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Flights to Budapest in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceS$ 863Average for round-trip flights in February 2021
Round-trip fromS$ 821From Singapore to Budapest

Cheapest prices for Budapest flights by month

January
S$ 965
February
S$ 1,071
March
S$ 1,028
April
S$ 833
May
S$ 753
June
S$ 843
July
S$ 1,237
August
S$ 1,002
September
S$ 886
October
S$ 913
November
S$ 864
December
S$ 1,040
May is currently the cheapest month to fly to Budapest. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Budapest?

SIN - BUD
Price
S$ 753 - S$ 1,396
BUD
Temperature
3 - 28 °C
BUD
Rainfall
23 - 85 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, April is seen as the time to fly to Budapest, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Budapest, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being September.

When is the best time to book a flight to Budapest?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Budapest, you should look to book at least 30 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Budapest?

The cheapest day to fly to Budapest is usually Thursday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Budapest?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Budapest. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

The capital of Hungary, divided by the Danube into Buda (right bank) and Pest (left bank), is beautiful. Once upon a time, Budapest, along with Vienna, was the joint imperial capital of the Austro-Hungarian Hapsburg Empire. It is known as the Pearl of the Danube.

A couple of landmarks may look “English” to tourists stepping off Budapest flights. The Szechenyi Chain Bridge, which links Buda and Pest, resembles the Hammersmith Bridge (it was built by the same man, Adam Clark) and the Hungarian Parliament Building, all Gothic Revival with spiky spires, is modelled on the Houses of Parliament. Not only is it Hungary’s largest building, it is where St Stephen’s Crown, symbol of Hungarian statehood for more than 1,000 years, is kept. Another part of Hungary’s first Christian king, his right hand, is in St. Stephen’s Basilica.

Its World Heritage sites include the banks of the Danube, Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue and Millennium Underground railway. Budapest (and Hungary), is known for thermal springs, many of them in baths and spas. The Szechenyi baths are the most famous, a glorious yellow confection with arches, columns and mosaics.

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Budapest climate

Budapest has long, warm, humid summers and short, cold winters. The city averages more sunshine per year than any other European city. Spring and autumn are beautiful here, as is the summer.Early April marks the beginning of spring, and by May the temperature can reach 21 (Celsius). Summer can be quite warm and humid with temperatures in the high 20s. It stays warm until October. December through February temperatures are usually between -6 and zero. It snows frequently, but the snowfall is light.From April to the end of September, there are about ten hours of sun per day.

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When is the best time to fly to Budapest?

Peak Season:

July and August are the peak season for visitors coming to Budapest. The city is hot and crowded and the lake region is mobbed. 

Both spring and autumn are glorious in Budapest, with plenty to see and do. May through June and late August through September are the best times to search for cheap flights to Budapest and visit – the weather is excellent.

Off Season:

Mid-December is when it starts to get cold and many museums and tourist attractions close for the season.

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Getting around Budapest

Hungary’s capital is divided in two by the Danube River, but both Buda and Pest will be easy to get around after your flight to Budapest. Buses, trams and trains are both affordable and dependable. The metro works on an “honour system”. Validate your ticket when you board, or risk paying a large fine. (It’s not a risk worth taking. There are plenty of transport police and they’re strict when it comes to dishing out fines.) 

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