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Cheap flights from Hungary

Hungary is a landlocked country at the heart of Europe. It is surrounded by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia. Officially the Republic of Hungary, the country is situated in the Carpathian Basin. Its capital and largest city is Budapest.

Where to go

Hungary is a relatively small country, but it is packed with several World Heritage Sites, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, grasslands, lakes, and historical towns.

The most visited part of the country is Central Hungary because of the capital Budapest. Many regarded it as the “Paris of the East”, with its scenic views and numerous buildings that feature distinct architectural style. It is named a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it is home to the Banks of the Danube, Buda Castle Quarter, and Andrássy Avenue. These destinations and more are important to the cultural heritage and architecture of the city. On the Castle Hill side of Budapest lies the Royal Palace, the most famous attraction in the area. The National Gallery is located inside the palace. On the Buda side of the city, visitors flock the Aquincum, an open-air museum at the Óbuda district. It is the biggest and most important Roman ruin in Hungary.

Thermal baths and spas can be found all over the country, and the most popular is the Szechenyi baths located in Budapest and considered as Europe’s biggest thermal bath complex with 15 indoor pools and three outdoor pools. The cave baths at Miskolc-Tapolca and the spa at Egerszalók are also worth a visit.

In less than three hours by plane, visitors from Hungary can reach Helsinki, the capital of Finland. It is advisable to go to Helsinki during summer to see nature’s beauty at its finest and enjoy the sunshine in outdoor bars and cafés. Don’t miss the Suomenlinna, regarded by many as the “Gibraltar of the North”. It features a great fortress built by the Swedish in the mid-1700s. It was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. The complex likewise has different cafés, restaurants, and museums. It is also a popular picnic area.

Helsinki has about 750 kilometres of well-maintained biking paths. This makes cycling a great option to explore the city.

There are flights from Budapest to Montreal, the largest city and the main gateway to the province of Quebec, Canada. It is also the second largest city in the country and one of the liveliest cities in North America.

Make sure to visit Old Montréal and explore its 17th-19th century buildings and Saint Laurent Boulevard between Sherbrooke and Laurier metros for some street art. Parc Jean-Drapeau serves as a venue for large outdoor concerts and it is the site of the 1967 World’s Fair. This popular destination is also home to an artificial beach, outdoor pool complex, and the Gilles Villeneuve racing circuit of the Montreal Formula 1 Grand Prix.

During winter, Montreal offers many parks with well-groomed paths for cross-country skiing. Ice skating is also a popular activity in the city.

How to get out

Hungary has four international airports: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, Debrecen International Airport, Sármellék International Airport, and Pécs-Pogány International Airport. The largest is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport, serving as a major hub for Wizz Air and Ryanair. The busiest routes from here include London, Paris, Brussels, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Munich, Warsaw, Rome, Moscow, Amsterdam, Prague, Milan, Zurich, and Vienna.

By train, there are frequent connections between Budapest and Austria, Germany, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. There is also a train service covering Croatia, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Serbia, Switzerland, and Ukraine.

By car, private transfers with hotel pick-up are available from the capital city to Prague, Vienna, and Bratislava.

International bus lines cover routes linking Budapest and Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.

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