The average price of a 7-day trip to Richardson is $1,800 for a solo traveler, $3,233 for a couple, and $6,061 for a family of 4. Richardson hotels range from $50 to $229 per night with an average of $72, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $500 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) are between $746 and $1,400 per person for economy flights and $2,341 to $4,393 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $32 to $91 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 Richardson, TX, US

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

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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

 

Average Richardson Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Richardson for a week is $1,135-$2,699($162-$386 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $91 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $509 to $1,204 for economy

Lodging: $67 to $89 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $117 to $143 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Richardson for a week is $2,342-$4,932($335-$705 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $182 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,018 to $2,408 for economy

Lodging: $67 to $89 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $117 to $143 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Richardson for a week is $3,736-$8,654($534-$1,236 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $364 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,036 to $4,816 for economy

Lodging: $134 to $178 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $187 to $215 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Richardson

How cheap can you make a vacation to Richardson? The cheapest trip to Richardson is about $129 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 $112 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 $43.

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 Richardson for a week is $900-$2,322($129-$332 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $509 to $1,204 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $112 to $142 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Richardson for a week is $1,542-$3,792($220-$542 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,018 to $2,408 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $112 to $142 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Richardson for a week is $3,084-$7,242($441-$1,035 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,036 to $4,816 for economy

Lodging: $86 to $100 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $168 to $227 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Richardson cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Richardson Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Richardson for a week is $2,196-$10,639($314-$1,520 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $200 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,232 to $3,239 for first class

Lodging: $93 to $229 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Richardson for a week is $3,834-$15,278($548-$2,183 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $400 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,464 to $6,478 for first class

Lodging: $93 to $229 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $500 to $1,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Richardson for a week is $7,668-$27,556($1,095-$3,937 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $232 to $800 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,928 to $12,956 for first class

Lodging: $186 to $458 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $800 to $1,500 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Richardson Hotel Prices

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

Richardson 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 Richardson 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 many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Richardson.

 

Flight Costs to Richardson

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,400 average in late July to a low of $746 in early September. Median flight price is $838. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Richardson our data includes 671 originating airports, and 128 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Richardson from an airport like Saarbruecken (SCN) in Saarbrucken (Germany) for an average $9,360 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like San Francisco International (SFO) in San Francisco, CA (the United States) at an average of just $271.

 

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 Richardson, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $654, so you can easily save about 88% 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 Richardson can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $570 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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