The average price of a 7-day trip to Altoona is $1,367 for a solo traveler, $2,455 for a couple, and $4,603 for a family of 4. Altoona hotels range from $50 to $229 per night with an average of $75, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $660 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) are between $620 and $987 per person for economy flights and $1,946 to $3,097 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $38 to $70 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 Altoona, PA, US

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

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 25th

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

 

Average Altoona Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Altoona for a week is $1,027-$2,013($147-$288 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $70 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $341 to $839 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $94 to $114 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Altoona for a week is $2,192-$3,638($313-$520 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $140 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $682 to $1,678 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $94 to $114 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Altoona for a week is $3,220-$6,444($460-$921 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $280 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,364 to $3,356 for economy

Lodging: $140 to $188 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $132 to $160 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Altoona

How cheap can you make a vacation to Altoona? The cheapest trip to Altoona is about $103 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $140 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 $41.

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 Altoona for a week is $720-$2,065($103-$295 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $341 to $839 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Altoona for a week is $1,194-$3,170($171-$453 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $682 to $1,678 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Altoona for a week is $2,388-$5,860($341-$837 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,364 to $3,356 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $100 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $196 to $240 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Altoona cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Altoona Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Altoona for a week is $1,873-$11,521($268-$1,646 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $133 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $713 to $2,274 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $229 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $660 to $1,386 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Altoona for a week is $3,062-$14,726($437-$2,104 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $266 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,426 to $4,548 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $229 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $660 to $1,386 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Altoona for a week is $6,124-$26,128($875-$3,733 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $532 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,852 to $9,096 for first class

Lodging: $228 to $458 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,056 to $2,218 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Altoona Hotel Prices

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

Altoona 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 Altoona 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Altoona.

 

Flight Costs to Altoona

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $987 average in early January to a low of $620 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $616. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Altoona our data includes 742 originating airports, and 144 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Altoona from an airport like Liuzhou Bailian (LZH) in Liuzhou (China) for an average $6,560 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County (JST) in Johnstown, PA (the United States) at an average of just $61.

 

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 Altoona, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $367, so you can easily save about 59% 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 Altoona can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $572 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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