The average price of a 7-day trip to San Sebastian is $2,219 for a solo traveler, $3,985 for a couple, and $7,471 for a family of 4. San Sebastian hotels range from $62 to $297 per night with an average of $87, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $480 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to San Sebastian Airport (EAS) are between $1,285 and $2,237 per person for economy flights and $4,032 to $7,020 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $39 to $100 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 San Sebastian, ES

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

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th and November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in San Sebastian is usually early March.

 

Average San Sebastian Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit San Sebastian for a week is $1,424-$3,295($203-$471 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $100 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $689 to $1,857 for economy

Lodging: $77 to $97 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $101 to $123 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit San Sebastian for a week is $3,578-$6,612($511-$945 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $200 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,378 to $3,714 for economy

Lodging: $77 to $97 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $101 to $123 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit San Sebastian for a week is $4,694-$11,410($671-$1,630 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $156 to $400 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,756 to $7,428 for economy

Lodging: $154 to $194 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $141 to $197 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to San Sebastian

How cheap can you make a vacation to San Sebastian? The cheapest trip to San Sebastian is about $163 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 $60 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 $51.

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 San Sebastian for a week is $1,142-$2,631($163-$376 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $42 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $689 to $1,857 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $62 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit San Sebastian for a week is $1,978-$4,782($283-$683 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $84 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,378 to $3,714 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $62 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit San Sebastian for a week is $3,920-$9,348($560-$1,335 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $168 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,756 to $7,428 for economy

Lodging: $102 to $124 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $96 to $120 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to San Sebastian cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury San Sebastian Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit San Sebastian for a week is $2,736-$11,631($391-$1,662 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $190 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,468 to $4,253 for first class

Lodging: $111 to $297 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit San Sebastian for a week is $4,806-$17,214($687-$2,459 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $380 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,936 to $8,506 for first class

Lodging: $111 to $297 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit San Sebastian for a week is $9,612-$30,798($1,373-$4,400 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $344 to $760 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,872 to $17,012 for first class

Lodging: $222 to $594 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $720 to $1,411 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

San Sebastian Hotel Prices

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

San Sebastian 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 San Sebastian 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 San Sebastian.

 

Flight Costs to San Sebastian

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,237 average in early August to a low of $1,285 in early March. Median flight price is $1,196. These prices are based on millions of flights. For San Sebastian our data includes 63 originating airports, and 50 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to San Sebastian from an airport like Ontario International (ONT) in Ontario, CA (the United States) for an average $9,492 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas (MAD) in Madrid (Spain) at an average of just $92.

 

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 San Sebastian, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $952, so you can easily save about 74% 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 San Sebastian can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $631 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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