The average price of a 7-day trip to Solvang is $2,169 for a solo traveler, $3,896 for a couple, and $7,303 for a family of 4. Solvang hotels range from $76 to $347 per night with an average of $102, while most vacation rentals will cost $300 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) are between $576 and $815 per person for economy flights and $1,807 to $2,557 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $58 to $107 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 Solvang, CA, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

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

 

Average Solvang Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Solvang for a week is $1,335-$3,367($191-$481 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $107 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $383 to $734 for economy

Lodging: $91 to $113 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $257 to $314 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Solvang for a week is $2,510-$5,012($359-$716 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $214 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $766 to $1,468 for economy

Lodging: $91 to $113 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $257 to $314 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Solvang for a week is $4,248-$8,758($607-$1,251 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $232 to $428 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,532 to $2,936 for economy

Lodging: $182 to $226 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $411 to $471 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Solvang

How cheap can you make a vacation to Solvang? The cheapest trip to Solvang is about $139 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 $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 Solvang for a week is $970-$2,340($139-$334 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $58 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $383 to $734 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $76 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Solvang for a week is $1,556-$3,480($222-$497 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $116 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $766 to $1,468 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $76 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Solvang for a week is $3,112-$6,240($445-$891 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $232 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,532 to $2,936 for economy

Lodging: $128 to $152 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $240 to $280 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Solvang cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Solvang Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Solvang for a week is $2,601-$15,816($372-$2,259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $235 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $781 to $1,571 for first class

Lodging: $168 to $347 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Solvang for a week is $4,194-$19,032($599-$2,719 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $232 to $470 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,562 to $3,142 for first class

Lodging: $168 to $347 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,100 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Solvang for a week is $8,388-$33,024($1,198-$4,718 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $464 to $940 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,124 to $6,284 for first class

Lodging: $336 to $694 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,500 to $3,360 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Solvang Hotel Prices

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

Solvang 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 Solvang 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 Solvang.

 

Flight Costs to Solvang

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $815 average in late July to a low of $576 in late January. Median flight price is $527. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Solvang our data includes 291 originating airports, and 81 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Solvang 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 Salt Lake City International (SLC) in Salt Lake City, UT (the United States) at an average of just $189.

 

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 Solvang, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $240, so you can easily save about 42% 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 Solvang can easily cost $430 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $29 per person. Private tours can cost $865 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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