The cheapest times to fly from RSW to BUD are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • August 13th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 9th (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 RSW to BUD is early September. Prices can be as high as $1873 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $822 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Budapest

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Budapest (BUD) will usually cost between $921 to $1564 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $895. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1638. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $743 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1154 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to BUD flight.

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

RSW to BUD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to BUD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 to Budapest, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Myers. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $115 (9%) 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 $1118. Return trip prices are from the BUD to RSW 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 RSW to BUD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 38 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 RSW to BUD while comparing.

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

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from BUD
  • Usually 10.10% less expensive than BUD
  • 1-layover flights available

See RSW to VIE flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (RSW > LGA > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $804
  • Average savings: $351 (30.37%)

See RSW to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (RSW > JFK > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $836
  • Average savings: $318 (27.56%)

See RSW to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (RSW > EWR > BUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $870
  • Average savings: $284 (24.61%)

See RSW to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5366 miles or 8636 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to BUD flight is about 10 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Budapest?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from RSW to BUD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RSW
Origination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8

Return Airport

Destination code BUD
Destination airport name Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport
City Budapest
Country Hungary
Latitude 47.4
Longitude 19.3


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