Flights to Hungary: practical information
Cheap airlines to Hungary
Planning a trip to central Europe? Catch cheap flights to Hungary's main airport, Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) onboard low cost airlines like Wizz Air, Ryanair and easyJet. Jet2, Flybe and British Airways also offer cheap flights to Hungary from the UK.
When to book flights to Hungary
Summer is without a doubt the most popular time of the year to visit Hungary. Many flock to Lake Balaton on the warmest days of the year. Spring is very pleasant, perfect for visiting Budapest. Book your flights 2-3 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
- Peak season: Spring and summer.
- Low season: Winter.
Direct flights to Hungary take 2 hours 30 minutes from London.
Experience Hungary: what to see, what to do
Hungary a country with a lot of old soul and some deep-rooted traditions. Budapest is among one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe, the city's spas and country's thermal lakes attraction visitors from around the world and let's not forget the fine wines!
Essentials in Hungary
Budapest: What a city! From Buda Castle to Pest's trendy Jewish District bars, City Park and the famous Hero's Square, Budapest is a city that should not be missed.
Lake Balaton: Balaton is the largest lake in Central Europe and a great place to spend the summer. It's an easy road trip from Budapest with a Hungary car hire. The murky shores don't put off swimmers!
Spas: The country's thermal springs were what first attracted the Romans. Budapest has at least 5 major spas but Szechenyi in City Park is the most famous and largest medicinal bath house in Europe.
Find more information on Visit Hungary.
Accommodations in Hungary
Hotels can be scarce across Hungary in July and August, at the peak of tourist season so it really pays to book your hotels in Hungary early, especially if you're heading to Balaton. In Budapest you'll find a wide selection of budget hotels and hostels.