Boston, United States Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$149.8
1 USD = 1 USD
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Boston Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar55.00 - 120.00
starstarstarstarstar95.50 - 230.00
starstarstarstarstar132.00 - 210.00
starstarstarstarstar187.00 - 298.00
starstarstarstarstar545.00 - 786.00

Boston Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed48.00 - 65.00

Boston Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Boston Childrens MuseumA great place to take the family where kids can enjoy learning about things that they're interested in, as well as you.
1 to 5
adults
1 and under
18.00
18.00
0.00
Museum of Fine ArtsWelcome to the largest and most comprehensive art museum in Boston as well as one of the priciest in the country.
adults
seniors
7 to 17
25.00
23.00
0.00
New England AquariumA great place for all ages where you can learn about sea life up close and personal.
adults
3 to 11
seniors 60+
31.00
22.00
29.00

Boston Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel or hostel doesn't include breakfast, then fast food is your cheapest option.6.00 - 9.00
Budget lunchThere are good sandwich shops and ethnic restaurants if you look around.8.00 - 12.00
Budget dinnerA sit-down dinner won't be cheap but there are good reasonable options if you ask around.13.00 - 19.00
Beer (pint)Most bars in tourist areas will charge the top end of this range, but there are cheap dive bars as well.6.00 - 9.00

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Subway one-day pass12.00
Subway one-week pass21.25
Bus around Boston (CharlieCard holders) 1.50 - 5.00
Subway ride in Boston2.00 - 2.50
Express bus around Boston (CharlieCard holders) Outer Express bus5.00
Water shuttle in Boston from Long Wharf to Navy Yard3.00
3km taxi ride in Boston8.20 - 30.00
Bicycle rental for use in Boston (1 day pass)6.00
Bicycle rental for use in Boston (3 day pass)12.00
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