Budapest Airport’s W21/22 schedule: 11 new routes, plus major frequency increases

The new flight schedule for the W21/22 season began on 31 October 2021. For Budapest Airport, this means an exciting mix of new routes, resumed services, and significant frequency increases.

Home carrier Wizz Air is adding four new routes to the winter schedule at Budapest, with services to Jordanian capital Amman, Aqaba on Jordan’s Red Sea coastline, Fuerteventura and Hurghada.

The Hungarian gateway is also welcoming seven new Ryanair routes to popular destinations in seven countries: Cologne, Germany; Krakow, Poland; Kaunas, Lithuania; Lappeenranta, Finland; Riga, Latvia; Shannon, Ireland; Bournemouth, UK; and Turin, Italy.

Ural Airlines announced a weekly service to Krasnodar and Koltsovo for W21 while also planned seasonal flights to Kurumoch and increasing Zhukovsky from weekly to twice weekly.

Alongside the 11 new routes, there are also 11 resumed services from Budapest and a number of significant frequency increases from the gateway this winter:

Airline Destination Frequency Increase Manchester Resumed
Ryanair Kharkiv Resumed
Ryanair Luxembourg Resumed
Ryanair Nürnberg Resumed
Ryanair Poznan Resumed
Ryanair Toulouse Resumed
Transavia France Paris Orly Resumed
Wizz Air Bologna Resumed
Wizz Air London Gatwick Resumed
Wizz Air Odessa Resumed
Wizz Air Tirana Resumed
Air France Paris Double-daily to 19 weekly (from Dec)
British Airways London Six to 10 times weekly
easyJet Amsterdam Two to four times weekly
easyJet Basel four to eight times weekly (from Dec)
easyJet Paris four to six times weekly (from Dec)
Emirates Dubai Four to five times weekly
Ryanair Bari Two to five times weekly
Ryanair Barcelona Five to nine times weekly
Ryanair Bristol Two to four times weekly
Ryanair Dublin Six to 10 times weekly
Ryanair Naples Three to five times weekly
Ryanair Tel Aviv Daily to 12 times weekly
Wizz Air Barcelona Five times weekly to daily
Wizz Air Tel Aviv Five to nine times weekly
SunExpress Antalya Extended operations over W21.
Swiss Zurich

11 times weekly to double-daily

Balázs Bogáts, Head of Airline Development, Budapest Airport, comments: “We continue to rebuild our connections in a safe and secure environment for all. Demand is rising, and we are delighted that Budapest’s winter schedule includes so many new and resumed routes, alongside important frequency increases. We are, once again, offering a rich variety ofdestinations to our customers to satisfy the desire for winter breaks.”

Highlights (W21 vs S21)

Ryanair had its peak at 184 average weekly departures in S21, while 220 weekly departures are planned for December – W21, recording more than a 20% increase.

Wizz Air had its peak at 151 weekly departures in S21, while 187 weekly departures are planned for Dec – W21, showing over a 24% increase.