The average price of a 7-day trip to Southwest Montana is $1,830 for a solo traveler, $3,287 for a couple, and $6,162 for a family of 4. Southwest Montana hotels range from $63 to $288 per night with an average of $95, while most vacation rentals will cost $200 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) are between $694 and $1,097 per person for economy flights and $2,178 to $3,442 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $48 to $106 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 Southwest Montana, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SLC and stay in a Southwest Montana hotel:

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Southwest Montana is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Southwest Montana Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Southwest Montana for a week is $1,226-$2,961($175-$423 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $106 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $410 to $965 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $95 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $171 to $209 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Southwest Montana for a week is $2,540-$4,932($363-$705 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $212 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $820 to $1,930 for economy

Lodging: $80 to $95 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $171 to $209 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Southwest Montana for a week is $3,944-$8,712($563-$1,245 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $424 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,640 to $3,860 for economy

Lodging: $160 to $190 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $239 to $314 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Southwest Montana

How cheap can you make a vacation to Southwest Montana? The cheapest trip to Southwest Montana is about $100 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 $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 Southwest Montana for a week is $698-$1,679($100-$240 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $48 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $410 to $965 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $63 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 Southwest Montana for a week is $1,276-$2,980($182-$426 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $96 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $820 to $1,930 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $63 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 Southwest Montana for a week is $2,480-$5,960($354-$851 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $192 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,640 to $3,860 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $126 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $70 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Southwest Montana cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Southwest Montana Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Southwest Montana for a week is $2,479-$17,543($354-$2,506 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $101 to $233 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $914 to $2,712 for first class

Lodging: $143 to $288 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Southwest Montana for a week is $4,100-$21,886($586-$3,127 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $202 to $466 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,828 to $5,424 for first class

Lodging: $143 to $288 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,200 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Southwest Montana for a week is $8,200-$35,852($1,171-$5,122 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $404 to $932 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,656 to $10,848 for first class

Lodging: $286 to $576 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,600 to $3,080 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Southwest Montana Hotel Prices

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

Southwest Montana 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 Southwest Montana 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 Southwest Montana.

 

Flight Costs to Southwest Montana

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,097 average in late July to a low of $694 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $711. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Southwest Montana our data includes 807 originating airports, and 138 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Southwest Montana from an airport like Saarbruecken (SCN) in Saarbrucken (Germany) for an average $6,597 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Cedar City Regional (CDC) in Cedar City, UT (the United States) at an average of just $125.

 

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 Southwest Montana, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $403, so you can easily save about 58% 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 Southwest Montana can easily cost $360 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $24 per person. Private tours can cost $717 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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