The average price of a 7-day trip to Aqaba is $1,595 for a solo traveler, $2,865 for a couple, and $5,370 for a family of 4. Aqaba hotels range from $37 to $112 per night with an average of $65, while most vacation rentals will cost $80 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH) are between $790 and $1,295 per person for economy flights and $2,479 to $4,064 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $31 to $77 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Aqaba, JO

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SSH and stay in a Aqaba hotel:

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 19th to April 22nd
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Aqaba is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Aqaba Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Aqaba for a week is $927-$2,500($132-$357 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $31 to $77 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $458 to $1,049 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $57 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $124 to $152 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Aqaba for a week is $2,266-$4,580($324-$654 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $154 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $916 to $2,098 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $57 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $124 to $152 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Aqaba for a week is $3,204-$7,630($458-$1,090 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $308 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,832 to $4,196 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $114 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $186 to $213 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Aqaba

How cheap can you make a vacation to Aqaba? The cheapest trip to Aqaba is about $99 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 4% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $30.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Aqaba for a week is $690-$1,573($99-$225 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $32 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $458 to $1,049 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Aqaba for a week is $1,260-$2,846($180-$407 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $64 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $916 to $2,098 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Aqaba for a week is $2,448-$5,572($350-$796 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $128 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,832 to $4,196 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $74 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $80 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Aqaba cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Aqaba Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Aqaba.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Aqaba for a week is $2,201-$9,453($314-$1,350 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $139 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,269 to $2,864 for first class

Lodging: $83 to $112 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $936 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Aqaba for a week is $3,904-$13,290($558-$1,899 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $278 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,538 to $5,728 for first class

Lodging: $83 to $112 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $936 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Aqaba for a week is $7,808-$23,208($1,115-$3,315 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $248 to $556 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,076 to $11,456 for first class

Lodging: $166 to $224 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $728 to $1,310 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Aqaba Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Aqaba is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Aqaba due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Aqaba Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Aqaba hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Aqaba.

 

Flight Costs to Aqaba

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,295 average in late July to a low of $790 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $572. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Aqaba our data includes 76 originating airports, and 76 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Aqaba from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $13,648 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Cairo International (CAI) in Cairo (Egypt) at an average of just $126.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Aqaba, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $505, so you can easily save about 64% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Aqaba can easily cost $240 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $16 per person. Private tours can cost $479 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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