The average price of a 7-day trip to Gyeongju is $759 for a solo traveler, $1,363 for a couple, and $2,556 for a family of 4. Gyeongju hotels range from $40 to $184 per night with an average of $59, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $420 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Pohang Airport (KPO) are between $226 and $226 per person for economy flights and $709 to $709 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $29 to $59 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 Gyeongju, KR

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

  • July 16th to September 9th
  • October 8th to October 21st

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Gyeongju is usually mid October.

 

Average Gyeongju Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Gyeongju for a week is $765-$1,066($109-$152 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $59 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $226 to $203 for economy

Lodging: $56 to $60 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $75 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Gyeongju for a week is $1,194-$1,728($171-$247 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $118 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $452 to $406 for economy

Lodging: $56 to $60 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $75 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Gyeongju for a week is $2,304-$3,184($329-$455 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $236 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $904 to $812 for economy

Lodging: $112 to $120 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $98 to $105 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Gyeongju

How cheap can you make a vacation to Gyeongju? The cheapest trip to Gyeongju is about $64 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 7% 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 $34.

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 Gyeongju for a week is $451-$713($64-$102 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $15 to $30 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $226 to $203 for economy

Lodging: $34 to $40 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 Gyeongju for a week is $782-$1,126($112-$161 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $60 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $452 to $406 for economy

Lodging: $34 to $40 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 Gyeongju for a week is $1,504-$2,132($215-$305 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $120 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $904 to $812 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $80 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $75 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Gyeongju cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Gyeongju Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Gyeongju for a week is $1,511-$6,381($216-$912 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $106 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $475 to $599 for first class

Lodging: $98 to $184 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Gyeongju for a week is $2,434-$7,722($348-$1,103 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $212 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $950 to $1,198 for first class

Lodging: $98 to $184 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Gyeongju for a week is $4,868-$12,420($695-$1,774 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $256 to $424 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,900 to $2,396 for first class

Lodging: $196 to $368 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $588 to $1,176 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Gyeongju Hotel Prices

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

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

 

Flight Costs to Gyeongju

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $226 average in mid October to a low of $226 in mid October. Median flight price is $226. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Gyeongju our data includes 2 originating airports, and 2 airlines. The area has less variance in price compared with other locations.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Gyeongju, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $0, so you can easily save about 1% 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 Gyeongju can easily cost $230 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $15 per person. Private tours can cost $457 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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