The average price of a 7-day trip to Isle of Skye is $1,960 for a solo traveler, $3,520 for a couple, and $6,599 for a family of 4. Isle of Skye hotels range from $89 to $407 per night with an average of $158, while most vacation rentals will cost $260 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Glasgow Airport (GLA) are between $750 and $1,225 per person for economy flights and $2,354 to $3,844 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $65 to $133 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 Isle of Skye, GB

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to GLA and stay in a Isle of Skye hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Isle of Skye is usually mid November.

 

Average Isle of Skye Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $1,547-$2,836($221-$405 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $65 to $133 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $414 to $1,005 for economy

Lodging: $113 to $150 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $113 to $139 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $3,088-$5,212($441-$745 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $266 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $828 to $2,010 for economy

Lodging: $113 to $150 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $113 to $139 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $4,424-$9,544($632-$1,363 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $532 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,656 to $4,020 for economy

Lodging: $226 to $300 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $158 to $209 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Isle of Skye

How cheap can you make a vacation to Isle of Skye? The cheapest trip to Isle of Skye is about $155 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $140 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 $72.

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 Isle of Skye for a week is $1,084-$2,561($155-$366 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $68 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $414 to $1,005 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $89 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $1,736-$4,042($248-$577 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $136 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $828 to $2,010 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $89 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $3,472-$7,436($496-$1,062 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $272 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,656 to $4,020 for economy

Lodging: $144 to $178 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $252 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Isle of Skye cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Isle of Skye Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $3,156-$10,285($451-$1,469 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $239 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,076 to $2,372 for first class

Lodging: $202 to $407 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,040 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $5,100-$14,330($729-$2,047 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $248 to $478 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,152 to $4,744 for first class

Lodging: $202 to $407 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,040 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Isle of Skye for a week is $10,200-$25,540($1,457-$3,649 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $496 to $956 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,304 to $9,488 for first class

Lodging: $404 to $814 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $728 to $1,560 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Isle of Skye Hotel Prices

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

Isle of Skye 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 Isle of Skye 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 Isle of Skye.

 

Flight Costs to Isle of Skye

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,225 average in mid December to a low of $750 in mid November. Median flight price is $895. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Isle of Skye our data includes 277 originating airports, and 135 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Isle of Skye from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $12,205 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Campbeltown (CAL) in Campbeltown (the United Kingdom) at an average of just $78.

 

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 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 Isle of Skye, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $475, so you can easily save about 63% 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 Isle of Skye can easily cost $510 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $34 per person. Private tours can cost $1015 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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