The average price of a 7-day trip to San Antonio is $1,493 for a solo traveler, $2,681 for a couple, and $5,027 for a family of 4. San Antonio hotels range from $60 to $287 per night with an average of $103, while most vacation rentals will cost $210 to $470 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to San Antonio International Airport (SAT) are between $624 and $992 per person for economy flights and $1,958 to $3,113 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $43 to $75 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 San Antonio, TX, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SAT and stay in a San Antonio 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 San Antonio is usually mid to late September.

 

Average San Antonio Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit San Antonio for a week is $1,183-$2,104($169-$301 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $43 to $75 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $420 to $853 for economy

Lodging: $77 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $99 to $121 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit San Antonio for a week is $2,312-$3,760($330-$537 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $150 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $840 to $1,706 for economy

Lodging: $77 to $109 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $99 to $121 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit San Antonio for a week is $3,808-$6,820($544-$974 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $300 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,680 to $3,412 for economy

Lodging: $154 to $218 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $158 to $182 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to San Antonio

How cheap can you make a vacation to San Antonio? The cheapest trip to San Antonio is about $126 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 $106 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 $50.

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 San Antonio for a week is $881-$1,924($126-$275 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $420 to $853 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $106 to $126 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit San Antonio for a week is $1,462-$3,092($209-$442 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $840 to $1,706 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $106 to $126 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit San Antonio for a week is $2,924-$5,728($418-$818 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,680 to $3,412 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $120 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $148 to $176 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to San Antonio cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury San Antonio Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit San Antonio for a week is $2,611-$8,709($373-$1,244 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $135 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,121 to $1,842 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $287 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $470 to $987 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit San Antonio for a week is $4,334-$11,496($619-$1,642 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $270 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,242 to $3,684 for first class

Lodging: $148 to $287 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $470 to $987 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit San Antonio for a week is $8,668-$20,622($1,238-$2,946 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $344 to $540 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,484 to $7,368 for first class

Lodging: $296 to $574 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $752 to $1,579 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

San Antonio Hotel Prices

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

San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio.

 

Flight Costs to San Antonio

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $992 average in early January to a low of $624 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $620. These prices are based on millions of flights. For San Antonio our data includes 677 originating airports, and 135 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to San Antonio from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,365 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 $215.

 

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 San Antonio, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $369, so you can easily save about 59% 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 San Antonio can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $680 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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