The average price of a 7-day trip to Nantucket Island is $1,964 for a solo traveler, $3,527 for a couple, and $6,613 for a family of 4. Nantucket Island hotels range from $91 to $416 per night with an average of $183, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) are between $751 and $1,141 per person for economy flights and $2,357 to $3,580 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $73 to $168 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 Nantucket Island, MA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PVD and stay in a Nantucket Island hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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

 

Average Nantucket Island Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $1,682-$3,082($240-$440 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $73 to $168 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $481 to $958 for economy

Lodging: $129 to $158 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $115 to $141 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $3,214-$5,582($459-$797 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $146 to $336 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $962 to $1,916 for economy

Lodging: $129 to $158 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $115 to $141 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $5,072-$10,432($725-$1,490 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $292 to $672 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,924 to $3,832 for economy

Lodging: $258 to $316 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $184 to $226 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Nantucket Island

How cheap can you make a vacation to Nantucket Island? The cheapest trip to Nantucket Island is about $121 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 $74.

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 Nantucket Island for a week is $846-$1,987($121-$284 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $35 to $69 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $481 to $958 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $91 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $1,572-$3,428($225-$490 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $138 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $962 to $1,916 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $91 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $3,084-$6,856($441-$979 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $276 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,924 to $3,832 for economy

Lodging: $148 to $182 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Nantucket Island cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Nantucket Island Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $3,701-$11,435($529-$1,634 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $161 to $370 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,068 to $2,845 for first class

Lodging: $251 to $416 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $5,896-$16,870($842-$2,410 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $322 to $740 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,136 to $5,690 for first class

Lodging: $251 to $416 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Nantucket Island for a week is $11,792-$30,140($1,685-$4,306 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $644 to $1,480 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,272 to $11,380 for first class

Lodging: $502 to $832 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $800 to $1,400 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Nantucket Island Hotel Prices

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

Nantucket Island 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 Nantucket Island 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 Nantucket Island.

 

Flight Costs to Nantucket Island

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,141 average in late July to a low of $751 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $773. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Nantucket Island our data includes 719 originating airports, and 146 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Nantucket Island from an airport like Guyuan Liupanshan (GYU) in Guyuan (China) for an average $8,640 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) in Washington, DC (the United States) at an average of just $211.

 

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 Nantucket Island, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $390, so you can easily save about 52% 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 Nantucket Island can easily cost $520 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $35 per person. Private tours can cost $1037 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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