The average price of a 7-day trip to Ouray is $2,740 for a solo traveler, $4,921 for a couple, and $9,226 for a family of 4. Ouray hotels range from $77 to $363 per night with an average of $95, while most vacation rentals will cost $300 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Denver International Airport (DEN) are between $677 and $1,139 per person for economy flights and $2,124 to $3,574 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 to $130 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 Ouray, CO, US

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

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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

 

Average Ouray Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Ouray for a week is $1,211-$4,485($173-$641 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $130 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $923 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $362 to $442 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Ouray for a week is $2,520-$6,750($360-$964 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $260 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,846 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $362 to $442 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Ouray for a week is $3,884-$11,574($555-$1,653 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $520 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,692 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $218 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $507 to $707 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Ouray

How cheap can you make a vacation to Ouray? The cheapest trip to Ouray 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 $180 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 $66.

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 Ouray for a week is $994-$2,603($142-$372 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $60 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $923 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $77 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Ouray for a week is $1,592-$3,946($227-$564 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $120 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,846 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $77 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $180 to $210 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Ouray for a week is $3,184-$7,262($455-$1,037 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $240 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,692 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $154 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $252 to $315 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Ouray cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Ouray Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Ouray for a week is $2,884-$15,419($412-$2,203 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $234 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,048 to $2,381 for first class

Lodging: $180 to $363 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Ouray for a week is $4,688-$19,438($670-$2,777 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $468 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,096 to $4,762 for first class

Lodging: $180 to $363 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,900 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Ouray for a week is $9,376-$32,036($1,339-$4,577 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $432 to $936 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,192 to $9,524 for first class

Lodging: $360 to $726 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $2,660 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Ouray Hotel Prices

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

Ouray 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 Ouray 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 Ouray.

 

Flight Costs to Ouray

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,139 average in late July to a low of $677 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $736. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Ouray our data includes 1,046 originating airports, and 204 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Ouray from an airport like Wallis Hihifo (WLS) in Wallis Island (Wallis and Futuna) for an average $7,552 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chadron Municipal (CDR) in Chadron, NE (the United States) at an average of just $99.

 

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 Ouray, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $462, so you can easily save about 68% 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 Ouray can easily cost $450 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $30 per person. Private tours can cost $906 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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