If you’re not able to fly to Budapest in November, then October is your next best option. Flight prices from South Africa to Budapest during October average around R9 871.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Budapest from South Africa when booking 47 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Budapest for around R10 695 when searching 47 days out. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Budapest from South Africa for as low as R7 396 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Budapest is on a Monday. Travellers who choose to depart for Budapest on a Monday will often find tickets for as low as R9 999. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Budapest on Saturday is R12 280.
Flying to Budapest from South Africa in the morning is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as R10 106 when looking at flights departing in the morning. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to Budapest, so prices are often more expensive at around R11 047 per ticket.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Budapest is possible. If you are planning a flight to Budapest, consider booking flights to Miskolc Airport (148 km from Budapest city centre).