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Travel budget in Alsace

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Alsace: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Alsace for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 46 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 10 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1314* (1106 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 90 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 10.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 3038* (2548 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 126 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 56 per person
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 21 per person

Total budget:

$ 4991* (4186 €)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Alsace in 2019

Cost of living: Alsace VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Alsace in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Alsace in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Alsace by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Alsace compared to the national average.

Cities /Alsace View Details
Mulhouse 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mulhouse
Munster 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Munster
Strasbourg 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Strasbourg

Local prices in Alsace by expense type

Restaurant budget in Alsace

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Alsace is essentially the same as in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 12 to $ 22)

10% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 22 to $ 39)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.7/person
($ 5.9 to $ 12)

18% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 7.2)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 4.5)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.5/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 5.1)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.3/can
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.9/bottle
($ 1 to $ 3)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Alsace

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Alsace costs 34% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 53/night
($ 39 to $ 82)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 54 to $ 127)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 101/night
($ 60 to $ 150)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 151/night
($ 85 to $ 274)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 256
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 303/night
($ 185 to $ 566)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 71/month
($ 54 to $ 163)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 127
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 149/month
($ 63 to $ 500)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 139/month
($ 81 to $ 320)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 138/month
($ 64 to $ 358)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 210

Supermarket food budget in Alsace

On average, the price of supermarket food in Alsace costs 12% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.8/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 2.9)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 6.7)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 3.6)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 15/kg
($ 6 to $ 21)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 10.2/kg
($ 4.4 to $ 15)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 6.7)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.1/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 5.1)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.6/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 7.4)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 3)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 2.6)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.7
($ 0.2 to $ 3)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 17/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 23)

35% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Alsace

On average, the price of transport in Alsace is 16% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.5/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 3.7)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 66/month
($ 51 to $ 83)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.2/km
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

22% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

83% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.2
($ 2 to $ 6)

22% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 29/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 198)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Alsace

On average, the cost of housing in Alsace costs 9% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 199/month
($ 156 to $ 487)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

64% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 40/month
($ 33 to $ 83)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 731/month
($ 419 to $ 1273)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1342
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 591/month
($ 359 to $ 943)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1050
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1323/month
($ 717 to $ 2241)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2180
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1045/month
($ 598 to $ 1793)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1697
Gym
Gym
$ 46/month
($ 29 to $ 82)

17% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 782/month
($ 239 to $ 1223)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 929
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 23112/yr
($ 14339 to $ 28678)

27% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18274

Leisure activity budget in Alsace

On average, budget for leisure activities in Alsace is 7% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 10.4/ticket
($ 9.8 to $ 13)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 22/hr
($ 14 to $ 23)

30% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Alsace

On average, shopping budget in Alsace is 27% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8/pack
($ 4.9 to $ 9.6)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 87
($ 32 to $ 120)

83% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 39
($ 18 to $ 72)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 95
($ 42 to $ 144)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 121
($ 82 to $ 239)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

London → Strasbourg
London → Strasbourg
London → Strasbourg
$ 158
(fair price: $ 128)

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About the information on the cost of living in Alsace

The information about the cost of living in Alsace shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Alsace updated on 01-07-2015.

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