The average price of a 7-day trip to Butuan is $596 for a solo traveler, $1,070 for a couple, and $2,007 for a family of 4. Butuan hotels range from $37 to $169 per night with an average of $65, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $220 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Bancasi Airport (BXU) are between $77 and $137 per person for economy flights and $242 to $430 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $32 to $58 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 Butuan, PH

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

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • February 26th to April 1st
  • mid April
  • May 14th to October 14th (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 6th, August 20th and September 17th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Butuan is usually early October.

 

Average Butuan Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Butuan for a week is $456-$897($65-$128 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $58 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $76 to $119 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $62 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $26 to $32 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Butuan for a week is $758-$1,458($108-$208 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $116 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $152 to $238 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $62 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $26 to $32 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Butuan for a week is $1,416-$2,844($202-$406 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $232 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $304 to $476 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $124 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $36 to $51 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Butuan

How cheap can you make a vacation to Butuan? The cheapest trip to Butuan is about $42 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 26% 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 $33.

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 Butuan for a week is $294-$675($42-$96 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $28 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $76 to $119 for economy

Lodging: $33 to $37 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 Butuan for a week is $468-$990($67-$141 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $152 to $238 for economy

Lodging: $33 to $37 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 Butuan for a week is $888-$1,800($127-$257 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $304 to $476 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $74 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Butuan cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Butuan Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Butuan for a week is $1,093-$4,077($156-$582 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $128 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $183 to $277 for first class

Lodging: $84 to $169 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $220 to $484 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Butuan for a week is $1,682-$5,250($240-$750 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $256 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $366 to $554 for first class

Lodging: $84 to $169 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $220 to $484 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Butuan for a week is $3,364-$8,760($481-$1,251 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $232 to $512 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $732 to $1,108 for first class

Lodging: $168 to $338 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $330 to $678 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Butuan Hotel Prices

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

Butuan 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 Butuan 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 Butuan.

 

Flight Costs to Butuan

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $137 average in late December to a low of $77 in early October. Median flight price is $89. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Butuan our data includes 11 originating airports, and 4 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Butuan from an airport like Ninoy Aquino International (MNL) in Manila (the Philippines) for an average $106 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Mactan-Cebu International (CEB) in Lapu-Lapu City (the Philippines) at an average of just $74.

 

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 Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Butuan, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $60, 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 Butuan can easily cost $210 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $14 per person. Private tours can cost $420 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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