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Flights London to Budapest

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Flight TimeFlights from London and Budapest take around 2 h and 28 m minutes, however this flight time can depend on other factors too
Cheapest flightThe cheapest price available for flights from London to Budapest that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of DepartureHeathrow is from where you'll depart for flights from London to Budapest
Airport of ArrivalOutbound flights from London to Budapest arrive at Ferihegy

Last minute flights to Budapest

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Departure Wed, 29 Sep Return Thu, 07 Oct
LON London
BUD Budapest
return from £10
Departure Sun, 17 Oct Return Sat, 23 Oct
LON London
BUD Budapest
return from £10
Route information
The "Paris of middle Europe" is also equal to Paris in beauty and offers visitors culture, history and fun.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 415.18 HUF
British Pound Sterling Hungarian Forint
1 HUF = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 20 September 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Budapest are 70% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Budapest is 62% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Budapest is 44% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Budapest is 58% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Budapest airports
  • ( Ferihegy (BUD)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 900 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from London

London attracts millions of visitors annually and is served by five main airports that - alongside other smaller airports in the city - make one of the busiest airport networks in the world. Each airport is strategically situated around the city to serve the different areas and surrounding regions. London to Budapest flights could leave from any of the five major airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton or London City. The largest is Heathrow with five terminals. Gatwick is the second busiest. Luton and Stansted are served mainly by no-frills airlines and London City is the smallest and primarily used by business travellers.

Travel to London airport

Each of London's five major airports operate flights from London to Budapest. Trains run to each of the airports from the city centre. For Heathrow, you can take the Heathrow Express from Paddington Station (15-20 minutes) or the Piccadilly Line from the centre (about 40 minutes). For Gatwick Airport, take either the Gatwick Express or Thameslink train services from London Victoria. Passengers heading to Luton can take the train from St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway station (about 35 minutes) and catch a shuttle bus for the final leg of the journey (10 minutes). For Stansted take the direct train from Liverpool Street station. London City Airport is in the city centre on the DLR.

Arriving in Budapest

Budapest is a mesmerising blend of old-fashioned elegance and forward thinking culture. Visitors will be spellbound by the neo-Renaissance architecture of the Opera House, the romantic Danube River and the charming historic quarter. On the Pest waterfront you can visit the imposing Hungarian Parliament before crossing the iconic Chain Bridge to visit the Royal Palace, Castle Hill and the Fisherman's Bastion. No visit to Budapest could be considered complete without experiencing the neoclassical Széchenyi Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool which is one of the biggest spas in Europe, built in 1913. The city is filled with trendy and fun restaurant and bar options in which to while away an evening.

Travelling to the city centre

London to Budapest flights arrive into Budapest Airport, located about 14 miles from the city centre. If you plan to drive, there is a high-speed motorway that connects the airport to the city. By public transport, you can take the miniBUD airport shuttle bus which runs to and from the airport. The airport is also served by the 200E bus service, which runs between Terminal 2 and the K?bánya-Kispest metro terminal and connects with the metro line M3. There is also a train station in nearby Ferihegy, connected to the airport by the 200E bus service. From there you can get the train to Nyugati train station, one of Budapest's main railway stations.

Is COVID-19 disrupting flights from London to Budapest?
At eDreams we do our utmose to ensure that your travel pans won't be affected by restrictions or possible cancellations that Hungary may apply. Using the flexible ticket gurantee you can decide if you rather rebook or get a refund!
If I want to book flights from London to Budapest at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engines, you can find flights from 10 for the route London - Budapest. At eDreams, wel always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many more filters.
Is Budapest more expensive than London to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Budapest costs an average of 1.69 GBP euros, 44% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP euros, while train tickets cost 70% less in Budapest: 0.85 GBP euros against 2.80 GBP euros in London. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 5.68 GBP euros in Budapest, 62% less than the 15.00 GBP euros in London. The price of a coffee is approximately 58% cheaper in Budapest, with an average of 1.26 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 2.97 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from London to Budapest?
The most popular months to book from London to Budapest are May, June and April.
When would be the best time to travel from London to Budapest?
A great time of the year to visit Budapest from London really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, July is the best month to fly to  Budapest from London in terms of searches from our customers, followed by August and April. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, November and October are the months with fewer searches for London -  Budapest.
What is the duration of a flight from London to Budapest?
Flight duration from London to Budapest is around 02:28 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,473 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Budapest compared to {origin}?
The average temperature in London is 29.01 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm ,Budapest's temperatures reach 33.95 during the hot season, with 6.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -9.36 degrees in Budapest, compared to the -3.09 average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Budapest have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
From which airports can you fly from London to Budapest?
The main route from London to Budapest is: Heathrow (LHR) to Ferihegy (BUD). The following airlines fly this route:
  • British Airways.
  • Iberia.
  • American Airlines.
  • You can also find London - Budapest flights between Gatwick (LGW) to Ferihegy (BUD) which are flown by the following airline(s): Wizz Air.
  • Easyjet.
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Budapest are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Budapest are:
  • Lufthansa, stopping in Frankfurt for 65 minutes at least.
  • Lot Polish Airlines, with 125 minutes stop in Warsaw.
  • Lufthansa, with 200 minutes scale in Dusseldorf.
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