The average price of a 7-day trip to Central City is $1,586 for a solo traveler, $2,848 for a couple, and $5,340 for a family of 4. Central City hotels range from $55 to $280 per night with an average of $113, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) are between $614 and $964 per person for economy flights and $1,927 to $3,025 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $42 to $117 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 Central City, LA, US

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

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 26th)

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

 

Average Central City Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Central City for a week is $1,354-$2,465($193-$352 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $117 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $412 to $800 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $123 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $115 to $141 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Central City for a week is $2,464-$4,412($352-$630 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $234 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $824 to $1,600 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $123 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $115 to $141 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Central City for a week is $3,928-$7,952($561-$1,136 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $468 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,648 to $3,200 for economy

Lodging: $216 to $246 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $184 to $212 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Central City

How cheap can you make a vacation to Central City? The cheapest trip to Central City is about $101 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 $46.

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 Central City for a week is $707-$1,480($101-$211 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $50 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $412 to $800 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Central City for a week is $1,294-$2,630($185-$376 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $100 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $824 to $1,600 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Central City for a week is $2,540-$5,260($363-$751 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $200 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,648 to $3,200 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $110 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $64 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Central City cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Central 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 Central City.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Central City for a week is $2,288-$9,018($327-$1,288 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $222 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $882 to $2,064 for first class

Lodging: $141 to $280 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Central City for a week is $3,730-$12,636($533-$1,805 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $444 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,764 to $4,128 for first class

Lodging: $141 to $280 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Central City for a week is $7,460-$22,572($1,066-$3,225 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $320 to $888 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,528 to $8,256 for first class

Lodging: $282 to $560 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $750 to $1,350 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Central City Hotel Prices

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

Central 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 Central 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

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

 

Flight Costs to Central City

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $964 average in early January to a low of $614 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $620. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Central City our data includes 701 originating airports, and 135 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Central City from an airport like Husein Sastranegara (BDO) in Bandung (Indonesia) for an average $8,436 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 $210.

 

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 Central City, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $349, so you can easily save about 57% 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 Central City can easily cost $370 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $25 per person. Private tours can cost $747 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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