The average price of a 7-day trip to Portugal is $1,233 for a solo traveler, $2,017 for a couple, and $1,905 for a family of 4. Portugal hotels range from $45 to $199 per night with an average of $75, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $480 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Portugal (from all airports) are between $725 and $1,190 per person for economy flights and $2,277 to $3,737 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $35 to $71 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 Portugal

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

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • October 1st to December 16th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Portugal is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Portugal Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Portugal for a week is $973-$2,110($139-$301 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $35 to $71 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $398 to $1,031 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $71 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $79 to $97 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Portugal for a week is $1,616-$3,638($231-$520 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $142 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $796 to $2,062 for economy

Lodging: $55 to $71 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $79 to $97 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Portugal for a week is $3,231-$6,982($462-$997 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $284 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,591 to $4,124 for economy

Lodging: $110 to $142 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $120 to $145 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Portugal

How cheap can you make a vacation to Portugal? The cheapest trip to Portugal is about $106 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 $19 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 Portugal for a week is $745-$1,816($106-$259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $17 to $35 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $398 to $1,031 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $45 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $59 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Portugal for a week is $1,269-$3,085($181-$441 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $35 to $69 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $796 to $2,062 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $45 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $59 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Portugal for a week is $2,530-$5,907($361-$844 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $69 to $139 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,591 to $4,124 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $90 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $89 to $135 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Portugal cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Portugal Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Portugal for a week is $2,072-$9,310($296-$1,330 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $71 to $143 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $987 to $2,579 for first class

Lodging: $98 to $199 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $476 to $955 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Portugal for a week is $3,549-$12,883($507-$1,840 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $141 to $285 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,974 to $5,158 for first class

Lodging: $98 to $199 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $476 to $955 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Portugal for a week is $7,093-$22,917($1,013-$3,274 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $282 to $570 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,949 to $10,317 for first class

Lodging: $195 to $397 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $714 to $1,435 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Portugal Hotel Prices

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

Portugal 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 Portugal 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 Portugal.

 

Flight Costs to Portugal

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,190 average in early August to a low of $725 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $785. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Portugal our data includes thousands of originating airports, and hundreds of airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations.

 

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 Portugal, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $465, so you can easily save about 64% 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 Portugal can easily cost $259 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $17 per person. Private tours can cost $519 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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