Edinburgh, United Kingdom Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$80.76
1 USD = 0.8200 GBP
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Edinburgh Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar26.83 - 73.17
starstarstarstarstar57.32 - 121.95
starstarstarstarstar39.02 - 156.10
starstarstarstarstar69.51 - 230.49
starstarstarstarstar146.34 - 286.59

Edinburgh Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed13.41 - 39.02

Edinburgh Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Edinburgh CastleSet on a scenic hilltop, this castle is the most popular attraction in the city. Prices a bit higher June through September.
adults
60+
5-15
21.34
17.07
12.80
Camera ObscuraThis 150-year-old attraction allows visitors to see live scenes around Edinburgh projected onto a table, plus other light illusions.
adults
sen/student
5-15
23.11
20.67
18.23
Edinburgh Fringe FestivalThere are hundreds of performances and events during the festival, but no main admission charge. Many shows are free.
Up to
often
24.39
12.20

Edinburgh Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastMost hotels will include breakfast. If not you have fast food options plus proper local restaurants.3.90 - 6.10
Budget lunchAside from fast food there aren't many good cheap lunch options in the city center. 6.71 - 9.76
Budget dinnerPubs and other similar casual places are good options for cheaper local fare, including haggis.9.27 - 13.41
Beer (pint)Corner pubs are cheaper in Edinburgh than in London.4.15 - 6.10
Beer (.33l bottle, retail)Bottled beer in shops can be a good bargain.1.10 - 1.34

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Edinburgh Tramway to city center6.71
Airlink Express bus to city center6.10
Public bus from airport to city center1.95
3km taxi ride in Edinburgh10.98 - 17.07
Public bus ride in Edinburgh2.13
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