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Departure Tue, 28 Jul Return Mon, 03 Aug
MAN Manchester
BUD Budapest
return from £132
Departure Fri, 07 Aug Return Sun, 09 Aug
MAN Manchester
BUD Budapest
return from £82
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Discover the most useful information about Manchester and Budapest to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 399.63 HUF
British Pound Sterling Hungarian Forint
1 HUF = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 14 July 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Budapest are 70% cheaper than in Manchester.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Budapest is 64% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Budapest is 29% cheaper than in Manchester.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Budapest is 60% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
Budapest airports
  • ( Ferihegy (BUD)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 1018 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Budapest

How long is the Manchester flight to Budapest?

Direct flights to Budapest take just under three hours, although the flight duration will obviously be longer if you travel with stops en route.

Is there a time change from Manchester to Budapest?

Yes, Hungary is one hour ahead of the UK.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

Generally the recommendation is to have checked in and be prepared to pass through security at least two hours before your expected departure.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Budapest?

This trip’s flight path will take you over northern and eastern Europe and is serviced by many airlines. Here are some of the airline names that you could fly with:

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Budapest

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When is the best time to fly from Manchester to Budapest?

July and August are perfect for a city break in Budapest as this is when the weather is glorious and there are many music and food festivals to visit. If you are into motorsport, this is also the time of year that you can see the famous F1 cars at the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

October is an ideal time to book your ticket if you like the idea of hiking in the Buda hills or just enjoying the autumnal shades of the tree-lined avenues in the city itself. There are beer festivals at this time of year as well, including the Oktoberfest, and a commemoration on the 23rd of the Hungarian Revolution in 1956.

Airports in Manchester

Useful information about Manchester Airport

It is very simple to travel to Manchester Airport for your holidays as it is only 8 miles outside the city and can be reached using a variety of public transport:

  • Metrolink: You can catch the Metrolink tram from near Victoria train station in the centre of Manchester. It only takes about an hour to get to the airport and handily, they run every 12 minutes during the day at a cost of £4.40.
  • Train: Manchester Piccadilly is the main station in Manchester that has trains to take you to the airport. Served by both the TransPennine Express and Northern Rail, either company’s train will cost you £3.70 for the 20 minute journey. They run for 21 hours each day; there are no trains after quarter to one in the morning and before four o’clock but otherwise they have frequent departures.
  • Bus: Regional and local buses serve the airport frequently, but the easiest bus route is the Stagecoach bus number 43. Like the tram, it also takes about an hour depending on traffic and leaves from Manchester Piccadilly costing £3.50.
  • Taxi: You can book your taxi beforehand or pick one up from the many taxi ranks around the city particularly outside the railway stations. It only takes 20 minutes to drive to the airport from the centre of Manchester and costs about £35 for a saloon car and four passengers.

Airports in Budapest

Useful information about Ferenc Liszt Airport

Named after Hungary’s most famous composer Franz Liszt, it is just less than 10 miles outside Budapest. The public transport connections are very easy to navigate:

  • Train: Ferihegy station is the closest to the airport but you do have to catch a bus to get there. This bus is number 900 during the night, and number 200E during the day. Once at Ferihegy, there are many trains you can take to Nyugati Station which is located in the city centre. It will only take half an hour and costs about 300ft which is roughly £1.
  • Bus: The 100E bus takes passengers into the city centre and you can catch it from the BKK bus stop between the two terminals. If you enter via the front door, this part of the bus will take you to Deák tér and it takes about 40 minutes for a very reasonable 900ft which is about £3.
  • Taxi: The yellow F?taxi cars will take you into the city for around 6500ft which is about £18 and should take about half an hour.

What to do and where to visit in Budapest

When holidaying in Budapest there are some sights that cannot be missed:

  • Buda Castle, the home of Hungarian art.
  • The spectacular gothic-revival Parliament Building.
  • The Fisherman’s Bastion for amazing views.
  • The Széchenyi Medicinal Bath for a relaxing dip in the thermal pools.
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