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Barcelona BCNBudapest BUD

Multiple carriers

£48
Barcelona BCNBudapest BUD

Multiple carriers

£48

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Travelers usually depart from Barcelona–El Prat, Barcelona - Sants, Barcelona - Estació del Nord, Barcelona - Urgell, or Barcelona - Placa Catalunya when they travel from Barcelona to Budapest. Book your trip to arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Budapest - Kelenföld, Budapest - Keleti, Budapest - Deli, or Budapest - Népliget. The distance between Barcelona and Budapest is 1523 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Vueling, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, easyJet, and Iberia Airlines. Barcelona and Budapest have 319 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Barcelona to Budapest

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

Budapest travel tips

1) To taste the Budapest cuisine, try traditional Hungarian goulash

Margaret Island is an oasis of tranquillity in the middle of bustling Budapest. Here locals run in the morning, ride bicycles, arrange picnics, and swim on the Danube. Also, there is a complex of 5 swimming pools and two saunas. If you come there before 13:00, a ticket for the whole day will cost 2.5 euro.

2) Walk down the main avenue of Budapest resembling the Champs Elysees in Paris

Andrassy ut is the main avenue of Budapest, founded in 1870. It is framed by beautiful 19th-century buildings and resembles the Champs Elysees in Paris. Every year at the end of summer, the colourful Budapest Parade is held here.

3) Trams in Budapest are the longest in the world and run every minute

Tram service in Budapest is considered to be the busiest in the world. During rush hour, trams run here every minute, and at night, there are two routes, trams 4 and 6, with an interval of 10-15 minutes. In total, there are 36 tram lines in Budapest, and local trams are the longest in the world.

Hungary COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Hungary – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Spain can enter Hungary, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Hungary in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Barcelona to Budapest?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Barcelona and Budapest takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Barcelona and Budapest?
The flight distance between Barcelona and Budapest is 1523 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Barcelona and Budapest?
Several carriers operate flights between Barcelona and Budapest. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Wizz Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Barcelona?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Barcelona and London, Manchester, Birmingham, Toronto, Edinburgh, Dublin, Montreal, Tallinn, Glasgow, Reykjavik, Bristol, Thessaloniki, Athens, Vancouver, Liverpool, Riga, Vilnius, Belfast, Berlin, Malta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Budapest?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Budapest and London, Reykjavik, Manchester, Athens, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Thessaloniki, Toronto, Liverpool, Nottingham, Tallinn, Malta, Doncaster, Belfast, Paris, Montreal, Amsterdam.
What airports are near Barcelona?
The main airport in Barcelona is Barcelona–El Prat. It is also served by Barcelona–El Prat, Girona–Costa Brava, Perpignan–Rivesaltes, Castellón–Costa Azahar, Béziers Cap d Agde, Carcassonne, Reus, Lleida–Alguaire.
What airports are near Budapest?
The main airport in Budapest is Budapest Ferenc Liszt International. It is also served by Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Vienna International Airport, Bratislava Airport, Košice International, Debrecen International, Oradea International, Osijek, Hévíz–Balaton.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Barcelona and Budapest?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Barcelona and Budapest thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Barcelona and Budapest can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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