The average price of a 7-day trip to McLean is $1,638 for a solo traveler, $2,942 for a couple, and $5,515 for a family of 4. McLean hotels range from $77 to $285 per night with an average of $102, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) are between $695 and $1,191 per person for economy flights and $2,181 to $3,737 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 to $107 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 McLean, VA, US

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

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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

 

Average McLean Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit McLean for a week is $1,292-$2,566($185-$367 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $107 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $421 to $977 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $100 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $114 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit McLean for a week is $2,604-$4,720($372-$674 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $214 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $842 to $1,954 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $100 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $114 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit McLean for a week is $4,082-$8,164($583-$1,166 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $428 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,684 to $3,908 for economy

Lodging: $176 to $200 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $171 to $210 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to McLean

How cheap can you make a vacation to McLean? The cheapest trip to McLean is about $101 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 $67.

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 McLean for a week is $709-$1,768($101-$253 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $47 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $421 to $977 for economy

Lodging: $67 to $77 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 McLean for a week is $1,298-$3,074($185-$439 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $94 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $842 to $1,954 for economy

Lodging: $67 to $77 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 McLean for a week is $2,536-$6,148($362-$878 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $188 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,684 to $3,908 for economy

Lodging: $134 to $154 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 McLean cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury McLean Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit McLean for a week is $2,274-$9,815($325-$1,402 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $225 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $842 to $2,540 for first class

Lodging: $136 to $285 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $950 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit McLean for a week is $3,732-$13,930($533-$1,990 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $176 to $450 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,684 to $5,080 for first class

Lodging: $136 to $285 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $950 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit McLean for a week is $7,464-$25,580($1,066-$3,654 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $352 to $900 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,368 to $10,160 for first class

Lodging: $272 to $570 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $750 to $1,520 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

McLean Hotel Prices

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

McLean 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 McLean 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 McLean.

 

Flight Costs to McLean

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,191 average in early January to a low of $695 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $767. These prices are based on millions of flights. For McLean our data includes 1,228 originating airports, and 151 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to McLean from an airport like Supadio (PNK) in Pontianak (Indonesia) for an average $8,797 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like LaGuardia (LGA) in New York, NY (the United States) at an average of just $146.

 

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 McLean, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $496, so you can easily save about 71% 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 McLean can easily cost $360 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $24 per person. Private tours can cost $711 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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