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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Budapest. Book your trip to arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Budapest - Keleti, BUDAPEST - Nyugati, Budapest - Népliget, or Budapest - Deák Ferenc tér. The distance between London and Budapest is 1452 km. The most popular airlines for this route are KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Ryanair, and Air France. London and Budapest have 160 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

Number of flights16222426-3636

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Ryanair on Mondays, and Fridays.

Wizz Air on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from London to Budapest

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo
Wizz AirWZZW6No30 min before flightNo
RyanairRYRFRNo55 min before flightNo
Air FranceAFRAFYesUnknownNo

Travel tips & how to get from London to Budapest

There are 1 carriers operating bus and train services between London and Budapest. The cheapest price of a one-way ticket from London to Budapest is $ 14. Round trip fares cost between $ 26 at the lowest and $ 225 at most.

Things to do in Budapest

Parliament Building

  • One of the largest buildings in Hungary
  • Tours of certain areas of the building are available daily in different languages.
  • Prices start at $ 21

Gellérth Baths

  • One of the grandest spas in the city.
  • Open-air pool (which becomes a wave pool), Finnish sauna, and a range of other saunas, plunge pools, etc.
  • Prices starts at $ 12

Széchenyi Thermal Baths

  • The largest "medicinal" bath center in Europe.
  • The waters are rich in sulfates, calcium, magnesium, bicarbonate, and fluoride.
  • Massages and beauty treatments are also available for an additional fee.
  • There are many entrance types, so check their prices on

Margaret Island

  • A blissful green space in Budapest
  • 2.5 km-long island.
  • Discover the musical fountain, cafes, and the small zoo.
  • It's great for relaxing on sunny days.

Danube Promenade

  • Shoes on the banks of the Danube serve as a memorial to 3,500 people killed by fascists during the Second World War.
  • You can also take a river cruise on the Danube. You should book ahead to avoid disappointment, and you can even choose to have an authentic cruise with gypsy music.

Fisherman's Bastion

  • Built between 1895 and 1902 to celebrate the thousandth birthday of the Hungarian state.
  • Offers amazing views in a fairy-tale setting
  • Prices for walking tours (2-3 hours) start at $ 17.

Faust Wine Cellars

  • This historic wine cellar located underneath the Buda Castle is the perfect place to sample wines from some of the 22 Hungarian wine regions
  • There are many different tasting programs available, but you should book ahead to avoid disappointment due to their popularity.

Hungarian State Opera House

  • First opened in 1884.
  • 1,200 seat auditorium.
  • Guided tours are available, but you need to book in advance.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Budapest?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Budapest takes around 2.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between London and Budapest?

The flight distance between London and Budapest is 1452 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Budapest?

Several carriers operate flights between London and Budapest. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Wizz Air, Ryanair.

What are the most popular routes to and from London?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Beauvais–Tillé, Dublin, Vienna International Airport, Milan–Malpensa, Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Václav Havel Airport Prague, Henri Coandă International, Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International, Riga International, Lamezia Terme International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Budapest?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Budapest and Dubai International, London Stansted, Paris Orly, Dublin, Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza, Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International, Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa, Pristina International, Skopje Alexander the Great , Sarajevo International, EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including Arriva United Kingdom.

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