The average price of a 7-day trip to Jekyll Island is $2,588 for a solo traveler, $4,648 for a couple, and $8,714 for a family of 4. Jekyll Island hotels range from $106 to $481 per night with an average of $171, while most vacation rentals will cost $300 to $720 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) are between $543 and $925 per person for economy flights and $1,704 to $2,903 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $96 to $189 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 Jekyll Island, GA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to JAX and stay in a Jekyll Island 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 Jekyll Island is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Jekyll Island Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $1,911-$4,041($273-$577 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $189 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $345 to $786 for economy

Lodging: $149 to $215 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $264 to $322 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $3,324-$6,428($475-$918 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $378 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $690 to $1,572 for economy

Lodging: $149 to $215 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $264 to $322 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $5,856-$11,526($837-$1,647 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $384 to $756 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,380 to $3,144 for economy

Lodging: $298 to $430 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $396 to $515 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Jekyll Island

How cheap can you make a vacation to Jekyll Island? The cheapest trip to Jekyll Island is about $162 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 $85.

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 Jekyll Island for a week is $1,135-$2,426($162-$347 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $80 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $345 to $786 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $106 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $1,760-$3,772($251-$539 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $160 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $690 to $1,572 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $106 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $180 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $3,520-$7,004($503-$1,001 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $320 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,380 to $3,144 for economy

Lodging: $170 to $212 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $256 to $270 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Jekyll Island cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Jekyll Island Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $3,666-$12,661($524-$1,809 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $202 to $416 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $938 to $1,973 for first class

Lodging: $219 to $481 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $720 to $1,296 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $6,018-$17,546($860-$2,507 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $404 to $832 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,876 to $3,946 for first class

Lodging: $219 to $481 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $720 to $1,296 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Jekyll Island for a week is $12,036-$31,984($1,719-$4,569 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $808 to $1,664 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,752 to $7,892 for first class

Lodging: $438 to $962 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,152 to $2,074 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Jekyll Island Hotel Prices

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

Jekyll Island 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 Jekyll Island 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 Jekyll Island.

 

Flight Costs to Jekyll Island

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $925 average in late July to a low of $543 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $579. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Jekyll Island our data includes 634 originating airports, and 132 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Jekyll Island from an airport like Schoenefeld (SXF) in Berlin (Germany) for an average $7,095 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Rickenbacker International (LCK) in Columbus, OH (the United States) at an average of just $146.

 

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 Jekyll Island, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $382, so you can easily save about 70% 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 Jekyll Island can easily cost $600 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $40 per person. Private tours can cost $1199 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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