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Istanbul to Budapest flights

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Departure Thu, 04 Feb Return Fri, 05 Feb
IST Istanbul
BUD Budapest
return from £132
Departure Fri, 12 Feb Return Sun, 14 Feb
IST Istanbul
BUD Budapest
return from £80
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 407.1 HUF
British Pound Sterling Hungarian Forint
1 HUF = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 19 January 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
153%

Trains are 153% more expensive in Budapest than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.34
Budapest
£0.86
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
67%

The average meal is 67% more expensive in Budapest than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£2.95
Budapest
£4.93
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
253%

Taxis are 253% more expensive in Budapest than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.49
Budapest
£1.73
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
11%

Coffee in Budapest is 11% cheaper than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.38
Budapest
£1.23
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
Budapest airports
  • ( Ferihegy (BUD)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 665 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Budapest

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul to Budapest 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 Hungary may apply when travelling from Istanbul. 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 are flights from Istanbul to Budapest?
The average price to go from Istanbul to Budapest is of 79.2 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Istanbul to Budapest at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Budapest is 80£. 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 Budapest expensive to visit compared to Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Budapest costs an average of 1.73 GBP, 276% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.46 GBP, while train tickets costs 153% more in Budapest: 0.86 GBP against 0.34 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.94 GBP in Budapest, 81% more than the 2.73 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Budapest, with an average of 1.18 GBP, while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.19 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Budapest?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Budapest are July, June and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Budapest?
The best time of the year to go to Budapest when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Budapest from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, October and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Budapest.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Budapest?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Budapest is of around 02:05 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,044 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 Budapest compared to Istanbul?
While in Istanbul the temperatures can reach an average of 32.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Budapest's temperatures can go up to 33.95 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -9.36 ºC in Budapest, compared to the -0.3 ºC average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Budapest have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Budapest?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Budapest is: Istanbul Airport (IST) to Ferihegy (BUD). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Turkish Airlines. Singapore Airlines. Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Budapest flights between Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to Ferihegy (BUD) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
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