Cheap flights from California (CA) to Budapest (BUD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Budapest (BUD)

All the information you need to plan the best null to BUD flight in 2021: compare California to Budapest flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Budapest.
When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Budapest (CA - BUD)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Budapest as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Budapest?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Budapest from California. Users have commonly found prices around $806 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $583. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Budapest?

To save up to 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 40 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from California to Budapest from $959 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,037 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from California to Budapest in October, November 2021

The best prices found for California to BUD flights for October, November
11 Nov - 24 Nov
$542pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Nov - 1 Dec
$554pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$557pp
SFO
San Francisco
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

California to Budapest 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Budapest from California found for this year
11 Nov - 24 Nov
$542pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Nov - 1 Dec
$554pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$557pp
SFO
San Francisco
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to Budapest

Late deals on round-trip flights to Budapest from California, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 30 Nov
$582pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$590pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
21 Oct - 30 Nov
$594pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Ferenc Liszt Intl from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Budapest
3:50 pm - 6:20 pm
Iberia
1 Stop
17h 30m
LAX - BUD
Iberia
$403
SnapTravelAir
2:15 pm - 7:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 40m
LAX - BUD
Multiple Airlines
$441
Gotogate
2:20 pm - 4:10 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
28h 50m
SFO - BUD
Turkish Airlines
$451
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From California to Budapest

What airport do you fly into for flights to Budapest from California?

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl (BUD), located 10.3 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from California to Budapest.

Which airlines flying from California to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Lufthansa, British Airways, and SWISS are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from California to Budapest for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Budapest for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $542, but on average you can expect to pay $566.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Budapest for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Budapest within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this California to Budapest flight route?

The California to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl flight path was viewed by 85 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Budapest?

On average you can expect to pay $1,518 for a flight from California to Budapest. The cheapest flight overall is $239 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl) is currently priced at $542.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Budapest?

Before booking your flight from California to Budapest check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the most popular routes from California to Budapest?

While some choose either San Francisco - Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl or Ontario - Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl, Los Angeles - Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl is the most popular route from California to Budapest.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Budapest from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions from California to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

Most visitors from California need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl.

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Travel Authorization Form - Not applicable for Hungarian citizens, Travelers entitled for permanent residence in Hungary and Travellers who have a valid residence permit issued by the Aliens Police Authority. Relevant documents must be presented.


Do I need a test to fly back to California from Budapest?

Returning to California from Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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Departure points for flights from California to Budapest

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Destination information for Budapest

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Budapest.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 311.32 Ft
Average temperature for October in Budapest
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Budapest
2.1 ″

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Budapest choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Norwegian
$331 $717 No cancel fee 74%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$336 $586 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$573 $834 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$584 $1,084 No cancel fee 71%
KLM
$602 $1,037 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$610 $889 No cancel fee 70%
Finnair
$618 $798 No cancel fee 76%
SWISS
$624 $1,127 No cancel fee 79%
LOT
$633 $1,080 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$656 $1,141 No cancel fee N/A
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