The average price of a 7-day trip to Myrtle Beach is $1,613 for a solo traveler, $2,897 for a couple, and $5,431 for a family of 4. Myrtle Beach hotels range from $50 to $261 per night with an average of $83, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $560 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) are between $500 and $878 per person for economy flights and $1,569 to $2,755 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $40 to $90 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 Myrtle Beach, SC, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MYR and stay in a Myrtle Beach hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Myrtle Beach is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Myrtle Beach Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Myrtle Beach for a week is $1,060-$2,483($151-$355 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $90 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $318 to $755 for economy

Lodging: $77 to $89 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $149 to $183 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Myrtle Beach for a week is $2,022-$4,114($289-$588 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $180 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $636 to $1,510 for economy

Lodging: $77 to $89 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $149 to $183 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Myrtle Beach for a week is $3,316-$7,298($474-$1,043 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $360 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,272 to $3,020 for economy

Lodging: $154 to $178 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $209 to $293 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Myrtle Beach

How cheap can you make a vacation to Myrtle Beach? The cheapest trip to Myrtle Beach is about $106 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 $45.

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 Myrtle Beach for a week is $742-$1,956($106-$279 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $43 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $318 to $755 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $50 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 Myrtle Beach for a week is $1,214-$3,012($173-$430 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $86 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $636 to $1,510 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $50 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 Myrtle Beach for a week is $2,428-$5,664($347-$809 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $172 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,272 to $3,020 for economy

Lodging: $90 to $100 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $168 to $240 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Myrtle Beach cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Myrtle Beach Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Myrtle Beach for a week is $2,272-$9,958($325-$1,423 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $180 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $852 to $1,978 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $261 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Myrtle Beach for a week is $3,656-$13,196($522-$1,885 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $360 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,704 to $3,956 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $261 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $560 to $1,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Myrtle Beach for a week is $7,312-$23,032($1,045-$3,290 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $304 to $720 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,408 to $7,912 for first class

Lodging: $296 to $522 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $840 to $1,680 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Myrtle Beach Hotel Prices

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

Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach.

 

Flight Costs to Myrtle Beach

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $878 average in mid December to a low of $500 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $513. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Myrtle Beach our data includes 395 originating airports, and 93 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Myrtle Beach from an airport like Kharkov (HRK) in Kharkov (Ukraine) for an average $7,530 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hagerstown Regional-Richard A. Henson Field (HGR) in Hagerstown, MD (the United States) at an average of just $136.

 

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 Myrtle Beach, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $378, so you can easily save about 75% 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 Myrtle Beach can easily cost $330 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $652 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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