The average price of a 7-day trip to Urbana is $1,529 for a solo traveler, $2,746 for a couple, and $5,148 for a family of 4. Urbana hotels range from $55 to $244 per night with an average of $69, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) are between $666 and $876 per person for economy flights and $2,090 to $2,749 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $46 to $100 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 Urbana, IL, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 13th to October 7th

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

 

Average Urbana Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Urbana for a week is $1,208-$2,175($173-$311 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $100 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $442 to $701 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $129 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $79 to $97 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Urbana for a week is $2,420-$3,926($346-$561 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $200 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $884 to $1,402 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $129 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $79 to $97 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Urbana for a week is $3,722-$7,152($532-$1,022 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $400 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,768 to $2,804 for economy

Lodging: $148 to $258 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $111 to $136 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Urbana

How cheap can you make a vacation to Urbana? The cheapest trip to Urbana is about $126 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 4% 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 $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 Urbana for a week is $882-$1,528($126-$218 per day)

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

Flights: $442 to $701 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Urbana for a week is $1,464-$2,516($209-$359 per day)

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

Flights: $884 to $1,402 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $55 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $60 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Urbana for a week is $2,904-$4,816($415-$688 per day)

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

Flights: $1,768 to $2,804 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $110 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $96 to $144 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Urbana cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Urbana Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Urbana for a week is $2,709-$7,470($387-$1,067 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $87 to $180 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,326 to $1,458 for first class

Lodging: $129 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 Urbana for a week is $4,644-$10,188($663-$1,455 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $174 to $360 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,652 to $2,916 for first class

Lodging: $129 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 Urbana for a week is $9,288-$18,000($1,327-$2,571 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $348 to $720 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,304 to $5,832 for first class

Lodging: $258 to $488 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,188 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Urbana Hotel Prices

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

Urbana 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 Urbana 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 Urbana.

 

Flight Costs to Urbana

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $876 average in mid December to a low of $666 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $489. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Urbana our data includes 173 originating airports, and 61 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Urbana from an airport like Amilcar Cabral International (SID) in Sal Island (Cape Verde) for an average $7,498 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 $217.

 

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 Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Urbana, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $211, so you can easily save about 32% 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 Urbana can easily cost $300 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $20 per person. Private tours can cost $608 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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