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If you’re thinking of visiting Budapest, you’ll most definitely be run off your feet with things to do and see. This cultural Hungarian hub is a must-see city break and you can travel from Liverpool to Budapest directly. Flying with Wizz Air, you’ll have some traditional Hungarian goulash in hand before you know it!

Why you should go to Budapest

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is fast becoming one of the most visited places in Europe with travellers from all over the world selecting this as their destination of choice. There’s no denying that Budapest is rich in culture, history and beauty, and there’s something for every type of holidaymaker to enjoy. Whether you want to sample authentic Hungarian craft beer or soak up the city’s spectacular architecture, Budapest is definitely one for your travel bucket list.

With streets steeped in history and a vibrancy amongst its community, Budapest has a number of popular tourist destinations, from the impressive parliament building to St. Stephen's Basilica. You should also take some time out to visit the Chain Bridge which stretches across the River Danube, joining Buda with Pest. The best time to witness it in its full glory is when it’s lit up at night. You'll discover that Buda is the green, leafy side of the city complete with its magnificent castle, while Pest is the more urbanised centre, featuring an array of hotels, museums and more.

No trip to Hungary is complete without a visit to an outdoor thermal pool, so we’d recommend you try Széchenyi Baths towards the north of the city for some authentic relaxation. Why not join the locals with a game of chess in water temperatures of 38°C?

The streets of Budapest are not only littered with jaw-dropping street art but also historical pubs. Immerse yourself in these quirky hideaways and brush up on your knowledge of local ales.

To discover everything this city has to offer for yourself, book your flights to Budapest from Liverpool John Lennon Airport today.

When you should go to Budapest

When it comes to the weather in Budapest, you can expect mild summers and very cold winters. For high temperatures, it’s best to visit during the summer. In July and August, the average temperature is 24°C, meaning you can make the most of blue skies and sunshine. The weather tends to be slightly cooler but still pleasant in September and October, when temperatures sit at around 22°C.

Where to stay in Budapest

There is no shortage of accommodation in Budapest, and you will be able to find the ideal place to stay via The city is made up of a collection of neighbourhoods, many of which are connected by a reliable public transport system. It is also possible to discover the city by foot.

District VII in Pest is a favourite spot amongst tourists who are looking for a neighbourhood within walking distance of the city’s must-see attractions and its many restaurants and bars. For those with only a short amount of time, District V is a central location and perfect for getting around the city with ease.

Meanwhile, District I, otherwise known as Budapest’s Castle District, offers a calm vibe for tourists who want to soak up the charm of the city. This neighbourhood is bustling by day but tends to be quiet at night, making it the ideal place for those travelling with children.

What to see and do in Budapest

With so much to see and do in Budapest, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to planning your trip. The city’s most famous attractions include:

  • Sziget Festival
    One of the largest European music festivals is held in Budapest, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Crowds flock to the city to enjoy music from the likes of Billie Eilish, Florence + the Machine, David Guetta and Rihanna.

  • Buda Castle
    Sitting majestically on top of Castle Hill, this historical building is a true architectural patchwork, featuring Renaissance ruins at the foundations, a neoclassical facade and an interior dominated by a minimalist communist style. It is home to the Budapest History Museum, Hungarian National Gallery and National Széchényi Library.

  • Széchenyi Baths
    Budapest is a city famed for its geothermal springs, and by far the most famous is the Széchenyi Baths. You won't want to miss the opportunity to take a dip in the relaxing waters, set in resplendent surroundings.

How long does it take to fly to Budapest?

You are now able to fly directly to Budapest (BUD) from Liverpool John Lennon Airport with Wizz Air. Find out what all the fuss is about yourself and discover this magnificent city today.

Once you have booked your flight to Budapest, Hungary why not check out what else Liverpool John Lennon Airport has to offer? At our terminal, you can enjoy an array of shops and restaurants before boarding your flight. You can even book a Fast Track security pass to skip the queues, or grab a space in our luxury Aspire Premium lounge. We also offer secure car parking options that are just a few minutes' walk from our terminal entrance.

If you are arriving on a Wizz Air flight from Budapest to Liverpool, you might want to browse our Transport section for information regarding your onward journey or use our Car Rental booking facilities.

What currency do they use in Budapest?

The currency used in Budapest is Hungarian Forint (Ft, HUF).

Time Zone Currency Flight Time Carriers Airport Code
GMT+1 Hungarian Forints 2hr 25 mins Wizz Air BUD