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Flight Information to Budapest from Athens

distanceDistance697 miles (1124 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h
priceAverage plane ticket price£79 (€89)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines or Turkish Airlines

Flights from Athens to Budapest cover the 697 miles (1124 km) long trip taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Ryanair, Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines or Turkish Airlines. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £79, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Athens International Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

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RyanAir, Wizzair and Turkish airlines Athens – Budapest

Find the best flights between Athens and Budapest with Omio's travel partners RyanAir, Wizzair and Turkish airlines from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Looking to travel by plane between Athens and Budapest? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with RyanAir. Check Omio to see current RyanAir flight timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Athens to Budapest flight and book RyanAir tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a flight from Athens to Budapest, you can expect to travel 697 miles (1124 km) one-way with RyanAir. If you search for flights from Athens to Budapest in the Omio app, you can check if the RyanAir ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight with RyanAir, we do the work for you to get you safely to Budapest from Athens. Book that perfect Athens to Budapest flight now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with RyanAir!

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Athens to Budapest Flights: An Overview

It's easy to travel from Athens to Budapest, putting one of Eastern Europe's most exciting cities within reach at any time of year. Direct flights cover the 1126 kilometer distance between the cities in between two hours and two hours five minutes, while services with a single change often take just over four hours. Passengers can choose between one to two weekday flights from Athens to Budapest, and a single flight on Saturdays and Sundays. There should also be two to three indirect flights with reasonably short journey times whenever travelers need to make the trip.

Which airlines fly from Athens to Budapest?

Three major airlines provide direct flights from Athens to Budapest. Aegean Airlines is probably the most frequent operator, running plenty of direct services - especially during the summer months. However, travelers can also book low-cost tickets with the budget carriers Wizz Air and Ryanair. Both fly direct, with Wizz Air providing a year-round service, and Ryanair offering off-season flights. Austrian, Turkish Airlines, and Alitalia may also provide handy indirect services if required.

How long is the flight from Athens to Budapest?

Travelers can usually get from Athens to Budapest quickly and easily, whenever the journey becomes necessary. Expect direct flights from Athens to Budapest to reach Ferenc Liszt International Airport in between two hours and two hours five minutes, making it a relatively speedy journey. Indirect flights to Budapest will always take a little longer. On any given day, there will be a selection of services with a single change which take between four and six hours.

How many flights are there from Athens to Budapest?

Generally speaking, travelers will be able to book direct flights from Athens to Budapest any day of the year, whether they travel in summer, the fall, autumn, or spring. On any day of the week, there will be at least one direct departure, and there will often be two flights to choose from, both with journey times of approximately two hours. Aegean flies year-round, while Wizz Air and Ryanair offer seasonal schedules. Alongside those direct flights, there should be as many as 30 indirect options, although only two to five of them will have journey times under five hours. So take care when choosing tickets.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Athens to Budapest?

Departure airport: All flights from Athens to Budapest depart from Athens International Airport (ATH). The Athens metro Line three runs from the city center to the airport, taking around 40 minutes, while express buses run from Syntagma and Piraeus. Over 6,000 short and long-stay parking spaces are available to book in advance, and valet services are also bookable if needed. Inside the airport, expect plenty of eating spots and stores, The "ATH Free WiFi" service also provides free WiFi in 45 minute chunks.

Arrival airport: Flights to Budapest from Athens will touch down at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD). From there, arrivals can hop on the 100E or 200E buses to Budapest's main station or the city center. Companies like Avis and Europcar are present at the terminals as well, providing an easy way to pick up rental vehicles. Both terminals offer free WiFi as well, ensuring instant connectivity when passengers arrive.

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FAQs
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Athens, Greece to Budapest, Hungary?

Travel by plane between Athens, Greece and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Athens restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Athens?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from Athens to Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Athens, Greece from Budapest, Hungary?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Budapest to Athens is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Greece from Hungary?

Reentry to Greece is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Greece from Budapest?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

The government of Greece has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Budapest to Athens flight here.

What is the cost of cheap flights from Athens to Budapest?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap flight to Budapest from Athens for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a flight from Athens to Budapest?
The Athens to Budapest plane ticket price is on average £79  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Athens to Budapest by flight?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Athens and Budapest via plane to be approximately 697 miles (1124 km).
How long is the flight journey from Athens to Budapest?
The flight time to Budapest from Athens is on average 2 h  for the 697 miles (1124 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Athens and Budapest by flight can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What airport in Athens does the flight to Budapest leave from? Which airport do I fly into Budapest from Athens?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Athens International Airport   to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport   for this route.

Where is the airport in Athens to go to Budapest? Where is the airport in Budapest located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Athens International Airport, which is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) from the city centre.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and need to travel approximately 10 miles (16 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Budapest. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to get you to the city centre in Budapest.

What airlines offer a service between Athens and Budapest?
For the journey from Athens to Budapest you can take a flight with Ryanair, Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines or Turkish Airlines. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Athens to Budapest on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Athens to Budapest direct flights?
Yes, there are direct flights to Budapest from Athens, and you can find a direct flight for this route with Aegean Airlines, ryanair sun or Wizz Air  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your plane ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When does the first flight depart from Athens to Budapest? When does the last flight depart from Athens to Budapest?
You can take the first flight from Athens to Budapest at 06: 45   or take the last flight from Athens to Budapest leaving at 20: 45. Look for the latest Athens Budapest flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this route.
How early should I purchase Athens to Budapest plane tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this trip and save money. If you book plane tickets from Athens to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £79 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your plane ticket from Athens to Budapest a few months in advance.