The average price of a 7-day trip to Miami is $1,682 for a solo traveler, $3,021 for a couple, and $5,663 for a family of 4. Miami hotels range from $55 to $248 per night with an average of $159, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Miami International Airport (MIA) are between $642 and $1,100 per person for economy flights and $2,015 to $3,452 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $48 to $102 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.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Miami, FL, US

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

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 10th (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • August 13th to November 18th

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

 

Average Miami Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Miami for a week is $1,255-$2,646($179-$378 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $102 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $409 to $990 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $129 to $157 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Miami for a week is $2,466-$4,570($352-$653 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $204 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $818 to $1,980 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $129 to $157 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Miami for a week is $4,000-$8,316($571-$1,188 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $408 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,636 to $3,960 for economy

Lodging: $170 to $250 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $194 to $220 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Miami

How cheap can you make a vacation to Miami? The cheapest trip to Miami is about $103 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 $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 $47.

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 Miami for a week is $718-$1,698($103-$243 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $27 to $54 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $409 to $990 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $55 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 Miami for a week is $1,316-$3,066($188-$438 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $108 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $818 to $1,980 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $55 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 Miami for a week is $2,584-$6,132($369-$876 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $216 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,636 to $3,960 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $110 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $64 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Miami cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Miami Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Miami for a week is $2,891-$16,778($413-$2,397 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $224 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,133 to $2,010 for first class

Lodging: $181 to $248 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Miami for a week is $4,696-$20,356($671-$2,908 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $448 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,266 to $4,020 for first class

Lodging: $181 to $248 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Miami for a week is $9,392-$34,112($1,342-$4,873 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $384 to $896 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,532 to $8,040 for first class

Lodging: $362 to $496 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $3,300 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Miami Hotel Prices

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

Miami 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 Miami 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 Miami.

 

Flight Costs to Miami

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,100 average in late December to a low of $642 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $650. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Miami our data includes 1,098 originating airports, and 175 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Miami from an airport like Frankfurt Hahn (HHN) in Hahn (Germany) for an average $7,279 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Jacksonville International (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL (the United States) at an average of just $175.

 

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 Miami, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $458, 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 Miami can easily cost $410 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $27 per person. Private tours can cost $814 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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