Minnesota Per Diem Rates for 2018

There are four areas in Minnesota for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within Minnesota 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 Minnesota destination names below.

General Minnesota Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Duluth St. Louis County $64.00 $154.00
Eagan / Burnsville / Mendota Heights Dakota County $59.00 $96.00
Minneapolis / St. Paul Hennepin / Ramsey County $64.00 $149.00
Rochester Olmsted County $64.00 $122.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Minnesota:

If you are traveling to a city in Minnesota 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.

** This Document Provided By www.FederalPay.org - The Civil Employee's Resource **
Source: www.federalpay.org/perdiem/2018/minnesota