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At the crossroads of Hungary you’ll find its capital: Budapest. Actually a conglomeration of the two cities Buda and Pest, this food, culture and bathhouse capital is full of Art Nouveau architecture and romance. Experience 19th-century history on the Danube or just hang with the locals. Either way, bring your bathers and an empty stomach, because you’ll need both.

Getting Around Budapest

Between the Metro, bus lines and taxis, it’s super-easy to get around after flights to Budapest. Want to slow down and take in the sights? Hop on the older, slower-moving yellow trams that are still in service. But if you really want to feel the wind in your hair, roll down the windows of one of our car hire options and put the pedal to the metal.

When You Land…

Do your Budapest flights arrive in the morning? Great! That means you’ll have all day to check out tons of museums, from the Holocaust Memorial Centre to the Marzipan Museum.

If you land in the afternoon, check out Elizabeth Lookout, the highest peak in the city, for a perfect sunset.

If you don’t touch down until after dark, then check out the famous Chain Bridge that joins the two halves of the city, all lit up and sparkly. Then head back to hotels in Budapest to recharge.

Live Like a Local

Budapest’s most popular attraction is the Royal Palace, and for good reason. It’s full of museums, gardens and courtyards where you can explore and relax. We insist you try some local fare, like pörkölt (what most people think of as goulash or Hungarian stew) and gulyás (which is actually more of a soup). Your taste buds will thank you.

Ready to soak in the culture (and the thermal baths) of Budapest? Check out Wotif’s cheap flights to Budapest today.

If you can’t get enough of Hungary’s capital, then why not add a trip to Germany’s unofficial southern capital, which is just over an hour’s flight east? Wotif’s Munich holidays will let you extend your trip in style.

How to book cheap flights

What is the lowest price on Wotif for a flight to Budapest?

Flights to Budapest start as low as . Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Budapest. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.

What are the most popular airlines that fly to Budapest?

. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Budapest? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Can I fly to Budapest (BUD) at the moment?

For all the latest info on the travel situation in Budapest, see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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Hotels in Budapest

IntercityHotel Budapest
IntercityHotel Budapest
4 out of 5
Baross Ter 7-8, Budapest
The price is AU$88 per night from 2 Jan. to 2 Jan.
Located in Jozsefvaros, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Erkel Theatre and House of Terror. Szechenyi Thermal Bath and Hungarian National Museum are also ...
IntercityHotel Budapest
Continental Hotel Budapest
Continental Hotel Budapest
4.5 out of 5
Dohany Utca 42-44, Budapest
The price is AU$142 per night from 16 Dec. to 16 Dec.
Located in Erzsebetvaros, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Blaha Lujza Square and Hungarian State Opera House. St. Stephen's Basilica and House ...
3.5/5 Good! (2 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel and good location. Room size and amenities good. Reception staff quite grumpy and curt. The real issue is that they turned off the air conditioning for the winter. Even with the window opened, the room was stifling hot. I am sure this saves the hotel money but it made for a very uncomfortable ..."

Reviewed on 12 Oct. 2019

Continental Hotel Budapest
Corinthia Budapest
Corinthia Budapest
5 out of 5
Erzsebet krt 43-49, Budapest
The price is AU$235 per night from 24 Dec. to 24 Dec.
This family-friendly Budapest hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Kiraly Street, House of Terror and Hungarian State Opera ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Amazing place, amazing city, amazing views just amazing"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2019

Corinthia Budapest
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.