The average price of a 7-day trip to Poughkeepsie is $2,610 for a solo traveler, $4,688 for a couple, and $8,788 for a family of 4. Poughkeepsie hotels range from $78 to $357 per night with an average of $121, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $640 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Stewart International Airport (SWF) are between $1,625 and $2,114 per person for economy flights and $5,099 to $6,634 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $61 to $115 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 Poughkeepsie, NY, US

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

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • August 13th to October 14th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Poughkeepsie is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Poughkeepsie Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Poughkeepsie for a week is $2,012-$3,694($287-$528 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $61 to $115 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $931 to $1,797 for economy

Lodging: $109 to $158 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $149 to $182 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Poughkeepsie for a week is $4,758-$6,930($680-$990 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $122 to $230 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,862 to $3,594 for economy

Lodging: $109 to $158 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $149 to $182 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Poughkeepsie for a week is $6,686-$12,304($955-$1,758 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $244 to $460 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,724 to $7,188 for economy

Lodging: $218 to $316 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $209 to $291 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Poughkeepsie

How cheap can you make a vacation to Poughkeepsie? The cheapest trip to Poughkeepsie is about $218 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 $64.

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 Poughkeepsie for a week is $1,525-$3,110($218-$444 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $59 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $931 to $1,797 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $78 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 Poughkeepsie for a week is $2,666-$5,320($381-$760 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $118 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,862 to $3,594 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $78 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 Poughkeepsie for a week is $5,332-$10,190($762-$1,456 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $236 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,724 to $7,188 for economy

Lodging: $128 to $156 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $168 to $225 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Poughkeepsie cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Poughkeepsie Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Poughkeepsie for a week is $4,065-$13,184($581-$1,883 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $207 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,113 to $4,439 for first class

Lodging: $176 to $357 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,216 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Poughkeepsie for a week is $7,074-$19,072($1,011-$2,725 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $256 to $414 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,226 to $8,878 for first class

Lodging: $176 to $357 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $640 to $1,216 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Poughkeepsie for a week is $14,148-$34,496($2,021-$4,928 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $512 to $828 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $8,452 to $17,756 for first class

Lodging: $352 to $714 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $960 to $1,824 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Poughkeepsie Hotel Prices

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

Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie.

 

Flight Costs to Poughkeepsie

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,114 average in early August to a low of $1,625 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $806. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Poughkeepsie our data includes 495 originating airports, and 114 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Poughkeepsie from an airport like Julius Nyerere International (DAR) in Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) for an average $11,674 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Orlando Sanford International (SFB) in Sanford, FL (the United States) at an average of just $237.

 

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 Saturday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Poughkeepsie, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $489, so you can easily save about 30% 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 Poughkeepsie can easily cost $440 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $30 per person. Private tours can cost $889 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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