Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Budapest (BUD) Starting at $480

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Airfares from $480 One Way, $529 Round Trip from Chicago to Budapest

Prices starting at $529 for return flights and $480 for one-way flights to Budapest were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Budapest

Origin Airport IATA Code
CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code
BUD
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Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Airports in Budapest

If you are looking for cheap flights to Budapest, Hungary, check Orbitz.com to find great sales. The Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport provides domestic and international service and is the largest airport in Hungary. It is located about 10 miles away from the center of Budapest, accessible by the Üllői road. Over 35 airlines provide service, including Aer Lingus, Air France and British Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

The Hungarian State Railways runs service to and from the airport and the city's center. The airport also has bus service, with connections to the Metro and the city's center. The fare will be between HUF 320 and HUF 400. FÅ‘taxi provides taxi service, located at the exits to the terminals. There are also car-rental companies located at the airport. Orbitz.com works with car-rental companies to find you the best ground transportation at a low cost.

Weather in Budapest

Budapest has a temperate climate. Summer high temperatures average in the high 70s, and spring and fall are mild. The average low temperature reaches into the 20s during the winter. Snow is common. If you are visiting during the winter months, make sure to bring warm clothing.

Major Attractions in Budapest

Budapest is rich in history and culture. Both the Danube embankments and the Buda Castle District are World Heritage sites. Included are the Parliament building, Roosevelt Square, the Academy of Sciences and the Gresham Palace. Hero's square is another World Heritage site. The Millennium Monument, with Archangel Gabriel on top, stands in the middle. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Budapest that will make it easy to stay within your budget.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Budapest now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about travel restrictions and quarantine when taking a plane flight from Chicago to Budapest.
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Budapest?
Choose your favorite seat, because you’ll be planted on it for at least 9 hours and 40 minutes. This is the quickest possible flight time from ORD to Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.)
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Budapest?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Budapest have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Budapest with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Budapest without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.