The average price of a 7-day trip to Decatur is $1,580 for a solo traveler, $2,838 for a couple, and $5,320 for a family of 4. Decatur hotels range from $50 to $230 per night with an average of $69, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Decatur Airport (DEC) are between $873 and $1,143 per person for economy flights and $2,739 to $3,587 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 Decatur, IL, US

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

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • March 26th to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 15th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Decatur is usually mid April.

 

Average Decatur Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Decatur for a week is $1,153-$2,303($165-$329 per day)

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

Flights: $466 to $1,029 for economy

Lodging: $73 to $112 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $62 to $76 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Decatur for a week is $2,748-$4,162($393-$595 per day)

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

Flights: $932 to $2,058 for economy

Lodging: $73 to $112 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $62 to $76 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Decatur for a week is $3,682-$7,868($526-$1,124 per day)

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

Flights: $1,864 to $4,116 for economy

Lodging: $146 to $224 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $93 to $122 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Decatur

How cheap can you make a vacation to Decatur? The cheapest trip to Decatur is about $122 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 $120 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 $43.

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 Decatur for a week is $857-$2,255($122-$322 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $466 to $1,029 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Decatur for a week is $1,456-$3,550($208-$507 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $932 to $2,058 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Decatur for a week is $2,912-$6,620($416-$946 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,864 to $4,116 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $100 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $168 to $240 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury Decatur Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Decatur for a week is $2,246-$9,863($321-$1,409 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $90 to $155 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $932 to $2,058 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $230 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Decatur for a week is $3,808-$13,006($544-$1,858 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $180 to $310 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,864 to $4,116 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $230 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Decatur for a week is $7,616-$22,652($1,088-$3,236 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $360 to $620 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,728 to $8,232 for first class

Lodging: $228 to $460 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

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

 

Decatur Hotel Prices

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

Decatur 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 Decatur 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 Decatur.

 

Flight Costs to Decatur

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,143 average in early to mid August to a low of $873 in mid April. Median flight price is $536. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Decatur our data includes 59 originating airports, and 36 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Decatur from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,277 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like St Louis Lambert International (STL) in St. Louis, MO (the United States) at an average of just $59.

 

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 Saturday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Decatur, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $269, so you can easily save about 31% 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 Decatur can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $573 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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