The average price of a 7-day trip to Petaluma is $2,756 for a solo traveler, $4,950 for a couple, and $9,279 for a family of 4. Petaluma hotels range from $88 to $403 per night with an average of $121, while most vacation rentals will cost $220 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) are between $905 and $1,358 per person for economy flights and $2,840 to $4,261 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $73 to $156 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 Petaluma, CA, US

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

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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

 

Average Petaluma Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Petaluma for a week is $1,738-$4,251($248-$607 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $73 to $156 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $561 to $1,209 for economy

Lodging: $111 to $133 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $266 to $325 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Petaluma for a week is $3,498-$6,850($500-$979 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $146 to $312 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,122 to $2,418 for economy

Lodging: $111 to $133 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $266 to $325 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Petaluma for a week is $5,620-$12,132($803-$1,733 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $292 to $624 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,244 to $4,836 for economy

Lodging: $222 to $266 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $372 to $488 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Petaluma

How cheap can you make a vacation to Petaluma? The cheapest trip to Petaluma is about $180 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 $140 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 $78.

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 Petaluma for a week is $1,260-$2,638($180-$377 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $33 to $67 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $561 to $1,209 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $88 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Petaluma for a week is $2,052-$4,316($293-$617 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $66 to $134 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,122 to $2,418 for economy

Lodging: $78 to $88 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $140 to $160 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Petaluma for a week is $4,104-$8,248($586-$1,178 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $132 to $268 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,244 to $4,836 for economy

Lodging: $156 to $176 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $210 to $256 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Petaluma cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Petaluma Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Petaluma for a week is $3,718-$16,233($531-$2,319 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $153 to $296 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,447 to $3,361 for first class

Lodging: $200 to $403 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Petaluma for a week is $6,236-$21,666($891-$3,095 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $306 to $592 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,894 to $6,722 for first class

Lodging: $200 to $403 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $1,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Petaluma for a week is $12,472-$36,852($1,782-$5,265 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $612 to $1,184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,788 to $13,444 for first class

Lodging: $400 to $806 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $2,520 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Petaluma Hotel Prices

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

Petaluma 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 Petaluma 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 Petaluma.

 

Flight Costs to Petaluma

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,358 average in early August to a low of $905 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $912. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Petaluma our data includes 562 originating airports, and 119 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Petaluma from an airport like Samos (SMI) in Samos (Greece) for an average $6,102 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Los Angeles International (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA (the United States) at an average of just $216.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Petaluma, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $454, so you can easily save about 50% 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 Petaluma can easily cost $500 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $33 per person. Private tours can cost $1004 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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