The average price of a 7-day trip to Thailand is $819 for a solo traveler, $1,397 for a couple, and $936 for a family of 4. Thailand hotels range from $23 to $131 per night with an average of $40, while most vacation rentals will cost $60 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Thailand (from all airports) are between $682 and $1,009 per person for economy flights and $2,141 to $3,168 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $21 to $43 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.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Thailand

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

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • August 13th to December 16th

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

 

Average Thailand Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Thailand for a week is $660-$1,604($94-$229 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $43 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $333 to $895 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $42 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $56 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Thailand for a week is $1,134-$2,794($162-$399 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $85 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $667 to $1,791 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $42 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $56 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Thailand for a week is $2,275-$5,391($325-$770 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $83 to $171 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,334 to $3,582 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $85 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $83 to $102 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Thailand

How cheap can you make a vacation to Thailand? The cheapest trip to Thailand is about $74 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 22% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $16 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 $19.

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 Thailand for a week is $517-$1,486($74-$212 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $10 to $21 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $333 to $895 for economy

Lodging: $19 to $23 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $44 to $74 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Thailand for a week is $928-$2,522($133-$360 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $41 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $667 to $1,791 for economy

Lodging: $19 to $23 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $44 to $74 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Thailand for a week is $1,849-$4,835($264-$691 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $83 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,334 to $3,582 for economy

Lodging: $38 to $45 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $66 to $112 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Thailand cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Thailand Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Thailand for a week is $1,514-$8,107($216-$1,158 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $41 to $85 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $843 to $2,226 for first class

Lodging: $64 to $131 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $443 to $881 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Thailand for a week is $2,651-$10,928($379-$1,561 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $83 to $170 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,686 to $4,452 for first class

Lodging: $64 to $131 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $443 to $881 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Thailand for a week is $5,301-$19,167($757-$2,738 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $165 to $339 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,372 to $8,904 for first class

Lodging: $129 to $262 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $664 to $1,315 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Thailand Hotel Prices

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

Thailand 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 Thailand 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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There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Thailand.

 

Flight Costs to Thailand

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,009 average in late December to a low of $682 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $578. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Thailand our data includes thousands of originating airports, and hundreds of airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations.

 

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 Thailand, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $327, so you can easily save about 48% 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 Thailand can easily cost $155 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $10 per person. Private tours can cost $311 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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