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The best prices from London to Budapest are usually found in January or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Budapest (BUD)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to BUD flight in 2021: compare London to Budapest flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Budapest.
LON - BUD
Price
£61 - £122
BUD
Temperature
3 - 28 °C
BUD
Rainfall
23 - 85 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£61

From London to Budapest

One-way from

£13

One-way flight from London to Budapest

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Budapest?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 44% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Budapest?

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Budapest, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 39% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £92 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £106.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Budapest (LON - BUD)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Budapest in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Budapest in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to BUD flights in July, August
30 Aug - 10 Sep
£8pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
30 Aug - 10 Sep
£12pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
31 Aug - 13 Sep
£13pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton

London to Budapest 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Budapest from London found for this year
30 Aug - 10 Sep
£8pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
30 Aug - 10 Sep
£12pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
31 Aug - 13 Sep
£13pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton

Direct flights to Budapest from London

Save time with London to Budapest direct flight deals
30 Aug - 10 Sep
£8pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
30 Aug - 10 Sep
£12pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton
31 Aug - 13 Sep
£13pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Wizz Air
Direct
LTN
London Luton

Last-minute flights from London to Budapest

Late deals on return flights to Budapest from London, departing today and this week
1 Aug - 2 Aug
£31pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
30 Jul - 1 Aug
£32pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
1 Aug - 15 Aug
£36pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Budapest from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Budapest
04:30 - 06:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
25h 05m
STN - BUD
Multiple Airlines
£14
Gotogate
14:00 - 17:20
Ryanair
Direct
2h 20m
STN - BUD
Ryanair
£18
Kiwi.com
17:55 - 21:25
Wizz Air
Direct
2h 30m
LTN - BUD
Wizz Air
£19
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From London to Budapest

Budapest, the elegant capital city of Hungary, is having a bit of a renaissance. On one side of the River Danube, you’ve got Buda – home to the panoramic views of the Castle District. And on the eastern riverbank sits Pest. Here, you’ll find cathedrals, synagogues and market halls, plus long boulevards lined with pavement cafés and opera halls. Budapest is also home to some of the grandest thermal baths on the planet. But how to get there? Just hop on a direct flight from London. Budapest is less than 2.5 hours away.

Which airlines flying from London to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Wizz Air, Ryanair, and easyJet are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Budapest due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Budapest for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Budapest from London?

Most people fly into Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl (BUD) if they book a flight to Budapest from London. On average, Ferenc Liszt Intl has 2 inbound flights from London per day from 13 airlines. Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl is conveniently located just 10.3 mi from Budapest’s city centre.

Can I find flights from London to Budapest for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Budapest for under £73. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Wizz Air for just £8, but on average you can expect to pay £17.

Are there direct flights from London to Budapest for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Budapest under £73. A good price for a direct flight from London to Budapest is less than £17.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Budapest for under £73?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Budapest within the next 7 days for less than £73.

How many flights depart from London to Budapest on average per day?

Travellers can expect 5 flights from London to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Budapest?

With an average temperature of 28 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Budapest are hotter than in London.

How long is the flight from London to Budapest?

From 2 hours 20 minutes direct.

Which airlines operate flights from London to Budapest?

You can fly direct with Wizz Air, Ryanair, easyJet, Norwegian and British Airways. Lufthansa offers flights with a stop in Frankfurt.

How frequent are flights between London and Budapest?

Direct London to Budapest flights jet off around 15 times a day.

Which airports serve London and Budapest?

There’s a choice of airports in London – London Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport, Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport and London City Airport. All flights from London to Budapest land in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. It’s sometimes called by its old name, Ferihegy.

Which direct flight route between London and Budapest is cheapest?

It’s usually cheapest to fly with budget airlines like Wizz Air and Rayanair. Early morning and late evening flights often dish up the lowest fares. Budapest is like Paris in miniature. It’s got the grand palaces, monuments, river cruises and cathedrals – only on a much more manageable scale. Take the Castle District. Climb up Castle Hill, and you’ll find yourself face-to-face with half the city’s must-sees, including Buda Castle, Matthias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion. And the whole city fans out below – from the Hungarian Parliament Building and St Stephen’s Basilica to the Great Market Hall and Palace of Arts. If you want a spot of sunshine, then book London to Budapest flights for the summer, when the city is much milder than London. Or you could opt for winter, when the Christmas markets pop up. Check out our smart search engine – it clearly compares the cheapest, smartest and quickest flights to Budapest, Hungary.

How long does is the flight from London to Budapest?

Airlines like Wizz Air and Ryanair fly from London to Budapest in about 2h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. London and Budapest are separated by a distance of 905 mi. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Budapest return?

Flying on Wizz Air is currently your cheapest option to Budapest, with prices starting at £8. Another option worth looking into is Ryanair, starting at £15 return. These flights start at 91% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Budapest one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Wizz Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £6. Check flights for Ryanair, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for London to Budapest

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Budapest

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Budapest.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = 416.72 Ft
Flight duration
2h 30m
Average temperature for July in Budapest
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Budapest
78.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Budapest

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Budapest

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Budapest choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ryanair
£44 £132 No cancel fee N/A
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Wizz Air
£60 £150 No cancel fee 83%
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Brussels Airlines
£142 £183 No cancel fee N/A
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Eurowings
£89 £186 No cancel fee 87%
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easyJet
£28 £196 No cancel fee 86%
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SWISS
£151 £201 No cancel fee 79%
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Lufthansa
£154 £202 No cancel fee 76%
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LOT
£100 £209 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£110 £216 No cancel fee 70%
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Ukraine International Airlines
£184 £229 No cancel fee 81%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Budapest

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Budapest.
Morning 6 AM to midday 44% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 43% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Budapest
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Budapest.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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