The average price of a 7-day trip to Mt. Hood is $1,892 for a solo traveler, $3,398 for a couple, and $6,370 for a family of 4. Mt. Hood hotels range from $75 to $343 per night with an average of $132, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $520 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Portland International Airport (PDX) are between $718 and $1,158 per person for economy flights and $2,253 to $3,634 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $66 to $118 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 Mt. Hood, OR, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PDX and stay in a Mt. Hood hotel:

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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

 

Average Mt. Hood Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $1,457-$2,790($208-$399 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $118 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $425 to $926 for economy

Lodging: $95 to $145 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $141 to $173 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $2,930-$5,006($419-$715 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $236 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $850 to $1,852 for economy

Lodging: $95 to $145 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $141 to $173 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $4,688-$8,748($670-$1,250 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $264 to $472 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,700 to $3,704 for economy

Lodging: $190 to $290 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $197 to $260 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Mt. Hood

How cheap can you make a vacation to Mt. Hood? The cheapest trip to Mt. Hood is about $142 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 $200 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 $62.

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 Mt. Hood for a week is $993-$2,705($142-$386 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $57 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $425 to $926 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $75 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $200 to $230 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $1,614-$4,030($231-$576 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $114 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $850 to $1,852 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $75 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $200 to $230 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $3,228-$7,232($461-$1,033 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $228 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,700 to $3,704 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $150 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $320 to $322 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Mt. Hood cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Mt. Hood Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $2,966-$10,252($424-$1,465 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $145 to $212 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $931 to $2,528 for first class

Lodging: $170 to $343 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,040 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $4,912-$14,264($702-$2,038 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $290 to $424 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,862 to $5,056 for first class

Lodging: $170 to $343 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $520 to $1,040 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Mt. Hood for a week is $9,824-$25,408($1,403-$3,630 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $580 to $848 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,724 to $10,112 for first class

Lodging: $340 to $686 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $832 to $1,560 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Mt. Hood Hotel Prices

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

Mt. Hood 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 Mt. Hood 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 Mt. Hood.

 

Flight Costs to Mt. Hood

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,158 average in late July to a low of $718 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $763. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Mt. Hood our data includes 921 originating airports, and 145 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Mt. Hood from an airport like Tiruchirappalli International (TRZ) in Trichinopoly (India) for an average $7,219 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton (PDT) in Pendleton, OR (the United States) at an average of just $131.

 

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 Mt. Hood, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $439, so you can easily save about 61% 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 Mt. Hood can easily cost $430 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $28 per person. Private tours can cost $854 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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