The average price of a 7-day trip to Madison is $1,306 for a solo traveler, $2,346 for a couple, and $4,397 for a family of 4. Madison hotels range from $52 to $236 per night with an average of $92, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport (HSV) are between $560 and $828 per person for economy flights and $1,757 to $2,598 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $40 to $82 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 Madison, AL, US

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

 

Average Madison Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Madison for a week is $1,032-$1,839($147-$263 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $82 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $671 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $99 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $63 to $77 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Madison for a week is $2,058-$3,398($294-$485 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $164 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,342 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $99 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $63 to $77 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Madison for a week is $3,222-$6,168($460-$881 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $328 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $2,684 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $198 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $101 to $123 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Madison

How cheap can you make a vacation to Madison? The cheapest trip to Madison is about $110 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $60 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 $43.

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 Madison for a week is $772-$1,484($110-$212 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $671 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Madison for a week is $1,286-$2,428($184-$347 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,342 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Madison for a week is $2,560-$4,586($366-$655 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $2,684 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $104 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $84 to $135 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Madison cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Madison Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Madison for a week is $2,270-$7,615($324-$1,088 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $148 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,036 to $1,563 for first class

Lodging: $117 to $236 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $836 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Madison for a week is $3,838-$10,214($548-$1,459 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $296 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,072 to $3,126 for first class

Lodging: $117 to $236 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $836 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Madison for a week is $7,676-$18,424($1,097-$2,632 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $304 to $592 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,144 to $6,252 for first class

Lodging: $234 to $472 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $532 to $1,338 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Madison Hotel Prices

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

Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison.

 

Flight Costs to Madison

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $828 average in late July to a low of $560 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $483. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Madison our data includes 340 originating airports, and 100 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Madison from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,016 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) in Atlanta, GA (the United States) at an average of just $187.

 

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 Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Madison, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $268, so you can easily save about 48% 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 Madison can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $589 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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