Going on a pub crawl in Budapest is great fun, as you see it on our brand new website, a lot of our happy customers can testify to that! But getting to Budapest, especially on a budget, can be a tricky thing! If you want to experience what this city has to offer, you have to take a good look at where your money is going to be spent! So buckle up, as this is Pub Crawl Budapest, and our top tips for landing a cheap flight to our city – pun definitely intended!
Let’s start with the basics. Always compare flights on services like Google Flights and Skyscanner, as this is where you will get a general sense of what price ranges to expect. After all, if it never goes below a hundred euros, don’t expect to find a miracle. Look for midweek days when traveling, since weekends can be crazy, especially if there’s a holiday involved.
Wizzair, Another thing to factor in is budget airlines. We all know about the usual suspects of Ryanair and EasyJet, but it is a little known fact that Budapest Airport is in fact base for a major budget airline, WizzAir – a Hungarian owned and run airline. Naturally, there is a myriad of Wizz flights from BUD airport. And, since we are on the topic of airports, it is a good idea to check neighbouring cities too. Debrecen, the second largest city of Hungary now houses an international airport, with flights to the United Kingdom, many European capitals, and even Russia!
Finally, let’s talk about timing. According to a study, the best time to purchase a ticket is 70 days before the flight. Airlines are tricky with their pricing, they have a flexible algorithm that constantly adjusts the prices based on demand on the specific flight. However, if you stay around the 70 day window, chances are, you will get lucky, and you will definitely get to that epic pub crawl on time with your mates!