The average price of a 7-day trip to Southeast Texas is $1,535 for a solo traveler, $2,757 for a couple, and $5,168 for a family of 4. Southeast Texas hotels range from $54 to $244 per night with an average of $95, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) are between $758 and $1,210 per person for economy flights and $2,379 to $3,797 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $39 to $71 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 Southeast Texas, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to IAH and stay in a Southeast Texas hotel:

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 6th to November 25th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Southeast Texas is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Southeast Texas Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $1,113-$2,210($159-$316 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $71 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $432 to $1,065 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $88 to $108 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $2,470-$4,062($353-$580 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $142 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $864 to $2,130 for economy

Lodging: $68 to $90 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $88 to $108 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $3,612-$7,328($516-$1,047 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $156 to $284 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,728 to $4,260 for economy

Lodging: $136 to $180 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $132 to $162 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Southeast Texas

How cheap can you make a vacation to Southeast Texas? The cheapest trip to Southeast Texas is about $123 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 $100 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 $48.

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 Southeast Texas for a week is $860-$2,192($123-$313 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $41 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $432 to $1,065 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $54 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $1,432-$3,544($205-$506 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $82 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $864 to $2,130 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $54 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $2,864-$6,584($409-$941 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $164 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,728 to $4,260 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $108 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $150 to $196 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Southeast Texas cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Southeast Texas Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $2,397-$8,905($342-$1,272 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $149 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,153 to $3,110 for first class

Lodging: $121 to $244 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $4,068-$13,058($581-$1,865 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $298 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,306 to $6,220 for first class

Lodging: $121 to $244 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Southeast Texas for a week is $8,136-$24,214($1,162-$3,459 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $296 to $596 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,612 to $12,440 for first class

Lodging: $242 to $488 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,267 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Southeast Texas Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Southeast Texas is about average than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Southeast Texas 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.

Southeast Texas 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 Southeast Texas 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 Southeast Texas.

 

Flight Costs to Southeast Texas

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,210 average in early January to a low of $758 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $770. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Southeast Texas our data includes 1,030 originating airports, and 164 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Southeast Texas from an airport like Phubai International (HUI) in Hue (Vietnam) for an average $10,827 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Victoria Regional (VCT) in Victoria, TX (the United States) at an average of just $105.

 

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 Southeast Texas, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $452, so you can easily save about 60% 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 Southeast Texas can easily cost $300 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $609 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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