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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 Jan 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport2h40 07:55AMLondon Luton Airport
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$2851One-way
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01:25PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h40 05:05PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2781One-way
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09:40AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h10 12:50PMLondon City Airport
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$2861One-way
02:45PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h20 06:05PMLondon City Airport
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09:40AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h20 01:00PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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Jan 21
$238Air France
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Jan 22
$182Lot Polish Airlines
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Jan 23
$269Air France
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Jan 24
$272KLM
Tue
Jan 25
$136Ryanair
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Jan 26
$183ryanair sun
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Jan 27
$69Wizz Air
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Jan 28
$50ryanair sun
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Jan 29
$50ryanair sun
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Jan 30
$86ryanair sun
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Jan 31
$117ryanair sun
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$10Ryanair
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$10ryanair sun
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$10Ryanair
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$10Ryanair
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$10Ryanair
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$12Wizz Air
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$10ryanair sun
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$10Ryanair
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Travel Information from Budapest to London

distanceDistance898 miles (1449 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$90 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $90 (€74) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€74) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Wizz Air

Travel 898 miles (1449 km) by bus or flight between Budapest and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $90 (€74). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Wizz Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight 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: Travel from Budapest to London

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

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Budapest, Hungary?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Hungary?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if traveling from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/19/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Budapest to London.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Hungary from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return to Budapest, Hungary from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Budapest from London restricted?

Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Budapest from London?

Conditions of reentry into Hungary:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

You should observe these safety measures in Hungary as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Hungary was last checked on 1/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Budapest from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Budapest to London?

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

What is the cheapest way from Budapest to London?

The cheapest way to go to London from Budapest is by taking a flight, which costs on average $90 (€74).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A flight is $79 (€66) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Budapest to London costing on average $169 (€140).

What is the quickest way to get from Budapest to London?

The fastest way from Budapest to London is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 28 h 32 min.

How far is London from Budapest?

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

When traveling to London from Budapest, what are the departure and arrival points in Budapest and London?

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

    Which travel companies can take 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 travel to London from Budapest by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $169 (€140) with Flixbus from Budapest to London.
    • You can take a flight from Budapest to London with Wizz Air. Cheap tickets can be found for $90 (€74) with Wizz Air from Budapest to London.

    Is there a direct service from Budapest to London?

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

    • You can book a direct bus with.
    • You can take a direct flight with easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways, ryanair sun or Wizz Air.

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

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip 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 book 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 book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $169 (€140) one way on average.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $90 (€74) one way for this journey.

    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.