The average price of a 7-day trip to Effingham is $1,538 for a solo traveler, $2,762 for a couple, and $5,178 for a family of 4. Effingham hotels range from $52 to $238 per night with an average of $77, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $420 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Decatur Airport (DEC) are between $873 and $1,143 per person for economy flights and $2,739 to $3,587 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $46 to $83 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 Effingham, IL, US

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

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • March 26th to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 15th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Effingham is usually mid April.

 

Average Effingham Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Effingham for a week is $1,220-$2,194($174-$313 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $83 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $466 to $983 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $102 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 Effingham for a week is $2,822-$4,078($403-$583 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $166 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $932 to $1,966 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $102 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 Effingham for a week is $3,872-$7,480($553-$1,069 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $332 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,864 to $3,932 for economy

Lodging: $144 to $204 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $120 to $147 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Effingham

How cheap can you make a vacation to Effingham? The cheapest trip to Effingham is about $126 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 $200 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 $46.

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 Effingham for a week is $882-$2,636($126-$377 per day)

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

Flights: $466 to $983 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $200 to $230 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Effingham for a week is $1,488-$3,892($213-$556 per day)

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

Flights: $932 to $1,966 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $200 to $230 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Effingham for a week is $2,976-$7,094($425-$1,013 per day)

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

Flights: $1,864 to $3,932 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $104 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $300 to $345 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Effingham cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Effingham Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Effingham for a week is $2,561-$9,076($366-$1,297 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $87 to $174 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,244 to $2,566 for first class

Lodging: $118 to $238 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Effingham for a week is $4,414-$12,860($631-$1,837 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $174 to $348 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,488 to $5,132 for first class

Lodging: $118 to $238 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Effingham for a week is $8,828-$23,074($1,261-$3,296 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $348 to $696 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,976 to $10,264 for first class

Lodging: $236 to $476 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $672 to $1,323 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Effingham Hotel Prices

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

Effingham 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 Effingham 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

While there are a few options for vacation rentals here, the selection is somewhat limited in Effingham.

 

Flight Costs to Effingham

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,143 average in early to mid August to a low of $873 in mid April. Median flight price is $536. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Effingham our data includes 59 originating airports, and 36 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Effingham from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,277 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like St Louis Lambert International (STL) in St. Louis, MO (the United States) at an average of just $59.

 

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 Saturday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Effingham, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $269, so you can easily save about 31% 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 Effingham can easily cost $300 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $592 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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