The average price of a 7-day trip to Portland is $2,272 for a solo traveler, $4,081 for a couple, and $7,650 for a family of 4. Portland hotels range from $73 to $334 per night with an average of $100, while most vacation rentals will cost $280 to $700 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE) are between $602 and $858 per person for economy flights and $1,889 to $2,692 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $67 to $135 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 Portland, TX, US

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

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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

 

Average Portland Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Portland for a week is $1,493-$3,504($213-$501 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $67 to $135 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $448 to $729 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $249 to $305 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Portland for a week is $2,718-$5,436($388-$777 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $134 to $270 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $896 to $1,458 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $249 to $305 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Portland for a week is $4,820-$9,444($689-$1,349 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $268 to $540 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,792 to $2,916 for economy

Lodging: $192 to $250 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $398 to $458 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Portland

How cheap can you make a vacation to Portland? The cheapest trip to Portland is about $149 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 $100 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 Portland for a week is $1,040-$1,841($149-$263 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $448 to $729 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $73 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Portland for a week is $1,684-$2,962($241-$423 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $896 to $1,458 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $73 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Portland for a week is $3,368-$5,492($481-$785 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $224 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,792 to $2,916 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $146 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $168 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Portland cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Portland Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Portland for a week is $2,987-$11,545($427-$1,649 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $134 to $284 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,053 to $1,997 for first class

Lodging: $166 to $334 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $700 to $1,260 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Portland for a week is $4,978-$15,530($711-$2,219 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $268 to $568 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,106 to $3,994 for first class

Lodging: $166 to $334 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $700 to $1,260 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Portland for a week is $9,956-$26,524($1,422-$3,789 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $536 to $1,136 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,212 to $7,988 for first class

Lodging: $332 to $668 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $980 to $1,764 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Portland Hotel Prices

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

Portland 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 Portland 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 Portland.

 

Flight Costs to Portland

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $858 average in mid December to a low of $602 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $505. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Portland our data includes 256 originating airports, and 70 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Portland from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,991 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Austin – Bergstrom International (AUS) in Austin, TX (the United States) at an average of just $294.

 

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 Portland, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $256, 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 Portland can easily cost $420 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $28 per person. Private tours can cost $833 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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