Cheap Flight Deals From Istanbul (IST) to Budapest (BUD) Starting at $77

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Airfares from $77 One Way, $169 Round Trip from Istanbul to Budapest

Prices starting at $169 for return flights and $77 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.

More About Flying To Budapest from Istanbul

Route Information for Flights from Istanbul to Budapest

Origin Airport IATA Code
IST
Destination Airport IATA Code
BUD
Distance
632 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, IndiGo
Earliest Flight Arrival
5:40AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
4:30PM UTC

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Ataturk International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Istanbul can be a challenge. Orbitz.com allows you to search many different airlines at one time in order to locate bargain tickets. The Ataturk International Airport is located approximately 17 miles from downtown Istanbul on Yesilkoy. Over 70 airlines currently service the Ataturk International Airport. These include Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Delta. Orbitz.com provides bookings for the majority of these airlines.

Parking at the Airport

There are several options for parking at the Ataturk International Airport. The multistory car park provides vehicle protection, the open car park is available for both short- and long-term parking, and valet parking is available for an extra charge. Parking fees are charged by the hour and by the day, depending on the amount of parking time. Shuttle services are available to and from the parking lots to the main terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

The metro rail system is available to and from the airport to various locations throughout the city. Rates are based on the distance traveled. The intra-city Seabus provides transportation to the airport from several surrounding cities for a flat fee. There are also taxi services that provide metered rates throughout Istanbul. As an alternative transportation option, you can rent a car. Orbitz.com can help locate car rental services at discount prices.

Restaurants at the Ataturk International Airport

There are several dining options to choose from at the Ataturk International Airport. Burger King offers a selection of breakfast items, including coffee and juice. The Sky restaurant has an extensive menu with a variety of breakfast items to choose from. Orbitz.com helps travelers locate cheap flights from Istanbul, which are especially meaningful for those flying on a budget.

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 Istanbul to Budapest now?
Head to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive info on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Istanbul to Budapest.
Are there non-stop flights from Istanbul to Budapest?
There is. You can fly straight from Istanbul to Budapest with Turkish Airlines. It’s the only airline that travels nonstop from Ataturk Intl. Airport (IST) to BUD.
What is the shortest flight from Istanbul to Budapest?
The quickest flight time from Istanbul to Budapest is around 3 hours and 5 minutes. Grab a wine from the drink cart, write in your travel journal or get to know your seat mate — you’ll have enough time on this medium-haul journey.
What airlines fly from Istanbul to Budapest most frequently?
Turkish Airlines has the most flights along this route. This quality carrier operates 60 flights from Istanbul to Budapest each month.
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.

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