The average price of a 7-day trip to Hikone is $989 for a solo traveler, $1,776 for a couple, and $3,330 for a family of 4. Hikone hotels range from $47 to $213 per night with an average of $45, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $740 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Nagoya Airport (NKM) are between $206 and $328 per person for economy flights and $646 to $1,029 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $30 to $85 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 Hikone, JP

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

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • September 3rd to October 7th (except the week of September 10th)
  • November 19th to December 16th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Hikone is usually late February and early March.

 

Average Hikone Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Hikone for a week is $823-$1,394($118-$199 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $85 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $211 to $295 for economy

Lodging: $67 to $78 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $68 to $84 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Hikone for a week is $1,234-$2,350($176-$336 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $170 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $422 to $590 for economy

Lodging: $67 to $78 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $68 to $84 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Hikone for a week is $2,254-$4,496($322-$642 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $340 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $844 to $1,180 for economy

Lodging: $134 to $156 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $95 to $134 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Hikone

How cheap can you make a vacation to Hikone? The cheapest trip to Hikone is about $83 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 3% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $100 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 $41.

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 Hikone for a week is $583-$1,260($83-$180 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $35 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $211 to $295 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Hikone for a week is $920-$1,800($131-$257 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $70 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $422 to $590 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Hikone for a week is $1,840-$3,240($263-$463 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $140 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $844 to $1,180 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $94 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $180 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Hikone cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Hikone Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Hikone for a week is $1,539-$10,903($220-$1,558 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $57 to $187 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $504 to $714 for first class

Lodging: $106 to $213 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $740 to $1,480 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Hikone for a week is $2,442-$12,926($349-$1,847 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $374 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,008 to $1,428 for first class

Lodging: $106 to $213 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $740 to $1,480 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Hikone for a week is $4,884-$20,524($698-$2,932 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $748 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,016 to $2,856 for first class

Lodging: $212 to $426 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,036 to $2,072 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Hikone Hotel Prices

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

Hikone 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 Hikone 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 Hikone.

 

Flight Costs to Hikone

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $328 average in early August to a low of $206 in late February and early March. Median flight price is $227. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Hikone our data includes 11 originating airports, and 2 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Hikone from an airport like Yamagata (GAJ) in Yamagata (Japan) for an average $274 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Fukuoka (FUK) in Fukuoka (Japan) at an average of just $216.

 

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 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 Hikone, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $122, so you can easily save about 59% 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 Hikone can easily cost $270 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $532 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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