The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BUD are
- January 15th to March 4th
- March 19th to May 13th
- September 10th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)
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 ORD to BUD is late April. Prices can be as high as $1061 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $507 for Monday flights around late April.
When to Fly to Budapest
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Budapest (BUD) will usually cost between $576 to $848 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $578. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $841. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $613 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BUD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to BUD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to BUD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. 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 ORD. 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 $31 (5%) 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 $646. Return trip prices are from the BUD to ORD 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 ORD to BUD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 40 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking ORD 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 ORD to BUD — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $554
- Average savings: $59 (9.63%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to BUD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4826 miles or 7767 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to BUD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BUD flight is about 9 hour 40 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Budapest?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 91 available flights from ORD to BUD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport|
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