The average price of a 7-day trip to Alameda is $2,019 for a solo traveler, $3,626 for a couple, and $6,798 for a family of 4. Alameda hotels range from $90 to $349 per night with an average of $125, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) are between $872 and $1,729 per person for economy flights and $2,736 to $5,426 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $68 to $106 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 Alameda, CA, US

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

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Alameda is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Alameda Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Alameda for a week is $1,696-$3,190($242-$456 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $106 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $524 to $1,470 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $157 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $133 to $163 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Alameda for a week is $3,392-$5,920($485-$846 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $212 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,048 to $2,940 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $157 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $133 to $163 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Alameda for a week is $5,200-$10,732($743-$1,533 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $424 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,096 to $5,880 for economy

Lodging: $232 to $314 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $200 to $228 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Alameda

How cheap can you make a vacation to Alameda? The cheapest trip to Alameda is about $121 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 $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 $75.

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 Alameda for a week is $847-$2,416($121-$345 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $58 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $524 to $1,470 for economy

Lodging: $75 to $90 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Alameda for a week is $1,574-$4,292($225-$613 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $116 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,048 to $2,940 for economy

Lodging: $75 to $90 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Alameda for a week is $3,088-$8,584($441-$1,226 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $232 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,096 to $5,880 for economy

Lodging: $150 to $180 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $56 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Alameda cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Alameda Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Alameda for a week is $3,384-$11,897($483-$1,700 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $143 to $201 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,279 to $4,190 for first class

Lodging: $184 to $349 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,050 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Alameda for a week is $5,664-$17,494($809-$2,499 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $286 to $402 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,558 to $8,380 for first class

Lodging: $184 to $349 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,050 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Alameda for a week is $11,328-$31,208($1,618-$4,458 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $572 to $804 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,116 to $16,760 for first class

Lodging: $368 to $698 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $700 to $1,470 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Alameda Hotel Prices

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

Alameda 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 Alameda 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 Alameda.

 

Flight Costs to Alameda

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,729 average in late July to a low of $872 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $929. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Alameda our data includes 1,132 originating airports, and 162 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Alameda from an airport like Avalon (AVV) in Avalon (Australia) for an average $12,150 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Phoenix – Mesa Gateway (AZA) in Phoenix, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $176.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Alameda, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $857, so you can easily save about 98% 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 Alameda can easily cost $440 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $29 per person. Private tours can cost $871 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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