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The best prices from London to Budapest are usually found in January or November, 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)

LON - BUD
Price
£74 - £171
BUD
Temperature
3 - 28 °C
BUD
Rainfall
23 - 85 mm
Popular in August High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop
Round-trip from £74 From London to Budapest
One-way from £40 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 46% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £97 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £111.

Cheap flights from London to Budapest in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LON to BUD flights in July, August
6 Jul - 8 Jul
£32pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
5 Jul - 8 Jul
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
20 Jul - 27 Jul
£42pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

London to Budapest 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Budapest from London found for this year
6 Jul - 8 Jul
£32pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
5 Jul - 8 Jul
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
20 Jul - 27 Jul
£42pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Budapest from London

Save time with London to Budapest direct flight deals
6 Jul - 8 Jul
£32pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
5 Jul - 8 Jul
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
20 Jul - 27 Jul
£42pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Last-minute flights from London to Budapest

Late deals on return flights to Budapest from London, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 28 Jun
£56pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
28 Jun - 5 Jul
£61pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
Direct
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Ryanair
Direct
STN
London Stansted
24 Jun - 26 Jun
£63pp
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
16:30 - 19:55
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
26h 25m
LTN - BUD
Multiple Airlines
£33
Kiwi.com
07:45 - 19:15
Ryanair
1 stop
10h 30m
SEN - BUD
Ryanair
£34
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Budapest flights.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from London to Budapest for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Budapest for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £32, but on average you can expect to pay £49.

Are there direct flights from London to Budapest for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Budapest under £100. A good price for a direct flight from London to Budapest is less than £48.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Budapest for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Budapest within the next 7 days for less than £100.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 2,497 users have taken a look at flights from London to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for British Airways, as currently they have the cheapest options available from London to Budapest. On average you can find 83 flights for this flight path daily.

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.

Alternative routes for London to Budapest

Destination information for Budapest

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Budapest
Today's exchange rate
£1 = 390.91 Ft
Flight duration
2h 32m
Average temperature for July in Budapest
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Budapest
78.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Budapest

Hourly flight availability from London to Budapest

Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 36% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from London to Budapest
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights