The average price of a 7-day trip to Malacca is $445 for a solo traveler, $799 for a couple, and $1,498 for a family of 4. Malacca hotels range from $11 to $70 per night with an average of $26, while most vacation rentals will cost $130 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Malacca Airport (MKZ) are between $61 and $99 per person for economy flights and $191 to $311 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $13 to $35 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 Malacca, MY

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

  • February 5th to March 11th
  • July 2nd to November 18th (except the week of August 6th)

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

 

Average Malacca Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Malacca for a week is $263-$723($38-$103 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $13 to $35 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $58 to $88 for economy

Lodging: $19 to $32 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $53 to $65 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Malacca for a week is $418-$1,078($60-$154 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $70 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $116 to $176 for economy

Lodging: $19 to $32 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $53 to $65 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Malacca for a week is $824-$1,878($118-$268 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $140 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $232 to $352 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $64 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $74 to $91 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Malacca

How cheap can you make a vacation to Malacca? The cheapest trip to Malacca is about $24 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 $64 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 $10.

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 Malacca for a week is $167-$810($24-$116 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $7 to $14 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $58 to $88 for economy

Lodging: $10 to $11 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $104 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Malacca for a week is $274-$996($39-$142 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $28 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $116 to $176 for economy

Lodging: $10 to $11 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $104 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Malacca for a week is $548-$1,740($78-$249 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $232 to $352 for economy

Lodging: $20 to $22 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $90 to $166 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Malacca cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Malacca Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Malacca for a week is $562-$5,282($80-$755 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $77 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $140 to $183 for first class

Lodging: $40 to $70 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Malacca for a week is $884-$6,004($126-$858 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $154 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $280 to $366 for first class

Lodging: $40 to $70 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Malacca for a week is $1,768-$9,728($253-$1,390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $308 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $560 to $732 for first class

Lodging: $80 to $140 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $532 to $1,140 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Malacca Hotel Prices

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

Malacca 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 Malacca 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 Malacca.

 

Flight Costs to Malacca

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $99 average in late January to a low of $61 in late September. Median flight price is $81. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Malacca our data includes 8 originating airports, and 3 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Malacca from an airport like Simpang Tiga (PKU) in Pekanbaru (Indonesia) for an average $122 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Penang International (PEN) in Bayan Lepas (Malaysia) at an average of just $55.

 

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 Malacca, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $38, so you can easily save about 62% 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 Malacca can easily cost $110 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $7 per person. Private tours can cost $215 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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