The average price of a 7-day trip to Lawrence is $1,520 for a solo traveler, $2,730 for a couple, and $5,118 for a family of 4. Lawrence hotels range from $41 to $275 per night with an average of $97, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Kansas City International Airport (MCI) are between $641 and $1,014 per person for economy flights and $2,011 to $3,182 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $50 to $95 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 Lawrence, KS, US

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

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 25th

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

 

Average Lawrence Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Lawrence for a week is $1,228-$2,234($175-$319 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $95 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $422 to $831 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $123 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 Lawrence for a week is $2,438-$4,096($348-$585 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $190 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $844 to $1,662 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $123 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 Lawrence for a week is $3,736-$7,460($534-$1,066 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $200 to $380 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,688 to $3,324 for economy

Lodging: $152 to $246 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 Lawrence

How cheap can you make a vacation to Lawrence? The cheapest trip to Lawrence is about $115 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 $37.

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 Lawrence for a week is $805-$1,993($115-$285 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $46 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $422 to $831 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $41 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Lawrence for a week is $1,388-$3,146($198-$449 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $92 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $844 to $1,662 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $41 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Lawrence for a week is $2,776-$5,872($397-$839 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,688 to $3,324 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $82 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $192 to $210 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Lawrence cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Lawrence Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Lawrence for a week is $2,519-$8,445($360-$1,206 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $105 to $209 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $962 to $2,194 for first class

Lodging: $137 to $275 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $798 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Lawrence for a week is $4,216-$12,102($602-$1,729 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $210 to $418 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,924 to $4,388 for first class

Lodging: $137 to $275 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $798 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Lawrence for a week is $8,432-$22,290($1,205-$3,184 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $420 to $836 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,848 to $8,776 for first class

Lodging: $274 to $550 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $608 to $1,277 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Lawrence Hotel Prices

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

Lawrence 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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence.

 

Flight Costs to Lawrence

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,014 average in late July to a low of $641 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $699. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Lawrence our data includes 676 originating airports, and 128 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Lawrence from an airport like Husein Sastranegara (BDO) in Bandung (Indonesia) for an average $9,478 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH (the United States) at an average of just $202.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Lawrence, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $373, so you can easily save about 58% 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 Lawrence can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $686 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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