The average price of a 7-day trip to Atlanta is $1,827 for a solo traveler, $3,281 for a couple, and $6,152 for a family of 4. Atlanta hotels range from $73 to $217 per night with an average of $134, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) are between $730 and $1,171 per person for economy flights and $2,291 to $3,675 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $56 to $93 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 Atlanta, GA, US

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

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 25th

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

 

Average Atlanta Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Atlanta for a week is $1,457-$2,908($208-$415 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $93 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $429 to $949 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $133 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $178 to $218 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Atlanta for a week is $2,880-$4,952($411-$707 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $186 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $858 to $1,898 for economy

Lodging: $106 to $133 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $178 to $218 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Atlanta for a week is $4,556-$8,362($651-$1,195 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $224 to $372 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,716 to $3,796 for economy

Lodging: $212 to $266 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $249 to $327 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Atlanta

How cheap can you make a vacation to Atlanta? The cheapest trip to Atlanta is about $106 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 $63.

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 Atlanta for a week is $745-$1,772($106-$253 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $55 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $429 to $949 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $73 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Atlanta for a week is $1,370-$3,106($196-$444 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $110 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $858 to $1,898 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $73 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Atlanta for a week is $2,680-$6,212($383-$887 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $220 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,716 to $3,796 for economy

Lodging: $126 to $146 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $75 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Atlanta cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Atlanta Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Atlanta for a week is $3,021-$15,808($432-$2,258 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $123 to $205 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,248 to $2,373 for first class

Lodging: $152 to $217 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Atlanta for a week is $5,130-$19,616($733-$2,802 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $246 to $410 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,496 to $4,746 for first class

Lodging: $152 to $217 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Atlanta for a week is $10,260-$34,432($1,466-$4,919 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $492 to $820 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,992 to $9,492 for first class

Lodging: $304 to $434 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $3,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Atlanta Hotel Prices

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

Atlanta 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.

Key
Hotel Price

Prices are based on Atlanta 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.

Key
Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Atlanta.

 

Flight Costs to Atlanta

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,171 average in early January to a low of $730 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $782. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Atlanta our data includes 1,083 originating airports, and 153 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Atlanta from an airport like Gan Island (GAN) in Gan Island (the Maldives) for an average $14,117 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Northwest Alabama Regional (MSL) in Muscle Shoals, AL (the United States) at an average of just $128.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

Key
Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

Key
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 Atlanta, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $441, so you can easily save about 60% 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 Atlanta can easily cost $410 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $28 per person. Private tours can cost $827 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.

 

Other Atlanta Guides