The average price of a 7-day trip to Jerusalem is $1,810 for a solo traveler, $3,251 for a couple, and $6,094 for a family of 4. Jerusalem hotels range from $55 to $282 per night with an average of $126, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) are between $866 and $1,381 per person for economy flights and $2,718 to $4,334 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $46 to $106 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 Jerusalem, IL

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to October 14th (except the week of October 1st)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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

 

Average Jerusalem Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Jerusalem for a week is $1,263-$2,809($180-$401 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $106 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $509 to $1,119 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $110 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $130 to $158 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Jerusalem for a week is $2,808-$5,194($401-$742 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $212 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,018 to $2,238 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $110 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $130 to $158 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Jerusalem for a week is $4,188-$8,770($598-$1,253 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $424 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,036 to $4,476 for economy

Lodging: $144 to $220 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $195 to $221 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Jerusalem

How cheap can you make a vacation to Jerusalem? The cheapest trip to Jerusalem is about $116 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 $46.

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 Jerusalem for a week is $811-$1,813($116-$259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $52 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $509 to $1,119 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Jerusalem for a week is $1,502-$3,296($215-$471 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $104 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,018 to $2,238 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Jerusalem for a week is $2,932-$6,592($419-$942 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $208 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,036 to $4,476 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $110 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $60 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Jerusalem cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Jerusalem Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Jerusalem for a week is $2,981-$10,524($426-$1,503 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $97 to $233 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,456 to $2,965 for first class

Lodging: $141 to $282 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $988 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Jerusalem for a week is $5,116-$15,120($731-$2,160 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $194 to $466 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,912 to $5,930 for first class

Lodging: $141 to $282 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $988 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Jerusalem for a week is $10,232-$27,276($1,462-$3,897 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $388 to $932 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,824 to $11,860 for first class

Lodging: $282 to $564 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $780 to $1,482 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Jerusalem Hotel Prices

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

Jerusalem 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 Jerusalem 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 Jerusalem.

 

Flight Costs to Jerusalem

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,381 average in mid October to a low of $866 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $1,139. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Jerusalem our data includes 381 originating airports, and 180 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Jerusalem from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $8,480 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Larnaka International (LCA) in Larnaca (Cyprus) at an average of just $152.

 

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 Jerusalem, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $514, 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 Jerusalem can easily cost $390 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $26 per person. Private tours can cost $775 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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