The average price of a 7-day trip to Taichung is $691 for a solo traveler, $1,241 for a couple, and $2,327 for a family of 4. Taichung hotels range from $47 to $212 per night with an average of $65, while most vacation rentals will cost $110 to $360 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Hualien Airport (HUN) are between $78 and $111 per person for economy flights and $245 to $348 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $41 to $65 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 Taichung, TW

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

  • February 5th to May 20th (except the weeks of February 19th, February 26th, March 26th and April 2nd)
  • July 30th to September 30th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 10th)
  • November 19th to December 30th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Taichung is usually early to mid August.

 

Average Taichung Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Taichung for a week is $675-$939($96-$134 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $65 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $70 to $94 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $65 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $53 to $65 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Taichung for a week is $1,048-$1,522($150-$217 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $82 to $130 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $140 to $188 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $65 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $53 to $65 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Taichung for a week is $1,938-$2,976($277-$425 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $164 to $260 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $280 to $376 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $130 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $85 to $91 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Taichung

How cheap can you make a vacation to Taichung? The cheapest trip to Taichung is about $63 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $42 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 $41.

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 Taichung for a week is $442-$771($63-$110 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $35 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $70 to $94 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $72 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Taichung for a week is $638-$1,110($91-$159 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $70 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $140 to $188 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $42 to $72 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Taichung for a week is $1,138-$2,004($163-$286 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $140 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $280 to $376 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $94 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $59 to $108 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Taichung cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Taichung Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Taichung for a week is $1,333-$5,165($190-$738 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $117 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $185 to $242 for first class

Lodging: $105 to $212 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Taichung for a week is $2,036-$6,226($291-$889 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $234 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $370 to $484 for first class

Lodging: $105 to $212 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $684 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Taichung for a week is $4,072-$9,992($582-$1,427 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $296 to $468 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $740 to $968 for first class

Lodging: $210 to $424 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $576 to $958 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Taichung Hotel Prices

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

Taichung 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 Taichung 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 Taichung.

 

Flight Costs to Taichung

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $111 average in late January to a low of $78 in early to mid August. Median flight price is $98. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Taichung our data includes 7 originating airports, and 2 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Taichung from an airport like Kaohsiung International (KHH) in Kaohsiung (Taiwan) for an average $105 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Taipei Songshan (TSA) in Taipei (Taiwan) at an average of just $62.

 

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 Taichung, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $33, so you can easily save about 43% 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 Taichung can easily cost $260 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $529 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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