The average price of a 7-day trip to Benin City is $3,270 for a solo traveler, $5,873 for a couple, and $11,010 for a family of 4. Benin City hotels range from $34 to $154 per night with an average of $59, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Akanu Ibiam International Airport (ENU) are between $1,477 and $4,760 per person for economy flights and $4,635 to $14,937 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $28 to $62 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 Benin City, NG

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to ENU and stay in a Benin City hotel:

  • January 15th to July 8th (except the weeks of February 19th, February 26th and June 25th)
  • October 1st to October 28th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Benin City is usually mid March.

 

Average Benin City Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Benin City for a week is $1,662-$5,120($237-$731 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $62 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,208 to $4,284 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $55 to $67 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Benin City for a week is $3,604-$10,790($515-$1,541 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $124 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,416 to $8,568 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $55 to $67 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Benin City for a week is $6,114-$19,568($873-$2,795 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $248 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,832 to $17,136 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $116 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $83 to $101 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Benin City

How cheap can you make a vacation to Benin City? The cheapest trip to Benin City is about $203 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 14% 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 $28.

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 Benin City for a week is $1,419-$4,826($203-$689 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $13 to $26 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,208 to $4,284 for economy

Lodging: $28 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Benin City for a week is $2,718-$9,292($388-$1,327 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $52 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,416 to $8,568 for economy

Lodging: $28 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Benin City for a week is $5,388-$18,440($770-$2,634 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $104 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,832 to $17,136 for economy

Lodging: $56 to $68 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $96 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Benin City cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Benin City Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Benin City for a week is $4,393-$18,350($628-$2,621 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $130 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,539 to $11,824 for first class

Lodging: $70 to $154 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 Benin City for a week is $8,366-$31,084($1,195-$4,441 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $260 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $7,078 to $23,648 for first class

Lodging: $70 to $154 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 Benin City for a week is $16,732-$59,924($2,390-$8,561 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $248 to $520 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $14,156 to $47,296 for first class

Lodging: $140 to $308 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $728 to $1,498 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Benin City Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Benin City is lower than the average city. On average vacation rentals are less expensive than hotels. Luxury hotels are more expensive in Benin City due to hotel employees. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Benin City 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 Benin City 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Benin City.

 

Flight Costs to Benin City

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $4,760 average in mid to late August to a low of $1,477 in mid March. Median flight price is $1,641. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Benin City our data includes 10 originating airports, and 5 airlines. The area has much more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Benin City from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $15,800 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Bole International (ADD) in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) at an average of just $938.

 

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 Saturday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Benin City, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $3,283, so you can easily save about 222% 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 Benin City can easily cost $190 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $13 per person. Private tours can cost $385 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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