The average price of a 7-day trip to Tulum is $1,891 for a solo traveler, $3,396 for a couple, and $6,367 for a family of 4. Tulum hotels range from $57 to $387 per night with an average of $126, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Cancun International Airport (CUN) are between $544 and $837 per person for economy flights and $1,707 to $2,627 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $67 to $147 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 Tulum, MX

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

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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

 

Average Tulum Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Tulum for a week is $1,379-$3,098($197-$443 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $67 to $147 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $340 to $737 for economy

Lodging: $126 to $222 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $116 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Tulum for a week is $2,596-$5,064($371-$723 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $134 to $294 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $680 to $1,474 for economy

Lodging: $126 to $222 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $116 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Tulum for a week is $4,094-$9,728($585-$1,390 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $268 to $588 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,360 to $2,948 for economy

Lodging: $252 to $444 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $143 to $162 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Tulum

How cheap can you make a vacation to Tulum? The cheapest trip to Tulum is about $98 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 3% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 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 $50.

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 Tulum for a week is $684-$1,527($98-$218 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $64 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $340 to $737 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Tulum for a week is $1,248-$2,712($178-$387 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $128 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $680 to $1,474 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Tulum for a week is $2,448-$5,424($350-$775 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $256 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,360 to $2,948 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $114 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $75 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Tulum cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Tulum Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Tulum for a week is $3,980-$14,831($569-$2,119 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $134 to $279 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $966 to $2,078 for first class

Lodging: $346 to $387 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Tulum for a week is $5,884-$18,862($841-$2,695 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $268 to $558 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,932 to $4,156 for first class

Lodging: $346 to $387 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Tulum for a week is $11,768-$32,324($1,681-$4,618 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $536 to $1,116 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,864 to $8,312 for first class

Lodging: $692 to $774 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $2,700 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Tulum Hotel Prices

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

Tulum 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 Tulum 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 Tulum.

 

Flight Costs to Tulum

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $837 average in late December to a low of $544 in late January. Median flight price is $570. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Tulum our data includes 362 originating airports, and 126 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Tulum from an airport like East Midlands (EMA) in Derby (the United Kingdom) for an average $4,656 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Licenciado Benito Juarez International (MEX) in Mexico City (Mexico) at an average of just $136.

 

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 Tulum, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $293, so you can easily save about 54% 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 Tulum can easily cost $480 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $32 per person. Private tours can cost $965 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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