The average price of a 7-day trip to Manchester is $1,619 for a solo traveler, $2,908 for a couple, and $5,451 for a family of 4. Manchester hotels range from $60 to $287 per night with an average of $96, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Bradley International Airport (BDL) are between $549 and $927 per person for economy flights and $1,723 to $2,909 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 to $115 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 Manchester, CT, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Manchester Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Manchester for a week is $1,185-$2,396($169-$342 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $115 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $380 to $751 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $140 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $77 to $94 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Manchester for a week is $2,246-$4,304($321-$615 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $230 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $760 to $1,502 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $140 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $77 to $94 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Manchester for a week is $3,630-$7,904($519-$1,129 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $460 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,520 to $3,004 for economy

Lodging: $192 to $280 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $123 to $132 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Manchester

How cheap can you make a vacation to Manchester? The cheapest trip to Manchester is about $120 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 $80 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 $49.

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 Manchester for a week is $842-$1,747($120-$250 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $48 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $380 to $751 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $110 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Manchester for a week is $1,390-$2,834($199-$405 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $96 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $760 to $1,502 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $110 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Manchester for a week is $2,780-$5,272($397-$753 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $192 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,520 to $3,004 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $120 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $120 to $154 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Manchester cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Manchester Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Manchester for a week is $2,600-$9,543($371-$1,363 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $230 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $992 to $2,125 for first class

Lodging: $142 to $287 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $968 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Manchester for a week is $4,348-$13,278($621-$1,897 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $460 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,984 to $4,250 for first class

Lodging: $142 to $287 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $968 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Manchester for a week is $8,696-$24,234($1,242-$3,462 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $432 to $920 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,968 to $8,500 for first class

Lodging: $284 to $574 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,549 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Manchester Hotel Prices

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

Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester.

 

Flight Costs to Manchester

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $927 average in late July to a low of $549 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $600. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Manchester our data includes 614 originating airports, and 119 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Manchester from an airport like Schoenefeld (SXF) in Berlin (Germany) for an average $7,545 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Cleveland-Hopkins International (CLE) in Cleveland, OH (the United States) at an average of just $210.

 

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 Manchester, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $378, so you can easily save about 69% 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 Manchester can easily cost $360 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $24 per person. Private tours can cost $715 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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