The cheapest times to fly from VIE to BUD are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the weeks of January 15th, January 29th, February 26th, and March 19th)
  • April 16th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • November 5th to December 16th

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 VIE to BUD is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $212 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $122 for Monday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Budapest

Flying from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) will usually cost between $122 to $182 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $122. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $182. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $60 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $145 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VIE to BUD flight.

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

VIE to BUD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VIE to BUD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Vienna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.68, which is above 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 VIE. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Budapest, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Vienna. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $19 (10%) 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 $130. Return trip prices are from the BUD to VIE 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 VIE to BUD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 13 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from VIE to BUD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kosice International Airport (KSC) in Kosice

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from BUD
  • Usually 7.96% less expensive than BUD
  • Nonstop flights available

See VIE to KSC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Austral, Air Baltic, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, EgyptAir, El Al, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, IndiGo, JAL, KLM, Laudamotion, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Pegasus, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SunExpress, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 133 miles or 214 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VIE to BUD flight is about 1 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Vienna and Budapest?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from VIE to BUD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VIE
Origination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6

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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