The average price of a 7-day trip to Madison is $1,595 for a solo traveler, $2,865 for a couple, and $5,370 for a family of 4. Madison hotels range from $69 to $313 per night with an average of $103, while most vacation rentals will cost $220 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Nashville International Airport (BNA) are between $572 and $953 per person for economy flights and $1,795 to $2,991 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $43 to $97 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, TN, US

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

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Madison is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Madison Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Madison for a week is $1,203-$2,550($172-$364 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $43 to $97 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $338 to $839 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $131 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $140 to $172 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 $2,310-$4,296($330-$614 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $194 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $676 to $1,678 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $131 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $140 to $172 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Madison for a week is $3,684-$7,644($526-$1,092 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $388 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,352 to $3,356 for economy

Lodging: $188 to $262 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $196 to $258 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 $91 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 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 $56.

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 $640-$1,617($91-$231 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $52 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $338 to $839 for economy

Lodging: $56 to $69 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 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 $1,160-$2,820($166-$403 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $104 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $676 to $1,678 for economy

Lodging: $56 to $69 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Madison for a week is $2,260-$5,640($323-$806 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $208 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,352 to $3,356 for economy

Lodging: $112 to $138 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $64 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult 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 $2,470-$9,162($353-$1,309 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $204 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $848 to $1,686 for first class

Lodging: $170 to $313 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 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 $3,920-$12,276($560-$1,754 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $408 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,696 to $3,372 for first class

Lodging: $170 to $313 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,008 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Madison for a week is $7,840-$22,134($1,120-$3,162 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $344 to $816 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,392 to $6,744 for first class

Lodging: $340 to $626 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $840 to $1,613 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Madison Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Madison is much higher 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 a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Madison.

 

Flight Costs to Madison

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $953 average in early January to a low of $572 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $598. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Madison our data includes 720 originating airports, and 131 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Madison from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,092 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Tupelo Regional (TUP) in Tupelo, MS (the United States) at an average of just $104.

 

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 $381, so you can easily save about 67% 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 $390 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $26 per person. Private tours can cost $780 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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