The average price of a 7-day trip to Downtown Baltimore is $1,899 for a solo traveler, $3,411 for a couple, and $6,394 for a family of 4. Downtown Baltimore hotels range from $72 to $404 per night with an average of $140, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) are between $753 and $1,346 per person for economy flights and $2,363 to $4,224 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $58 to $127 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 Baltimore, MD, US

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

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Downtown Baltimore Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $1,423-$2,789($203-$398 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $127 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $429 to $1,144 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $126 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $98 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $2,906-$5,226($415-$747 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $254 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $858 to $2,288 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $126 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $98 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $4,222-$9,644($603-$1,378 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $232 to $508 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,716 to $4,576 for economy

Lodging: $228 to $252 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $147 to $168 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Downtown Baltimore

How cheap can you make a vacation to Downtown Baltimore? The cheapest trip to Downtown Baltimore is about $144 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 $140 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 $65.

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 Baltimore for a week is $1,008-$2,482($144-$355 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $27 to $54 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $429 to $1,144 for economy

Lodging: $65 to $72 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $1,626-$4,004($232-$572 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $108 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $858 to $2,288 for economy

Lodging: $65 to $72 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $3,252-$7,624($465-$1,089 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $216 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,716 to $4,576 for economy

Lodging: $130 to $144 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $256 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

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

The Cost of a Luxury Downtown Baltimore 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 Baltimore.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $2,722-$9,588($389-$1,370 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $110 to $241 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,124 to $2,357 for first class

Lodging: $138 to $404 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $4,616-$13,632($659-$1,947 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $220 to $482 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,248 to $4,714 for first class

Lodging: $138 to $404 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Downtown Baltimore for a week is $9,232-$23,940($1,319-$3,420 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $440 to $964 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,496 to $9,428 for first class

Lodging: $276 to $808 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $616 to $1,294 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Downtown Baltimore Hotel Prices

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

 

Flight Costs to Downtown Baltimore

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,346 average in early January to a low of $753 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $796. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Downtown Baltimore our data includes 1,347 originating airports, and 159 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Downtown Baltimore from an airport like Cox’s Bazar (CXB) in Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh) for an average $10,600 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County (JST) in Johnstown, PA (the United States) at an average of just $104.

 

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 Baltimore, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $594, so you can easily save about 79% 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 Baltimore can easily cost $410 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $27 per person. Private tours can cost $815 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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