The average price of a 7-day trip to Riverhead is $3,511 for a solo traveler, $6,306 for a couple, and $11,822 for a family of 4. Riverhead hotels range from $89 to $406 per night with an average of $151, while most vacation rentals will cost $360 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) are between $801 and $1,113 per person for economy flights and $2,514 to $3,493 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $79 to $155 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 Riverhead, NY, US

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

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 20th to October 14th
  • October 29th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Riverhead is usually late January.

 

Average Riverhead Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Riverhead for a week is $1,859-$5,820($266-$831 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $79 to $155 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $520 to $979 for economy

Lodging: $131 to $170 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $512 to $626 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Riverhead for a week is $3,494-$8,152($499-$1,165 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $158 to $310 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,040 to $1,958 for economy

Lodging: $131 to $170 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $512 to $626 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Riverhead for a week is $5,864-$14,268($838-$2,038 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $316 to $620 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,080 to $3,916 for economy

Lodging: $262 to $340 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $717 to $1,002 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Riverhead

How cheap can you make a vacation to Riverhead? The cheapest trip to Riverhead is about $172 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 $160 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 $74.

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 Riverhead for a week is $1,202-$2,595($172-$371 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $68 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $520 to $979 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $89 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Riverhead for a week is $1,960-$4,050($280-$579 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $136 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,040 to $1,958 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $89 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Riverhead for a week is $3,920-$7,530($560-$1,076 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $272 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,080 to $3,916 for economy

Lodging: $148 to $178 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $240 to $285 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Riverhead cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Riverhead Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Riverhead for a week is $3,355-$17,023($479-$2,432 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $142 to $326 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,149 to $2,741 for first class

Lodging: $202 to $406 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 Riverhead for a week is $5,498-$22,046($785-$3,149 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $284 to $652 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,298 to $5,482 for first class

Lodging: $202 to $406 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 Riverhead for a week is $10,996-$38,092($1,571-$5,442 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $568 to $1,304 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,596 to $10,964 for first class

Lodging: $404 to $812 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,600 to $3,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Riverhead Hotel Prices

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

Riverhead 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 Riverhead 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 Riverhead.

 

Flight Costs to Riverhead

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,113 average in late July to a low of $801 in late January. Median flight price is $713. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Riverhead our data includes 392 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Riverhead from an airport like Chaoyangchuan (YNJ) in Yanji (China) for an average $6,939 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Pittsburgh International (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA (the United States) at an average of just $238.

 

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 Riverhead, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $312, so you can easily save about 39% 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 Riverhead can easily cost $510 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $34 per person. Private tours can cost $1013 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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