Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$41.13
1 USD = 5.2700 BRL
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Rio de Janeiro Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar17.00 - 40.00
starstarstarstarstar60.00 - 140.00
starstarstarstarstar71.00 - 166.00
starstarstarstarstar98.00 - 207.00
starstarstarstarstar301.00 - 441.00

Rio de Janeiro Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed10.58 - 28.00

Rio de Janeiro Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Christ the Redeemer statueThe train is by far the most popular way of getting to the peak to see the statue. Lines for the train can be long, so some hire a taxi.
adults (return)
ages 6 - 12
11.76
5.69
Sugarloaf Mountain tramThis famous tram is in two stages, and if you are feeling energetic then you can walk up to the first peak and pay only half these prices for the second tram alone.
adults
6-12
11.76
5.88
Sightseeing bus tourRio is very large and spread out so a full-day sightseeing bus tour is a great way to see a lot in a short time.
adults
child
31.50
15.75

Rio de Janeiro Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastAs long as you leave your hotel you'll find little places all over where locals eat cheap meals all day.2.66 - 3.80
Budget lunchIf you stick with the local specialties you can keep your food costs way down. Tourist restaurants and hotels will be much more.3.42 - 5.69
Budget dinnerAssuming you want a sit-down meal at a restaurant, prices will vary wildly, but follow locals for authentic and cheap.5.31 - 8.54
Beer (.33l can)In casual bars and all along the beach you can buy cold cans of local lager. Night clubs will charge more.1.33 - 2.09

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Prepaid taxi from airport to Copacabana11.95
Prepaid taxi from airport to city center5.69 - 7.59
Airport bus to all tourist areas2.28 - 3.04
3km taxi ride in Rio de Janeiro2.09 - 3.04
Public bus ride0.72
Metro ride0.78
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