Cheap Flight Deals From Budapest (BUD) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $427

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Airfares from $427 One Way, $480 Round Trip from Budapest to Chicago

Prices starting at $480 for return flights and $427 for one-way flights to Chicago 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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Flying from Budapest to Chicago

Flights From Budapest

When you book flights from Budapest on Orbitz.com, you will depart from Budapest Airport, which is 12 miles from downtown Budapest. This international airport is serviced by many airlines, including Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air France, Alitalia, EgyptAir, and others. At this airport, visitors will find shops, restaurants, a post office, and wireless Internet access. Meeting rooms, mobile desks, and lockers are all available for rent.

Parking at Budapest Airport

If you are being dropped off at Budapest Airport, your driver can use the Pay and Display program to park curbside for up to 60 minutes for 1,500 forints. Short-term parking costs up to 4,000 forints per day, and long-term parking costs 3,000 forints per day and 29,100 forints per month.

Transportation to the Airport

The most economical way to reach Budapest Airport is by public transportation. A bus ticket costs 300 forints, and the 200E bus from the city center reaches the airport in about 20 minutes; each bus passenger can carry up two pieces of luggage without any extra fees. Taxi service to the airport is primarily provided by Fotaxi, and fares range from 1,900 to 6,500 forints, depending on the point of pickup. Alternatively, the airport minibus provides door-to-door service 24 hours a day. Reservations must be made in advance, and the cost varies based on the passenger pickup location. Airport transportation can be arranged on Orbitz.com when you book your air tickets.

Restaurant Choices at Budapest Airport

Breakfast options at Budapest Airport include Costa Coffee, Dr. Juice, and Caffe Ritazza. Many restaurants offer lunch and dinner, including packaged sandwiches that can be taken on flights from Budapest.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Budapest to Chicago now?
If you’re agonizing over quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Budapest to Chicago, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
What is the shortest flight from Budapest to Chicago?
With a minimum flight duration of 10 hours and 45 minutes, it’s a good idea to be as comfortable as you can. Built up a few frequent flyer points? You might like to use them to upgrade to a seat with more room on your Budapest to Chicago journey.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?
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 Chicago 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 Chicago with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago 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.