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New Brunswick, Canada

How much does it cost to travel to New Brunswick?

You should plan to spend around $112 (CA$153) per day on your vacation in New Brunswick. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $55 (CA$75) on meals
  • $71 (CA$97) on hotels

A one week trip to New Brunswick for two people costs, on average, $1,562 (CA$2,143). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to New Brunswick cost?

A one week trip to New Brunswick usually costs around $781 (CA$1,072) for one person and $1,562 (CA$2,143) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to New Brunswick on average costs around $1,562 (CA$2,143) for one person and $3,124 (CA$4,286) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per 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 New Brunswick will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to New Brunswick on average costs around $3,347 (CA$4,592) for one person and $6,694 (CA$9,185) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to New Brunswick has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is New Brunswick expensive to visit?

Prices in New Brunswick are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within North America, which is known to be an expensive region, New Brunswick is a reasonably affordable destination compared to other places. It is in the top 25% of cities in North America for its affordability. You can find more affordable cities such as Vernon, but there are also more expensive cities, such as Key West.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is New Brunswick Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to New Brunswick?

The average New Brunswick trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these New Brunswick travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) CA$97 ($71)
Food 2 CA$75 ($55)
Entertainment 1 CA$108 ($79)
Tips and Handouts 1 CA$0 - 1 ($0 - 1)
Alcohol 2 CA$3 - 9 ($2 - 7)
Accommodation Budget in New Brunswick
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in New Brunswick is $36 (CA$49). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in New Brunswick is $71 (CA$97). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

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

Hotel Prices in New Brunswick

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Food Budget in New Brunswick
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in New Brunswick can vary, the average cost of food in New Brunswick is $55 (CA$75) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in New Brunswick should cost around $22 (CA$30) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in New Brunswick is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in New Brunswick
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in New Brunswick typically cost an average of $79 (CA$108) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

Tips and Handouts Budget in New Brunswick
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in New Brunswick is $0.46 (CA$0.63) per day. The usual amount for a tip in New Brunswick is 10% - 20%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Alcohol Budget in New Brunswick
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $4.55 (CA$6.25) on alcoholic beverages in New Brunswick per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

New Brunswick On a Budget
New Brunswick, Canada is a land with more forests than people. Most of the people in New Brunswick live on the western side of the province, or the eastern and southern coastlines. Most of the province is made up of softwood and maple forests. The more rural areas of New Brunswick are full of small rivers, lakes and swampland, making this area a dream for explorers.

Keep in mind that this area is the only part of Canada that is constitutionally bilingual. While a majority of the residents speak English, there is a substantial minority of French speakers.
When the province is covered in forests, there are plenty of sights to explore.

Kouchibouguac National Park is located along the shores of the Northumberland Strait. With a wide variety of wildlife and spectacular beaches, this park is best known for its sand dunes and shallow, tidal pool beaches. Take a dip for some nice, warm swimming on a cool evening.

For some sights specific to New Brunswick, visit the Old Sow on the shore of Deer Island. This 250-foot tidal whirlpool is the largest in the western hemisphere. Fundy National Park is 207 square kilometers of spectacular coast and forests. With multiple campgrounds, you'll have plenty of time to wander the natural wilderness and over twenty waterfalls in the park.

If you want witness science at work, visit the Reversing Falls. Make sure you time your trip just right. By visiting during the Bay of Fundy's high tide, you'll see the flow of the Saint John River actually reverse.

For those of you wishing to visit a piece of history, the Roosevelt Campobello International Park is the birthplace of former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Located on the southern portion of Campobello Island, Roosevelt spent the summers of 1921 to 1936 in this area.
This Atlantic province is divided into five different regions. The Acadian coast is where you'll find the most French-speaking citizens. You'll know their dialect immediately with the soft trills of the French "r." Saint John River Valley is home to several small towns and cities along the Saint John River including the capital of New Brunswick, Fredericton. The Bay of Fundy is the coastal region along the bay, and is home to some of the highest tides in the world. The Miramichi River Valley is the central part of the province filled with forests and hills. The Southeastern New Brunswick region is mixed with French and English enjoying the beaches along the Atlantic coast.

Hiking, canoeing, camping and more are all possible at one of the many national, provincial, and municipal parks in New Brunswick.

Take a swim in the tidal pools of Kouchibouguac National Park, or Old Sow on Deer Island. Catch a tee time at some of the most scenic golf courses offering challenges and settings for any level of golfer.

To experience living history, visit the Kings Landing Historical Settlement. This area offers an excellent view of the every day life of sailors in the 19th century. You can also take a trip to the east coast attraction of Le Pays de la Sanguine. Here you can see a reproduction of a traditional Acadian village.
Food and Dining
Given the amount of tourists visiting this area over the year, the cuisine has developed to please any appetite. There is fast food, Asian, Acadian, but you won't want to miss the seafood. One of New Brunswick's main dishes is fiddlehead greens. If you see it on the menu, order it. Another traditional dish in this area is Poutine. You can find this snack of french fries, gravy and cheese curds along the coast of the province.

The simplest way to travel around New Brunswick is by car. The area has recently undergone refurbishments and expansions of the Trans-Canada highway. Now four lane highways are available in much of the southern stretch of the province. IF you're visiting in the winter months, drive with caution. If possible, winter tires are recommended for long distance travel.

The maritime bus service serves the entirety of New Brunswick and is a standard, reliable bus service. On some routes stops are frequent, so it's likely that you'll find a stop in any town you are looking to visit. Remember, though, if the line has several stops, it won't be a quick trip.


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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. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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