Travel budget in Austria

Austria: calculate your travel budget

Austria: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 99 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2151* (1806 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 125 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 3724* (3122 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 155 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 60 per person
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 5696* (4774 €)

* 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 Austria in 2020

Cost of living: Austria VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Austria in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Austria by city

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

Cities /Austria View Details
Innsbruck 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Innsbruck
Salzburg 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Salzburg
Schwechat 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Schwechat
Feldkirch 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Feldkirch
Vienna 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Vienna
Linz 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Linz
Graz 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Graz

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Local prices in Austria by expense type

Austria: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Austria is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 15/person
($ 9.6 to $ 18)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 24 to $ 48)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.6/person
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.7 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 5.4)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.7/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.3/can
($ 2.4 to $ 3.9)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.6/bottle
($ 2.2 to $ 3.6)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Austria: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Austria costs 6% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 131/night
($ 127 to $ 134)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 121/night
($ 98 to $ 149)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 128/night
($ 102 to $ 165)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 181/night
($ 140 to $ 239)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 333/night
($ 250 to $ 447)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 104/month
($ 94 to $ 119)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 185/month
($ 136 to $ 254)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 200/month
($ 144 to $ 285)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 128/month
($ 97 to $ 174)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 260/month
($ 188 to $ 359)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Austria: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Austria costs 9% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.3/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.6)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.3/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 5.3)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 30)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 16)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 4.8)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 3.1)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.6/salad
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 21/kg
($ 11 to $ 30)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Austria: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Austria is 32% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.9/ticket
($ 2.6 to $ 3.5)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 60/month
($ 38 to $ 66)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.2/km
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.7)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.1
($ 4.3 to $ 8.1)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 40/24hrs
($ 26 to $ 101)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Austria: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Austria costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 235/month
($ 146 to $ 383)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 40/month
($ 30 to $ 54)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 885/month
($ 708 to $ 1195)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1447
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 701/month
($ 527 to $ 956)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1155
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1616/month
($ 1136 to $ 2390)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2323
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1232/month
($ 954 to $ 1793)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1830
Gym
Gym
$ 42/month
($ 24 to $ 72)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 340/month
($ 192 to $ 598)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1003
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 11752/yr
($ 5377 to $ 23898)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17436

Austria: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Austria is 21% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 11 to $ 18)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 24/hr
($ 18 to $ 26)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Austria: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Austria is 29% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.6/pack
($ 6.2 to $ 7.2)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 102
($ 48 to $ 120)

112% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 22 to $ 60)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 98
($ 60 to $ 120)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 134
($ 78 to $ 192)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 103

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Vienna
New York City → Vienna
New York City → Vienna
$ 968
(fair price: $ 680)
Toronto (Ontario) → Vienna
Toronto (Ontario) → Vienna
Toronto (Ontario) → Vienna
$ 868
(fair price: $ 738)
Los Angeles → Vienna
Los Angeles  → Vienna
Los Angeles  → Vienna
$ 923
(fair price: $ 705)
Sydney → Vienna
Sydney → Vienna
Sydney → Vienna
$ 1275
(fair price: $ 985)
Montreal → Vienna
Montreal → Vienna
Montreal → Vienna
$ 870
(fair price: $ 759)
Edinburgh → Vienna
Edinburgh → Vienna
Edinburgh → Vienna
$ 198
(fair price: $ 156)
Dublin → Salzburg
Dublin → Salzburg
Dublin → Salzburg
$ 260
(fair price: $ 210)
New York City → Salzburg
New York City → Salzburg
New York City → Salzburg
$ 1182
(fair price: $ 905)
Melbourne → Vienna
Melbourne → Vienna
Melbourne → Vienna
$ 1339
(fair price: $ 1069)
Edinburgh → Salzburg
Edinburgh → Salzburg
Edinburgh → Salzburg
$ 309
(fair price: $ 244)
Manchester → Salzburg
Manchester → Salzburg
Manchester → Salzburg
$ 284
(fair price: $ 222)
Perth → Vienna
Perth → Vienna
Perth → Vienna
$ 1444
(fair price: $ 1146)
London → Graz
London → Graz
London → Graz
$ 279
(fair price: $ 237)
Manchester → Vienna
Manchester → Vienna
Manchester → Vienna
$ 229
(fair price: $ 183)
Auckland → Vienna
Auckland → Vienna
Auckland → Vienna
$ 1598
(fair price: $ 1169)
Dublin → Vienna
Dublin → Vienna
Dublin → Vienna
$ 204
(fair price: $ 153)
Manchester → Graz
Manchester → Graz
Manchester → Graz
$ 262
(fair price: $ 216)
Dublin → Graz
Dublin → Graz
Dublin → Graz
$ 262
(fair price: $ 224)
London → Salzburg
London → Salzburg
London → Salzburg
$ 268
(fair price: $ 171)
London → Vienna
London → Vienna
London → Vienna
$ 139
(fair price: $ 118)
Edinburgh → Graz
Edinburgh → Graz
Edinburgh → Graz
$ 317
(fair price: $ 260)
New York City → Graz
New York City → Graz
New York City → Graz
$ 958
(fair price: $ 792)
Toronto (Ontario) → Salzburg
Toronto (Ontario) → Salzburg
Toronto (Ontario) → Salzburg
$ 935
(fair price: $ 841)
Los Angeles → Salzburg
Los Angeles  → Salzburg
Los Angeles  → Salzburg
$ 984
(fair price: $ 825)

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About the information on the cost of living in Austria

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

Information about cost of living in Austria updated on 07-07-2020.

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