Illinois Per Diem Rates for 2018

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

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2017. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Illinois destination names below.

General Illinois Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Bolingbrook / Romeoville / Lemont Will County $54.00 $105.00
Chicago Cook / Lake County $74.00 $226.00
Oak Brook Terrace Dupage County $59.00 $114.00
O'Fallon / Fairview Heights / Collinsville Bond / Calhoun / Clinton / Jersey / Macoupin / Madison / Monroe / St. Clair County $54.00 $130.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Illinois:

If you are traveling to a city in Illinois that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $93.00 per night for lodging and $51.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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