The average price of a 7-day trip to Downtown Lincoln is $1,275 for a solo traveler, $2,290 for a couple, and $4,293 for a family of 4. Downtown Lincoln hotels range from $48 to $226 per night with an average of $79, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) are between $568 and $902 per person for economy flights and $1,782 to $2,830 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $40 to $68 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 Lincoln, NE, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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

 

Average Downtown Lincoln Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $1,079-$1,780($154-$254 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $68 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $403 to $776 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $72 to $88 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $2,092-$3,284($299-$469 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $136 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $806 to $1,552 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $72 to $88 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $3,338-$6,028($477-$861 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $272 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,612 to $3,104 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $170 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $101 to $141 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Downtown Lincoln

How cheap can you make a vacation to Downtown Lincoln? The cheapest trip to Downtown Lincoln is about $110 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 $39.

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 Lincoln for a week is $770-$1,822($110-$260 per day)

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

Flights: $403 to $776 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $48 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $1,306-$2,864($187-$409 per day)

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

Flights: $806 to $1,552 for economy

Lodging: $39 to $48 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $130 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $2,612-$5,260($373-$751 per day)

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

Flights: $1,612 to $3,104 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $96 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $150 to $182 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Downtown Lincoln cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Downtown Lincoln 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 Lincoln.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $2,461-$7,838($352-$1,120 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $136 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,185 to $2,134 for first class

Lodging: $110 to $226 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $4,262-$10,924($609-$1,561 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $176 to $272 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,370 to $4,268 for first class

Lodging: $110 to $226 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Downtown Lincoln for a week is $8,524-$19,946($1,218-$2,849 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $352 to $544 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,740 to $8,536 for first class

Lodging: $220 to $452 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $616 to $1,267 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Downtown Lincoln Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Downtown Lincoln is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Downtown Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln.

 

Flight Costs to Downtown Lincoln

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $902 average in mid December to a low of $568 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $554. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Downtown Lincoln our data includes 532 originating airports, and 113 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Downtown Lincoln from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,153 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 $237.

 

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 Lincoln, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $335, so you can easily save about 59% 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 Lincoln can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $563 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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