The average price of a 7-day trip to Hickory is $1,560 for a solo traveler, $2,802 for a couple, and $5,253 for a family of 4. Hickory hotels range from $57 to $259 per night with an average of $92, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) are between $701 and $1,114 per person for economy flights and $2,200 to $3,496 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $36 to $81 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 Hickory, NC, US

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

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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

 

Average Hickory Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Hickory for a week is $1,110-$2,264($159-$323 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $81 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $396 to $947 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $77 to $95 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Hickory for a week is $2,368-$4,112($338-$587 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $162 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $792 to $1,894 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $77 to $95 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Hickory for a week is $3,240-$7,556($463-$1,079 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $324 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,584 to $3,788 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $250 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $108 to $143 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Hickory

How cheap can you make a vacation to Hickory? The cheapest trip to Hickory is about $122 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 $140 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 $51.

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 Hickory for a week is $856-$2,268($122-$324 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $43 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $396 to $947 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Hickory for a week is $1,406-$3,516($201-$502 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $86 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $792 to $1,894 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $57 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $170 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Hickory for a week is $2,812-$6,420($402-$917 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $172 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,584 to $3,788 for economy

Lodging: $102 to $114 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $196 to $238 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Hickory cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Hickory Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Hickory for a week is $2,332-$10,711($333-$1,530 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $146 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,026 to $2,633 for first class

Lodging: $129 to $259 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,176 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Hickory for a week is $3,890-$14,366($556-$2,052 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $292 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,052 to $5,266 for first class

Lodging: $129 to $259 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,176 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Hickory for a week is $7,780-$25,912($1,111-$3,702 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $304 to $584 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,104 to $10,532 for first class

Lodging: $258 to $518 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $840 to $1,882 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Hickory Hotel Prices

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

Hickory 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 Hickory 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 Hickory.

 

Flight Costs to Hickory

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,114 average in late July to a low of $701 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $722. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Hickory our data includes 852 originating airports, and 147 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Hickory from an airport like Husein Sastranegara (BDO) in Bandung (Indonesia) for an average $10,688 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Raleigh County Memorial (BKW) in Beckley, WV (the United States) at an average of just $91.

 

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 Hickory, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $414, so you can easily save about 59% 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 Hickory can easily cost $320 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $646 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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