The cheapest times to fly from BUD to LCY are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • February 12th to July 22nd (except the week of June 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 LCY is late May. Prices can be as high as $277 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $136 for Thursday flights around late May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Budapest (BUD) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $142 to $204 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $138. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $210. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $72 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $151 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUD to LCY flight.

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

BUD to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUD to LCY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Budapest. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $24 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $150. Return trip prices are from the LCY 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 LCY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 36 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from BUD to LCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Stansted Airport (STN) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 25.50% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BUD to STN flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 14.90% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See BUD to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Flybe, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 903 miles or 1453 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUD to LCY flight is about 2 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Budapest and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from BUD to LCY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBUD
Origination airport nameBudapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLCY
Destination airport nameLondon City Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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