Virginia Per Diem Rates for FY 2010

There are nineteen areas in Virginia for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within Virginia that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.

The per diem rates shown here are effective beginning October 2009. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Virginia destination names below.

General Virginia Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Abingdon Washington County $46.00 $82.00
Blacksburg Montgomery County $46.00 $98.00
Charlottesville City of Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene County $56.00 $112.00
Chesapeake / Suffolk Cities of Chesapeake and Suffolk County $56.00 $103.00
Chesterfield / Henrico Counties Chesterfield / Henrico County $51.00 $92.00
Fredericksburg City of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County $56.00 $78.00
Hampton City / Newport News Cities of Hampton City and Newport News County $56.00 $80.00
James City and York Counties, Williamsburg James City and York Counties, City of Williamsburg County $51.00 $94.00
Loudoun County Loudoun County $61.00 $135.00
Lynchburg Campbell, Lynchburg City County $51.00 $83.00
Manassas City of Manassas County $46.00 $93.00
Norfolk / Portsmouth Cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth County $61.00 $95.00
Richmond City City of Richmond County $66.00 $125.00
Roanoke City limits of Roanoke County $51.00 $103.00
Stafford / Prince William Counties Stafford / Prince William County $46.00 $95.00
Virginia Beach City of Virginia Beach County $56.00 $148.00
Wallops Island Accomack County $56.00 $128.00
Warrenton Fauquier County $46.00 $101.00
Washington, DC Metro Area Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church; Arlington and Fairfax County $71.00 $170.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Virginia:

If you are traveling to a city in Virginia that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $70.00 per night for lodging and $46.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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