The average price of a 7-day trip to Thornton is $1,571 for a solo traveler, $2,822 for a couple, and $5,290 for a family of 4. Thornton hotels range from $65 to $297 per night with an average of $115, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Denver International Airport (DEN) are between $677 and $1,139 per person for economy flights and $2,124 to $3,574 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $45 to $96 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 Thornton, CO, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to DEN and stay in a Thornton 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 Thornton is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Thornton Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Thornton for a week is $1,219-$2,236($174-$319 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $45 to $96 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $934 for economy

Lodging: $97 to $104 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Thornton for a week is $2,500-$4,252($357-$607 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $90 to $192 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,868 for economy

Lodging: $97 to $104 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $86 to $105 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Thornton for a week is $3,532-$7,672($505-$1,096 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $180 to $384 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,736 for economy

Lodging: $194 to $208 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $120 to $168 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Thornton

How cheap can you make a vacation to Thornton? The cheapest trip to Thornton is about $129 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 $57.

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 Thornton for a week is $905-$1,877($129-$268 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $49 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $934 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $65 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Thornton for a week is $1,468-$3,154($210-$451 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $98 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,868 for economy

Lodging: $57 to $65 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Thornton for a week is $2,792-$5,948($399-$850 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $196 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,736 for economy

Lodging: $114 to $130 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $90 to $140 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Thornton cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Thornton Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Thornton for a week is $2,839-$9,083($406-$1,298 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $95 to $182 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,148 to $2,793 for first class

Lodging: $171 to $297 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 Thornton for a week is $4,652-$13,150($665-$1,879 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $190 to $364 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,296 to $5,586 for first class

Lodging: $171 to $297 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 Thornton for a week is $9,304-$23,792($1,329-$3,399 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $380 to $728 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,592 to $11,172 for first class

Lodging: $342 to $594 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $660 to $1,254 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Thornton Hotel Prices

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

Thornton 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 Thornton 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 Thornton.

 

Flight Costs to Thornton

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,139 average in late July to a low of $677 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $736. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Thornton our data includes 1,046 originating airports, and 204 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Thornton from an airport like Wallis Hihifo (WLS) in Wallis Island (Wallis and Futuna) for an average $7,552 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chadron Municipal (CDR) in Chadron, NE (the United States) at an average of just $99.

 

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 Thornton, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $462, so you can easily save about 68% 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 Thornton can easily cost $370 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $25 per person. Private tours can cost $740 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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