Is Nagasaki Expensive?

Is Nagasaki expensive to visit?

Nagasaki is a popular destination that is also moderately priced. It falls in the middle range of travel cost prices globaly with a daily average travel cost of $90. If we compare it to the rest of Asia, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It ranks in the top 50% of cities in Asia for its travel costs. Its travel costs are comparable with places such as Ise and Taiyuan.



Nagasaki, Japan (©Sue Ann Simon/©JNTO)

How expensive is Nagasaki?

Travelers spend an average of $90 per day when visiting Nagasaki (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for Nagasaki here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Nagasaki?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Nagasaki costs around $269 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $538.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Nagasaki?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Nagasaki will cost around $628 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $1,256.

Is it expensive to backpack in Nagasaki?

With more than 4 hostels around town, Nagasaki is a fairly popular backpacker destination. Hostels usually cost an average of $26 per night. There's a wide range in prices here, as the cheapest beds cost around $17. The most expensive dorm beds will cost more than $30 at times, too. (See hostel prices in Nagasaki here.)

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Nagasaki.

  • $30 for a dorm bed at Hostel Casa Noda
  • $30 for a dorm bed at Casa Blanca Guesthouse
  • $28 for a dorm bed at HafH Nagasaki SAI

Are hotels expensive in Nagasaki?

When we look at our analysis of hotel prices in Nagasaki, we find them to be somewhat lower in price in comparison to the rest of the world. The average nightly cost for a hotel room here is approximately $81. The area boasts about [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels with an average rate of [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. For those seeking a balance between comfort and affordability, three-star hotels offer an average rate of $86 per night, while two-star hotels provide an even more budget-friendly option at $50 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Nagasaki
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 5 $139
3 stars 29 $86
2 stars 7 $50
1 star 1 $36

1-3277-7 Ioujima-machi, Nagasaki
Overall Rating 8.8
17-15 Enouramachi, Nagasaki
Overall Rating 8.6

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Nagasaki?

In Nagasaki, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $23 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is more than the country's average of $19.

    • Nagasaki Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with 1-day Tram Ticket: $85
    • Nagasaki Custom Full Day Tour: $196
    • Must-See Nagasaki With A Local: Private & Personalized Walking Experience: $242
    • Nagasaki Custom Half Day Tour: $124
    • Nagasaki Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide: $91
    • Taste Local Life: Nagasaki's Historical Street Walking Tour: $98
    • Nagasaki Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide: $137
    • Nagasaki Like a Local: Customized Private Tour: $55

    Is food expensive in Nagasaki?

    In Nagasaki, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $28 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $29.

    • Private Walking Street Food Tour Of Nagasaki: $164
    • Sunset Beach Dinner: $50

    Is transportation expensive in Nagasaki?

    Exploring local transportation in Nagasaki shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $18 per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $17. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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    We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.



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