The average price of a 7-day trip to Butterworth is $1,180 for a solo traveler, $2,119 for a couple, and $3,973 for a family of 4. Butterworth hotels range from $20 to $63 per night with an average of $28, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $340 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Penang International Airport (PEN) are between $809 and $1,438 per person for economy flights and $2,539 to $4,512 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $18 to $35 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 Butterworth, MY

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

  • January 29th to February 18th
  • March 26th to May 27th
  • August 20th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Butterworth is usually late October.

 

Average Butterworth Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Butterworth for a week is $681-$1,772($97-$253 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $35 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $423 to $1,179 for economy

Lodging: $22 to $29 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $48 to $58 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Butterworth for a week is $2,002-$3,714($286-$531 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $70 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $846 to $2,358 for economy

Lodging: $22 to $29 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $48 to $58 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Butterworth for a week is $2,460-$6,218($351-$888 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $140 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,692 to $4,716 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $58 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $77 to $87 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Butterworth

How cheap can you make a vacation to Butterworth? The cheapest trip to Butterworth is about $84 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 12% 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 $18.

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 Butterworth for a week is $587-$1,524($84-$218 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $8 to $15 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $423 to $1,179 for economy

Lodging: $18 to $20 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 Butterworth for a week is $1,066-$2,808($152-$401 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $30 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $846 to $2,358 for economy

Lodging: $18 to $20 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 Butterworth for a week is $2,108-$5,472($301-$782 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $60 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,692 to $4,716 for economy

Lodging: $36 to $40 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $56 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Butterworth cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Butterworth Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Butterworth for a week is $1,447-$7,928($207-$1,133 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $77 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $981 to $3,513 for first class

Lodging: $38 to $63 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $646 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Butterworth for a week is $2,666-$11,980($381-$1,711 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $154 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,962 to $7,026 for first class

Lodging: $38 to $63 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $646 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Butterworth for a week is $5,332-$21,632($762-$3,090 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $308 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,924 to $14,052 for first class

Lodging: $76 to $126 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $510 to $904 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Butterworth Hotel Prices

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

Butterworth 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 Butterworth 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 Butterworth.

 

Flight Costs to Butterworth

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,438 average in mid December to a low of $809 in late October. Median flight price is $982. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Butterworth our data includes 73 originating airports, and 92 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Butterworth from an airport like Westchester County (HPN) in White Plains, NY (the United States) for an average $4,197 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Langkawi International (LGK) in Langkawi (Malaysia) at an average of just $37.

 

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 Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Butterworth, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $629, so you can easily save about 78% 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 Butterworth can easily cost $120 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $8 per person. Private tours can cost $231 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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