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The best prices from Chicago to Budapest are usually found in February or March, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Budapest (BUD)

CHI - BUD
Price
$635 - $867
BUD
Temperature
37.4 - 82.4 °F
BUD
Rainfall
0.9 - 3.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$635

From Chicago to Budapest

One-way from

$414

One-way flight from Chicago to Budapest

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Budapest?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 6%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Budapest at least 43 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 43 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Budapest for as little as $959 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $959 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Budapest from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $881 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $607. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Budapest (CHI - BUD)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Budapest is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Budapest in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BUD flights for January, February
28 Feb - 20 Mar
$573pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Feb - 20 Mar
$637pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Feb - 29 Mar
$649pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Budapest 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Budapest from Chicago found for this year
7 Oct - 30 Oct
$518pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 May - 16 May
$523pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Apr - 6 May
$530pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Budapest

Late deals on round-trip flights to Budapest from Chicago, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 29 Mar
$649pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jan - 10 Mar
$684pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Feb - 30 Mar
$717pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Budapest from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Budapest
11:50 am - 2:05 pm
Aer Lingus
1 Stop
19h 15m
ORD - BUD
Aer Lingus
$414
SmartFares
4:55 pm - 11:20 am
LOT
1 Stop
11h 25m
ORD - BUD
LOT
$473
Kiwi.com
1:35 pm - 12:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
39h 30m
ORD - BUD
Multiple Airlines
$503
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Budapest flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Budapest

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Budapest due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Budapest for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

LOT, Lufthansa, and American Airlines 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 Chicago to Budapest for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Budapest for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $523, but on average you can expect to pay $602.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Budapest for under $500 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Budapest, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Budapest for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Budapest within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Budapest?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Budapest is generally colder than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Budapest?

A quick flight from Chicago to Budapest can take about 11h 25m. LOT provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $684. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Budapest round-trip?

Currently priced at $523, TAP AIR PORTUGAL will fly you from Chicago to Budapest and back. In addition to TAP AIR PORTUGAL, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Turkish Airlines for as low as $669. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Budapest for 25% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Budapest one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Aer Lingus. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $414. Users have also found tickets on LOT for as little as $473.

Destination information for Budapest

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Budapest
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 293.45 Ft
Average temperature for January in Budapest
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Budapest
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Budapest

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Budapest

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago 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
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$258 $593 No cancel fee N/A
Brussels Airlines
$543 $595 No cancel fee N/A
Aer Lingus
$572 $628 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$537 $642 No cancel fee 77%
Finnair
$535 $669 No cancel fee 76%
British Airways
$566 $719 No cancel fee 70%
Air Canada
$527 $724 No cancel fee 67%
Austrian Airlines
$597 $737 No cancel fee 78%
KLM
$576 $759 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$561 $783 No cancel fee 69%
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