The average price of a 7-day trip to Port Aransas is $2,364 for a solo traveler, $4,246 for a couple, and $7,960 for a family of 4. Port Aransas hotels range from $69 to $345 per night with an average of $90, while most vacation rentals will cost $380 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) are between $597 and $851 per person for economy flights and $1,873 to $2,670 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $54 to $124 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 Port Aransas, TX, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to BRO and stay in a Port Aransas hotel:

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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

 

Average Port Aransas Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Port Aransas for a week is $1,330-$3,728($190-$533 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $124 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $430 to $766 for economy

Lodging: $87 to $159 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $285 to $349 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Port Aransas for a week is $2,472-$5,532($353-$790 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $248 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $860 to $1,532 for economy

Lodging: $87 to $159 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $285 to $349 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Port Aransas for a week is $4,276-$9,680($611-$1,383 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $496 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,720 to $3,064 for economy

Lodging: $174 to $318 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $428 to $524 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Port Aransas

How cheap can you make a vacation to Port Aransas? The cheapest trip to Port Aransas is about $143 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 $61.

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 Port Aransas for a week is $999-$2,065($143-$295 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $57 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $430 to $766 for economy

Lodging: $61 to $69 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 Port Aransas for a week is $1,632-$3,230($233-$461 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $114 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $860 to $1,532 for economy

Lodging: $61 to $69 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 Port Aransas for a week is $3,264-$6,100($466-$871 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $228 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,720 to $3,064 for economy

Lodging: $122 to $138 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

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

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Port Aransas cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Port Aransas Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Port Aransas for a week is $2,883-$15,698($412-$2,243 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $223 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,101 to $2,137 for first class

Lodging: $171 to $345 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Port Aransas for a week is $4,740-$19,396($677-$2,771 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $216 to $446 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,202 to $4,274 for first class

Lodging: $171 to $345 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Port Aransas for a week is $9,480-$33,992($1,354-$4,856 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $432 to $892 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,404 to $8,548 for first class

Lodging: $342 to $690 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,600 to $3,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Port Aransas Hotel Prices

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

Port Aransas 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 Port Aransas 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 Port Aransas.

 

Flight Costs to Port Aransas

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $851 average in mid December to a low of $597 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $445. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Port Aransas our data includes 174 originating airports, and 64 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Port Aransas from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,729 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (the United States) at an average of just $262.

 

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 Port Aransas, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $254, so you can easily save about 43% 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 Port Aransas can easily cost $430 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $29 per person. Private tours can cost $860 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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