Dublin, Ireland Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

During the famous Celtic Tiger boom in Ireland, Dublin quietly became one of the most expensive cities in the world for tourists. If the euro is strong against your currency then things are even worse, although some prices have actually come down in recent years.

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$93.31
1 USD = 0.9500 EUR
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Dublin Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar33.68 - 63.16
starstarstarstarstar47.37 - 110.53
starstarstarstarstar50.53 - 166.32
starstarstarstarstar56.84 - 205.26
starstarstarstarstar198.95 - 300.00

Dublin Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed10.53 - 23.16

Dublin Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Guinness StorehouseThe famous brewery has a slick exhibition that is most popular attraction in Dublin, and includes a free pint at the top-floor bar. Save 10% by buying online.
adults
29.47
Kilmainham GaolThis historic prison is a must-see if you are at all interested in Irish history or jails.
adults
seniors
child
8.42
6.32
4.21
Dublin CastleNot really a castle, more the official state residence for ceremonies. Price includes guided tour.
adults
students
child
7.37
6.32
4.21
SIghtseeing bus tourThese hop-on, hop-off buses do the same route and include live commentary. Discounts for booking online.
adults
sen/stud
5-14
23.16
21.05
10.53
Viking Splash ToursSimilar to the sightseeing bus, but this is amphibious and much more fun and interesting.
adults
sen/stud
2-14
26.32
23.68
13.68
National Gallery of IrelandA welcome break to budget travelers, this impressive museum is free, as are daily tours and even audioguides.
adults
0.00

Dublin Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastMany hotels come with breakfast included. If yours doesn't it shouldn't be too hard to find a quick bite nearby3.68 - 6.32
Budget lunchThere are a few fast-food places around Dublin and those are your cheapest option. Sit-down restaurants are all relatively pricey.5.79 - 10.53
Budget dinnerDublin is an expensive city for eating out, but at least you've got plenty of options in the main hotel districts.8.42 - 15.79
Pint of beerA pint of Guinness or just about anything else will be expensive, especially in the Temple Bar neighborhood.4.74 - 6.32

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center21.05 - 34.74
Aircoach bus from airport to city center9.47
Dublin public bus from airport to city center3.47 - 6.32
3km taxi ride in Dublin7.37 - 12.63
Tram or bus ride in Dublin1.58
All-day tram/bus pass in Dublin7.26
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