Is Norfolk Expensive?

Is Norfolk expensive to visit?

Norfolk is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $166. 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 Flagstaff and Memphis.



Norfolk, Virginia

How expensive is Norfolk?

The average cost of traveling to Norfolk can vary widely based on many factors, but our calculations based on previous travlers show that the average daily cost is $166 (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 Norfolk here.

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

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a weekend trip to Norfolk will cost around $499 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a weekend trip would cost $998.

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

On average, a one week trip to Norfolk costs about $1,165 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 $2,329.

Is it expensive to backpack in Norfolk?

Norfolk 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 Norfolk?

Hotel prices in Norfolk are very affordable compared to hotels in other cities. You can expect to spend about $126 per night for a room on average. There are around [5_STAR_COUNT] five star hotels in the city and they average [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. Three star hotels average $164 a night and two star hotels average $104 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Norfolk
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 1 $231
3 stars 10 $164
2 stars 22 $104

100 East Main Street, Norfolk
Overall Rating 8.7

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Norfolk?

Activities and things to do in Norfolk 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 $14 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is less than the country's average of $55.

    • Electric Bike Rental Downtown Norfolk (self guided tour) : $60
    • Skip the Line: Virginia Living Museum Admission Ticket: $22
    • Norfolk Buffet Brunch Cruise : $74
    • Norfolk's Passport to Fun Admission Tickets and Savings: $37
    • Neon District Contemporary Art Walking Tour: $32
    • Experience the season with a scavenger hunt in Norfolk with Holly Jolly Hunt: $20
    • Norfolk Father's Day Buffet Brunch Cruise: $104
    • Norfolk: Virginia Zoo & Battleship Wisconsin Combo Ticket: $38

    Is food expensive in Norfolk?

    Food in Norfolk can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $49 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.

    • Norfolk Buffet Dinner Cruise : $89
    • Norfolk Father's Day Buffet Dinner Cruise: $126
    • Norfolk 4th of July Buffet Dinner Cruise: $182
    • Norfolk: Buffet Dinner Cruise: $89

    Is transportation expensive in Norfolk?

    Local transportation in Norfolk can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $54 on local transportation per person per day, which is more 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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