The average price of a 7-day trip to Portsmouth is $1,426 for a solo traveler, $2,561 for a couple, and $4,801 for a family of 4. Portsmouth hotels range from $47 to $215 per night with an average of $78, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $460 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) are between $606 and $1,032 per person for economy flights and $1,902 to $3,238 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $30 to $72 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 Portsmouth, GB

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

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 29th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Portsmouth is usually early October.

 

Average Portsmouth Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Portsmouth for a week is $930-$2,156($133-$308 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $72 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $342 to $908 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $79 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $102 to $124 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Portsmouth for a week is $2,010-$3,816($287-$545 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $144 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $684 to $1,816 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $79 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $102 to $124 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Portsmouth for a week is $2,964-$6,764($423-$966 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $288 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,368 to $3,632 for economy

Lodging: $126 to $158 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $163 to $186 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Portsmouth

How cheap can you make a vacation to Portsmouth? The cheapest trip to Portsmouth is about $99 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 $80 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 $38.

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 Portsmouth for a week is $696-$1,820($99-$260 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $36 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $342 to $908 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $110 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Portsmouth for a week is $1,164-$2,980($166-$426 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $72 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $684 to $1,816 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $110 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Portsmouth for a week is $2,328-$5,630($333-$804 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $144 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,368 to $3,632 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $94 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $128 to $165 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Portsmouth cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Portsmouth Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Portsmouth for a week is $1,758-$8,874($251-$1,268 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $63 to $137 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $831 to $1,843 for first class

Lodging: $81 to $215 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $1,012 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Portsmouth for a week is $3,030-$11,676($433-$1,668 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $126 to $274 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,662 to $3,686 for first class

Lodging: $81 to $215 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $1,012 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Portsmouth for a week is $6,060-$19,710($866-$2,816 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $252 to $548 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,324 to $7,372 for first class

Lodging: $162 to $430 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $690 to $1,417 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Portsmouth Hotel Prices

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

Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth.

 

Flight Costs to Portsmouth

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,032 average in early July to a low of $606 in early October. Median flight price is $709. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Portsmouth our data includes 451 originating airports, and 185 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Portsmouth from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $9,008 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Jersey (JER) in Jersey (the United Kingdom) at an average of just $78.

 

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 Monday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Portsmouth, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $427, so you can easily save about 70% 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 Portsmouth can easily cost $270 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $537 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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