The average price of a 7-day trip to Sao Jose is $1,646 for a solo traveler, $2,956 for a couple, and $5,542 for a family of 4. Sao Jose hotels range from $33 to $152 per night with an average of $40, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $360 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Hercilio Luz International Airport (FLN) are between $1,242 and $2,012 per person for economy flights and $3,897 to $6,314 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $24 to $62 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 Sao Jose, BR

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

  • March 12th to April 1st
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • August 6th to December 2nd

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Sao Jose is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Sao Jose Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sao Jose for a week is $1,060-$2,416($151-$345 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $62 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $664 to $1,610 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $52 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sao Jose for a week is $3,048-$5,264($435-$752 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $124 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,328 to $3,220 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $52 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $50 to $62 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sao Jose for a week is $3,778-$8,800($540-$1,257 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $248 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,656 to $6,440 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $104 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $75 to $99 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sao Jose

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sao Jose? The cheapest trip to Sao Jose is about $125 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 17% 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 $30.

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 Sao Jose for a week is $875-$2,025($125-$289 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $13 to $25 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $664 to $1,610 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $33 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sao Jose for a week is $1,630-$3,810($233-$544 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $50 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,328 to $3,220 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $33 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sao Jose for a week is $3,188-$7,536($455-$1,077 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $100 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,656 to $6,440 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $66 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $60 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Sao Jose cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Sao Jose Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sao Jose for a week is $2,318-$10,154($331-$1,451 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $43 to $124 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,567 to $4,750 for first class

Lodging: $75 to $152 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sao Jose for a week is $4,186-$15,772($598-$2,253 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $248 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,134 to $9,500 for first class

Lodging: $75 to $152 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sao Jose for a week is $8,372-$29,276($1,196-$4,182 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $496 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,268 to $19,000 for first class

Lodging: $150 to $304 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $504 to $1,134 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sao Jose Hotel Prices

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

Sao Jose 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 Sao Jose 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 Sao Jose.

 

Flight Costs to Sao Jose

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,012 average in late December to a low of $1,242 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $1,434. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sao Jose our data includes 78 originating airports, and 44 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sao Jose from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $8,264 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro (GRU) in Sao Paulo (Brazil) at an average of just $86.

 

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 Sao Jose, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $770, so you can easily save about 62% 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 Sao Jose can easily cost $190 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $13 per person. Private tours can cost $379 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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