The average price of a 7-day trip to Bay City is $1,530 for a solo traveler, $2,748 for a couple, and $5,152 for a family of 4. Bay City hotels range from $41 to $188 per night with an average of $63, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $360 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to William P Hobby Airport (HOU) are between $953 and $1,564 per person for economy flights and $2,991 to $4,908 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $34 to $60 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 Bay City, TX, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to HOU and stay in a Bay City hotel:

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 25th

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

 

Average Bay City Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Bay City for a week is $1,164-$2,148($166-$307 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $60 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $584 to $1,314 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $69 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $57 to $69 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Bay City for a week is $2,724-$4,382($389-$626 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $120 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,168 to $2,628 for economy

Lodging: $63 to $69 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $57 to $69 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Bay City for a week is $3,768-$7,764($538-$1,109 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $240 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,336 to $5,256 for economy

Lodging: $126 to $138 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $80 to $104 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Bay City

How cheap can you make a vacation to Bay City? The cheapest trip to Bay City is about $130 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 $36.

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 Bay City for a week is $912-$2,611($130-$373 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $16 to $31 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $584 to $1,314 for economy

Lodging: $36 to $41 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Bay City for a week is $1,608-$4,142($230-$592 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $62 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,168 to $2,628 for economy

Lodging: $36 to $41 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Bay City for a week is $3,216-$7,744($459-$1,106 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $124 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,336 to $5,256 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $82 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $210 to $270 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Bay City cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Bay City Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Bay City for a week is $2,772-$8,222($396-$1,175 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $71 to $120 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,717 to $3,062 for first class

Lodging: $93 to $188 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $720 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Bay City for a week is $4,986-$12,124($712-$1,732 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $142 to $240 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,434 to $6,124 for first class

Lodging: $93 to $188 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $360 to $720 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Bay City for a week is $9,972-$22,088($1,425-$3,155 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $284 to $480 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,868 to $12,248 for first class

Lodging: $186 to $376 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $576 to $1,080 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Bay City Hotel Prices

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

Bay City 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 Bay City 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

While there are a few options for vacation rentals here, the selection is somewhat limited in Bay City.

 

Flight Costs to Bay City

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,564 average in late July to a low of $953 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $900. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Bay City our data includes 1,012 originating airports, and 135 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Bay City from an airport like Monrovia Roberts International (ROB) in Monrovia (Liberia) for an average $13,673 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) in Atlanta, GA (the United States) at an average of just $215.

 

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 Bay City, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $612, so you can easily save about 64% 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 Bay City can easily cost $230 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $16 per person. Private tours can cost $468 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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