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from Budapest to London

You can get from Budapest to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Budapest to London on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h10 04:25PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$1411One-way
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09:15AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h10 04:25PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$1411One-way
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01:25PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h05 04:30PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2801One-way
06:30PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h40 10:10PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2861One-way
01:25PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport6h05 06:30PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2801One-way

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Mon
Sep 27
$141Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$7Ryanair
Wed
Sep 29
$7ryanair sun
Thu
Sep 30
$6ryanair sun
Fri
Oct 1
$9Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 2
$9Wizz Air
Sun
Oct 3
$9Wizz Air
Mon
Oct 4
$12Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 5
$9Wizz Air
Wed
Oct 6
$13Ryanair
Thu
Oct 7
$13ryanair sun
Fri
Oct 8
$9Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 9
$9Wizz Air
Sun
Oct 10
$12Wizz Air
Mon
Oct 11
$19Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 12
$9Wizz Air
Wed
Oct 13
$9Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 14
$9Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 15
$9Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 16
$9Wizz Air

Travel Information from Budapest to London

distanceDistance898 miles (1449 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$12 - $75
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWizz Air or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.

Travel 898 miles (1449 km) by flight or bus to London from Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Wizz Air or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Budapest to London.

How to Travel from Budapest to London

The journey from Budapest to London is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. The trip between these two busy capital cities is convenient whether you choose to travel by bus or plane. Depending on the mode of transit and time of departure, journey times vary between 2 hours and 35 minutes and 28 hours and 15 minutes. Key departure points in Budapest include the Autóbuszállomás and Könyves Kálmán körút bus stations, as well as the airport. Buses and flights from Budapest to London are available 7 days a week.

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Budapest to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€66

28:15 h

2 Months Ahead

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€75

2:35 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Budapest to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Budapest to London


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Taking a bus is cheapest way to travel from Budapest to London. Buses traveling from Budapest to London depart from either Budapest's Autóbuszállomás or Könyves Kálmán körút bus stations. The journey is run by Eurolines France, FlixBus, and Student Agency. The trip takes at least 28 hours and 15 minutes, which is perfect for slow travelers that want see a lot of the countryside along the way.


Fastest way to travel from Budapest to London


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Budapest to London. Flights that go from Budapest to London depart from Budapest's airport and arrive at one of London's 6 airports after an approximately 2 hour and thirty-five minute flight time. Over 30 direct flights travel from Budapest to London every day, with the first departing at 6:00 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Budapest to London include Air Berlin, EasyJet, Lufthansa, and Air Europa.


Most popular way to travel from Budapest to London


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Flying is by far the most popular way to travel from Budapest to London. Flights are conveniently offered all around the clock, and it is significantly faster than traveling by bus. Traveling from Budapest to London by plane allows you to choose which airport in London you would like to arrive to.


How to get from Budapest to London

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Budapest to London, 91,67% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Budapest to London, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Budapest to London. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Attractions in Budapest

Routinely cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest receives over 4.4 million international visitors every year. Some of Budapest's main attractions include the banks of the Danube river, Heroes' Square, the Buda Castle and Andrassy Avenue.

Attractions in London

London receives the most international arrivals out of any city in the world. Some of London's main attractions include the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, the British Museum, the Tate Modern and Wembley Stadium as well as Chelsea, Arsenal, and Tottenham Hotspur football clubs.

Travel Tips

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Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Budapest to London.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Budapest, Hungary to London, United Kingdom?

Travel from Budapest, Hungary to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Budapest restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Budapest?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Budapest and London closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Budapest, Hungary from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from United Kingdom is: Restricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Budapest, Hungary from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Budapest from London?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Hungary must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Budapest from London here.

How do I travel from Budapest to London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Budapest to London. You can take a flight or bus.

How do I get from Budapest to London the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to London from Budapest is by taking a flight, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

Taking a flight is about $63 (€50) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $75 (€60) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel to London from Budapest?

The quickest way to travel to London from Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 28 h 38 min.

What is the distance from Budapest to London?

The Budapest to London distance is around 898 miles (1449 km).

Where do I depart from Budapest? Where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Budapest to London:

  • Flights from Budapest to London most often leave from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and tend to arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Who can get me from Budapest to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Budapest to London:

  • You can go to London from Budapest by plane with Wizz Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $12 (€10) with Wizz Air from Budapest to London on Omio.
  • You can travel between Budapest and London by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $75 (€60) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Budapest to London.
Is it possible to travel directly between Budapest and London?

Yes, there are direct services available from Budapest to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair, ryanair sun or Wizz Air.
  • You can travel directly by bus with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Budapest and London.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Budapest to London?
Your trip from Budapest to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Budapest to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Budapest to London online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Budapest to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • A bus ticket costs $75 (€60) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Budapest to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
London
Budapest - Könyves Kálmán k
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Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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