Is Miami Expensive?

Is Miami expensive to visit?

Miami is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $206. Compared to the rest of North America, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in North America for its travel costs, comparable to places like Seattle and Montreal.



Miami Beach

How expensive is Miami?

The average cost of traveling to Miami can vary widely based on many factors, but our calculations based on previous travlers show that the average daily cost is $206 (U.S. Dollars). Your travel style, accommodation preferences, dining choices, and trip duration can alter your individual budget, as you can find a wide array of accommodation, food, and entertainment options available for your visit. Sticking to mid-range hotels, affordable restaurants, and public transit when available can keep your costs close to this calculated average. See more travel costs for Miami here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Miami?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a weekend trip to Miami will cost around $618 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a weekend trip would cost $1,236.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Miami?

On average, a one week trip to Miami costs about $1,442 per person. This is based on the previous expenses of actual travelers, and includes accommodation, food, activities, local transportation, and more. For two people, a one week trip costs $2,884.



Miami, Florida

Is it expensive to backpack in Miami?

Miami is often overlooked by backpackers, as there is a very limited selection of hostels. Because there aren't any hostels and few other amenities that cater to backpackers, prices might be higher than you'd expect. This is particularly true for solo travelers who many have to pay the full cost for a hotel room. To save money, look for budget hotels in convenient locations.

Are hotels expensive in Miami?

Hotel prices in Miami are somewhat more affordable compared to hotels in other cities. You can expect to spend about $152 per night for a room on average. There are around 9 five star hotels in the city and they average $311 per night. Three star hotels average $140 a night and two star hotels average $103 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Miami
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 9 $311
4 stars 39 $257
3 stars 86 $140
2 stars 49 $103
1 star 2 $172
No rating 14 $331

4299 Northwest 36th Street, Miami
Overall Rating 9.1
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Miami
Overall Rating 8.5

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Miami?

Activities and things to do in Miami can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $31 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is less than the country's average of $55.

    • Luxury Shared Miami River E-Boat Cruise & Wine and Charcuterie: $127
    • "Cigar Factory Tour": $35
    • Miami Art Deco Gems & Jewels Walking Tour: $42
    • Private Boat Tours in N. Miami Beach - Sandbar, Sunset, Mansions!: $299
    • Night ATV tours in miami : $135
    • Learn how to Flyboard with a Pro, Miami's Ultimate Adventure: $179
    • 2-Hours Private Miami Boat Tour With Champagne : $270
    • Private Miami Highlights Tour with Snacks Included: $279

    Is food expensive in Miami?

    Food in Miami can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $41 on food per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $58. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    • Little Havana Ultimate Food Tour : $64
    • South Beach Miami Food & Fun Art Deco Food Tour : $79
    • 3 Hour Regional Indian Cooking Class and Dining Experience in Miami: $150
    • Wynwood Walls Art District Food Tour: $80
    • Food Tour in Little Havana, Miami: $199
    • Taste of Little Havana Food Tour in Miami with Cuban Street Food: $75

    Is transportation expensive in Miami?

    Local transportation in Miami can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $38 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $46. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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    We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.



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