The average price of a 7-day trip to Downtown Asheville is $1,771 for a solo traveler, $3,181 for a couple, and $5,963 for a family of 4. Downtown Asheville hotels range from $80 to $366 per night with an average of $156, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) are between $577 and $908 per person for economy flights and $1,811 to $2,849 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $56 to $123 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 Downtown Asheville, NC, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to AVL and stay in a Downtown Asheville hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Downtown Asheville is usually early September.

 

Average Downtown Asheville Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $1,305-$2,545($186-$364 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $123 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $361 to $790 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $149 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $107 to $131 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $2,490-$4,432($356-$633 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $246 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $722 to $1,580 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $149 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $107 to $131 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $4,038-$8,392($577-$1,199 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $224 to $492 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,444 to $3,160 for economy

Lodging: $184 to $298 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $171 to $183 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Downtown Asheville

How cheap can you make a vacation to Downtown Asheville? The cheapest trip to Downtown Asheville is about $142 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $100 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 $71.

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 Downtown Asheville for a week is $997-$2,057($142-$294 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $61 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $361 to $790 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $80 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $1,568-$3,274($224-$468 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $122 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $722 to $1,580 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $80 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $3,124-$6,044($446-$863 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $244 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,444 to $3,160 for economy

Lodging: $142 to $160 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $196 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Downtown Asheville cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Downtown Asheville Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $2,871-$10,112($410-$1,445 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $101 to $258 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $856 to $1,706 for first class

Lodging: $218 to $366 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $4,434-$13,624($633-$1,946 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $202 to $516 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,712 to $3,412 for first class

Lodging: $218 to $366 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Downtown Asheville for a week is $8,868-$23,948($1,267-$3,421 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $404 to $1,032 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,424 to $6,824 for first class

Lodging: $436 to $732 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $800 to $1,650 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Downtown Asheville Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Downtown Asheville is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Downtown Asheville 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.

Downtown Asheville 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 Downtown Asheville 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 Downtown Asheville.

 

Flight Costs to Downtown Asheville

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $908 average in late July to a low of $577 in early September. Median flight price is $589. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Downtown Asheville our data includes 436 originating airports, and 101 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Downtown Asheville from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,697 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 $144.

 

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 Downtown Asheville, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $331, 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 Downtown Asheville can easily cost $460 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $30 per person. Private tours can cost $913 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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