The cheapest times to fly from LGB to BUD are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • October 22nd 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 LGB to BUD is late January. Prices can be as high as $1629 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $720 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Budapest

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Budapest (BUD) will usually cost between $732 to $1371 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $740. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1361. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $621 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1007 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to BUD flight.

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

LGB to BUD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to BUD flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $888. Return trip prices are from the BUD to LGB 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 LGB to BUD 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 LGB to BUD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Vienna International Airport (VIE) in Vienna

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from BUD
  • Usually 6.36% less expensive than BUD
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to VIE flights


Flight Hacking LGB 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 LGB to BUD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (LGB > LHR > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $606
  • Average savings: $401 (39.79%)

See LGB to LHR flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (LGB > CPH > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $646
  • Average savings: $361 (35.87%)

See LGB to CPH flights

Hack #3: London (LGB > LGW > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $671
  • Average savings: $336 (33.33%)

See LGB to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LGB to BUD? 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 Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport to Long Beach Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from LGB to BUD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLGB
Origination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBUD
Destination airport nameBudapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport


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