Deal alert: UK cities to Budapest from £20 return

Aug 13, 2020

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Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is the perfect place for a European city break. From river walks and hearty cuisine to open-air spas, there’s certainly enough to keep you entertained. The best bit is that it’s so cheap when you’re there, too! We’re seeing flights as low as £20 from Edinburgh (EDI) and in the mid £30s from Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN), as reported by Holiday Pirates. Flights this low from Edinburgh are rare.

Rest assured, Hungary is on the U.K. government’s list of countries that we can visit without quarantine on return to England.

To book, head to either Ryanair’s website for flights from Edinburgh or Manchester or Wizz Air’s if you’re flying from Gatwick. Then, all you need to do is set Budapest (BUD) as your destination and use the built-in price comparison to find the lowest fares and dates that suit you best.

Related: Comparing Europe’s top 4 low-cost carriers

Remember, Ryanair and Wizz Air’s lowest fares don’t include a checked bag. But, if you’re clever with your packing, that shouldn’t be too much of a problem. Don’t forget: flying low-cost doesn’t mean you have to have a low-cost experience. Check out our guide on how to upgrade your low-cost experience.

Airline: Ryanair/Wizz Air
Routes: EDI/MAN/LGW to BUD
Cost: £20+ return
Travel Dates: September-October 2020

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Edinburgh (EDI) to Budapest (BUD) for £20 return:

Edinburgh (EDI) to Budapest (BUD) for £20 return:

Manchester (EDI) to Budapest (BUD) for £34 return:

London Gatwick (LGW) to Budapest (BUD) for £36 return:

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