The average price of a 7-day trip to Germany is $1,379 for a solo traveler, $2,217 for a couple, and $2,208 for a family of 4. Germany hotels range from $50 to $222 per night with an average of $90, while most vacation rentals will cost $130 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Germany (from all airports) are between $750 and $1,179 per person for economy flights and $2,355 to $3,702 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $38 to $78 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 Germany

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

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Germany is usually mid January.

 

Average Germany Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Germany for a week is $1,043-$2,180($149-$311 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $78 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $399 to $1,094 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $63 to $77 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Germany for a week is $1,707-$3,820($244-$546 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $156 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $797 to $2,188 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $63 to $77 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Germany for a week is $3,236-$7,648($462-$1,093 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $153 to $313 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,595 to $4,377 for economy

Lodging: $136 to $180 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $95 to $116 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Germany

How cheap can you make a vacation to Germany? The cheapest trip to Germany is about $113 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% 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 $43.

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 Germany for a week is $790-$1,954($113-$279 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $399 to $1,094 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $69 to $99 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Germany for a week is $1,321-$3,314($189-$473 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $797 to $2,188 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $69 to $99 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Germany for a week is $2,643-$6,329($378-$904 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,595 to $4,377 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $101 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $103 to $148 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Germany cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Germany Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Germany for a week is $2,222-$8,568($317-$1,224 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $156 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,000 to $2,736 for first class

Lodging: $115 to $222 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $396 to $790 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Germany for a week is $3,760-$12,403($537-$1,772 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $153 to $313 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,999 to $5,472 for first class

Lodging: $115 to $222 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $396 to $790 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Germany for a week is $7,526-$22,422($1,075-$3,203 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $306 to $625 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,998 to $10,943 for first class

Lodging: $231 to $445 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $593 to $1,184 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Germany Hotel Prices

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

Germany 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.

Key
Hotel Price

Prices are based on Germany 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.

Key
Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Germany.

 

Flight Costs to Germany

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,179 average in early July to a low of $750 in mid January. Median flight price is $838. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Germany our data includes thousands of originating airports, and hundreds of airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

Key
Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

Key
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 Germany, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $429, so you can easily save about 57% 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 Germany can easily cost $285 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $570 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.

 

Other Germany Guides