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Lowest Transatlantic Ocean Rates - 1910 Travel Guide

Comparison of 1910 Rates for Transatlantic Travel by Steamship Line, To and From New York, English and Continental European Ports, by Steamship for First and Second Class Travel. We have used the Consumer Price Index to calculate the relative value of the fares stated in 2010 Dollars (USD).

(Subject to change without notice)

Line Ships First Class
To or From Europe
Second Class
To or From England
Second Class To or From European Continent
American Line New York
St. Paul
St. Louis
Philadelphia
$92.50
$2,190.00
$50.00
$1,180.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
Philadelphia-Liverpool
All Steamships N/A $45.00
$1,070.00
N/A
Atlantic Transport Line Minneapolis Minnehaha Minnetonka Minnewaska $82.50
$1,950.00
N/A N/A
Anchor Line Columbia
Caledonia
$72.50
$1,720.00
$47.50
$1,120.00
N/A
California $67.50
$1,600.00
$47.50
$1,120.00
N/A
Furnessia N/A $45.00
$1,070.00
N/A
Cunard Line Lusitania
Mauretania
$125.00
$2,960.00
$62.50
$1,480.00
N/A
Campania
Lucania
$102.50
$2,430.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
N/A
Carmania
Caronia
$97.50
$2,310.00
$55.00
$1,300.00
N/A
Boston-Liverpool Service
(All Steamers) $82.50
$1,950.00
$47.50
$1,120.00
N/A
Mediterranean Service
Carpathia $80.00
$1,890.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Pannonia $72.50
$1,720.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
French Line La Provence $107.50
$2,550.00
N/A $62.50
$1,480.00
La Savoie
La Loraine
$97.50
$2,310.00
N/A $60.00
$1,420.00
La Touraine $87.50
$2,070.00
N/A $57.50
$1,360.00
La Bretagne
La Gascogne
$77.50
$1,830.00
N/A $52.50
$1,240.00
Chicago N/A N/A $57.50
$1,360.00
Floride N/A N/A $50.00
$1,180.00
Fabre Line Madonna $80.00
$1,890.00
N/A N/A
All Other Steamers $75.00
$1,780.00
N/A N/A
Hamburg-American Line Deutschland $120.00
$2,840.00
$62.50
$1,480.00
$67.50
$1,600.00
Amerika
Kaiserin Aug Vic
$112.50
$2,660.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
$62.50
$1,480.00
Cleveland
Cincinnati

$95.00

$2,250.00

$52.50
$1,240.00
$55.00
$1,300.00
Molte
Blücher
$92.50
$2,190.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
President Lincoln
President Grant
Hamburg
$87.50
$2,070.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
Pennsylvania
Other Steamers
N/A $52.50
$1,240.00
$55.00
$1,300.00
Mediterranean Service
Moltke $92.50
$2,190.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Hamburg $87.50
$2,070.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Batavia N/A N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Holland-America Line Rotterdam

$105.00

$2,490.00

N/A $60.00
$1,420.00
New Amsterdam $92.50
$2,190.00
N/A $55.00
$1,300.00
Noordam
Other Ships
$82.50
$1,950.00
N/A $52.50
$1,240.00
Italian Royal Mail Lines Verona
Ancona
Taormina
$70.00
$1,660.00
N/A N/A
Duca
Degli
Abruzzi
Europa
Duca de Genova
Oceania
America
80.00
$1,890.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Brasile
Italia
Argentina
$70.00
$1,660.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Liguria
Lazio
N/A N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Philadelphia-Mediterranean Service
All Steamers $70.00
$1,660.00
N/A N/A
North German Lloyd Kronprinzessin Cecilie
Kaiser Wilhelm II
122.50 $62.50
$1,480.00
$67.50
$1,600.00
Kronprinz Wilhelm
Kaiser Wilhelm der Gross
$120.00
$2,840.00
$62.50
$1,480.00
$67.50
$1,600.00
George Washington $112.50
$2,660.00
$60.00
$1,420.00
$65.00
$1,540.00
Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm $97.50
$2,310.00
55.00 $60.00
$1,420.00
Grosser Kurfürst $92.50
$2,190.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
Barbarossa
Other Ships
$87.50
$2,070.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
Mediterranean Service
Berlin $97.50
$2,310.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
All Other Steamers $87.50
$2,070.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Red Star Line Lapland $95.00 $2,250.00 $57.50
$1,360.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
Kroonland
Zeeland
Vaderland
$82.50
$1,950.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
Philadelphia-Antwerp Service
All Steamers N/A N/A $55.00
$1,300.00
Scandinavian American Line All Steamers $75.00
$1,780.00
N/A $60.00
$1,420.00
White Star Line Adriatic $112.50
$2,660.00
$55.00
$1,300.00
$60.00
$1,420.00
Oceanic $107.50
$2,550.00
$55.00
$1,300.00
$60.00
$1,420.00
Majestic
Teutonic
$92.50
$2,190.00
$50.00
$1,180.00
$57.50
$1,360.00
Baltic
Cedric
Celtic
$97.50
$2,310.00
$52.50
$1,240.00
N/A
Arabic $82.50
$1,950.00
$47.50
$1,120.00
N/A
Boston-Liverpool Service
Cymric $72.50
$1,720.00
N/A N/A
Mediterranean Service
Romanic
Canopic
$82.50
$1,950.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00
Cretic $80.00
$1,890.00
N/A N/A
Boston-Mediterranean Service
All Steamers $82.50
$1,950.00
N/A $65.00
$1,540.00

The above are the lowest or minimum rates from port to port. Through rates to London or Paris should be made by adding to the above rates the following railroad rates of class and from desired port:

From First Class Second Class Third Class
Liverpool to London $7.00
$166.00
$5.05
$120.00
$4.00
$94.70
(Note 1)
Plymouth to London $7.50
$178.00
N/A $3.75
$88.80
Dover to London $4.75
$112.00
$3.15
$74.60
N/A
Southampton to London $2.75
$65.10
$1.75
$41.40
$1.40
$33.10
Cherbourg to Paris $8.75
$207.00
$6.25
$148.00
$3.60
$85.20
Havre to Paris $5.60
$133.00
$4.00
$94.70
$2.50
$59.20
Boulogne-sur-Mer to Paris $5.50
$130.00
$3.70
$87.60
N/A

Note 1: In connection with Second Class ocean tickets, a 3rd Class rail ticket is furnished for $2.50 or $59.20

Rates for higher-priced cabins will be quoted on request by any Steamship Company or Tourist Agent

Source for Fare Restatement: The relative worth of 1910 Dollars in 2010 Dollars (one hundred years later using the Consumer Price Index. Samuel H. Williamson, "Seven Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount, 1774 to present," MeasuringWorth, 2011. URL: www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/

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