The average price of a 7-day trip to Hangzhou is $1,513 for a solo traveler, $2,717 for a couple, and $5,094 for a family of 4. Hangzhou hotels range from $61 to $172 per night with an average of $106, while most vacation rentals will cost $130 to $320 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Xiaoshan Airport (HGH) are between $748 and $1,075 per person for economy flights and $2,347 to $3,373 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $52 to $102 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 Hangzhou, CN

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

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Hangzhou is usually early September.

 

Average Hangzhou Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Hangzhou for a week is $1,205-$2,239($172-$320 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $102 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $499 to $925 for economy

Lodging: $93 to $100 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $57 to $69 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Hangzhou for a week is $2,566-$4,178($367-$597 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $204 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $998 to $1,850 for economy

Lodging: $93 to $100 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $57 to $69 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Hangzhou for a week is $3,998-$7,756($571-$1,108 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $208 to $408 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,996 to $3,700 for economy

Lodging: $186 to $200 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $91 to $104 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Hangzhou

How cheap can you make a vacation to Hangzhou? The cheapest trip to Hangzhou is about $112 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 $21 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 $49.

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 Hangzhou for a week is $786-$1,613($112-$230 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $46 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $499 to $925 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $61 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $41 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Hangzhou for a week is $1,446-$2,860($207-$409 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $92 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $998 to $1,850 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $61 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $41 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Hangzhou for a week is $2,832-$5,720($405-$817 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,996 to $3,700 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $122 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $57 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Hangzhou cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Hangzhou Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Hangzhou for a week is $2,573-$7,390($368-$1,056 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $99 to $224 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,148 to $2,174 for first class

Lodging: $122 to $172 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $608 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Hangzhou for a week is $4,414-$11,132($631-$1,590 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $198 to $448 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,296 to $4,348 for first class

Lodging: $122 to $172 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $608 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Hangzhou for a week is $8,828-$20,440($1,261-$2,920 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $396 to $896 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,592 to $8,696 for first class

Lodging: $244 to $344 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $480 to $912 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Hangzhou Hotel Prices

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

Hangzhou 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 Hangzhou 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 Hangzhou.

 

Flight Costs to Hangzhou

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,075 average in early August to a low of $748 in early September. Median flight price is $728. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Hangzhou our data includes 258 originating airports, and 129 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Hangzhou from an airport like London Stansted (STN) in London (the United Kingdom) for an average $4,197 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hong Kong International (HKG) in Hong Kong (Hong Kong) at an average of just $250.

 

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 Hangzhou, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $327, 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 Hangzhou can easily cost $350 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $695 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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