The average price of a 7-day trip to Downtown Palm Springs is $2,179 for a solo traveler, $3,913 for a couple, and $7,337 for a family of 4. Downtown Palm Springs hotels range from $61 to $306 per night with an average of $149, while most vacation rentals will cost $260 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) are between $540 and $793 per person for economy flights and $1,695 to $2,488 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $68 to $134 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 Palm Springs, CA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PSP and stay in a Downtown Palm Springs hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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

 

Average Downtown Palm Springs Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $1,455-$3,410($208-$487 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $134 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $642 for economy

Lodging: $99 to $163 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $249 to $305 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $2,626-$5,292($375-$756 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $268 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,284 for economy

Lodging: $99 to $163 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $249 to $305 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $4,632-$9,248($662-$1,321 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $536 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,568 for economy

Lodging: $198 to $326 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $398 to $488 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Downtown Palm Springs

How cheap can you make a vacation to Downtown Palm Springs? The cheapest trip to Downtown Palm Springs is about $135 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 $54.

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 Palm Springs for a week is $947-$1,845($135-$264 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $69 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $642 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $61 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $1,570-$2,970($224-$424 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $138 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,284 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $61 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $3,140-$5,580($449-$797 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $276 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,568 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $122 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $180 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Downtown Palm Springs cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Downtown Palm Springs 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 Palm Springs.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $2,800-$15,587($400-$2,227 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $122 to $241 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $812 to $1,900 for first class

Lodging: $189 to $306 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $4,466-$19,174($638-$2,739 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $244 to $482 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,624 to $3,800 for first class

Lodging: $189 to $306 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Downtown Palm Springs for a week is $8,932-$31,148($1,276-$4,450 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $488 to $964 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,248 to $7,600 for first class

Lodging: $378 to $612 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $2,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Downtown Palm Springs Hotel Prices

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

 

Flight Costs to Downtown Palm Springs

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $793 average in late December to a low of $540 in early September. Median flight price is $510. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Downtown Palm Springs our data includes 366 originating airports, and 94 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Downtown Palm Springs from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,348 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX) in Phoenix, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $230.

 

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 Palm Springs, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $253, so you can easily save about 47% 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 Palm Springs can easily cost $520 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $34 per person. Private tours can cost $1032 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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