The average price of a 7-day trip to Bujumbura is $2,788 for a solo traveler, $5,007 for a couple, and $9,387 for a family of 4. Bujumbura hotels range from $51 to $232 per night with an average of $89, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $420 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Bujumbura International Airport (BJM) are between $2,404 and $3,395 per person for economy flights and $7,544 to $10,654 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $35 to $95 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 Bujumbura, BI

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

  • February 5th to February 25th
  • March 19th to June 24th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 15th to November 25th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Bujumbura is usually early to mid April.

 

Average Bujumbura Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Bujumbura for a week is $1,964-$3,993($281-$570 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $35 to $95 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,329 to $2,818 for economy

Lodging: $65 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $68 to $84 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Bujumbura for a week is $5,688-$8,630($813-$1,233 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $190 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,658 to $5,636 for economy

Lodging: $65 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $68 to $84 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Bujumbura for a week is $6,950-$14,952($993-$2,136 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $380 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,316 to $11,272 for economy

Lodging: $130 to $170 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $109 to $126 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Bujumbura

How cheap can you make a vacation to Bujumbura? The cheapest trip to Bujumbura is about $226 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 17% 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 $44.

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 Bujumbura for a week is $1,582-$3,397($226-$485 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,329 to $2,818 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Bujumbura for a week is $3,044-$6,488($435-$927 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,658 to $5,636 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Bujumbura for a week is $6,016-$12,976($859-$1,854 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,316 to $11,272 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $102 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $60 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Bujumbura cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Bujumbura Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Bujumbura for a week is $4,319-$12,546($617-$1,792 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $63 to $171 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,990 to $5,805 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $232 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Bujumbura for a week is $7,750-$19,548($1,107-$2,793 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $126 to $342 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,980 to $11,610 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $232 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Bujumbura for a week is $15,500-$36,324($2,214-$5,189 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $252 to $684 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $11,960 to $23,220 for first class

Lodging: $296 to $464 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $588 to $1,386 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Bujumbura Hotel Prices

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

Bujumbura 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 Bujumbura 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 Bujumbura.

 

Flight Costs to Bujumbura

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $3,395 average in mid August to a low of $2,404 in early to mid April. Median flight price is $1,669. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Bujumbura our data includes 29 originating airports, and 48 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Bujumbura from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $11,260 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Kigali International (KGL) in Kigali (Rwanda) at an average of just $253.

 

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 Friday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Monday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Bujumbura, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $991, so you can easily save about 41% 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 Bujumbura can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $579 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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