The average price of a 7-day trip to Mount Shasta is $1,545 for a solo traveler, $2,775 for a couple, and $5,202 for a family of 4. Mount Shasta hotels range from $58 to $266 per night with an average of $92, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $600 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Sacramento International Airport (SMF) are between $617 and $985 per person for economy flights and $1,936 to $3,091 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $48 to $94 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 Mount Shasta, CA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SMF and stay in a Mount Shasta hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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

 

Average Mount Shasta Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $1,244-$2,280($178-$326 per day)

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

Flights: $374 to $788 for economy

Lodging: $89 to $102 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $113 to $139 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $2,440-$4,120($349-$589 per day)

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

Flights: $748 to $1,576 for economy

Lodging: $89 to $102 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $113 to $139 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $3,908-$7,008($558-$1,001 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $376 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $3,152 for economy

Lodging: $178 to $204 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $181 to $195 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Mount Shasta

How cheap can you make a vacation to Mount Shasta? The cheapest trip to Mount Shasta is about $116 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $120 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 Mount Shasta for a week is $810-$1,996($116-$285 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $44 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $374 to $788 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $58 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $1,338-$3,092($191-$442 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $88 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $748 to $1,576 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $58 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $2,676-$5,734($382-$819 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $176 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,496 to $3,152 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $116 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $180 to $225 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Mount Shasta cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Mount Shasta Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $2,634-$10,165($376-$1,452 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $106 to $188 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,100 to $2,009 for first class

Lodging: $132 to $266 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $600 to $1,140 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $4,476-$13,490($639-$1,927 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $212 to $376 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,200 to $4,018 for first class

Lodging: $132 to $266 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $600 to $1,140 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Mount Shasta for a week is $8,952-$22,876($1,279-$3,268 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $424 to $752 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,400 to $8,036 for first class

Lodging: $264 to $532 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $900 to $1,596 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Mount Shasta Hotel Prices

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

Mount Shasta 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 Mount Shasta 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Mount Shasta.

 

Flight Costs to Mount Shasta

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $985 average in late July to a low of $617 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $624. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Mount Shasta our data includes 700 originating airports, and 128 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Mount Shasta from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $7,026 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like San Diego International (SAN) in San Diego, CA (the United States) at an average of just $130.

 

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 Mount Shasta, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $368, so you can easily save about 60% 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 Mount Shasta can easily cost $330 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $664 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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