The cheapest times to fly from BUD to IMT are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 26th to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 BUD to IMT is mid April. Prices can be as high as $6488 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $819 for Sunday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Iron Mountain

Flying from Budapest (BUD) to Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI (IMT) will usually cost between $823 to $3751 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $840. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2998. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2159 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $969 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUD to IMT flight.

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

BUD to IMT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUD to IMT flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Budapest. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IMT, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BUD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $661 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1162. Return trip prices are from the IMT to BUD 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 BUD to IMT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BUD to IMT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Appleton International Airport (ATW) in Appleton, WI

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from IMT
  • Usually 37.56% less expensive than IMT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUD to ATW flights

Destination alternative #2: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from IMT
  • Usually 30.44% less expensive than IMT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUD to TVC flights


Flight Hacking BUD to IMT

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 BUD to IMT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (BUD > DTW > IMT)

  • Price for both tickets: $861
  • Average savings: $109 (11.2%)

See BUD to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BUD > JFK > IMT)

  • Price for both tickets: $876
  • Average savings: $93 (9.6%)

See BUD to DTW flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (BUD > EWR > IMT)

  • Price for both tickets: $881
  • Average savings: $88 (9.08%)

See BUD to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ford Airport to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4642 miles or 7471 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUD to IMT flight is about 9 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Budapest and Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from BUD to IMT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code IMT
Destination airport name Ford Airport
City Iron Mountain/Kingsfd, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 45.8
Longitude -88.1


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