Turkish Airlines offers three direct flights from Budapest to Istanbul every day. Flights take off from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) and land at Istanbul Airport (IST) within two hours in average. Ongoing all year round, number of flights remains quite the same throughout the year; however there may be differences on the hours of departure.
Flights between Budapest and Istanbul are also frequently preferred by those travelling to different destinations with a connecting flight over Istanbul. Take a look at the flights from Budapest by Turkish Airlines now to see all destinations you can reach from here.
As a lovely European town, Budapest is an extremely crowd-pulling destination with the beautiful Danube River flowing through, together with its historical prosperity, natural gems, colorful life and delightful atmosphere. Having served as a Royal Palace, Buda Castle today hosts museums enthralling the guests by its broad collection. St. Stephen’s Basilica fascinating by its Neo-Renaissance style, the glorious Parliament Building along the Danube River, and the Fisherman's Bastion in the Castle Hill are the noteworthy icons in the city. The Chain bridge which unites the city, on the other hand, shines out as one of the most remarkable spots identified with Budapest.
Managing very busy air traffic, the sole airport in the city, Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) is 16 kilometers from the city center.
You may get on the public buses numbered 200E from Köbanya Kispest station to reach the airport from the city center. It is possible to reach Köbanya Kispest station via the subway line numbered 3 you may get on anywhere in the city. Buses setting off from this station reach the airport within nearly 20 minutes. It is also possible to get to the airport via the buses numbered 100E from Kalvinter and Deakter. Apart from the buses offering public transport, you may also consider taking a cab anywhere in the city to reach the airport in a comfortable way.
As the world’s apple of the eye by its cultural diversity and peerless historical heritage of thousands of years, Istanbul extends over Europe and Asia, as one of the largest and most charming cities of both continents. Being in high demand by its natural beauties and attractive social life, this major metropolis hosts extremely busy air traffic. Istanbul is flooded by thousands of people from all over the world every day, both for business, visit or shopping purposes. Istanbul offers a dreamlike holiday for its guests by its historic Rumeli and Anatolian Fortresses situated on the hills at two sides of the city, the glorious mansions along the Bosporus, the utterly valuable artifacts in the Historical Peninsula, the unique models of the Ottoman architecture all over the city, and its legendary 7 hills.
There are two international airports serving in the city: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Turkish Airlines passengers holding a flight ticket to Istanbul from Budapest land at Istanbul Airport (IST).
Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the D20 road and connects to both TEM and E5. There are plenty of different modes of transportation you can use to reach the airport that is only 35 km from the city center.
It takes around 30 minutes to reach the city center by taxi and costs around 100-110 TL. One option is Havaist, the shuttles reach many places in the city on the European or Anatolian side. If you are looking to have a more comfortable journey you can benefit from the car rental companies. If you are looking for a cheaper option, then you can benefit from the IETT bus services. You can check IETT schedules on our transport information page.