The cheapest times to fly from ATL to BUD are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • October 8th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATL to BUD is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1610 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $590 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Budapest

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Budapest (BUD) will usually cost between $726 to $1328 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $768. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1387. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $619 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $982 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to BUD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to BUD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ATL to BUD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to BUD flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BUD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Budapest, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $955. Return trip prices are from the BUD to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to BUD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to BUD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to BUD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (ATL > CDG > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $748
  • Average savings: $234 (23.79%)

See ATL to CDG flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ATL > LGA > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $768
  • Average savings: $214 (21.8%)

See ATL to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $768
  • Average savings: $214 (21.75%)

See ATL to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to BUD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5116 miles or 8233 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to BUD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to BUD flight is about 10 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Budapest?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from ATL to BUD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

Destination code BUD
Destination airport name Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport
City Budapest
Country Hungary
Latitude 47.4
Longitude 19.3


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