The average price of a 7-day trip to Saitama is $1,641 for a solo traveler, $2,947 for a couple, and $5,525 for a family of 4. Saitama hotels range from $47 to $194 per night with an average of $69, while most vacation rentals will cost $40 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Tokyo International Airport (HND) are between $1,067 and $1,514 per person for economy flights and $3,348 to $4,751 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $27 to $74 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 Saitama, JP

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

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Saitama is usually late November to early December.

 

Average Saitama Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Saitama for a week is $1,088-$2,306($155-$329 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $27 to $74 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $623 to $1,302 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $81 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $46 to $56 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Saitama for a week is $2,788-$4,550($398-$650 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $148 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,246 to $2,604 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $81 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $46 to $56 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Saitama for a week is $3,632-$8,252($519-$1,179 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $296 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,492 to $5,208 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $162 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $64 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Saitama

How cheap can you make a vacation to Saitama? The cheapest trip to Saitama is about $139 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 16% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $40 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 $42.

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 Saitama for a week is $975-$2,006($139-$287 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $32 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $623 to $1,302 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Saitama for a week is $1,710-$3,532($244-$505 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $64 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,246 to $2,604 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Saitama for a week is $3,300-$6,776($471-$968 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $128 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,492 to $5,208 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $94 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $60 to $112 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Saitama cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Saitama Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Saitama for a week is $2,645-$7,858($378-$1,123 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $57 to $155 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,670 to $2,669 for first class

Lodging: $96 to $194 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Saitama for a week is $4,714-$11,612($673-$1,659 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $310 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,340 to $5,338 for first class

Lodging: $96 to $194 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Saitama for a week is $9,428-$21,580($1,347-$3,083 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $620 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,680 to $10,676 for first class

Lodging: $192 to $388 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $532 to $1,094 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Saitama Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Saitama is slightly lower than the average city. On average vacation rentals are less expensive than hotels. Luxury hotels are more expensive in Saitama due to hotel employees. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Saitama 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 Saitama 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 Saitama.

 

Flight Costs to Saitama

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,514 average in early August to a low of $1,067 in late November to early December. Median flight price is $1,158. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Saitama our data includes 376 originating airports, and 151 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Saitama from an airport like Knox County Regional (RKD) in Rockland, ME (the United States) for an average $8,070 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Yamagata (GAJ) in Yamagata (Japan) at an average of just $178.

 

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 Saitama, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $447, so you can easily save about 42% 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 Saitama can easily cost $240 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $16 per person. Private tours can cost $484 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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