The average price of a 7-day trip to Downtown Tucson is $1,334 for a solo traveler, $2,396 for a couple, and $4,492 for a family of 4. Downtown Tucson hotels range from $36 to $237 per night with an average of $83, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Tucson International Airport (TUS) are between $553 and $843 per person for economy flights and $1,735 to $2,645 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $37 to $94 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 Tucson, AZ, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

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

 

Average Downtown Tucson Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $1,041-$2,051($149-$293 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $37 to $94 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $356 to $691 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $117 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $80 to $98 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $2,050-$3,704($293-$529 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $188 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $712 to $1,382 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $117 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $80 to $98 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $3,180-$6,800($454-$971 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $376 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,424 to $2,764 for economy

Lodging: $142 to $234 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $120 to $137 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Downtown Tucson

How cheap can you make a vacation to Downtown Tucson? The cheapest trip to Downtown Tucson is about $88 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 $20 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 $30.

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 Tucson for a week is $616-$1,324($88-$189 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $356 to $691 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $1,112-$2,288($159-$327 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $712 to $1,382 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $2,152-$4,360($307-$623 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,424 to $2,764 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $72 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $84 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Downtown Tucson cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Downtown Tucson 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 Tucson.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $2,142-$8,025($306-$1,146 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $169 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $926 to $1,562 for first class

Lodging: $121 to $237 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $3,558-$10,770($508-$1,539 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $338 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,852 to $3,124 for first class

Lodging: $121 to $237 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Downtown Tucson for a week is $7,116-$18,372($1,017-$2,625 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $280 to $676 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,704 to $6,248 for first class

Lodging: $242 to $474 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,232 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Downtown Tucson Hotel Prices

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

 

Flight Costs to Downtown Tucson

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $843 average in late July to a low of $553 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $531. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Downtown Tucson our data includes 461 originating airports, and 115 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Downtown Tucson from an airport like Samos (SMI) in Samos (Greece) for an average $7,063 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Provo Municipal (PVU) in Provo, UT (the United States) at an average of just $158.

 

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 Tucson, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $289, so you can easily save about 52% 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 Tucson can easily cost $300 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $590 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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