The average price of a 7-day trip to St Andrews is $1,979 for a solo traveler, $3,554 for a couple, and $6,663 for a family of 4. St Andrews hotels range from $96 to $220 per night with an average of $205, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $460 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) are between $604 and $977 per person for economy flights and $1,895 to $3,066 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $86 to $134 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 St Andrews, GB

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

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • October 1st to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in St Andrews is usually late January.

 

Average St Andrews Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit St Andrews for a week is $1,606-$2,833($229-$405 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $134 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $344 to $821 for economy

Lodging: $154 to $179 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $110 to $134 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit St Andrews for a week is $3,072-$4,904($439-$701 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $268 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $688 to $1,642 for economy

Lodging: $154 to $179 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $110 to $134 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit St Andrews for a week is $4,840-$9,184($691-$1,312 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $344 to $536 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,376 to $3,284 for economy

Lodging: $308 to $358 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $176 to $188 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to St Andrews

How cheap can you make a vacation to St Andrews? The cheapest trip to St Andrews is about $161 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 $100 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 $87.

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 St Andrews for a week is $1,125-$2,172($161-$310 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $37 to $73 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $344 to $821 for economy

Lodging: $87 to $96 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit St Andrews for a week is $1,728-$3,504($247-$501 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $146 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $688 to $1,642 for economy

Lodging: $87 to $96 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit St Andrews for a week is $3,312-$6,588($473-$941 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $292 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,376 to $3,284 for economy

Lodging: $174 to $192 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $150 to $210 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to St Andrews cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury St Andrews Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit St Andrews for a week is $3,277-$9,308($468-$1,330 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $181 to $281 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $750 to $2,373 for first class

Lodging: $210 to $220 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $828 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit St Andrews for a week is $5,294-$13,648($756-$1,950 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $362 to $562 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,500 to $4,746 for first class

Lodging: $210 to $220 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $828 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit St Andrews for a week is $10,588-$24,812($1,513-$3,545 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $724 to $1,124 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,000 to $9,492 for first class

Lodging: $420 to $440 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $690 to $1,242 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

St Andrews Hotel Prices

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

St Andrews 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 St Andrews 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 St Andrews.

 

Flight Costs to St Andrews

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $977 average in early August to a low of $604 in late January. Median flight price is $787. These prices are based on millions of flights. For St Andrews our data includes 344 originating airports, and 128 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to St Andrews from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $8,716 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Dublin (DUB) in Dublin (Ireland) at an average of just $83.

 

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 St Andrews, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $374, 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 St Andrews can easily cost $550 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $37 per person. Private tours can cost $1096 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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