The average price of a 7-day trip to Cuba is $833 for a solo traveler, $1,399 for a couple, and $936 for a family of 4. Cuba hotels range from $28 to $129 per night with an average of $45, while most vacation rentals will cost $40 to $210 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Cuba (from all airports) are between $563 and $1,026 per person for economy flights and $1,768 to $3,222 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $20 to $41 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 Cuba

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

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Cuba is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Cuba Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Cuba for a week is $664-$1,531($95-$219 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $41 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $392 to $914 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $55 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $22 to $26 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Cuba for a week is $1,189-$2,733($170-$390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $82 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $784 to $1,829 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $55 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $22 to $26 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Cuba for a week is $2,305-$5,466($329-$781 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $165 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,567 to $3,657 for economy

Lodging: $75 to $109 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $40 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Cuba

How cheap can you make a vacation to Cuba? The cheapest trip to Cuba is about $88 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 29% 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 $24.

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 Cuba for a week is $613-$1,475($88-$211 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $11 to $21 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $392 to $914 for economy

Lodging: $24 to $28 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $41 to $69 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Cuba for a week is $1,075-$2,544($154-$363 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $43 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $784 to $1,829 for economy

Lodging: $24 to $28 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $41 to $69 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Cuba for a week is $2,149-$4,864($307-$695 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $85 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,567 to $3,657 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $56 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $61 to $102 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Cuba cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Cuba Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Cuba for a week is $1,690-$5,315($241-$759 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $83 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $979 to $2,280 for first class

Lodging: $73 to $129 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $209 to $409 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Cuba for a week is $2,949-$8,184($421-$1,169 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $79 to $167 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,958 to $4,561 for first class

Lodging: $73 to $129 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $209 to $409 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Cuba for a week is $5,892-$15,119($842-$2,160 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $158 to $333 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,916 to $9,122 for first class

Lodging: $145 to $257 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $316 to $611 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Cuba Hotel Prices

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

Cuba 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 Cuba 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 Cuba.

 

Flight Costs to Cuba

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,026 average in late December to a low of $563 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $566. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Cuba our data includes thousands of originating airports, and hundreds of airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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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 Cuba, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $463, so you can easily save about 82% 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 Cuba can easily cost $158 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $11 per person. Private tours can cost $317 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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