The cheapest times to fly from BUD to JFK are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 JFK is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $916 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $365 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Budapest (BUD) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $377 to $795 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $374. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $835. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $429 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUD to JFK flight.

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

BUD to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUD to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Budapest. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into BUD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Budapest. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $455. Return trip prices are from the JFK 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 JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, easyJet, EgyptAir, El Al, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4358 miles or 7014 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUD to JFK flight is about 8 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Budapest and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from BUD to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBUD
Origination airport nameBudapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States


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