The average price of a 7-day trip to Japantown is $1,913 for a solo traveler, $3,436 for a couple, and $6,441 for a family of 4. Japantown hotels range from $82 to $357 per night with an average of $149, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) are between $745 and $1,391 per person for economy flights and $2,338 to $4,365 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $54 to $123 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 Japantown, CA, US

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

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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

 

Average Japantown Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Japantown for a week is $1,518-$3,051($217-$436 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $123 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $438 to $1,182 for economy

Lodging: $117 to $160 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $138 to $168 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Japantown for a week is $2,948-$5,512($421-$787 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $246 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $876 to $2,364 for economy

Lodging: $117 to $160 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $138 to $168 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Japantown for a week is $4,506-$10,092($644-$1,442 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $492 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,752 to $4,728 for economy

Lodging: $234 to $320 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $207 to $269 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Japantown

How cheap can you make a vacation to Japantown? The cheapest trip to Japantown is about $111 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 $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 $68.

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 Japantown for a week is $775-$2,115($111-$302 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $31 to $63 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $438 to $1,182 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $82 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Japantown for a week is $1,430-$3,738($204-$534 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $126 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $876 to $2,364 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $82 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Japantown for a week is $2,788-$7,476($398-$1,068 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $252 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,752 to $4,728 for economy

Lodging: $136 to $164 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $96 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Japantown cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Japantown Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Japantown for a week is $2,942-$10,566($420-$1,509 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $119 to $246 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $981 to $3,144 for first class

Lodging: $188 to $357 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $950 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Japantown for a week is $4,756-$15,432($679-$2,205 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $238 to $492 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,962 to $6,288 for first class

Lodging: $188 to $357 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $950 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Japantown for a week is $9,512-$28,584($1,359-$4,083 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $476 to $984 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,924 to $12,576 for first class

Lodging: $376 to $714 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $700 to $1,520 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Japantown Hotel Prices

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

Japantown 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 Japantown 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 Japantown.

 

Flight Costs to Japantown

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,391 average in early January to a low of $745 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $846. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Japantown our data includes 1,773 originating airports, and 227 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Japantown from an airport like Presidente Nicolau Lobato International (DIL) in Dili (Timor-Leste) for an average $9,252 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Los Angeles International (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA (the United States) at an average of just $131.

 

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 Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Japantown, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $646, so you can easily save about 87% 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 Japantown can easily cost $470 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $31 per person. Private tours can cost $943 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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