Chicago, United States Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$120.36
1 USD = 1 USD
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Chicago Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar65.00 - 78.00
starstarstarstarstar130.00 - 160.00
starstarstarstarstar156.00 - 285.00
starstarstarstarstar163.00 - 332.00
starstarstarstarstar307.00 - 614.00

Chicago Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed25.00 - 42.00

Chicago Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Art Institute of ChicagoOne of America's finest and most famous museums is worth a visit.
adults
students
seniors
25.00
19.00
19.00
Field Museum of Natural HistoryThis is one of three great museums on one campus by the river.
adults
children
seniors
40.00
29.00
35.00
Willis (Sears) Tower SkydeckRide an elevator up to the observation deck on the country's tallest building.
adults
ages 3-11
25.00
17.00

Chicago Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastDepending on location you might have cheap coffee shops nearby or almost nothing. 6.00 - 9.00
Budget lunchPlenty of great ethnic meals and even good fast food options are available if you seek them out here.8.00 - 11.00
Budget dinnerAgain, plenty of great budget options if you seek them out. Hotels in the main district can be pricey.11.00 - 16.00
Beer (pint)Domestic beers are often on good specials in neighborhood bars. Trendy places will be more expensive.5.00 - 8.00
Cocktails (glass)Prices for mixed drinks can vary widely, depending on the type of place.6.00 - 10.00
Deep dish Chicago pizza (large)Pizzeria Uno is the most famous place serving these filling and unique pizzas.25.00 - 32.00

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from ORD airport to city center35.00 - 40.00
Shuttle van from airport to city center15.00 - 25.00
Metro from airport to city center2.50 - 5.00
3km taxi ride in Chicago8.00 - 11.00
Bus or metro ride in Chicago2.00 - 2.50
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