The average price of a 7-day trip to Southbank is $1,682 for a solo traveler, $3,021 for a couple, and $5,663 for a family of 4. Southbank hotels range from $38 to $142 per night with an average of $86, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Melbourne International Airport (MEL) are between $1,003 and $1,872 per person for economy flights and $3,147 to $5,874 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $34 to $65 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 Southbank, VC, AU

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

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Southbank is usually late August to early September.

 

Average Southbank Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Southbank for a week is $1,082-$2,574($155-$368 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $65 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $550 to $1,591 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $75 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $72 to $88 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Southbank for a week is $2,776-$5,182($397-$740 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $130 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,100 to $3,182 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $75 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $72 to $88 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Southbank for a week is $3,740-$9,084($534-$1,298 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $260 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,200 to $6,364 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $150 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $115 to $123 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Southbank

How cheap can you make a vacation to Southbank? The cheapest trip to Southbank is about $113 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 $33.

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 Southbank for a week is $789-$2,189($113-$313 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $17 to $34 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $550 to $1,591 for economy

Lodging: $33 to $38 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Southbank for a week is $1,458-$4,018($208-$574 per day)

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

Flights: $1,100 to $3,182 for economy

Lodging: $33 to $38 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Southbank for a week is $2,856-$7,892($408-$1,127 per day)

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

Flights: $2,200 to $6,364 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $76 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $96 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Southbank cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Southbank Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Southbank for a week is $2,565-$9,714($366-$1,388 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $75 to $137 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,524 to $4,423 for first class

Lodging: $86 to $142 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $722 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Southbank for a week is $4,614-$15,096($659-$2,157 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $150 to $274 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,048 to $8,846 for first class

Lodging: $86 to $142 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $722 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Southbank for a week is $9,228-$28,458($1,318-$4,065 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $300 to $548 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,096 to $17,692 for first class

Lodging: $172 to $284 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $570 to $1,155 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Southbank Hotel Prices

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

Southbank 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 Southbank 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 Southbank.

 

Flight Costs to Southbank

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,872 average in late December to a low of $1,003 in late August to early September. Median flight price is $1,302. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Southbank our data includes 274 originating airports, and 157 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Southbank from an airport like Provincetown Municipal (PVC) in Provincetown, MA (the United States) for an average $9,378 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Hobart (HBA) in Hobart (Australia) at an average of just $96.

 

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 Southbank, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $868, so you can easily save about 87% 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 Southbank can easily cost $260 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $17 per person. Private tours can cost $511 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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