The average price of a 7-day trip to Guadalajara is $858 for a solo traveler, $1,541 for a couple, and $2,889 for a family of 4. Guadalajara hotels range from $25 to $126 per night with an average of $32, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $280 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (GDL) are between $518 and $817 per person for economy flights and $1,625 to $2,564 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $18 to $40 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 Guadalajara, MX

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Guadalajara Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Guadalajara for a week is $603-$1,222($86-$175 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $40 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $303 to $654 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $48 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $29 to $35 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Guadalajara for a week is $1,462-$2,482($209-$355 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $80 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $606 to $1,308 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $48 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $29 to $35 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Guadalajara for a week is $1,980-$4,312($283-$616 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $160 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,212 to $2,616 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $96 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $44 to $49 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Guadalajara

How cheap can you make a vacation to Guadalajara? The cheapest trip to Guadalajara is about $70 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 37% 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 $22.

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 Guadalajara for a week is $493-$1,041($70-$149 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $10 to $21 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $303 to $654 for economy

Lodging: $22 to $25 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Guadalajara for a week is $866-$1,842($124-$263 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $42 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $606 to $1,308 for economy

Lodging: $22 to $25 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Guadalajara for a week is $1,660-$3,540($237-$506 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $84 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,212 to $2,616 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $50 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $56 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Guadalajara cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Guadalajara Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Guadalajara for a week is $1,682-$5,945($240-$849 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $84 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $882 to $1,661 for first class

Lodging: $96 to $126 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $280 to $616 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Guadalajara for a week is $2,788-$8,194($398-$1,171 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $168 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,764 to $3,322 for first class

Lodging: $96 to $126 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $280 to $616 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Guadalajara for a week is $5,576-$14,540($797-$2,077 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $336 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,528 to $6,644 for first class

Lodging: $192 to $252 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $392 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Guadalajara Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Guadalajara is much lower than the average city. On average vacation rentals are less expensive than hotels. Luxury hotels are more expensive in Guadalajara due to hotel employees. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Guadalajara 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 Guadalajara 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 Guadalajara.

 

Flight Costs to Guadalajara

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $817 average in mid December to a low of $518 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $577. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Guadalajara our data includes 219 originating airports, and 65 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Guadalajara from an airport like Amilcar Cabral International (SID) in Sal Island (Cape Verde) for an average $5,839 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International (TLC) in Toluca (Mexico) at an average of just $88.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Guadalajara, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $300, so you can easily save about 58% 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 Guadalajara can easily cost $160 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $10 per person. Private tours can cost $314 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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