The average price of a 7-day trip to Custer is $1,631 for a solo traveler, $2,929 for a couple, and $5,492 for a family of 4. Custer hotels range from $55 to $250 per night with an average of $73, while most vacation rentals will cost $60 to $600 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) are between $523 and $795 per person for economy flights and $1,641 to $2,495 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $35 to $90 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 Custer, SD, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Custer Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Custer for a week is $1,056-$2,448($151-$350 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $35 to $90 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $373 to $660 for economy

Lodging: $73 to $75 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $158 to $193 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Custer for a week is $1,974-$4,008($282-$573 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $180 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $746 to $1,320 for economy

Lodging: $73 to $75 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $158 to $193 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Custer for a week is $3,348-$6,900($478-$986 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $360 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,492 to $2,640 for economy

Lodging: $146 to $150 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $221 to $290 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Custer

How cheap can you make a vacation to Custer? The cheapest trip to Custer is about $116 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 4% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $60 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 Custer for a week is $814-$1,434($116-$205 per day)

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

Flights: $373 to $660 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Custer for a week is $1,334-$2,388($191-$341 per day)

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

Flights: $746 to $1,320 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Custer for a week is $2,620-$4,488($374-$641 per day)

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

Flights: $1,492 to $2,640 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $110 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $90 to $112 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury Custer Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Custer for a week is $2,308-$9,812($330-$1,402 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $162 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,074 to $1,478 for first class

Lodging: $124 to $250 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Custer for a week is $3,872-$12,424($553-$1,775 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $324 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,148 to $2,956 for first class

Lodging: $124 to $250 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Custer for a week is $7,744-$20,528($1,106-$2,933 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $280 to $648 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,296 to $5,912 for first class

Lodging: $248 to $500 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $840 to $1,680 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Custer Hotel Prices

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

Custer 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 Custer 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 Custer.

 

Flight Costs to Custer

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $795 average in mid December to a low of $523 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $498. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Custer our data includes 275 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Custer from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,284 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 $222.

 

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 Custer, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $272, so you can easily save about 52% 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 Custer can easily cost $310 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $623 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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