The Most (And Least) Expensive Stadiums for NFL Fans to Watch Games

By GOBankingRates, Special for USDR

While some NFL stadiums cater to their fans with affordable tickets and food prices, others are notorious for some pretty steep  charges.

GOBankingRates.com looked at the following five factors to determine how much it costs, on average, for two people to attend a home game for 31 NFLteams:

    • Two tickets
    • Two hot dogs
    • Two beers
    • Two soft drinks
    • Parking

The study found that a day spent watching a Washington Redskins game at FedEx Field will cost $272.17 for two people, over twice as much as a Cincinnati Bengals game at Paul Brown Stadium  ($131.93).

To learn where your team ranks, see the full findings at:  https://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/ranked-expensive-stadiums-nfl-fans-watch-football-game/ 

10 Most Expensive NFL Experiences

10 Least Expensive NFL Experiences

1. Washington Redskins at FedEx Field

1. Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium

2. San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium

2. Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium

3. Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium

3. Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium

4. Chicago Bears at Soldier Field

4. Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium

5. Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field

5. Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field

6. New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium

6. Arizona Cardinals at Univ. of Phoenix Stadium

7. Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field

7. Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium

8. New York Giants at MetLife Stadium

8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium

9. Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

9. Detroit Lions at Ford Field

10. Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field

10. Miami Dolphins at New Miami Stadium

Stand-Out Study Insights:

      • You could buy two game tickets to a Buffalo Bills game at Ralph Wilson Stadium ($72.66) for less than the cost of parking at a Dallas Cowboys game at AT&T stadium ($75.00)
      • While hot dogs at a Seattle Seahawks home game are half the price of those at a Detroit Lions home game, expect to pay almost five times more for parking at the Seahawk’s CenturyLink field
      • Beer prices are similar in Oakland and San Francisco, but a 49ers ticket will cost you over twice as much as a Raiders ticket

“Going to a football game on a Sunday is the equivalent of going to church for some fans,” said Kristen Bonner, lead researcher on the GOBankingRates study. “The cost of these games, however, is something that fans have to think about and, in some cases, budget for in advance. Luckily, there are stadiums that make the experience more affordable so fans can return for more games throughout the season.”

Methodology: GOBankingRates.com surveyed five costs of attending a football game at all 31 National Football League stadiums: (1) ticket prices, calculated by averaging the cost per game for the three cheapest season ticket prices advertised on the football team’s official NFL site; (2) parking, (3) beer, (4) soft drink and (5) hot dog prices, as reported in the September 2015 Team Marketing Report. To find the cost of attending a game, GOBankingRates assumed two guests and calculated the total cost of two tickets, two hot dogs, two beers and one parking spot. Stadiums were ranked by this amount to find the least and most expensive stadiums for NFL fans attending a game.

About GOBankingRates

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