The cheapest times to fly from BUD to LGB are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 9th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 22nd)

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 LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $1646 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $549 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Budapest (BUD) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $601 to $1267 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $604. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1345. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $740 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $712 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUD to LGB flight.

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

BUD to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUD to LGB flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Budapest. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $198 (17%) 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 $726. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 12 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 LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 20.03% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUD to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 1.41% less expensive than LGB
  • 2-layover flights available

See BUD to BUR flights


Flight Hacking BUD to LGB

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 LGB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (BUD > CPH > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $567
  • Average savings: $145 (20.38%)

See BUD to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (BUD > ARN > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $571
  • Average savings: $141 (19.75%)

See BUD to CPH flights

Hack #3: Oslo (BUD > OSL > LGB)

  • Price for both tickets: $588
  • Average savings: $124 (17.43%)

See BUD to OSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6232 miles or 10029 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUD to LGB flight is about 12 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Budapest and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from BUD to LGB.


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 LGB
Destination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2


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