The average price of a 7-day trip to Sonoma Valley is $2,180 for a solo traveler, $3,915 for a couple, and $7,340 for a family of 4. Sonoma Valley hotels range from $99 to $450 per night with an average of $109, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) are between $905 and $1,358 per person for economy flights and $2,840 to $4,261 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $65 to $151 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 Sonoma Valley, CA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to STS and stay in a Sonoma Valley hotel:

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Sonoma Valley is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Sonoma Valley Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $1,676-$3,420($239-$489 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $65 to $151 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $561 to $1,127 for economy

Lodging: $154 to $206 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $110 to $134 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $3,380-$6,066($483-$867 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $302 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,122 to $2,254 for economy

Lodging: $154 to $206 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $110 to $134 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $5,054-$11,208($722-$1,601 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $604 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,244 to $4,508 for economy

Lodging: $308 to $412 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $165 to $201 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sonoma Valley

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sonoma Valley? The cheapest trip to Sonoma Valley is about $134 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 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 $84.

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 Sonoma Valley for a week is $940-$2,246($134-$321 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $37 to $75 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $561 to $1,127 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $99 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $1,760-$3,898($251-$557 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $150 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,122 to $2,254 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $99 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $50 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $3,448-$7,796($493-$1,114 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $300 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,244 to $4,508 for economy

Lodging: $168 to $198 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $80 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Sonoma Valley cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Sonoma Valley Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $4,019-$11,238($574-$1,605 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $117 to $332 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,610 to $3,370 for first class

Lodging: $265 to $450 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $6,448-$16,932($921-$2,419 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $234 to $664 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,220 to $6,740 for first class

Lodging: $265 to $450 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $924 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sonoma Valley for a week is $12,896-$30,540($1,842-$4,363 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $468 to $1,328 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,440 to $13,480 for first class

Lodging: $530 to $900 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,294 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sonoma Valley Hotel Prices

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

Sonoma Valley 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 Sonoma Valley 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 Sonoma Valley.

 

Flight Costs to Sonoma Valley

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,358 average in early August to a low of $905 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $912. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sonoma Valley our data includes 562 originating airports, and 119 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sonoma Valley from an airport like Samos (SMI) in Samos (Greece) for an average $6,102 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Los Angeles International (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA (the United States) at an average of just $216.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Sonoma Valley, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $454, so you can easily save about 50% 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 Sonoma Valley can easily cost $560 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $37 per person. Private tours can cost $1123 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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