The average price of a 7-day trip to Chester is $1,485 for a solo traveler, $2,667 for a couple, and $5,000 for a family of 4. Chester hotels range from $51 to $232 per night with an average of $69, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Richmond International Airport (RIC) are between $585 and $917 per person for economy flights and $1,836 to $2,878 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $45 to $86 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 Chester, VA, US

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

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Chester Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Chester for a week is $1,106-$2,189($158-$313 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $45 to $86 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $377 to $807 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $70 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $106 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Chester for a week is $2,214-$3,818($316-$545 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $90 to $172 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $754 to $1,614 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $70 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $106 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Chester for a week is $3,596-$6,806($514-$972 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $180 to $344 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,508 to $3,228 for economy

Lodging: $138 to $140 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $170 to $195 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Chester

How cheap can you make a vacation to Chester? The cheapest trip to Chester is about $111 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 $160 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 $45.

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 Chester for a week is $780-$2,220($111-$317 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $377 to $807 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Chester for a week is $1,290-$3,300($184-$471 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $754 to $1,614 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Chester for a week is $2,580-$6,144($369-$878 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,508 to $3,228 for economy

Lodging: $90 to $102 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $240 to $304 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury Chester Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Chester for a week is $2,245-$14,772($321-$2,110 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $95 to $155 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $890 to $1,687 for first class

Lodging: $115 to $232 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Chester for a week is $3,800-$17,544($543-$2,506 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $190 to $310 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,780 to $3,374 for first class

Lodging: $115 to $232 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Chester for a week is $7,600-$29,088($1,086-$4,155 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $380 to $620 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,560 to $6,748 for first class

Lodging: $230 to $464 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $3,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Chester Hotel Prices

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

Chester 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 Chester 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 Chester.

 

Flight Costs to Chester

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $917 average in late July to a low of $585 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $579. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Chester our data includes 596 originating airports, and 113 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Chester from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,157 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Orlando Sanford International (SFB) in Sanford, FL (the United States) at an average of just $168.

 

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 Chester, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $333, 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 Chester can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $579 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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