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Ohio Per Diem Rates for 2018

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

General Ohio Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Akron Summit County $54.00 $104.00
Canton Stark County $59.00 $101.00
Cincinnati Hamilton / Clermont County $69.00 $141.00
Cleveland Cuyahoga County $69.00 $141.00
Columbus Franklin County $59.00 $119.00
Dayton / Fairborn Greene / Darke / Montgomery County $59.00 $101.00
Hamilton Butler / Warren County $54.00 $111.00
Medina / Wooster Wayne / Medina County $54.00 $105.00
Mentor Lake County $59.00 $106.00
Sandusky / Bellevue Erie / Huron County $54.00 $102.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Ohio:

If you are traveling to a city in Ohio 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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