The average price of a 7-day trip to Durango is $1,514 for a solo traveler, $2,719 for a couple, and $5,098 for a family of 4. Durango hotels range from $57 to $258 per night with an average of $87, while most vacation rentals will cost $280 to $300 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Durango La Plata County Airport (DRO) are between $662 and $878 per person for economy flights and $2,077 to $2,755 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 to $92 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 Durango, CO, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to DRO and stay in a Durango hotel:

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 11th (except the week of October 29th)

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

 

Average Durango Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Durango for a week is $1,236-$2,120($177-$303 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $92 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $461 to $720 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $126 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Durango for a week is $2,442-$3,800($349-$543 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $184 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $922 to $1,440 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $126 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Durango for a week is $4,044-$6,968($578-$995 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $368 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,844 to $2,880 for economy

Lodging: $144 to $252 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $138 to $147 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Durango

How cheap can you make a vacation to Durango? The cheapest trip to Durango is about $130 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 $300 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 $50.

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 Durango for a week is $908-$3,061($130-$437 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $43 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $461 to $720 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $300 to $340 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Durango for a week is $1,516-$4,082($217-$583 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $86 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $922 to $1,440 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $300 to $340 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Durango for a week is $3,032-$6,940($433-$991 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $172 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,844 to $2,880 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $114 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $480 to $476 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Durango cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Durango Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Durango for a week is $2,751-$6,242($393-$892 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $184 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,291 to $1,534 for first class

Lodging: $129 to $258 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $300 to $570 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Durango for a week is $4,728-$9,064($675-$1,295 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $368 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,582 to $3,068 for first class

Lodging: $129 to $258 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $300 to $570 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Durango for a week is $9,456-$16,076($1,351-$2,297 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $392 to $736 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,164 to $6,136 for first class

Lodging: $258 to $516 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $420 to $798 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Durango Hotel Prices

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

Durango 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 Durango 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

It appears there are only a few vacations rentals with very few price options in Durango.

 

Flight Costs to Durango

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $878 average in late December to a low of $662 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $574. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Durango our data includes 225 originating airports, and 59 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Durango from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,577 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 $260.

 

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 Durango, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $216, so you can easily save about 33% 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 Durango can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $643 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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