Travel Budget for Galveston

Texas, United States of America

How much does it cost to travel to Galveston?

How much money will you need for your trip to Galveston? You should plan to spend around $147 per day on your vacation in Galveston, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, $42 on meals for one day and $28 on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Galveston for a couple is $129. So, a trip to Galveston for two people for one week costs on average $2,052. 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
    $147
  • One Week Per person
    $1,026
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $2,052
  • One Month Per person
    $4,397
  • One Week For a couple
    $2,052
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $4,104
  • One Month For a couple
    $8,794
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A vacation to Galveston for one week usually costs around $1,026 for one person. So, a trip to Galveston for two people costs around $2,052 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs $4,104 in Galveston. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price 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 Galveston can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.



How expensive is Galveston? How much money do I need for Galveston?

How much does a trip to Galveston cost? Is Galveston expensive? The average Galveston trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Galveston prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Galveston
Average Daily Costs

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The average price for one person for accommodation in Galveston is $64. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Galveston is $129.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $64
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $129

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AirBnB Prices in Galveston

How much do AirBnB's cost in Galveston? Prices vary by location, size of the place, and the level of luxury. See below for options.




Food Budget in Galveston
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Galveston can vary, the average cost of food in Galveston is $42 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Galveston should cost around $17 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Galveston is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $42


Transportation Budget in Galveston
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Galveston is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $28 per person, per day, on local transportation in Galveston.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $28

Flights to Galveston

How much does it cost to go to Galveston? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend SkyScanner or Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.




Entertainment Budget in Galveston
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Galveston typically cost an average of $12 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $12

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Galveston
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average price for Tips and Handouts in Galveston is $234 per day. The usual amount for a tip in Galveston is 10% - 20%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $234


Alcohol Budget in Galveston
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $30 on alcoholic beverages in Galveston per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $30


Last Updated: Sep 21, 2020


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Galveston On a Budget
Galveston Galveston, TX
Located on Galveston Island off the Texas Gulf Coast, Galveston is a popular destination for Texans and a departure point for cruise ships. It makes a great beach destination for anyone looking to enjoy a week or weekend.

Galveston is a popular destination during the summer months, but the warm climate makes it comfortable year round. Even during the winter months you can enjoy mild temperatures, although on occasion it can have a cold spell.
Sights
Many people head to Galveston specifically for the beaches or to catch a cruise. There are also a number of interesting sights in the area. Train lovers will enjoy the Galveston Island Railroad Museum while other visitors enjoy a visit to the Lone Star Flight Museum or the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum.

Other popular places to visit include Haak Vineyards and Winery, Moody Gardens, and Seawolf Park. A particularly fun place to explore is the Strand National Historic Landmark District.
Neighborhoods
Galveston is on an island that's 30 miles long and two and a half miles wide at its widest point. Popular neighborhoods include the Downtown area with its historic buildings, the East End with its residential historic homes, and Mid Town which has cute stores and restaurants. Other popular neighborhoods include Moody Gardens and 61st Street, Pelican Island, Seawall Boulevard, and West End.

Activities
The beach is the obvious place to hang out in Galveston. You can head to Pleasure Pier if you're interested in rides, games, and more. Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston is also a popular destination for thrill seekers.
Food and Dining
Galveston has a number of great local restaurants. Seafood is everywhere, and there are a number of affordable places where you can enjoy fresh caught fish. You can also find restaurants that serve up southern classics, authentic Mexican favorites, or any number of other cuisines.

Transportation
Many people enjoy walking in the Downtown area of Galveston. You can expect a lot of traffic along Seawall Boulevard during the peak summer months. There is metered parking available but depending on the season, finding a space may be tough.

Train and Bus Prices
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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.

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