Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Budapest (BUD)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl are usually found in March or November, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Budapest (BUD)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to BUD flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Budapest flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Budapest.
SFO - BUD
Price
$695 - $929
BUD
Temperature
32 - 68 °F
BUD
Precipitation
1.2 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$695

From San Francisco to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

One-way from

$367

One-way flight from San Francisco to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Budapest?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Budapest from San Francisco average $776. You can even find prices in March for less than $776, as users have found deals to Budapest from as low as $627. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Budapest from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 19%.

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Budapest. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Budapest (SFO - BUD)?

When flying from San Francisco to Budapest, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 5% versus a flight at noon.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Budapest at least 41 days early can save you up to 6% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 41 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Budapest for as little as $786 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 $790 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Budapest in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to BUD flights for October, November
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
22 Nov - 8 Dec
$566pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Nov - 26 Nov
$569pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Budapest 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Budapest from San Francisco found for this year
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
1 Dec - 13 Dec
$566pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Nov - 26 Nov
$569pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Budapest

Late deals on round-trip flights to Budapest from San Francisco, departing today and this week
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
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$637pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Oct - 13 Nov
$639pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
 
1 STOP
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
BUD
Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Ferenc Liszt Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Budapest
11:10 am - 12:40 pm
Iberia
1 Stop
16h 30m
SFO - BUD
Iberia
$367
SnapTravelAir
2:30 am - 8:55 am
Air Canada
2 Stops
21h 25m
SFO - BUD
Air Canada
$470
Gotogate
2:20 pm - 4:10 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
28h 50m
SFO - BUD
Turkish Airlines
$491
TravelMerry

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Budapest</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Budapest

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Lufthansa, British Airways, and SWISS are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Lufthansa with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Budapest for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Finnair for just $557, but on average you can expect to pay $574.

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

There are currently 18+ open flights from San Francisco to Budapest within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this San Francisco to Budapest flight route?

Within the past month, 28 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Budapest is Finnair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $557 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and SWISS, starting at $566 and $570 round-trip. Finnair is priced at 28% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Iberia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $367. Users have also found prices from $451 and $470 on Turkish Airlines and Air Canada, respectively.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Budapest?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $225. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl) can be booked for $557 on average our data indicates $1,649 when flying from San Francisco to Budapest

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Budapest, Hungary

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Budapest from San Francisco?

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

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

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

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

Documents
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 San Francisco from Budapest?

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Budapest

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Budapest

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco 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 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Budapest

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Budapest Ferenc Liszt Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
$336 $586 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$602 $1,027 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$612 $989 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$629 $868 No cancel fee 70%
Finnair
$655 $717 No cancel fee 76%
Turkish Airlines
$659 $958 No cancel fee 77%
Iberia
$668 $823 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$669 $951 No cancel fee 76%
SWISS
$670 $952 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$670 $1,084 No cancel fee N/A
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