The average price of a 7-day trip to Whitefish is $1,668 for a solo traveler, $2,996 for a couple, and $5,616 for a family of 4. Whitefish hotels range from $60 to $272 per night with an average of $83, while most vacation rentals will cost $220 to $620 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Calgary International Airport (YYC) are between $476 and $720 per person for economy flights and $1,494 to $2,259 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $49 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 Whitefish, MT, US

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

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 13th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Whitefish is usually late January.

 

Average Whitefish Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Whitefish for a week is $1,186-$2,523($169-$360 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $49 to $97 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $357 to $590 for economy

Lodging: $81 to $97 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 Whitefish for a week is $2,124-$4,052($303-$579 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $98 to $194 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,180 for economy

Lodging: $81 to $97 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 Whitefish for a week is $3,772-$6,960($539-$994 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $196 to $388 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $2,360 for economy

Lodging: $162 to $194 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 Whitefish

How cheap can you make a vacation to Whitefish? The cheapest trip to Whitefish is about $116 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $160 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 $49.

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 Whitefish for a week is $812-$2,105($116-$301 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $45 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $357 to $590 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Whitefish for a week is $1,330-$3,010($190-$430 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $90 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $714 to $1,180 for economy

Lodging: $49 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $200 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Whitefish for a week is $2,660-$5,540($380-$791 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $180 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,428 to $2,360 for economy

Lodging: $98 to $120 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $240 to $320 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Whitefish cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Whitefish Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Whitefish for a week is $2,284-$9,223($326-$1,318 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $184 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,014 to $1,239 for first class

Lodging: $109 to $272 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $620 to $1,116 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Whitefish for a week is $3,914-$11,750($559-$1,679 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $176 to $368 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,028 to $2,478 for first class

Lodging: $109 to $272 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $620 to $1,116 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Whitefish for a week is $7,828-$19,480($1,118-$2,783 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $352 to $736 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,056 to $4,956 for first class

Lodging: $218 to $544 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $868 to $1,562 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Whitefish Hotel Prices

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

Whitefish 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 Whitefish 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 Whitefish.

 

Flight Costs to Whitefish

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $720 average in mid July to a low of $476 in late January. Median flight price is $494. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Whitefish our data includes 253 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Whitefish from an airport like Amilcar Cabral International (SID) in Sal Island (Cape Verde) for an average $5,532 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Vancouver International (YVR) in Vancouver (Canada) at an average of just $238.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Whitefish, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $244, so you can easily save about 51% 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 Whitefish can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $678 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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