, Budapest is more modern, but it has retained its culture and heritage. It is no surprise that the capital is besieged by visitors and the increasing number of flights to Budapest attests to its popularity as a travel destination. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Budapest!

Things to do and places to see in Budapest

There's plenty to keep visitors occupied in Budapest that it will not be easy to cram everything in one trip. Make sure to arrange for several trips to Budapest to discover all the ins and outs of this charming capital. Book river cruises, check out ruins or relax in a spa. Sample local dishes and enjoy superb wines. Shop in open markets or see a concert. There are many things going on in Budapest that will suit all kinds of personal preferences, whether it's to relax at a lovely park or dance the night away in one of the cool clubs or discotheques.

When visiting Budapest, be sure to:

  • Check out Buda Castle with its extensive art collection
  • Walk on the Chain Bridge to see both parts of Buda and Pest
  • Hang out with friends at the H?sök tere or Heroes' Square and admire iconic statues
  • Visit the famous Szechenyi Baths and indulge in some wellness therapy
  • Shop at the Great Market Hall, an indoor market
  • Wander through the shops and restaurants at Váci street
  • Relive history and visit the House of Terror with its exhibitions of fascist and communist leadership
  • Appreciate works of art at the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Watch a concert at the Vigadó Concert Hall
  • Explore Gellért Hill Cave
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Budapest airports

The Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is the main airport that serves the city of Budapest. Cheap flights to Budapest arrive at this airport located near the centre of the city. It used to be called the Budapest Ferihegy International Airport, but was later renamed as a tribute to the renowned Hungarian composer and pianist, Franz Liszt. There are three terminals inside the airport; Terminal 1 accommodates budget airlines. Terminal 2A is for Schengen flight and Terminal 2B for non-Schengen flights.

  • Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers that land and take off at this airport are, as follows: Wizz Air, Ryanair and Norwegian Air Shuttle.


    The airport is located 16km from the city centre of Budapest.

    Transport options

    Connecting to and from the airport is possible by taking the public bus from the terminal to the metro station at Kobanya/Kispest. The metro system covers the city with three lines intersecting at one point. Another option is to take the mini-bus from the airport, but this will take longer with many stops as you have to share the ride with other passengers. A quicker way is to take a taxi to town.

FAQ's about Budapest

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Budapest at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £15 to Budapest. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Budapest.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Budapest?
The top month to book flights to Budapest is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Budapest flights is September. In third place: October. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Budapest, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Budapest?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Budapest is... August. The next best month to travel to Budapest is December. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Budapest. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Budapest is January.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Budapest from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Budapest include:
  • Wizz Air, which flies from London and Birmingham to Budapest plus from Liverpool.
  • Ryanair, which has flights from London and Manchester as well as Bristol to Budapest.
  • Lot Polish Airlines, with flights from London to Budapest and null and also from null.
Indirect flights from the UK to Budapest include:
  • Brussels Airlines, which flies from Manchester and Edinburgh and also from Birmingham.
  • Lufthansa, with flights from Birmingham and Manchester to Budapest plus London.
  • Eurowings, which has flights from Newcastle and London as well as from Manchester to Budapest.
🕑 How long before a flight to Budapest should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Budapest, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Budapest departing from over 91 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Budapest at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Budapest’s airport?
Budapest is served by 1 airport[s]. Ferihegy operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 91 cities, such as London, Manchester and Edinburgh, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Budapest’s airport from the city centre?
Budapest’s airport Ferihegy is located 11 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Budapest’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.82 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Ferihegy , for example, the average price for the ride to Budapest centre is around 1.64 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Budapest. Pick your preferred car type and get from Ferihegy to Budapest city centre on your own terms.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Budapest?
If you are going to Budapest, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 5.27 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 29.28 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 4.10 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 1.41 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 1.41 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.22 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.81 GBP
  • - Water: 0.66 GBP
⛅ What is the weather like in Budapest?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Budapest is in July, August and June, when the average temperature reaches 23.38 °C, while July, August and June are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 168.51 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit Budapest during the months of January, December and February to experience an average of -0.18 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during January, February and March, when the average precipitation in Budapest is 4.5 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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