The average price of a 7-day trip to Bangkok is $560 for a solo traveler, $1,006 for a couple, and $1,886 for a family of 4. Bangkok hotels range from $14 to $142 per night with an average of $45, while most vacation rentals will cost $90 to $340 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) are between $138 and $294 per person for economy flights and $433 to $923 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $22 to $43 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.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Bangkok, TH

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

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • August 13th to December 16th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Bangkok is usually late August to early September.

 

Average Bangkok Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Bangkok for a week is $395-$887($56-$127 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $43 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $91 to $262 for economy

Lodging: $25 to $38 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $44 to $54 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Bangkok for a week is $734-$1,514($105-$216 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $86 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $182 to $524 for economy

Lodging: $25 to $38 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $44 to $54 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Bangkok for a week is $1,280-$2,738($183-$391 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $172 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $364 to $1,048 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $76 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $70 to $81 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Bangkok

How cheap can you make a vacation to Bangkok? The cheapest trip to Bangkok is about $33 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 $21 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 $12.

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 Bangkok for a week is $233-$641($33-$92 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $10 to $19 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $91 to $262 for economy

Lodging: $12 to $14 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $41 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Bangkok for a week is $394-$1,036($56-$148 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $38 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $182 to $524 for economy

Lodging: $12 to $14 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $41 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Bangkok for a week is $788-$1,952($113-$279 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $76 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $364 to $1,048 for economy

Lodging: $24 to $28 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $62 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Bangkok cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Bangkok Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Bangkok for a week is $933-$5,279($133-$754 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $95 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $249 to $534 for first class

Lodging: $65 to $142 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $680 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Bangkok for a week is $1,476-$6,478($211-$925 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $190 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $498 to $1,068 for first class

Lodging: $65 to $142 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $680 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Bangkok for a week is $2,952-$10,508($422-$1,501 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $380 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $996 to $2,136 for first class

Lodging: $130 to $284 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $476 to $952 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Bangkok Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Bangkok is much lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Bangkok 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.

Bangkok 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 Bangkok 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 Bangkok.

 

Flight Costs to Bangkok

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $294 average in late January to a low of $138 in late August to early September. Median flight price is $160. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Bangkok our data includes 220 originating airports, and 122 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Bangkok from an airport like Seattle/Tacoma International (SEA) in Seattle, WA (the United States) for an average $1,588 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Udon Thani (UTH) in Udon Thani (Thailand) at an average of just $44.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Bangkok, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $156, so you can easily save about 113% 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 Bangkok can easily cost $150 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $10 per person. Private tours can cost $292 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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