The average price of a 7-day trip to Samarinda is $503 for a solo traveler, $903 for a couple, and $1,694 for a family of 4. Samarinda hotels range from $15 to $102 per night with an average of $24, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $340 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Samarinda Airport (SRI) are between $122 and $345 per person for economy flights and $383 to $1,083 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $14 to $37 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 Samarinda, ID

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

  • February 12th to April 15th (except the weeks of February 19th and April 2nd)
  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • July 23rd to October 7th (except the week of September 24th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Samarinda is usually early to mid April.

 

Average Samarinda Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Samarinda for a week is $359-$730($51-$104 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $37 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $129 to $297 for economy

Lodging: $22 to $23 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $23 to $29 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Samarinda for a week is $572-$1,382($82-$197 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $74 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $258 to $594 for economy

Lodging: $22 to $23 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $23 to $29 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Samarinda for a week is $1,130-$2,500($161-$357 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $148 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $516 to $1,188 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $46 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $37 to $41 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Samarinda

How cheap can you make a vacation to Samarinda? The cheapest trip to Samarinda is about $39 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 68% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 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 $14.

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 Samarinda for a week is $276-$716($39-$102 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $9 to $17 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $129 to $297 for economy

Lodging: $14 to $15 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Samarinda for a week is $468-$1,132($67-$162 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $34 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $258 to $594 for economy

Lodging: $14 to $15 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Samarinda for a week is $936-$2,114($134-$302 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $68 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $516 to $1,188 for economy

Lodging: $28 to $30 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $75 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Samarinda cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Samarinda Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Samarinda for a week is $749-$5,058($107-$723 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $78 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $286 to $636 for first class

Lodging: $48 to $102 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $646 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Samarinda for a week is $1,210-$6,240($173-$891 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $156 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $572 to $1,272 for first class

Lodging: $48 to $102 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $646 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Samarinda for a week is $2,420-$10,542($346-$1,506 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $312 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,144 to $2,544 for first class

Lodging: $96 to $204 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $510 to $969 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Samarinda Hotel Prices

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

Samarinda 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 Samarinda 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 Samarinda.

 

Flight Costs to Samarinda

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $345 average in late December to a low of $122 in early to mid April. Median flight price is $293. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Samarinda our data includes 475 originating airports, and 3 airlines. The area has much more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Samarinda from an airport like Hasanuddin (UPG) in Ujung Pandang (Indonesia) for an average $488 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Kalimarau (BEJ) in Tanjung Redep-Borneo Island (Indonesia) at an average of just $136.

 

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 Thursday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Friday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Samarinda, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $223, so you can easily save about 182% 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 Samarinda can easily cost $130 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $9 per person. Private tours can cost $255 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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