The average price of a 7-day trip to Buenos Aires is $1,473 for a solo traveler, $2,646 for a couple, and $4,960 for a family of 4. Buenos Aires hotels range from $24 to $269 per night with an average of $71, while most vacation rentals will cost $110 to $320 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP) are between $1,008 and $1,513 per person for economy flights and $3,163 to $4,748 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $33 to $72 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 Buenos Aires, AR

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to AEP and stay in a Buenos Aires hotel:

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the week of February 26th)
  • August 6th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Buenos Aires is usually mid to late August.

 

Average Buenos Aires Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Buenos Aires for a week is $1,003-$2,181($143-$312 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $33 to $72 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $526 to $1,347 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $55 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 Buenos Aires for a week is $2,724-$4,364($389-$623 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $144 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,052 to $2,694 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $55 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 Buenos Aires for a week is $3,424-$8,064($489-$1,152 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $288 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,104 to $5,388 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $110 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $66 to $81 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Buenos Aires

How cheap can you make a vacation to Buenos Aires? The cheapest trip to Buenos Aires is about $109 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% 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 $21.

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 Buenos Aires for a week is $764-$1,810($109-$259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $31 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $526 to $1,347 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $24 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 Buenos Aires for a week is $1,402-$3,374($200-$482 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $62 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,052 to $2,694 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $24 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 Buenos Aires for a week is $2,756-$6,652($394-$950 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $124 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,104 to $5,388 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $48 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $34 to $66 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Buenos Aires cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Buenos Aires Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Buenos Aires for a week is $2,547-$8,357($364-$1,194 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $63 to $130 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,452 to $3,799 for first class

Lodging: $109 to $269 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $608 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Buenos Aires for a week is $4,440-$13,066($634-$1,867 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $126 to $260 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,904 to $7,598 for first class

Lodging: $109 to $269 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $608 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Buenos Aires for a week is $8,880-$24,674($1,269-$3,525 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $252 to $520 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,808 to $15,196 for first class

Lodging: $218 to $538 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $448 to $973 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Buenos Aires Hotel Prices

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

Buenos Aires 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 Buenos Aires 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 Buenos Aires.

 

Flight Costs to Buenos Aires

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,513 average in late December to a low of $1,008 in mid to late August. Median flight price is $1,167. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Buenos Aires our data includes 138 originating airports, and 55 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Buenos Aires from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $8,696 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Ambrosio L. V. Taravella (COR) in Cordoba (Argentina) at an average of just $43.

 

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 Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Monday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Buenos Aires, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $504, so you can easily save about 50% 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 Buenos Aires can easily cost $230 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $16 per person. Private tours can cost $468 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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