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Budapest is a city split into two distinct halves by the Danube River. On one side is Buda, which is home to a line-up of historic sights. Its castle-topped hills overlook Pest on the other side of the river, where the city’s famous ruin bars and nightlife can be enjoyed.
Fly to Budapest with British Airways and enjoy a memorable city break. Ride the funicular up to Buda Castle to visit the National Gallery and the Budapest History Museum and admire the view of the Chain Bridge as you go. From the Castle District and the Fisherman’s Bastion you can also enjoy sweeping views across the river and get an uninterrupted view of the impressive Hungarian Parliament building. Alternatively, enjoy the views from a boat while cruising along the Danube to Margaret Island, a peaceful escape from the city’s busy streets. You can walk through the island’s gardens and enjoy some tunes at the Musical Fountain. Then spend the evening bar hopping in Pest, starting at Szimpla Kert, a building forgotten after World War II that’s now one of the city’s most popular watering holes. Book your holiday to Budapest now.
Budapest flight FAQs
How long is a flight to Budapest?
We have regular flights to Budapest departing from London with an average flight time of two hours and 30 minutes.
What’s the cheapest month to fly to Budapest?
Summer and winter are the most popular times to visit the city, so book your flights for spring or autumn to save on fares but still enjoy pleasant sightseeing weather.
Is Budapest cheap to visit?
You can enjoy your trip to Budapest on any budget. Eat and drink as the locals do to save and experience authentic flavours. The city centre is easily walkable if you want to explore its sights by foot, but you can also use the public transport network, which offers affordable passes.
Is it easy to get around Budapest?
Once you arrive at Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport it's an easy journey to the city centre. It takes between 30 to 60 minutes via bus or taxi, depending on the time of day you're travelling. You can also take a train from the nearby Ferihegy train station – it’s just a short bus ride away from the airport.
You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to see more of what Hungary has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.
Why visit Budapest?
With its unique blend of history and culture, Budapest is the perfect city break destination. Built on hot springs, its thermal baths are a must-try while you’re there. Make sure you take time to walk around, as there are historical buildings in every corner of the city, including war relics and buildings dating back as far as the Medieval period.
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