The average price of a 7-day trip to Buffalo is $1,534 for a solo traveler, $2,755 for a couple, and $5,165 for a family of 4. Buffalo hotels range from $53 to $242 per night with an average of $73, while most vacation rentals will cost $230 to $680 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Denver International Airport (DEN) are between $677 and $1,139 per person for economy flights and $2,124 to $3,574 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $34 to $72 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 Buffalo, WY, US

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

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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

 

Average Buffalo Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Buffalo for a week is $1,034-$2,276($148-$325 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $72 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $968 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $115 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $109 to $134 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Buffalo for a week is $2,238-$4,090($320-$584 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $144 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,936 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $115 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $109 to $134 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Buffalo for a week is $3,320-$7,268($474-$1,038 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $288 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,872 for economy

Lodging: $136 to $230 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $164 to $214 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Buffalo

How cheap can you make a vacation to Buffalo? The cheapest trip to Buffalo is about $113 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 $233 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 $44.

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 Buffalo for a week is $792-$2,886($113-$412 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $40 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $968 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $53 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $233 to $273 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Buffalo for a week is $1,320-$4,134($189-$591 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $80 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,936 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $53 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $233 to $273 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Buffalo for a week is $2,640-$7,284($377-$1,041 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $160 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,872 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $106 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $373 to $382 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury Buffalo Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Buffalo for a week is $2,183-$11,269($312-$1,610 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $61 to $151 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,036 to $2,052 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $242 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $680 to $1,360 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Buffalo for a week is $3,646-$14,378($521-$2,054 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $122 to $302 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,072 to $4,104 for first class

Lodging: $120 to $242 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $680 to $1,360 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Buffalo for a week is $7,292-$25,492($1,042-$3,642 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $244 to $604 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,144 to $8,208 for first class

Lodging: $240 to $484 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $952 to $2,176 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Buffalo Hotel Prices

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

Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo.

 

Flight Costs to Buffalo

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,139 average in late July to a low of $677 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $736. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Buffalo our data includes 1,046 originating airports, and 204 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Buffalo from an airport like Wallis Hihifo (WLS) in Wallis Island (Wallis and Futuna) for an average $7,552 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chadron Municipal (CDR) in Chadron, NE (the United States) at an average of just $99.

 

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 Buffalo, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $462, so you can easily save about 68% 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 Buffalo can easily cost $300 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $604 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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