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How to Travel from London to Budapest

There are several options for those wishing to travel from London to Budapest in Hungary. The distance between the 2 cities is approximately 1,700 kilometers and it is possible to drive using the A3 motorway through Europe. However, most people prefer to travel in comfort and there are daily flights and buses available between the two cities. Flying is the fastest way to reach Budapest and flights depart from several locations including Luton, Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports. Buses leave each day from Victoria Coach Station in central London and the journey to Budapest takes considerably longer than by air.

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

Cheapest way to travel from London to Budapest

The cheapest way to travel from London to Budapest is by flying with any one of a number of budget airlines that cover this route directly. The cheapest tickets are offered by Ryanair, Wizzair and easyJet.

Fastest way to travel from London to Budapest

Flights are the quickest way to travel from London to Budapest. There are ten direct flights from London every day. Direct services to Budapest are offered by a number of airlines including Wizz Air (four flights), British Airways (3 flights), Ryanair (two flights) and Easyjet (one flight). Wizz Air flights depart from Luton Airport, while Gatwick Airport is the departure point for Easyjet. Ryanair flights leave from Stansted Airport, and those wishing to travel with British Airways will depart from Heathrow Airport. A direct flight between the two cities takes just over 6 hours on average.

Most popular way to travel from London to Budapest

The most popular way to get from London to Budapest is by plane. Travel from London to Budapest is both quicker and cheaper by plane, and so for most people it is the first choice

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Budapest from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 1/13/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Budapest from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to London from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

You should expect to travel around 898 miles (1449 km) between London and Budapest.

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