The average price of a 7-day trip to Crystal River is $1,543 for a solo traveler, $2,771 for a couple, and $5,195 for a family of 4. Crystal River hotels range from $51 to $235 per night with an average of $62, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) are between $574 and $900 per person for economy flights and $1,801 to $2,824 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $32 to $76 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 Crystal River, FL, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to GNV and stay in a Crystal River hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 13th to October 14th

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

 

Average Crystal River Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Crystal River for a week is $1,000-$2,272($143-$325 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $76 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $404 to $810 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $86 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $127 to $155 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Crystal River for a week is $1,968-$3,794($281-$542 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $152 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $808 to $1,620 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $86 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $127 to $155 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Crystal River for a week is $3,256-$6,670($465-$953 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $304 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,616 to $3,240 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $172 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $203 to $217 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Crystal River

How cheap can you make a vacation to Crystal River? The cheapest trip to Crystal River is about $116 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 $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 Crystal River for a week is $813-$2,163($116-$309 per day)

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

Flights: $404 to $810 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Crystal River for a week is $1,350-$3,246($193-$464 per day)

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

Flights: $808 to $1,620 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Crystal River for a week is $2,700-$5,844($386-$835 per day)

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

Flights: $1,616 to $3,240 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $102 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $256 to $252 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Crystal River cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Crystal River Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Crystal River for a week is $2,224-$10,188($318-$1,455 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $167 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,038 to $2,155 for first class

Lodging: $116 to $235 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,144 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Crystal River for a week is $3,752-$13,512($536-$1,930 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $334 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,076 to $4,310 for first class

Lodging: $116 to $235 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,144 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Crystal River for a week is $7,504-$23,592($1,072-$3,370 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $280 to $668 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,152 to $8,620 for first class

Lodging: $232 to $470 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $832 to $1,716 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Crystal River Hotel Prices

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

Crystal River 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 Crystal River 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 Crystal River.

 

Flight Costs to Crystal River

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $900 average in early January to a low of $574 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $581. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Crystal River our data includes 367 originating airports, and 93 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Crystal River from an airport like Daniel Z. Romualdez (TAC) in Tacloban (the Philippines) for an average $7,073 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 $234.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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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 Crystal River, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $326, 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 Crystal River can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $585 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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