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Travelers usually depart from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Budapest - Deli, Budapest - Kelenföld, Budapest - Keleti, or Budapest - Népliget when they travel from Budapest to New York. Book your trip to arrive at John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Wizz Air, TAP Portugal, Norse Atlantic Airways, and Vueling. Budapest and New York have 354 direct flights per week. When you arrive at New York, consider visiting Manhattan Island, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, Times Square, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Staten Island, Empire State Building, and Statue of Liberty.

Check-in for a flight from Budapest to New York

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight

New York travel tips

1) See fantastic murals in the Soho district in New York City

Go to the Soho district in New York City if you like street art and coffee. Find the Bowery New York Mural at 76 E Houston Street and Yumi Kim trash can mural at 105 Stanton Street. Coffee connoisseurs always visit the Nespresso store at Spring and Prince Street to buy some brand coffee beans.

2) Visit the epicentre of arts in New York City

Head to 1000 5th Avenue in New York City and get cultured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Just the building of the museum is worth seeing. Enter the Great Hall and start your exploration with the Temple of Dendur, a 2,000-year-old soaring Egyptian temple.

3) Decorate your house with cute things from the Pearl River Mart in New York City

Head to the Pearl River Mart at 395 Broadway in New York City to find useful and beautiful Asian commodities. You will find silk pyjamas, cheongsam dresses, blue-and-white Japanese ceramic tableware, clever kitchen gadgets, paper lanterns, origami and calligraphy kits, and bamboo plants. Prices are surprisingly affordable.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 02/2023
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Most travelers from Hungary can enter New York, JFK, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Health pass may be required for public activity
  • Mandatory travel attestation form
Additional information
  • Health screening may be required on arrival
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

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

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 United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Budapest?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Budapest and London, Dublin, Manchester, Reykjavik, Edinburgh, Athens, Barcelona, Paris, Bristol, Milan, Glasgow, Rome, Lisbon, Toronto, Amsterdam, Berlin, Birmingham, Thessaloniki, Palma, Majorca, Tenerife.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Manchester, Dublin, Athens, Edinburgh, Toronto, Glasgow, Birmingham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tallinn, Denpasar, San Juan, Orlando, Bristol, Manila, Thessaloniki, Bangkok, Malta, Vancouver, Los Angeles.
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.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Long Island MacArthur, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Albany International, Westchester County, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Budapest and New York?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Budapest and New York thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Budapest and New York can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Budapest and New York?
Currently, you can fly between Budapest and New York with Ryanair, Wizz Air, TAP Portugal, Norse Atlantic Airways, Vueling.
When's the best time to travel between Budapest and New York?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Budapest and New York, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Budapest and New York?
Traveling between Budapest and New York, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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