The average price of a 7-day trip to Folkestone is $1,586 for a solo traveler, $2,848 for a couple, and $5,340 for a family of 4. Folkestone hotels range from $34 to $198 per night with an average of $62, while most vacation rentals will cost $210 to $430 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 $31 to $71 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 Folkestone, GB

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to LCY and stay in a Folkestone 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 Folkestone is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Folkestone Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Folkestone for a week is $913-$2,447($130-$350 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $31 to $71 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $438 to $960 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $67 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $135 to $165 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Folkestone for a week is $2,196-$4,298($314-$614 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $142 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $876 to $1,920 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $67 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $135 to $165 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Folkestone for a week is $3,136-$7,316($448-$1,045 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $284 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,752 to $3,840 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $134 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $203 to $248 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Folkestone

How cheap can you make a vacation to Folkestone? The cheapest trip to Folkestone is about $103 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 $160 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 $29.

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 Folkestone for a week is $724-$2,331($103-$333 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $33 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $438 to $960 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Folkestone for a week is $1,274-$3,522($182-$503 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $66 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $876 to $1,920 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $34 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Folkestone for a week is $2,548-$6,360($364-$909 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $132 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,752 to $3,840 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $68 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $266 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Folkestone cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Folkestone Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Folkestone for a week is $2,142-$8,159($306-$1,166 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $59 to $135 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,213 to $2,054 for first class

Lodging: $86 to $198 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $430 to $860 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Folkestone for a week is $3,768-$11,158($538-$1,594 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $118 to $270 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,426 to $4,108 for first class

Lodging: $86 to $198 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $430 to $860 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Folkestone for a week is $7,536-$19,736($1,077-$2,819 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $236 to $540 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,852 to $8,216 for first class

Lodging: $172 to $396 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $602 to $1,290 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Folkestone Hotel Prices

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

Folkestone 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 Folkestone 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 Folkestone.

 

Flight Costs to Folkestone

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 Folkestone our data includes 251 originating airports, and 85 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Folkestone 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 Folkestone, 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 Folkestone can easily cost $250 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $16 per person. Private tours can cost $494 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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