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Fares from $86 One Way, $145 Round Trip from Bucharest to Budapest

Prices starting at $145 for return flights and $86 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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Destination Airport IATA CodeBUD
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Traveling from Bucharest to Budapest

Flights From Bucharest

For those looking to leave the lovely Romanian capital city, two international airports are available. Flights from Bucharest are available at either Henri Coanda International Airport located about 10 from the city center at 224 E, Calea BucureÅŸtilor, Otopeni, Ilfov, or at Aurel Vlaicu International Airport, which serves VIP passengers and lies closer to the center of town at only five miles away on 40, Åžoseaua Bucharest PloieÅŸti, district 1, Buchares. Henri Coanda is serviced by major commercial airlines such as Olympic Air, Austrian Airlines, Air France or British Airways while Aurel Vlaicu attracts private and chartered planes. Seats on flights originating from Henri Coanda can usually be booked through Orbitz.com.

Parking at Henri Coanda Airport

There are two parking areas available at Henri Coanda located in front of the terminal. Long-term parking begins at about $11 a day, with the per-day costs lowering with three or more days. Short-term parking is about $0.85 for 30 minutes at the arrivals terminal.

Transportation to the Airports

Transportation to catch your flight at Henri Conada can be secured in several ways. A direct train service is available from the Bucharest North railway station to the airport's train station at a cost of about $1.70, with a shuttle bus providing transportation from the airport station to the departures and arrivals hall at the airport itself. If you'd prefer to take the bus however, you can catch the 783 route from the city center, which takes about 45 minutes to reach the airport and costs approximately $2. Taxis are also available to provide a ride from anywhere within the city, with the cost dependent on your origin location. The smaller Aurel Vlaicu is serviced by bus routes 131, 335 and 783, as well as the city's taxis.

Breakfast Before Leaving

A quick breakfast can be had at the Henri Coanda International Airport, before heading off on one of the available flights from Bucharest, either at the Bell Vue or at the World News Café, both located in the airport's public area. If you have time to eat before reaching the airport, however, the Grand Café Galleron located just east of Piata Revolutiei offers an all-day breakfast service.

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.

Flights from Bucharest to Budapest - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Bucharest to Budapest?

The awesome news is, there are. TAROM and LOT - Polish Airlines are a couple of carriers that will fly you straight from Bucharest (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.) to Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Bucharest to Budapest?

It can be as a short and sweet as 1 hour and 25 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the flight from Bucharest (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.) to Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.).

What airlines fly from Bucharest (and vicinity) to Budapest (and vicinity) most frequently?

TAROM (RO) offers 69 flights each month between Bucharest Airport (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.) to Budapest Airport (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.). Your next epic adventure is just a few clicks away. Alternatively, lock in your favorite seat with LOT Polish Airlines (LO). You'll have 17 monthly flights between Bucharest (and vicinity) and Budapest (and vicinity) to choose from with this carrier.

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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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

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