The average price of a 7-day trip to Central South Dakota is $1,464 for a solo traveler, $2,629 for a couple, and $4,929 for a family of 4. Central South Dakota hotels range from $56 to $254 per night with an average of $98, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) are between $568 and $902 per person for economy flights and $1,782 to $2,830 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $47 to $96 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 South Dakota, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to OMA and stay in a Central South Dakota hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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

 

Average Central South Dakota Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $1,158-$2,084($165-$298 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $47 to $96 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $403 to $776 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $87 to $106 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $2,220-$3,784($317-$541 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $192 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $806 to $1,552 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $87 to $106 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $3,714-$6,920($531-$989 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $384 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,612 to $3,104 for economy

Lodging: $142 to $188 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $131 to $170 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Central South Dakota

How cheap can you make a vacation to Central South Dakota? The cheapest trip to Central South Dakota is about $121 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 $144 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 $49.

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 South Dakota for a week is $844-$2,174($121-$311 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $42 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $403 to $776 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $56 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $144 to $184 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $1,394-$3,244($199-$463 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $84 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $806 to $1,552 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $56 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $144 to $184 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $2,788-$6,044($398-$863 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $168 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,612 to $3,104 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $112 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $216 to $294 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Central South Dakota cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Central South Dakota 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 South Dakota.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $2,232-$8,101($319-$1,157 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $211 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $818 to $1,824 for first class

Lodging: $126 to $254 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $3,708-$11,402($530-$1,629 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $422 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,636 to $3,648 for first class

Lodging: $126 to $254 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Central South Dakota for a week is $7,416-$20,404($1,059-$2,915 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $376 to $844 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,272 to $7,296 for first class

Lodging: $252 to $508 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $600 to $1,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Central South Dakota Hotel Prices

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

 

Flight Costs to Central South Dakota

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $902 average in mid December to a low of $568 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $554. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Central South Dakota our data includes 532 originating airports, and 113 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Central South Dakota from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,153 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Phoenix – Mesa Gateway (AZA) in Phoenix, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $237.

 

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 South Dakota, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $335, so you can easily save about 59% 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 South Dakota can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $634 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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