The average price of a 7-day trip to Paris is $1,450 for a solo traveler, $2,604 for a couple, and $4,882 for a family of 4. Paris hotels range from $68 to $422 per night with an average of $120, while most vacation rentals will cost $210 to $490 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) are between $622 and $1,010 per person for economy flights and $1,952 to $3,169 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $57 to $82 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 Paris, FR

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

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • October 1st to December 16th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Paris is usually mid January.

 

Average Paris Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Paris for a week is $1,246-$2,244($178-$321 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $57 to $82 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $355 to $848 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $96 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $112 to $137 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Paris for a week is $2,534-$3,990($362-$570 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $164 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $710 to $1,696 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $96 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $112 to $137 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Paris for a week is $3,958-$7,002($565-$1,000 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $328 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,420 to $3,392 for economy

Lodging: $164 to $192 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $157 to $219 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Paris

How cheap can you make a vacation to Paris? The cheapest trip to Paris is about $94 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 $21 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 $59.

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 Paris for a week is $656-$1,606($94-$229 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $50 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $355 to $848 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $68 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Paris for a week is $1,186-$2,804($169-$401 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $100 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $710 to $1,696 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $68 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Paris for a week is $2,312-$5,608($330-$801 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $200 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,420 to $3,392 for economy

Lodging: $118 to $136 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $77 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Paris cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Paris Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Paris for a week is $2,486-$8,797($355-$1,257 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $103 to $172 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $877 to $1,713 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $422 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $490 to $980 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Paris for a week is $4,084-$11,714($583-$1,673 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $206 to $344 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,754 to $3,426 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $422 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $490 to $980 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Paris for a week is $8,168-$19,900($1,167-$2,843 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $412 to $688 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,508 to $6,852 for first class

Lodging: $296 to $844 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $784 to $1,372 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Paris Hotel Prices

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

Paris 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 Paris 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 Paris.

 

Flight Costs to Paris

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,010 average in early August to a low of $622 in mid January. Median flight price is $756. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Paris our data includes 582 originating airports, and 210 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Paris from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $8,133 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like London Luton (LTN) in London (the United Kingdom) at an average of just $87.

 

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 Paris, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $388, 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 Paris can easily cost $370 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $25 per person. Private tours can cost $746 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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