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Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

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How much money will you need for your trip to Moncton? You should plan to spend around CA$118 ($88) per day on your vacation in Moncton, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, CA$62 ($46) on meals for one day. Also, the average hotel price in Moncton for a couple is CA$65 ($48). So, a trip to Moncton for two people for one week costs on average CA$1,646 ($1,228). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

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A vacation to Moncton for one week usually costs around CA$823 for one person. So, a trip to Moncton for two people costs around CA$1,646 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs CA$3,292 in Moncton. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Moncton can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Moncton? How much money do I need for Moncton?

How much does a trip to Moncton cost? Is Moncton expensive? The average Moncton trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Moncton prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Moncton
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Moncton is CA$32. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Moncton is CA$65.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotels in Moncton

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Food Budget in Moncton
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  • While meal prices in Moncton can vary, the average cost of food in Moncton is CA$62 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Moncton should cost around CA$25 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Moncton is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Moncton
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  • Entertainment and activities in Moncton typically cost an average of CA$87 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Moncton
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  • The average price for Tips and Handouts in Moncton is CA$0.50 per day. The usual amount for a tip in Moncton is 10% - 20%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Alcohol Budget in Moncton
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  • The average person spends about CA$5.00 on alcoholic beverages in Moncton per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Moncton On a Budget
Moncton is the largest city in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Located in the Petitcodiac River Valley with access to the Bay of Fundy, and, by extension, the Atlantic Ocean, Moncton is also at the geographic center of Canada's Maritime Provinces. Today, the city's most famous attraction is Magnetic Hill, though there are also plenty of parks, museums, galleries, theatres, and other venues for entertainment.
Moncton's major tourist draw is Magnetic Hill and all attractions associated with it. The fee is $5 per car entry to experience an optical illusion, during which the local topography gives the impression that you are going uphill when in fact you are going downhill. The complex includes the Magnetic Hill Zoo, a nationally accredited and award-winning zoo with over 400 animals displayed in themed exhibit areas with educational programs, as well as Magic Mountain, the largest water park in Atlantic Canada, featuring water slides, a lazy river, wave pool, children’s splash pool, and a mini-golf course. Magnetic Hill Concert Site and Magnetic Hill Golf Club are also associated with the attraction.

Other sights include museums and parks. Moncton Museum houses a permanent exhibit on the history of Moncton as well as traveling exhibits, while the Moncton Acadian Museum, located at the University de Moncton, features one of the largest collections of Acadian artifacts in the world. The main park in Moncton is Centennial Park, located off St. George Blvd. at the city center. Admission to the park is free, offering outdoor playgrounds for kids, year-round recreational facilities, wooded walking and biking trails, creeks, and a lake. Paddle boats are available to rent on the lake, and there is also an outdoor beach that visitors can enjoy for an admission fee.
Moncton is fairly easy to navigate with two main streets into the city: the Trans-Canada and Wheeler Boulevard, connecting both ends of town. Main Street and downtown Moncton are just as easy to navigate, with plenty of signs posted to all the main attractions as well as a vast selection of shops, boutiques, restaurants, overnight accommodations, and opportunities for entertainment. Downtown and its attractions are mostly concentrated closer to the waterfront. There are also many establishments located along Mountain Road, which runs diagonally northwest to southeast through the city.

Most tourists frequent the Magnetic Hill complex and all of the attractions it has to offer, like the zoo and water park. Visitors can also enjoy an abundance of parks like Centennial Park mentioned above, or Irishtown Nature Park, a 2,200-acre urban park that offers activities for all seasons. Hiking and biking is common throughout the park while many enjoy kayaking on the park's lake. In the winter, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the park are popular activities. Additionally, there are several golf courses (Lakeside Golf Club, Moncton Golf & Country Club, etc.), as well as theatres (Empress Theatre, MacSweeny’s Dinner Theatre, etc.). Capitol Theatre, located on Main Street is the oldest theatre in New Brunswick and holds shows regularly. And finally, Moncton is near a few beaches for those looking to go waterside. Parlee Beach, for example, is located on the Northumberland Straight northeast of town and boasts the warmest water temperatures in the country.
Food and Dining
Like any major city, Moncton offers up a wide range of flavor both local and international from seafood, brew pubs, steakhouses, and cafes to Italian bistros, Japanese Hibachi, French, Middle Eastern, Indian, Asian, and more. With its location on a riverfront stemming from the Bay of Fundy, seafood is always quality and fresh. Moncton boasts some of the finest cuisine in Atlantic Canada. Some of the top restaurants on TripAdvisor include Little Louis' Oyster Bar for seafood, Calactus Restaurant for vegetarian, Tony’s Bistro & Patisserie for French/Canadian, Blue Olive for Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Cinta Ria Malaysian Fusion Malaisienne for Asian, Gusto Italian Grill & Bar for Italian, and Taj Mahal – Flavor Of India for Indian. As you can see, many ethnicities are represented in the city's restaurants. Most of these, and many other options, are located in the downtown area.

Greater Moncton International Airport is the main airport serving the area, located in the Dieppe Industrial Park. Airlines serving this airport include Air Canada Jazz (Halifax, Montreal, Toronto), WestJet (Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton, Calgary), Continental Express (Newark), and Porter (Toronto, Ottawa).

For more options for flights to and from other parts of Canada, the United States, and Europe, visitors also fly into Halifax Stanfield International Airport, located about two hours away in Nova Scotia.

The Moncton Via Rail Station is located on Main Street where rail service runs six days a week to Halifax and Montreal on a train called “The Ocean.”
1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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