The average price of a 7-day trip to Joplin is $1,286 for a solo traveler, $2,310 for a couple, and $4,330 for a family of 4. Joplin hotels range from $50 to $229 per night with an average of $69, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $960 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Joplin Regional Airport (JLN) are between $539 and $736 per person for economy flights and $1,691 to $2,310 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $44 to $76 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 Joplin, MO, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

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

 

Average Joplin Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Joplin for a week is $1,100-$1,791($157-$256 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $76 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $384 to $611 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $108 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $76 to $92 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Joplin for a week is $2,102-$3,184($300-$455 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $152 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $768 to $1,222 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $108 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $76 to $92 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Joplin for a week is $3,500-$5,868($500-$838 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $176 to $304 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,536 to $2,444 for economy

Lodging: $136 to $216 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $122 to $147 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Joplin

How cheap can you make a vacation to Joplin? The cheapest trip to Joplin is about $112 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 $44.

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 Joplin for a week is $781-$2,077($112-$297 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $384 to $611 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Joplin for a week is $1,298-$2,954($185-$422 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $768 to $1,222 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Joplin for a week is $2,596-$5,308($371-$758 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,536 to $2,444 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $100 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $240 to $300 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Joplin cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Joplin Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Joplin for a week is $2,122-$13,732($303-$1,962 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $137 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $856 to $1,253 for first class

Lodging: $113 to $229 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $960 to $1,920 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Joplin for a week is $3,566-$15,944($509-$2,278 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $274 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,712 to $2,506 for first class

Lodging: $113 to $229 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $960 to $1,920 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Joplin for a week is $7,132-$27,280($1,019-$3,897 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $336 to $548 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,424 to $5,012 for first class

Lodging: $226 to $458 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,440 to $3,072 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Joplin Hotel Prices

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

Joplin 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 Joplin 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 Joplin.

 

Flight Costs to Joplin

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $736 average in mid December to a low of $539 in late September. Median flight price is $428. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Joplin our data includes 179 originating airports, and 52 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Joplin from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,824 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 $229.

 

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 Joplin, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $198, so you can easily save about 37% 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 Joplin can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $570 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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