The average price of a 7-day trip to Mecca is $1,451 for a solo traveler, $2,606 for a couple, and $4,886 for a family of 4. Mecca hotels range from $31 to $98 per night with an average of $61, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $740 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) are between $810 and $1,290 per person for economy flights and $2,542 to $4,048 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $21 to $53 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.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Mecca, SA

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

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 20th to December 9th

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

 

Average Mecca Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Mecca for a week is $817-$2,208($117-$315 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $53 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $442 to $1,135 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $40 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $117 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Mecca for a week is $2,142-$4,024($306-$575 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $106 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $884 to $2,270 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $40 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $117 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Mecca for a week is $2,812-$7,008($402-$1,001 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $212 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,768 to $4,540 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $80 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $152 to $164 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Mecca

How cheap can you make a vacation to Mecca? The cheapest trip to Mecca is about $99 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% 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 $28.

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 Mecca for a week is $694-$2,143($99-$306 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $12 to $24 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $442 to $1,135 for economy

Lodging: $28 to $31 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 Mecca for a week is $1,220-$3,446($174-$492 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $48 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $884 to $2,270 for economy

Lodging: $28 to $31 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 Mecca for a week is $2,440-$6,388($349-$913 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $96 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,768 to $4,540 for economy

Lodging: $56 to $62 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $150 to $196 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Mecca cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Mecca Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Mecca for a week is $1,738-$11,666($248-$1,667 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $95 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,158 to $2,565 for first class

Lodging: $43 to $98 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $740 to $1,406 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Mecca for a week is $3,218-$14,896($460-$2,128 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $190 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,316 to $5,130 for first class

Lodging: $43 to $98 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $740 to $1,406 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Mecca for a week is $6,436-$26,420($919-$3,774 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $380 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,632 to $10,260 for first class

Lodging: $86 to $196 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,110 to $2,250 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Mecca Hotel Prices

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

Mecca 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 Mecca 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 Mecca.

 

Flight Costs to Mecca

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,290 average in early August to a low of $810 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $792. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Mecca our data includes 246 originating airports, and 142 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Mecca from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $8,370 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Prince Abdulmohsin Bin Abdulaziz (YNB) in Yenbo (Saudi Arabia) at an average of just $73.

 

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 Thursday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Mecca, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $480, 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 Mecca can easily cost $180 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $12 per person. Private tours can cost $353 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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