The average price of a 7-day trip to Auburn is $1,776 for a solo traveler, $3,190 for a couple, and $5,980 for a family of 4. Auburn hotels range from $76 to $349 per night with an average of $123, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Sacramento International Airport (SMF) are between $617 and $985 per person for economy flights and $1,936 to $3,091 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $57 to $95 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 Auburn, CA, US

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

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Auburn is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Auburn Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Auburn for a week is $1,247-$2,560($178-$366 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $57 to $95 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $857 for economy

Lodging: $79 to $173 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $107 to $131 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Auburn for a week is $2,506-$4,338($358-$620 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $190 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,714 for economy

Lodging: $79 to $173 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $107 to $131 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Auburn for a week is $4,040-$8,164($577-$1,166 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $380 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $3,428 for economy

Lodging: $158 to $346 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $161 to $210 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Auburn

How cheap can you make a vacation to Auburn? The cheapest trip to Auburn is about $142 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 $69.

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 Auburn for a week is $991-$2,223($142-$318 per day)

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

Flights: $374 to $857 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $76 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 Auburn for a week is $1,568-$3,486($224-$498 per day)

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

Flights: $748 to $1,714 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $76 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 Auburn for a week is $3,136-$6,396($448-$914 per day)

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

Flights: $1,496 to $3,428 for economy

Lodging: $138 to $152 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $224 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Auburn cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Auburn Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Auburn for a week is $2,889-$9,741($413-$1,392 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $171 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $909 to $2,160 for first class

Lodging: $197 to $349 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,064 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Auburn for a week is $4,596-$13,098($657-$1,871 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $342 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,818 to $4,320 for first class

Lodging: $197 to $349 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,064 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Auburn for a week is $9,192-$22,368($1,313-$3,195 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $456 to $684 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,636 to $8,640 for first class

Lodging: $394 to $698 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $784 to $1,490 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Auburn Hotel Prices

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

Auburn 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 Auburn 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 Auburn.

 

Flight Costs to Auburn

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $985 average in late July to a low of $617 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $624. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Auburn our data includes 700 originating airports, and 128 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Auburn from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $7,026 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like San Diego International (SAN) in San Diego, CA (the United States) at an average of just $130.

 

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 Auburn, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $368, 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 Auburn can easily cost $430 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $29 per person. Private tours can cost $869 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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