The cheapest times to fly from JFK to BUD are
- January 8th to April 1st
- May 14th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
- October 1st to December 9th
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 JFK to BUD is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1021 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $425 for Monday flights around early to mid January.
When to Fly to Budapest
Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Budapest (BUD) will usually cost between $445 to $772 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $441. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $909. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $468 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $560 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to BUD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to BUD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JFK to BUD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BUD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Budapest, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New York. 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 Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $557. Return trip prices are from the BUD to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from JFK to BUD 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 Hacking JFK 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 JFK to BUD — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $460
- Average savings: $101 (17.95%)
- Price for both tickets: $481
- Average savings: $80 (14.2%)
- Price for both tickets: $500
- Average savings: $61 (10.8%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JFK to BUD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, 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 Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4358 miles or 7014 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JFK to BUD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to BUD flight is about 8 hour 50 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and Budapest?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from JFK to BUD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport|
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