The average price of a 7-day trip to Dover is $1,633 for a solo traveler, $2,933 for a couple, and $5,498 for a family of 4. Dover hotels range from $49 to $223 per night with an average of $82, while most vacation rentals will cost $230 to $490 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to London City Airport (LCY) are between $752 and $1,157 per person for economy flights and $2,360 to $3,631 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $44 to $68 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 Dover, GB

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

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 24th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Dover is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Dover Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Dover for a week is $1,118-$2,448($160-$350 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $68 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $438 to $1,030 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $82 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $128 to $157 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Dover for a week is $2,492-$4,208($356-$601 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $136 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $876 to $2,060 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $82 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $128 to $157 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Dover for a week is $3,728-$7,440($533-$1,063 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $176 to $272 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,752 to $4,120 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $164 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $192 to $236 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Dover

How cheap can you make a vacation to Dover? The cheapest trip to Dover is about $117 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $170 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 $41.

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 Dover for a week is $817-$2,549($117-$364 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $37 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $438 to $1,030 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $170 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Dover for a week is $1,388-$3,838($198-$548 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $74 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $876 to $2,060 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $170 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Dover for a week is $2,776-$6,920($397-$989 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $148 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,752 to $4,120 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $98 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $238 to $294 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Dover cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Dover Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Dover for a week is $2,062-$9,951($295-$1,422 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $143 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $902 to $2,482 for first class

Lodging: $86 to $223 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $490 to $1,078 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Dover for a week is $3,608-$13,434($515-$1,919 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $286 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,804 to $4,964 for first class

Lodging: $86 to $223 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $490 to $1,078 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Dover for a week is $7,216-$24,282($1,031-$3,469 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $368 to $572 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,608 to $9,928 for first class

Lodging: $172 to $446 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $784 to $1,725 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Dover Hotel Prices

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

Dover 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 Dover 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 Dover.

 

Flight Costs to Dover

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,157 average in early to mid June to a low of $752 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $879. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Dover our data includes 251 originating airports, and 85 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Dover from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $10,336 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Edinburgh (EDI) in Edinburgh (the United Kingdom) at an average of just $124.

 

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 Monday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Dover, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $406, so you can easily save about 54% 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 Dover can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $556 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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