The average price of a 7-day trip to Manhattan is $1,428 for a solo traveler, $2,565 for a couple, and $4,808 for a family of 4. Manhattan hotels range from $59 to $270 per night with an average of $92, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) are between $638 and $814 per person for economy flights and $2,002 to $2,554 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $47 to $81 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 Manhattan, KS, US

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

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 13th to November 18th

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

 

Average Manhattan Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Manhattan for a week is $1,312-$1,941($187-$277 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $47 to $81 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $467 to $684 for economy

Lodging: $91 to $115 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Manhattan for a week is $2,450-$3,452($350-$493 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $162 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $934 to $1,368 for economy

Lodging: $91 to $115 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Manhattan for a week is $3,958-$6,384($565-$912 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $324 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,868 to $2,736 for economy

Lodging: $182 to $230 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $129 to $147 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Manhattan

How cheap can you make a vacation to Manhattan? The cheapest trip to Manhattan is about $131 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 $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 $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 Manhattan for a week is $915-$1,599($131-$228 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $467 to $684 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Manhattan for a week is $1,536-$2,598($219-$371 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $934 to $1,368 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Manhattan for a week is $2,988-$4,956($427-$708 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,868 to $2,736 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $118 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $84 to $160 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Manhattan cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Manhattan Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Manhattan for a week is $2,590-$9,109($370-$1,301 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $103 to $162 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,065 to $1,375 for first class

Lodging: $134 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Manhattan for a week is $4,376-$11,618($625-$1,660 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $206 to $324 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,130 to $2,750 for first class

Lodging: $134 to $270 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Manhattan for a week is $8,752-$20,596($1,250-$2,942 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $412 to $648 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,260 to $5,500 for first class

Lodging: $268 to $540 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $750 to $1,760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Manhattan Hotel Prices

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

Manhattan 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 Manhattan 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 Manhattan.

 

Flight Costs to Manhattan

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $814 average in late July to a low of $638 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $508. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Manhattan our data includes 107 originating airports, and 50 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Manhattan from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,868 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 $296.

 

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 Manhattan, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $176, so you can easily save about 28% 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 Manhattan can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $674 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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