The average price of a 7-day trip to Swanage is $1,504 for a solo traveler, $2,701 for a couple, and $5,064 for a family of 4. Swanage hotels range from $54 to $247 per night with an average of $91, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Bristol Airport (BRS) are between $628 and $1,017 per person for economy flights and $1,971 to $3,191 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $33 to $84 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 Swanage, GB

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

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of August 27th)

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

 

Average Swanage Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Swanage for a week is $1,104-$2,228($158-$318 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $33 to $84 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $357 to $854 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $107 to $131 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Swanage for a week is $2,234-$3,996($319-$571 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $168 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,708 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $107 to $131 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Swanage for a week is $3,252-$7,028($465-$1,004 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $336 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $3,416 for economy

Lodging: $172 to $180 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

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

Traveling Cheap to Swanage

How cheap can you make a vacation to Swanage? The cheapest trip to Swanage is about $111 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 $47.

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 Swanage for a week is $779-$1,621($111-$232 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $41 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $357 to $854 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $54 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 Swanage for a week is $1,276-$2,762($182-$395 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $82 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,708 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $54 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 Swanage for a week is $2,492-$5,284($356-$755 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $164 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $3,416 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $108 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $84 to $120 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Swanage cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Swanage Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Swanage for a week is $2,014-$8,931($288-$1,276 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $160 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,000 to $2,195 for first class

Lodging: $92 to $247 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $936 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Swanage for a week is $3,476-$12,246($497-$1,749 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $320 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,000 to $4,390 for first class

Lodging: $92 to $247 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $936 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Swanage for a week is $6,952-$21,684($993-$3,098 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $264 to $640 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,000 to $8,780 for first class

Lodging: $184 to $494 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $728 to $1,404 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Swanage Hotel Prices

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

Swanage 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 Swanage 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 Swanage.

 

Flight Costs to Swanage

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,017 average in mid December to a low of $628 in late January. Median flight price is $664. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Swanage our data includes 218 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Swanage from an airport like Henry E. Rohlsen (STX) in Christiansted, VI (the United States) for an average $9,432 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Dublin (DUB) in Dublin (Ireland) at an average of just $85.

 

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 Swanage, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $389, 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 Swanage can easily cost $310 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $615 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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