The average price of a 7-day trip to Matsushima is $2,494 for a solo traveler, $4,479 for a couple, and $8,397 for a family of 4. Matsushima hotels range from $47 to $468 per night with an average of $213, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $580 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Sendai Airport (SDJ) are between $906 and $1,533 per person for economy flights and $2,843 to $4,811 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $66 to $173 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 Matsushima, JP

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

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of February 5th, February 19th and April 16th)
  • August 20th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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

 

Average Matsushima Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Matsushima for a week is $1,391-$3,972($199-$567 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $173 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $521 to $1,303 for economy

Lodging: $103 to $243 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $68 to $83 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Matsushima for a week is $3,144-$6,946($449-$992 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $346 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,042 to $2,606 for economy

Lodging: $103 to $243 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $68 to $83 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Matsushima for a week is $4,586-$12,972($655-$1,853 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $264 to $692 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,084 to $5,212 for economy

Lodging: $206 to $486 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $109 to $116 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Matsushima

How cheap can you make a vacation to Matsushima? The cheapest trip to Matsushima is about $145 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 5% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $100 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 $37.

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 Matsushima for a week is $1,016-$2,689($145-$384 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $78 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $521 to $1,303 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Matsushima for a week is $1,810-$4,538($259-$648 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $156 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,042 to $2,606 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Matsushima for a week is $3,620-$8,572($517-$1,225 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $156 to $312 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,084 to $5,212 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $94 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $196 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Matsushima cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Matsushima Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Matsushima for a week is $3,944-$12,832($563-$1,833 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $125 to $381 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,047 to $3,205 for first class

Lodging: $337 to $468 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $580 to $1,160 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Matsushima for a week is $5,866-$18,704($838-$2,672 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $250 to $762 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,094 to $6,410 for first class

Lodging: $337 to $468 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $580 to $1,160 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Matsushima for a week is $11,732-$33,232($1,676-$4,747 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $500 to $1,524 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,188 to $12,820 for first class

Lodging: $674 to $936 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $870 to $1,624 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Matsushima Hotel Prices

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

Matsushima 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 Matsushima 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 Matsushima.

 

Flight Costs to Matsushima

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,533 average in early August to a low of $906 in late September. Median flight price is $1,005. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Matsushima our data includes 49 originating airports, and 76 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Matsushima from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $8,454 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Kobe (UKB) in Kobe Honshu Island (Japan) at an average of just $136.

 

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 Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Matsushima, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $628, so you can easily save about 69% 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 Matsushima can easily cost $580 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $39 per person. Private tours can cost $1166 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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