Washington D.C., United States Price Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$108.55
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Washington D.C. Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar50.00 - 120.00
starstarstarstarstar60.00 - 184.00
starstarstarstarstar72.00 - 270.00
starstarstarstarstar190.00 - 325.00
starstarstarstarstar334.00 - 650.00

Washington D.C. Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed24.00 - 40.00

Washington D.C. Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
National CathedralOne of the world's largest cathedrals has a suggested donation. Tours are recommended.
adults
children
15.00
10.00
Kreeger MuseumOne of the very few museums that isn't free, this one is only open without reservations on Saturdays.
adults
students
seniors
15.00
10.00
10.00

Washington D.C. Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastParts of the city lack fast food and casual dining options, so things can be pricey.7.00 - 11.00
Budget lunchThere's some good fast food, but not much else in the budget category. Museum cafeterias are never good value.8.00 - 13.00
Budget dinnerPlenty of great restaurants in the nightlife districts, but in the downtown hotel zone it can be tricky on a budget.12.00 - 20.00
Beer (pint)Go to the nightlife areas for fun bars and to avoid expensive hotel bars.6.00 - 9.00
Cocktails (glass)Again, prices range greatly and are highest in hotels and clubs.7.00 - 15.00

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from Reagan airport to city14.00 - 20.00
Metro from Reagan airport to city7.00
Taxi from Dulles airport to city70.00 - 80.00
Metrobus from Dulles to city7.00
3km taxi ride in Washington DC7.00 - 11.00
Metro ride in Washington DC2.00 - 6.00
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