Is Reno Expensive?

Is Reno expensive to visit?

Reno is a popular destination that is also moderately priced. It falls in the middle range of travel cost prices globaly with a daily average travel cost of $144. If we compare it to the rest of North America, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It ranks in the top 50% of cities in North America for its travel costs. Its travel costs are comparable with places such as Big Pine Key and Islamorada.



Reno, Nevada

How expensive is Reno?

Travelers spend an average of $144 per day when visiting Reno (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for Reno here.

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

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Reno costs around $432 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $864.

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

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Reno will cost around $1,008 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $2,015.

Is it expensive to backpack in Reno?

Reno has a very limited selection of hostels and budget accommodation, so it's not the first place that comes to mind for backpackers looking for social and cheap accommodations. This makes it hard at times to travel here as a backpacker, so you'll have to be resourceful to travel on a tight budget here. Low-cost hotels are always an option, as are guesthouses or couch surfing options. The difficulties in finding budget accommodation are especially tough for solo travelers who might need to pay for the full price of a hotel room on their own. Otherwise, you can save money here by finding free activities, eating at low-cost restaurants or cooking your own food, and using public transportation when available.

Are hotels expensive in Reno?

When we look at our analysis of hotel prices in Reno, we find them to be somewhat lower in price in comparison to the rest of the world. The average nightly cost for a hotel room here is approximately $145. The area boasts about [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels with an average rate of [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. For those seeking a balance between comfort and affordability, three-star hotels offer an average rate of $172 per night, while two-star hotels provide an even more budget-friendly option at $130 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Reno
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 7 $115
3 stars 18 $172
2 stars 17 $130

255 N. Virginia St., Reno
Overall Rating 8.5
250 North Arlington Ave, Reno
Overall Rating 9.0

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Reno?

In Reno, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $88 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is more than the country's average of $55.

    • Experience Raptors and Falconry in Reno: $125
    • Horseback Riding Adventure from Reno: $279
    • Burning Man Art and Downtown Mural Private Tour: $65
    • ATV - Tours & Trap Shooting Combo Packages from Reno: $129
    • Sierra Histroric Tour & Horseback Riding from Reno: $206
    • Reno Puzzling Adventure: $35
    • 45 Minutes Twinkle Tours in Reno: $130
    • Reno Ghosts Tour: $26

    Is food expensive in Reno?

    In Reno, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $54 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $58.

    Is transportation expensive in Reno?

    Exploring local transportation in Reno shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $23 per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $46. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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