The average price of a 7-day trip to Dublin is $1,699 for a solo traveler, $3,051 for a couple, and $5,721 for a family of 4. Dublin hotels range from $68 to $257 per night with an average of $126, while most vacation rentals will cost $250 to $590 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Dublin Airport (DUB) are between $617 and $960 per person for economy flights and $1,936 to $3,012 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $53 to $105 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 Dublin, IE

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

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 17th to December 16th

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

 

Average Dublin Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Dublin for a week is $1,262-$2,618($180-$374 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $53 to $105 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $345 to $845 for economy

Lodging: $91 to $110 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $142 to $173 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Dublin for a week is $2,522-$4,428($360-$633 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $106 to $210 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $690 to $1,690 for economy

Lodging: $91 to $110 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $142 to $173 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Dublin for a week is $3,956-$7,880($565-$1,126 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $212 to $420 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,380 to $3,380 for economy

Lodging: $182 to $220 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $213 to $260 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Dublin

How cheap can you make a vacation to Dublin? The cheapest trip to Dublin is about $111 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $42 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 $60.

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 Dublin for a week is $779-$1,617($111-$231 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $52 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $345 to $845 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $68 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Dublin for a week is $1,306-$2,826($187-$404 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $104 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $690 to $1,690 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $68 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Dublin for a week is $2,486-$5,652($355-$807 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $208 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,380 to $3,380 for economy

Lodging: $120 to $136 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $63 to $93 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Dublin cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Dublin Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Dublin for a week is $2,442-$10,913($349-$1,559 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $106 to $189 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $794 to $2,510 for first class

Lodging: $151 to $257 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $590 to $1,180 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Dublin for a week is $3,978-$14,746($568-$2,107 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $212 to $378 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,588 to $5,020 for first class

Lodging: $151 to $257 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $590 to $1,180 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Dublin for a week is $7,956-$26,660($1,137-$3,809 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $424 to $756 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,176 to $10,040 for first class

Lodging: $302 to $514 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $826 to $1,888 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Dublin Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Dublin is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Dublin 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.

Dublin 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 Dublin 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 Dublin.

 

Flight Costs to Dublin

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $960 average in mid December to a low of $617 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $802. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Dublin our data includes 471 originating airports, and 177 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Dublin from an airport like Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) in Martha’s Vineyard, MA (the United States) for an average $2,947 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Doncaster Sheffield (DSA) in Finningley (the United Kingdom) at an average of just $72.

 

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 Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Monday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Dublin, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $343, so you can easily save about 56% 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 Dublin can easily cost $390 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $26 per person. Private tours can cost $777 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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