How to find cheap flights to Budapest
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Airports with direct flights to Budapest
What airlines fly to Budapest from Israel?
EL AL operates cheap flights to Budapest via its low-cost branch UP from Terminal 1. Wizz Air also departs from Terminal 1, and Arkia operates seasonal and charter flights from Ben Gurion Airport. Wizz Air operates two flights a week from Ovda, on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Whether your cheap flights to Budapest departed from Ben Gurion Airport or Ovda Airport, it arrives at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International (BUD), the biggest airport in Hungary. Budapest Airport is located 16 km to the south of the city. The airport has two active terminals: 2A and 2B. Terminal 1 is out of service. Terminal 2A serves flights within the Schengen zone, and Terminal 2B serves the rest of the world, including cheap flights to Budapest from Israel.
Tickets for public transportation cost 350 HUF (around ₪4.60), and they are available at the airport at its customer service points, from the post office, and from ticket machines at the bus stop. If you buy it directly from the bus driver, the fare is 450 HUF (₪5.90).There are several bus lines either to the city or connecting to the Metro system. Night buses are also available. If you travel by bus 100E, the fee is 900 HUF (₪11.90). You can compare prices on Skyscanner Car Rental if you are planning to travel by car.
When to go to Budapest?
The prime season to visit the capital city of Hungary is summer. The weather in July-August is around 26 degrees. June and September are also very pleasant, with 22-24 degrees in average. Cheap flights to Budapest are offered year-round, but you can find real bargains for the winter. But you must like freezing temperatures, and it’s very common that they go below 0.
What to see and do in Budapest?
Many people would agree that the capital of Hungary is the most beautiful city in central Europe. Cheap flights to Budapest are now in the reach of your hands for bargain prices.
Sitting by the Danube, Budapest is an architectural gem with its eclectic mix of baroque, neoclassical and art nouveau buildings. Take a walk through the city parks; they are overflow with attractions, the river with pleasure boats and the coffee shops with stunning cakes.
The thermal baths attract both tourists and locals. The museums will open for you a window into Budapest’s history. If your ancestors are from Hungary, visit the Holocaust Memorial Center to explore your roots. A walk up Gellert Hill will give you incredible city panoramas.
You won’t be hungry or thirsty during your vacation here, as food and wine are excellent and cheap compared to Tel Aviv. You’ll end up the night tipsy, so you need a good hotel room to crash at the end of the day before another day of exploring and walking. We have a solution for that too, compare prices on Skyscanner Hotels.
This information is correct as of November 2017
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