The average price of a 7-day trip to Oulu is $1,386 for a solo traveler, $2,489 for a couple, and $4,667 for a family of 4. Oulu hotels range from $50 to $227 per night with an average of $100, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $480 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL) are between $617 and $979 per person for economy flights and $1,936 to $3,072 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $36 to $84 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 Oulu, FI

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

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 1st to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Oulu is usually early November.

 

Average Oulu Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Oulu for a week is $976-$2,028($139-$290 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $84 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $352 to $852 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $98 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $62 to $76 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Oulu for a week is $2,110-$3,722($301-$532 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $168 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $704 to $1,704 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $98 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $62 to $76 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Oulu for a week is $3,010-$6,936($430-$991 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $336 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,408 to $3,408 for economy

Lodging: $148 to $196 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $99 to $106 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Oulu

How cheap can you make a vacation to Oulu? The cheapest trip to Oulu is about $106 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 $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 $43.

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 Oulu for a week is $743-$1,898($106-$271 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $352 to $852 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Oulu for a week is $1,228-$3,016($175-$431 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $704 to $1,704 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Oulu for a week is $2,456-$5,642($351-$806 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,408 to $3,408 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $100 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $150 to $195 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Oulu cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Oulu Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Oulu for a week is $2,127-$9,017($304-$1,288 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $160 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $961 to $1,849 for first class

Lodging: $115 to $227 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Oulu for a week is $3,564-$11,986($509-$1,712 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $320 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,922 to $3,698 for first class

Lodging: $115 to $227 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Oulu for a week is $7,128-$21,554($1,018-$3,079 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $640 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,844 to $7,396 for first class

Lodging: $230 to $454 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $768 to $1,613 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Oulu Hotel Prices

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

Oulu 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 Oulu 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 Oulu.

 

Flight Costs to Oulu

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $979 average in early August to a low of $617 in early November. Median flight price is $667. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Oulu our data includes 287 originating airports, and 169 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Oulu from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $9,859 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Oulu (OUL) in Oulu (Finland) at an average of just $86.

 

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 Oulu, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $362, 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 Oulu can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $567 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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