The average price of a 7-day trip to Gatineau is $1,211 for a solo traveler, $2,175 for a couple, and $4,077 for a family of 4. Gatineau hotels range from $53 to $241 per night with an average of $79, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport (YOW) are between $462 and $664 per person for economy flights and $1,450 to $2,084 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $36 to $90 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 Gatineau, QC, CA

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Gatineau is usually late January.

 

Average Gatineau Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Gatineau for a week is $1,042-$1,821($149-$260 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $90 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $340 to $591 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $100 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $75 to $91 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Gatineau for a week is $1,878-$3,188($268-$455 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $180 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $680 to $1,182 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $100 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $75 to $91 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Gatineau for a week is $3,088-$6,084($441-$869 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $360 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,360 to $2,364 for economy

Lodging: $152 to $200 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $120 to $146 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Gatineau

How cheap can you make a vacation to Gatineau? The cheapest trip to Gatineau is about $86 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 $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 $45.

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 Gatineau for a week is $600-$1,189($86-$170 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $40 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $340 to $591 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $53 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Gatineau for a week is $1,080-$2,060($154-$294 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $80 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $680 to $1,182 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $53 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Gatineau for a week is $2,088-$4,120($298-$589 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $160 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,360 to $2,364 for economy

Lodging: $90 to $106 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Gatineau cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Gatineau Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Gatineau for a week is $2,060-$6,771($294-$967 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $180 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $864 to $1,407 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $241 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Gatineau for a week is $3,400-$9,438($486-$1,348 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $360 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,728 to $2,814 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $241 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Gatineau for a week is $6,800-$16,824($971-$2,403 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $720 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,456 to $5,628 for first class

Lodging: $240 to $482 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $532 to $1,026 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Gatineau Hotel Prices

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

Gatineau 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 Gatineau 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 Gatineau.

 

Flight Costs to Gatineau

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $664 average in mid December to a low of $462 in late January. Median flight price is $480. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Gatineau our data includes 204 originating airports, and 71 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Gatineau from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $3,265 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ) in Toronto (Canada) at an average of just $218.

 

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 Gatineau, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $202, so you can easily save about 44% 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 Gatineau can easily cost $300 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $601 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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