Average cost of trip to Beijing (China)

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Beijing (China)

Updated April 22, 2020

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Beijing (China)? You should plan to spend around ¥1,369.81 ($202.23) per day on your trip to Beijing (China) for one person and ¥1,689.72 ($249.46) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (¥1,049.89 $155.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (¥198.87 $29.36) and some entertainment (¥440.96 $65.10) for two. Find more about Beijing (China) travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Beijing (China) cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Beijing (China) is around ¥17,080.91 ($2,521.72) for one person and around ¥25,342.72 ($3,741.45) for a couple including flights. November is the cheapest month to go to Beijing (China).

Budget

One Week for Two ¥15,350.58 ≈ $2,266.27
Two Weeks for Two ¥22,547.48 ≈ $3,328.78

Comfort

One Week for Two ¥25,342.72 ≈ $3,741.45
Two Weeks for Two ¥35,823.46 ≈ $5,288.76

High-end

One Week for Two ¥36,802.68 ≈ $5,433.33
Two Weeks for Two ¥54,789.14 ≈ $8,088.74
Beijing Travel Budget

Beijing (China)

Currency ¥ (Yuan Renminbi)
Exchange Rate 100¥ $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 16 Aug 2022, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Beijing (China)?

A lot of people want to visit Beijing (China) and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

✈ Cost of flights to Beijing from

How much does it cost to fly to Beijing? High season for flights to Beijing (China) spans from July to August — prepare to pay $758.00 and more for your return flight to Beijing (China). The period from January to June is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $586.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Beijing

How much do hotels charge per night in Beijing? High season in Beijing (China) runs from April to May. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $317.00. Low season spans from August to March. You can get a room for a night for as low as $69.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $155.55 per night, but prices can go up to 103% higher during high season.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $49.64 per night, but prices can go up to 538% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Feb. 3, 2021 AirBnB February $26.50
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $31.58
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $33.17
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $34.17
Jan. 4, 2021 AirBnB January $28.00
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $25.83
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $40.92
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $29.33
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $41.67
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $33.17

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Beijing

How much does food in Beijing cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Beijing is ¥0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Beijing would cost you around ¥33.33 ($4.92). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around ¥74.85 ($11.05). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A soft drink is around ¥5.15 ($0.76) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around ¥16.60 ($2.45) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Beijing
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink ¥5.15 ≈$0.76
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer ¥16.60 ≈$2.45
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two ¥74.85 ≈$11.05
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🌯 Street Food ¥33.33 ≈$4.92
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink ¥5.22 $0.77
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer ¥16.73 $2.47
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two ¥83.79 $12.37
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food ¥83.79 $12.37
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink ¥5.22 $0.77
April 20, 2020 🍺 Beer ¥16.73 $2.47
April 20, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two ¥67.06 $9.90
April 20, 2020 🌯 Street Food ¥33.53 $4.95

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Beijing

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Beijing? Guided group tours are approximately ¥463.78 ($68.47) per person. If you want to go on a guided tour and save some cash, try looking for free walking tours in Beijing on Tripadvisor.

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Beijing
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour ¥463.78 ≈$68.47
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre ¥70.78 ≈$10.45
🕺 Night Club
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🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Beijing

How much does airport transfer cost in Beijing? Renting a car in Beijing would cost you around ¥424.56 ($62.68) a day.

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Beijing
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Transfers
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🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥424.56 ≈$62.68
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April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥400.10 $59.07
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥375.60 $55.45
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥359.27 $53.04
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥359.27 $53.04
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥351.11 $51.84
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥383.77 $56.66
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥449.09 $66.30
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥432.76 $63.89
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥465.42 $68.71
April 17, 2020 🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day ¥449.09 $66.30

☀ Weather in Beijing

The hottest season in Beijing runs from May to September. The average temperature is around 31 °C. The rainy season is from May to September with average rainfall of 41mm.

🤑 Calculate your Beijing travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in China Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Beijing 2521.7 778 1085 102.8 227.8 37.5 290.6