The average price of a 7-day trip to Karatsu is $2,296 for a solo traveler, $4,124 for a couple, and $7,731 for a family of 4. Karatsu hotels range from $64 to $292 per night with an average of $110, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $480 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Saga Airport (HSG) are between $1,064 and $2,537 per person for economy flights and $3,339 to $7,961 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $58 to $92 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 Karatsu, JP

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

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the weeks of January 22nd and February 5th)
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the week of November 26th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Karatsu is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Karatsu Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Karatsu for a week is $1,597-$3,395($228-$485 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $92 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $705 to $2,055 for economy

Lodging: $81 to $116 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $83 to $101 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Karatsu for a week is $3,426-$7,058($489-$1,008 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $184 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,410 to $4,110 for economy

Lodging: $81 to $116 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $83 to $101 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Karatsu for a week is $5,194-$12,188($742-$1,741 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $232 to $368 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,820 to $8,220 for economy

Lodging: $162 to $232 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $125 to $141 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Karatsu

How cheap can you make a vacation to Karatsu? The cheapest trip to Karatsu is about $171 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 $180 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 $54.

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 Karatsu for a week is $1,197-$3,598($171-$514 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $49 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $705 to $2,055 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $64 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Karatsu for a week is $2,070-$5,996($296-$857 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $98 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,410 to $4,110 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $64 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Karatsu for a week is $4,140-$11,512($591-$1,645 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $196 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,820 to $8,220 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $128 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $252 to $320 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Karatsu cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Karatsu Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Karatsu for a week is $3,543-$12,434($506-$1,776 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $202 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,777 to $5,836 for first class

Lodging: $145 to $292 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $864 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Karatsu for a week is $6,216-$19,684($888-$2,812 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $256 to $404 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,554 to $11,672 for first class

Lodging: $145 to $292 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $864 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Karatsu for a week is $12,432-$36,776($1,776-$5,254 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $512 to $808 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $7,108 to $23,344 for first class

Lodging: $290 to $584 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $720 to $1,296 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Karatsu Hotel Prices

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

Karatsu 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 Karatsu 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 Karatsu.

 

Flight Costs to Karatsu

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,537 average in late May to early June to a low of $1,064 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $1,221. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Karatsu our data includes 16 originating airports, and 27 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Karatsu from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $8,926 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Tokyo International (HND) in Tokyo (Japan) at an average of just $346.

 

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 Karatsu, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,473, so you can easily save about 138% 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 Karatsu can easily cost $360 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $24 per person. Private tours can cost $728 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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