Staunton travel guide

Staunton Tourism | Staunton Guide

You're Going to Love Staunton

With a population of 23,746, Staunton is a must-see destination in Virginia, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Staunton deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Staunton

Staunton in January
Estimated hotel price
$96
1 night at 3-star hotel
Staunton in January
Estimated hotel price
$96
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Staunton in July, when the average temperature is 73.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 84.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 24.8 °F, with an average temperature of 33.8 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 4″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Staunton, with an average rainfall of 2.2″.

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How to Get to Staunton

Plane

When flying to Staunton, you’ll arrive at Staunton Shenandoah Valley (SHD), which is located 12 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Staunton departs from New York and takes around 5h.

Train

The train station in Staunton is called Staunton, and is located 0.2 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Staunton is to pick up a car rental from Washington, D.C., which is about 122 miles from Staunton. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Sixt, among others, in Washington, D.C..

Plane

When flying to Staunton, you’ll arrive at Staunton Shenandoah Valley (SHD), which is located 12 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Staunton departs from New York and takes around 5h.

Train

The train station in Staunton is called Staunton, and is located 0.2 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Staunton is to pick up a car rental from Washington, D.C., which is about 122 miles from Staunton. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Sixt, among others, in Washington, D.C..

Airlines serving Staunton

Lufthansa
Good (4,691 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,617 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,963 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,891 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (230 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,687 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (774 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (480 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,325 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (811 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (775 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,790 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (497 reviews)
WestJet
Good (1,942 reviews)
Allegiant Air
Good (436 reviews)
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Where to stay in Staunton

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn Staunton and Howard Johnson by Wyndham Staunton.

Where to stay in popular areas of Staunton

Most booked hotels in Staunton

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Staunton, An IHG Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (9.1, 965 reviews)
$116+
Hotel 24 South
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 548 reviews)
$126+
Avid Hotels Staunton, An IHG Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, 732 reviews)
$100+
Sleep Inn Staunton
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, 527 reviews)
$99+
Quality Inn Verona - Staunton North
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, 706 reviews)
$79+
Best Western Staunton Inn
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, 540 reviews)
$100+

Renting a car in Staunton

Renting a car in Staunton costs $102 per day, on average, or $205 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 17% cheaper than airport locations in Staunton.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Staunton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. The most frequently booked car type in Staunton is Intermediate (Nissan Kicks or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special Car or similar) are, on average, 56% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Staunton costs $102 per day, on average, or $205 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 17% cheaper than airport locations in Staunton.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Staunton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. The most frequently booked car type in Staunton is Intermediate (Nissan Kicks or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special Car or similar) are, on average, 56% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.