The average price of a 7-day trip to Springfield is $1,466 for a solo traveler, $2,633 for a couple, and $4,936 for a family of 4. Springfield hotels range from $58 to $266 per night with an average of $94, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) are between $551 and $798 per person for economy flights and $1,729 to $2,504 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $42 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 Springfield, MO, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

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

 

Average Springfield Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Springfield for a week is $1,135-$2,098($162-$300 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $106 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $397 to $678 for economy

Lodging: $87 to $113 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Springfield for a week is $2,134-$3,758($305-$537 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $212 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $794 to $1,356 for economy

Lodging: $87 to $113 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Springfield for a week is $3,430-$7,036($490-$1,005 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $424 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,588 to $2,712 for economy

Lodging: $174 to $226 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $111 to $135 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Springfield

How cheap can you make a vacation to Springfield? The cheapest trip to Springfield is about $119 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 $47.

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 Springfield for a week is $833-$1,826($119-$261 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $44 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $397 to $678 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $58 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 Springfield for a week is $1,384-$2,812($198-$402 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $88 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $794 to $1,356 for economy

Lodging: $47 to $58 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 Springfield for a week is $2,768-$5,120($395-$731 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $176 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,588 to $2,712 for economy

Lodging: $94 to $116 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $160 to $196 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Springfield cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Springfield Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Springfield for a week is $2,654-$8,069($379-$1,153 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $223 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,084 to $1,492 for first class

Lodging: $159 to $266 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $836 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Springfield for a week is $4,354-$11,122($622-$1,589 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $176 to $446 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,168 to $2,984 for first class

Lodging: $159 to $266 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $836 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Springfield for a week is $8,708-$19,736($1,244-$2,819 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $352 to $892 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,336 to $5,968 for first class

Lodging: $318 to $532 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,254 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Springfield Hotel Prices

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

Springfield 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 Springfield 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 Springfield.

 

Flight Costs to Springfield

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $798 average in late July to a low of $551 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $481. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Springfield our data includes 361 originating airports, and 82 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Springfield from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,474 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chicago O’Hare International (ORD) in Chicago, IL (the United States) at an average of just $243.

 

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 Springfield, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $247, so you can easily save about 45% 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 Springfield can easily cost $330 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $22 per person. Private tours can cost $663 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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