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Mystic, Connecticut, United States of America

How much does it cost to travel to Mystic?

You should plan to spend around $210 per day on your vacation in Mystic. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $52 on meals
  • $56 on local transportation
  • $249 on hotels

A one week trip to Mystic for two people costs, on average, $2,946. 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 Mystic cost?

A one week trip to Mystic usually costs around $1,473 for one person and $2,946 for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Mystic on average costs around $2,946 for one person and $5,891 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 Mystic will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Mystic on average costs around $6,312 for one person and $12,624 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 Mystic 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 Mystic expensive to visit?

Prices in Mystic 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, Mystic is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Providence or Daytona Beach.

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

How much money do I need for a trip to Mystic?

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

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) $249
Local Transportation 1 $56
Food 2 $52
Entertainment 1 $24
Alcohol 2 $15 - 46
Accommodation Budget in Mystic
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Mystic is $125. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Mystic is $249. 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 Mystic

Looking for a hotel in Mystic? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Mystic based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $240. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Mystic
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Mystic is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $56 per person, per day, on local transportation in Mystic.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Mystic
How much does it cost to go to Mystic? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.

Rental Cars in Mystic
The price of renting a car in Mystic will depends on dates, the type of car, the location, and your age. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all car rental companies.

Food Budget in Mystic
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Mystic can vary, the average cost of food in Mystic is $52 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Mystic should cost around $21 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Mystic is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Mystic
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Mystic typically cost an average of $24 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.

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Alcohol Budget in Mystic
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $31 on alcoholic beverages in Mystic per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Mystic on a Budget
Mystic Mystic, Connecticut
Mystic is a popular tourist destination in Connecticut for its many marinas, historic buildings, aquarium, and seaport. It was historically a shipbuilding and maritime town but today it attracts crowds from many nearby states and regions. Sailing trips are a fun activity that get visitors out on the water. The town is also near Foxwoods Casino.
One of the most popular sights in Mystic is the Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration. It offers a number of animal exhibits and educational opportunities for visitors. The Mystic Seaport is another fun place to visit. It houses the nation's largest maritime museum which is spread out over 17 acres. Other areas worth visiting in Mystic include Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, Olde Mistick Village, Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill, and Mystic Museum of Art.
Mystic is located on the east and west bank of the Mystic River. It is divided by the famous Mystic River Bascule Bridge and has a charming downtown as well as seaport areas.

Mystic has a number of activities that visitors can enjoy. If you want to get out on the water, there are traditional sailing trips as well as whale watching excursions available. There are also a number of educational opportunities available at the nature centers, aquariums, and museums around town. Mystic also hosts a number of festivals that highlight the area's food, culture, and holidays.
Food and Dining
Mystic's location on the ocean make it the perfect place to enjoy seafood. There are countless great seafood restaurants around town that have everything from lobster and shrimp to fish and oysters. Also around town are pizzerias, breweries, ice cream shops, cafes, and more.

The easiest way to explore Mystic is with a car. There are a number of rental car vendors around town that offer good rates. It's also possible to bike around Mystic. Bikes are available for use through the Mystic Community Bikes programs. There are many pick up and drop off locations found around town.

The shops in the main touristy area are close together and compact, so many visitors prefer to walk in these areas.

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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.