The average price of a 7-day trip to Pensacola Beach is $1,768 for a solo traveler, $3,175 for a couple, and $5,953 for a family of 4. Pensacola Beach hotels range from $98 to $447 per night with an average of $173, while most vacation rentals will cost $220 to $640 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Pensacola International Airport (PNS) are between $490 and $779 per person for economy flights and $1,538 to $2,445 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $70 to $122 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 Pensacola Beach, FL, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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

 

Average Pensacola Beach Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Pensacola Beach for a week is $1,809-$2,798($258-$400 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $70 to $122 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $359 to $678 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $190 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $173 to $211 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Pensacola Beach for a week is $2,920-$4,532($417-$647 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $140 to $244 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $718 to $1,356 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $190 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $173 to $211 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Pensacola Beach for a week is $4,956-$8,408($708-$1,201 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $280 to $488 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,436 to $2,712 for economy

Lodging: $320 to $380 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $260 to $338 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Pensacola Beach

How cheap can you make a vacation to Pensacola Beach? The cheapest trip to Pensacola Beach is about $105 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 $80.

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 Pensacola Beach for a week is $738-$1,784($105-$255 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $37 to $74 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $359 to $678 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $98 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 Pensacola Beach for a week is $1,356-$2,980($194-$426 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $148 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $718 to $1,356 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $98 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 Pensacola Beach for a week is $2,640-$5,960($377-$851 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $296 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,436 to $2,712 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $196 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Pensacola Beach cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Pensacola 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 Pensacola Beach.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Pensacola Beach for a week is $3,376-$10,189($482-$1,456 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $126 to $256 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $976 to $1,485 for first class

Lodging: $253 to $447 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,152 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Pensacola Beach for a week is $5,234-$13,466($748-$1,924 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $252 to $512 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,952 to $2,970 for first class

Lodging: $253 to $447 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,152 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Pensacola Beach for a week is $10,468-$24,166($1,495-$3,452 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $504 to $1,024 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,904 to $5,940 for first class

Lodging: $506 to $894 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,024 to $1,843 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Pensacola Beach Hotel Prices

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

Pensacola 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 Pensacola 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 Pensacola Beach.

 

Flight Costs to Pensacola Beach

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $779 average in mid December to a low of $490 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $507. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Pensacola Beach our data includes 456 originating airports, and 93 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Pensacola Beach from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $5,198 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Tampa International (TPA) in Tampa, FL (the United States) at an average of just $228.

 

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 Pensacola Beach, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $289, so you can easily save about 59% 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 Pensacola Beach can easily cost $560 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $37 per person. Private tours can cost $1113 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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