The average price of a 7-day trip to Jefferson City is $1,343 for a solo traveler, $2,412 for a couple, and $4,522 for a family of 4. Jefferson City hotels range from $51 to $234 per night with an average of $82, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $640 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Columbia Regional Airport (COU) are between $650 and $882 per person for economy flights and $2,040 to $2,768 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $46 to $74 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 Jefferson City, MO, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to COU and stay in a Jefferson City hotel:

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • April 2nd to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to November 18th

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

 

Average Jefferson City Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Jefferson City for a week is $1,181-$1,867($169-$267 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $74 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $439 to $767 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $97 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $70 to $86 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Jefferson City for a week is $2,364-$3,382($338-$483 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $148 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $878 to $1,534 for economy

Lodging: $71 to $97 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $70 to $86 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Jefferson City for a week is $3,674-$6,304($525-$901 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $296 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,756 to $3,068 for economy

Lodging: $142 to $194 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $105 to $138 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Jefferson City

How cheap can you make a vacation to Jefferson City? The cheapest trip to Jefferson City is about $117 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 $120 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 $41.

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 Jefferson City for a week is $818-$2,000($117-$286 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $439 to $767 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Jefferson City for a week is $1,390-$3,040($199-$434 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $878 to $1,534 for economy

Lodging: $41 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Jefferson City for a week is $2,780-$5,504($397-$786 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,756 to $3,068 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $102 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $180 to $224 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Jefferson City cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Jefferson City Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Jefferson City for a week is $2,600-$10,346($371-$1,478 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $97 to $141 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,225 to $2,063 for first class

Lodging: $116 to $234 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,216 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Jefferson City for a week is $4,504-$13,396($643-$1,914 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $194 to $282 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,450 to $4,126 for first class

Lodging: $116 to $234 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,216 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Jefferson City for a week is $9,008-$22,412($1,287-$3,202 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $388 to $564 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,900 to $8,252 for first class

Lodging: $232 to $468 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,024 to $1,702 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Jefferson City Hotel Prices

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

Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City.

 

Flight Costs to Jefferson City

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $882 average in mid December to a low of $650 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $464. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Jefferson City our data includes 193 originating airports, and 68 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Jefferson City from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,491 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chicago O’Hare International (ORD) in Chicago, IL (the United States) at an average of just $227.

 

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 Jefferson City, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $232, so you can easily save about 36% 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 Jefferson City can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $584 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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