Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Budapest (BUD)

CHI — BUD
Jan 30 — Feb 61

The best prices from Chicago to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl are usually found in October or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Monday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BUD flight in 2023: compare Chicago to Budapest flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Budapest.

CHI - BUD

Price

$568 - $993

BUD

Temperature

32 - 68 °F

BUD

Rainfall

1.2 - 2.8 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from$568From Chicago (CHI) to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
One-way from$378One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Budapest?

Departing on a Thursday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 5% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Chicago to Budapest compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $992. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,022.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Budapest from Chicago average $691. You can even find prices in October for less than $691, as users have found deals to Budapest from as low as $503. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Budapest from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 43%.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Budapest in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Budapest in January, February 2023

The best prices found for CHI to BUD flights for January, February
Feb 11 - May 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

15h 10m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 25m
$455

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Feb 12 - May 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

2 stops

18h 45m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 25m
$457

Finnair

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Feb 24 - Mar 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

21h 55m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

30h 45m
$460

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Chicago to Budapest 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Budapest from Chicago found for this year
May 10 - May 17
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

2 stops

18h 30m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 25m
$448

Finnair

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Apr 25 - Oct 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

13h 40m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 25m
$449

Finnair

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Mar 28 - Apr 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

13h 40m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 25m
$450

Finnair

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap Lufthansa flights from Chicago to Budapest

Mar 1 - Mar 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

13h 00m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

12h 35m
$458

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

14h 50m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

17h 50m
$466

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap Air France flights from Chicago to Budapest

Feb 2 - Feb 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

11h 05m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 15m
$509

Air France

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Mar 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

2 stops

17h 30m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

18h 24m
$513

Air France

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Last minute flights from Chicago to Budapest

Late deals on return flights to Budapest from Chicago, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

14h 55m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

14h 00m
$469

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

15h 10m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 55m
$475

Iberia

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Jan 30 - Feb 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

1 stop

14h 55m
BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

30h 30m
$477

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

One-way flights to Budapest from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Budapest
Mar 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

3 stops

35h 10m
$260

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Apr 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

3 stops

44h 15m
$275

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Mar 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

2 stops

43h 05m
$288

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Budapest

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was perfectly fine, with no problems and nothing exceptional.

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was perfectly fine, with no problems and nothing exceptional.

Air France
7.8
Good
110 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was perfectly fine, with no problems and nothing exceptional.

SWISS
7.7
Good
315 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was perfectly fine, with no problems and nothing exceptional.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,142 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was perfectly fine, with no problems and nothing exceptional.

LOT
7.5
Good
187 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was perfectly fine, with no problems and nothing exceptional.

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to Budapest from Chicago, you will be flying to Ferenc Liszt Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl (BUD) is located 10.3 mi from the center of Budapest. There are 0 flights from Chicago to Ferenc Liszt Intl per day from 16 different airlines.

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

LOT, Lufthansa, 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 Chicago to Budapest for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Budapest for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Finnair for just $448, but on average you can expect to pay $462.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Budapest for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Budapest within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Currently priced at $448, Finnair will fly you from Chicago to Budapest and back. In addition to Finnair, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Lufthansa and SWISS - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $458 and $462, respectively. These flights start at 35% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $291 on Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include SWISS from $394 and Iberia from $447 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from Chicago to Budapest, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Budapest?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Budapest is generally $3,309, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $96. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl), you can expect to pay $444 for that flight.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$15Average$24FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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LOTCheapest$455Average$583FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$462Average$683FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$464Average$587FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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FinnairCheapest$468Average$635FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$482Average$584FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$496Average$819FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$502Average$643FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$505Average$821FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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Austrian AirlinesCheapest$507Average$537FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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