The average price of a 7-day trip to Hongdae is $1,714 for a solo traveler, $3,078 for a couple, and $5,771 for a family of 4. Hongdae hotels range from $49 to $175 per night with an average of $54, while most vacation rentals will cost $130 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Gimpo International Airport (GMP) are between $1,307 and $1,841 per person for economy flights and $4,101 to $5,777 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $30 to $57 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 Hongdae, KR

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

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 20th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Hongdae is usually late October to early November.

 

Average Hongdae Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Hongdae for a week is $1,238-$2,390($177-$341 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $57 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $698 to $1,583 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $59 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $56 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Hongdae for a week is $3,364-$4,888($481-$698 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $114 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,396 to $3,166 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $59 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $56 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Hongdae for a week is $4,136-$8,636($591-$1,234 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $228 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,792 to $6,332 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $118 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $84 to $102 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Hongdae

How cheap can you make a vacation to Hongdae? The cheapest trip to Hongdae is about $148 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 $42 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 $39.

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 Hongdae for a week is $1,037-$2,232($148-$319 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $15 to $31 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $698 to $1,583 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $72 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Hongdae for a week is $1,840-$4,032($263-$576 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $62 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,396 to $3,166 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $72 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Hongdae for a week is $3,566-$7,848($509-$1,121 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $124 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,792 to $6,332 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $98 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $59 to $108 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Hongdae cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Hongdae Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Hongdae for a week is $2,445-$9,389($349-$1,341 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $57 to $103 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,494 to $3,388 for first class

Lodging: $92 to $175 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Hongdae for a week is $4,338-$13,498($620-$1,928 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $206 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,988 to $6,776 for first class

Lodging: $92 to $175 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Hongdae for a week is $8,676-$24,356($1,239-$3,479 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $412 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,976 to $13,552 for first class

Lodging: $184 to $350 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $640 to $1,320 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Hongdae Hotel Prices

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

Hongdae 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 Hongdae 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 Hongdae.

 

Flight Costs to Hongdae

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,841 average in late July to a low of $1,307 in late October to early November. Median flight price is $1,309. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Hongdae our data includes 138 originating airports, and 74 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Hongdae from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $9,536 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Taegu International (TAE) in Taegu (South Korea) at an average of just $88.

 

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 Hongdae, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $535, so you can easily save about 41% 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 Hongdae can easily cost $230 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $15 per person. Private tours can cost $462 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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