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Flights to Budapest in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 1,017Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 708From Toronto to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
One-way fromC$ 12One-way flight from Toronto to Budapest

Cheapest prices for Budapest flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Budapest found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 908
February
C$ 868
March
C$ 899
April
C$ 1,008
May
C$ 1,023
June
C$ 1,116
July
C$ 1,181
August
C$ 1,154
September
C$ 1,069
October
C$ 981
November
C$ 1,055
December
C$ 1,065
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Budapest is February. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Budapest?

Average Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - BUD
Price
C$ 868 - C$ 1,618
BUD
Temperature
3 - 28 °C
BUD
Rainfall
23 - 85 mm
Flying to Budapest in February is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. July sees the temperatures in Budapest peak to their warmest. September tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Budapest?

Booking 55 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Budapest. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Budapest?

The cheapest day to fly to Budapest is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Budapest?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Budapest. Generally the prices will increase for flights at noon as these tend to have higher demand.

Book a flight to Budapest and step into a hot bath. The public baths of Hungary’s capital are a time-honoured tradition that helps ease the mind of worry and lessen the ache of tired muscles. Filled with workers needing relief from an intense board meeting or passersby needing a quick mood enhancement, the therapeutic public baths of Budapest refresh and recharge everyone from the weary traveller to the hurried executive. And if the hot soak isn’t relaxing enough, today’s hot baths come complete with a massage.

Once you’ve participated in Budapest’s bathing rituals, take time to explore the city. Budapest is really two cities (Buda and Pest) split by the river and each offers its own character and personality. Buda is the older city and flanked with castles and royal palaces, while Pest is more contemporary with trendy cafes and retail boutiques. Regardless of which “city” you choose to spend your time in, there’s one thing that keeps everyone on the same page in Budapest – the weather. A cheap flight to Budapest any time of year will almost certainly come with sunshine and warm weather – Budapest averages 2,000 hours of sunshine a year and even in the winter, blue skies and bright days are abundant for travellers.

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Budapest climate

Budapest experiences four distinct seasons and they’re usually punctuated by a drastic change in weather. Visitors spending time in Budapest during the winter should pack plenty of layers, because temperatures can plummet well below freezing. If you’re willing to brave the cold, winter is the best time to book cheap flights to Budapest. Spring and summer warm up considerably, although travellers will experience frequent rain. Autumn is the most agreeable time to book Budapest flights and travel plans, thanks to its consistently comfortable weather. 

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When is the best time to fly to Budapest?

There’s no wrong time to book your cheap flight to Budapest; Budapest is a city that thrives in the blustery winter winds as well as under the scorching summer sun.

Peak season: Finding an affordable flight to Budapest during the summer months will be tricky, as summer is the most popular season to visit the Hungarian capital. Plan your Budapest trip in advance to take advantage of the best rates available on Budapest flights and hotels.

Off-peak season: With frigid weather hitting Budapest December through March, it’s no wonder that cheap flights to Budapest are easier to come by after the holidays and before spring blooms due to the decreasing tourist traffic.

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Getting around Budapest

Hungary’s capital is divided in two by the Danube River, but both Buda and Pest will be easy to get around after your flight to Budapest. Buses, trams and trains are both affordable and dependable. The metro works off of an honour system. Validate your ticket when you board, or risk paying a large fine. (It’s not a risk worth taking. There are plenty of transport police and they’re strict when it comes to upholding fines.)

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Budapest?

Travellers will need to book flights to Ferenc Liszt Intl (BUD) if they wish to fly to Budapest. The Budapest airport is 16.5 km from the city centre.

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