The average price of a 7-day trip to Hershey is $1,559 for a solo traveler, $2,800 for a couple, and $5,249 for a family of 4. Hershey hotels range from $47 to $268 per night with an average of $90, while most vacation rentals will cost $190 to $540 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) are between $620 and $919 per person for economy flights and $1,946 to $2,884 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $40 to $89 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 Hershey, PA, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Hershey Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Hershey for a week is $1,155-$2,304($165-$329 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $89 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $419 to $763 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $101 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $125 to $153 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Hershey for a week is $2,256-$4,002($322-$572 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $178 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $838 to $1,526 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $101 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $125 to $153 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Hershey for a week is $3,708-$7,014($530-$1,002 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $356 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,676 to $3,052 for economy

Lodging: $152 to $202 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $188 to $245 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Hershey

How cheap can you make a vacation to Hershey? The cheapest trip to Hershey is about $116 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 $160 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 $40.

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 Hershey for a week is $813-$2,218($116-$317 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $419 to $763 for economy

Lodging: $40 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Hershey for a week is $1,386-$3,296($198-$471 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $838 to $1,526 for economy

Lodging: $40 to $47 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Hershey for a week is $2,772-$5,908($396-$844 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,676 to $3,052 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $94 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $240 to $266 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Hershey cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Hershey Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Hershey for a week is $2,597-$9,828($371-$1,404 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $196 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,253 to $1,976 for first class

Lodging: $140 to $268 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $540 to $1,080 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Hershey for a week is $4,354-$13,176($622-$1,882 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $392 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,506 to $3,952 for first class

Lodging: $140 to $268 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $540 to $1,080 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Hershey for a week is $8,708-$23,760($1,244-$3,394 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $288 to $784 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,012 to $7,904 for first class

Lodging: $280 to $536 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $810 to $1,728 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Hershey Hotel Prices

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

Hershey 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 Hershey 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Hershey.

 

Flight Costs to Hershey

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $919 average in early January to a low of $620 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $611. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Hershey our data includes 455 originating airports, and 98 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Hershey from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,078 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Orlando Sanford International (SFB) in Sanford, FL (the United States) at an average of just $217.

 

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 Hershey, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $300, so you can easily save about 48% 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 Hershey can easily cost $330 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $668 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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