The average price of a 7-day trip to Tokyo is $1,858 for a solo traveler, $3,337 for a couple, and $6,256 for a family of 4. Tokyo hotels range from $63 to $439 per night with an average of $94, while most vacation rentals will cost $170 to $490 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Tokyo International Airport (HND) are between $1,067 and $1,514 per person for economy flights and $3,348 to $4,751 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $42 to $113 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 Tokyo, JP

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

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Tokyo is usually late November to early December.

 

Average Tokyo Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Tokyo for a week is $1,325-$2,798($189-$400 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $113 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $623 to $1,287 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $80 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $98 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Tokyo for a week is $3,130-$5,330($447-$761 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $226 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,246 to $2,574 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $80 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $98 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Tokyo for a week is $4,484-$9,464($641-$1,352 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $452 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,492 to $5,148 for economy

Lodging: $136 to $160 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $147 to $192 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Tokyo

How cheap can you make a vacation to Tokyo? The cheapest trip to Tokyo is about $131 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 $21 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 $53.

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 Tokyo for a week is $917-$1,994($131-$285 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $47 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $623 to $1,287 for economy

Lodging: $53 to $63 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Tokyo for a week is $1,708-$3,610($244-$516 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $94 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,246 to $2,574 for economy

Lodging: $53 to $63 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Tokyo for a week is $3,338-$7,220($477-$1,031 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $188 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,492 to $5,148 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $126 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $29 to $92 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Tokyo cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Tokyo Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Tokyo for a week is $3,188-$10,560($455-$1,509 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $215 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,514 to $2,587 for first class

Lodging: $181 to $439 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $490 to $1,078 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Tokyo for a week is $5,290-$14,652($756-$2,093 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $430 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,028 to $5,174 for first class

Lodging: $181 to $439 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $490 to $1,078 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Tokyo for a week is $10,580-$26,718($1,511-$3,817 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $336 to $860 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,056 to $10,348 for first class

Lodging: $362 to $878 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $735 to $1,725 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Tokyo Hotel Prices

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

Tokyo 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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo.

 

Flight Costs to Tokyo

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,514 average in early August to a low of $1,067 in late November to early December. Median flight price is $1,158. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Tokyo our data includes 376 originating airports, and 151 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Tokyo from an airport like Knox County Regional (RKD) in Rockland, ME (the United States) for an average $8,070 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Yamagata (GAJ) in Yamagata (Japan) at an average of just $178.

 

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 Tokyo, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $447, so you can easily save about 42% 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 Tokyo can easily cost $360 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $24 per person. Private tours can cost $711 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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