Average cost of trip to Japan
Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in JapanUpdated Feb. 3, 2021
How much money are you going to need for your trip to Japan? You should plan to spend around ¥21,538.76 ($204.57) per day on your trip to Japan for one person and ¥24,546.84 ($233.14) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (¥18,530.68 $176.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (¥3,331.31 $31.64) and some entertainment (¥2,684.84 $25.50) for two. Find more about Japan travel budget in 2020 below.
How much will a one-week trip to Japan cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Japan is around ¥270,762.75 ($2,571.64) for one person and around ¥385,866.93 ($3,664.87) for a couple including flights. January is the cheapest month to go to Japan.
💰 Is it expensive to visit Japan?
A lot of people want to visit Japan 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 Japan from
How much does it cost to fly to Japan? High season for flights to Japan spans from July to October — prepare to pay $1,029.00 and more for your return flight to Japan. The period from January to March is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $813.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!
🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Japan
How much do hotels charge per night in Japan? High season in Japan runs from February to May. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $232.00. Low season spans from June to September. You can get a room for a night for as low as $72.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.
3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $208.17 per night, but prices can go up to 11% higher during high season.
AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $44.73 per night, but prices can go up to 418% higher during high season.
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🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Japan
How much does food in Japan cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Japan is ¥0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around ¥1,897.29 ($18.02). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.
How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Japan is around ¥129.50 ($1.23). A soft drink is around ¥133.72 ($1.27) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around ¥556.97 ($5.29) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are ¥363.24 ($3.45) per cocktail.
|Type||Average Price||Add Your Input!|
|🥤 Soft Drink||¥133.72 ≈$1.27|
|💧 Bottle of Water||¥129.50 ≈$1.23|
|🥤 Soft Drink||—|
|🍺 Beer||¥556.97 ≈$5.29|
|🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||¥363.24 ≈$3.45|
|🍽 Dinner for Two||¥1,897.29 ≈$18.02|
|🌯 Street Food||—|
|🍿 Local Snack||—|
|April 23, 2020||🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||¥360.50 $3.42|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||¥153.00 $1.45|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||¥153.00 $1.45|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||¥830.72 $7.89|
|April 23, 2020||🍽 Dinner for Two||¥4,688.47 $44.53|
|April 23, 2020||🍺 Beer||¥554.87 $5.27|
|April 23, 2020||🥤 Soft Drink||¥132.66 $1.26|
|April 23, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||¥103.18 $0.98|
|April 20, 2020||🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail||¥360.50 $3.42|
|April 20, 2020||💧 Bottle of Water||¥153.00 $1.45|
🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Japan
What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Japan? Guided group tours are approximately ¥154.77 ($1.47) per person. If you want to go on a guided tour and save some cash, try looking for free walking tours in Japan on Tripadvisor.
|🏰 Group Tour||¥154.77 ≈$1.47|
|🤹 Show or Theatre||¥859.15 ≈$8.16|
|🕺 Night Club||—|
|Added||Type of Entertainment of Activity||Price, JPY|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||¥404.00 $3.84|
|April 23, 2020||🏰 Group Tour||¥153.00 $1.45|
|April 23, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||¥1,758.31 $16.70|
|April 20, 2020||🤹 Show or Theatre||¥404.00 $3.84|
|April 20, 2020||🏰 Group Tour||¥153.00 $1.45|
🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Japan
How much does airport transfer cost in Japan? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately ¥413.78 ($3.93).
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|🚍 Airport Transfer||—|
|🚖 Taxi||¥413.78 ≈$3.93|
|🚉 Public Transport||¥231.63 ≈$2.20|
|🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day||—|
|🏍 Motorbike Rental, per day||—|
|Added||Type of Transport||Price, JPY|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||¥80.80 $0.77|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||¥404.00 $3.84|
|April 23, 2020||🚖 Taxi||¥424.31 $4.03|
|April 23, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||¥205.31 $1.95|
|April 20, 2020||🚉 Public Transport||¥404.00 $3.84|
|April 20, 2020||🚖 Taxi||¥404.00 $3.84|
☀ Weather in Japan
The hottest season in Japan runs from May to October. The average temperature is around 27 °C. The rainy season is from June to July with average rainfall of 174mm.
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