Istanbul, Turkey Price Guide

Last Updated: Dec 2023
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$61.26
1 USD = 31.3900 TRY
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Istanbul Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar33.70 - 45.65
starstarstarstarstar56.52 - 146.74
starstarstarstarstar76.09 - 367.39
starstarstarstarstar130.43 - 420.65
starstarstarstarstar208.70 - 706.52

Istanbul Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed25.00 - 38.04

Istanbul Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Hagia SophiaThis 6th century temple is the city's most famous attraction. It's now a mosque again, and free to enter.
adults
0.00
Museum of ArcheologyThis popular museum is a look into the numerous ancient specimens in the region.
adults
10.83
Topkapi PalaceThis wonderfully decorated Ottoman palace is a top draw.
adults
23.89

Istanbul Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastYour hotel will likely include breakfast, but if it doesn't you'll have many options of local favorites nearby.3.82 - 7.65
Budget lunchSandwiches and other Mediterranean dishes are usually good bargains in local shops.5.10 - 9.56
Budget dinnerAvoiding the most touristy places should find you with high quality at reasonable prices.6.69 - 11.15
Beer (pint)Restaurants and local pubs will be cheaper than night clubs for beer in Istanbul.5.10 - 7.33

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center6.21 - 7.33
Express bus from airport to city center2.23 - 3.25
3km taxi ride in Istanbul1.12 - 1.75
Metro ride in Istanbul0.48
Tram ride in Istanbul0.48
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