The average price of a 7-day trip to St Paul is $2,001 for a solo traveler, $3,594 for a couple, and $6,737 for a family of 4. St Paul hotels range from $74 to $336 per night with an average of $122, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) are between $690 and $1,103 per person for economy flights and $2,165 to $3,461 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $59 to $97 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 St Paul, MN, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MSP and stay in a St Paul hotel:

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in St Paul is usually mid to late September.

 

Average St Paul Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit St Paul for a week is $1,444-$3,027($206-$432 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $59 to $97 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $419 to $938 for economy

Lodging: $102 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $193 to $235 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit St Paul for a week is $2,818-$4,974($403-$711 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $118 to $194 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $838 to $1,876 for economy

Lodging: $102 to $125 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $193 to $235 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit St Paul for a week is $4,552-$8,586($650-$1,227 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $236 to $388 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,676 to $3,752 for economy

Lodging: $204 to $250 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $270 to $353 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to St Paul

How cheap can you make a vacation to St Paul? The cheapest trip to St Paul is about $139 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 $60 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 $66.

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 St Paul for a week is $975-$1,810($139-$259 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $419 to $938 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $74 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit St Paul for a week is $1,590-$3,140($227-$449 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $838 to $1,876 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $74 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $80 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit St Paul for a week is $2,964-$6,208($423-$887 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $224 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,676 to $3,752 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $148 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $84 to $120 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to St Paul cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury St Paul Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit St Paul for a week is $2,644-$16,305($378-$2,329 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $213 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $918 to $2,814 for first class

Lodging: $143 to $336 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit St Paul for a week is $4,430-$20,610($633-$2,944 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $248 to $426 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,836 to $5,628 for first class

Lodging: $143 to $336 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

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

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit St Paul for a week is $8,860-$35,220($1,266-$5,031 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $496 to $852 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,672 to $11,256 for first class

Lodging: $286 to $672 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,600 to $3,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

St Paul Hotel Prices

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

St Paul 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 St Paul 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 St Paul.

 

Flight Costs to St Paul

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,103 average in late July to a low of $690 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $732. These prices are based on millions of flights. For St Paul our data includes 912 originating airports, and 157 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to St Paul from an airport like Adi Soemarmo International (SOC) in Solo City (Indonesia) for an average $7,193 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Thief River Falls Regional (TVF) in Thief River Falls, MN (the United States) at an average of just $147.

 

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 St Paul, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $413, 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 St Paul can easily cost $420 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $28 per person. Private tours can cost $837 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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