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Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America

How much does it cost to travel to Daytona Beach?

You should plan to spend around $211 per day on your vacation in Daytona Beach. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $80 on meals
  • $53 on local transportation
  • $168 on hotels

A one week trip to Daytona Beach for two people costs, on average, $2,949. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Daytona Beach cost?

A one week trip to Daytona Beach usually costs around $1,474 for one person and $2,949 for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Daytona Beach on average costs around $2,949 for one person and $5,898 for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Daytona Beach will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Daytona Beach on average costs around $6,319 for one person and $12,638 for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Daytona Beach has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Daytona Beach expensive to visit?

Prices in Daytona Beach are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within North America, which is known to be an expensive region, Daytona Beach is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Mystic or Key Largo.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Daytona Beach Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Daytona Beach?

The average Daytona Beach trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Daytona Beach travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) $168
Local Transportation 1 $53
Food 2 $80
Entertainment 1 $28
Alcohol 2 $21 - 64
Accommodation Budget in Daytona Beach
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Daytona Beach is $84. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Daytona Beach is $168. This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Daytona Beach

Looking for a hotel in Daytona Beach? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Daytona Beach based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $163. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Daytona Beach
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Daytona Beach is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $53 per person, per day, on local transportation in Daytona Beach.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Flights to Daytona Beach
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Rental Cars in Daytona Beach
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Food Budget in Daytona Beach
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Daytona Beach can vary, the average cost of food in Daytona Beach is $80 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Daytona Beach should cost around $32 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Daytona Beach is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Daytona Beach
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Daytona Beach typically cost an average of $28 per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Daytona Beach
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $43 on alcoholic beverages in Daytona Beach per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Daytona Beach On a Budget
Daytona Beach Daytona Beach, Florida
Daytona Beach, Florida, located on the Atlantic coast, is a wildly popular tourist destination for people from all over the world due to great beaches, spring break fun, and NASCAR races. Tourists come to enjoy the warm Florida weather, the beautiful beaches, the activities, the boardwalk, the nightlife, and many other things the city has to offer. The beaches around Daytona are famous for their hard-packed sand, which makes them easy for cars to drive on. For this reason, Daytona has a history of automobile racing, and is home to dozens of races that take place throughout the year, the most famous of which is the Daytona 500. Naturally, Daytona is also home to NASCAR headquarters. But it's so much more than just a race destination, as it's also a fun and family-friendly destination that attractions a wide range of visitors.
Daytona Beach is full of sights for everyone to enjoy. The aforementioned beach that made the city a popular tourist destination in the first place is obviously the most popular place for tourists to go. One of the many perks of the beach is that it's free. Other popular sights include the Howard Thurman House, which was the first home of renowned Civil Right Activist Howard Thurman, the Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, where free tours take place Monday through Friday, the Casements, which is the former home of John Rockefeller and has free exhibits on display, and Sun Splash Park, which is free and has several family-friendly things to do.
A number of historic neighborhoods in Daytona Beach can be explored by visitors. In the past decade, there have been over a dozen districts added the National Register of Historic Places. These neighborhoods all have significant historic value for various reasons. Among them are the Bethune-Cookman College Historic District and City Island Ballpark, which is home to the historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Main Street Pier is another popular place for tourists to go while in Daytona Beach. The pier and boardwalk are home to a number of restaurants, shops, and amusement park rides. During the summer, there is also a free fireworks show every Saturday.

Part of what makes Daytona Beach such a popular tourist destination is all of the events that take place year after year. The most famous of these events is the Daytona 500 NASCAR race, which takes place in February. A number of other car races are hosted in Daytona Beach, such as the Coke Zero 400, which takes place in July, and the Rolex 24, which is a sports car race. There are also several well-known bike races, such as Biketoberfest, which takes place in October each year along with a large gathering of visitors with their motorcycles. And of course, the spring season will usually bring many students, college-aged visitors, and younger travelers for Spring Break festivities.
Food and Dining
Being a coastal city, and with many tourists, Daytona is known for seafood. Daytona is home to many restaurants enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike. The Charlie Horse restaurant has an incredibly diverse menu, has a family-friendly setting, and serves everything from Alaskan snow crab to buffalo wings. Caribbean Jack's Restaurant and Bar is another local favorite. Located right next to a marina, the restaurant constantly has live musicians performing for the entertainment of their guests and they serve food that is inspired by the Caribbean.

Daytona has multiple transportation options for visitors to take advantage of. The Daytona International Airport is located in the middle of the city and is next to the Daytona International Speedway. It has hundreds of flights that arrive and depart each week, so visitors have a variety of options when it comes to arriving and departing flights. Daytona Beach also has an efficient bus system, which is run by Greyhound Bus Systems. The buses in Daytona Beach also have routes to Jacksonville and Orlando. Daytona Beach is also easily accessible by car, as there are a number of highways that run through Daytona.

It is generally recommended that you have a car to get around in Daytona Beach and the surrounding areas.

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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.