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:

  • $ 95 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2119* (1960 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 170 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 4432* (4102 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 196 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 68 per person
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 6401* (5908 €)

* 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 2024

Cost of living: Austria VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Austria in 2024 is 3% higher than 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 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Innsbruck
Salzburg 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Salzburg
Dornbirn 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Dornbirn
Kufstein 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Kufstein
Feldkirch 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Feldkirch
Schwechat 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Schwechat
Vienna 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Vienna
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 costs 8% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 11 to $ 24)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 36/person
($ 25 to $ 55)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 10 to $ 14)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.9 for 500ml
($ 3.3 to $ 6)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 2.7 to $ 5.4)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.1/can
($ 2.2 to $ 4.3)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.6/bottle
($ 2 to $ 3.3)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Austria: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Austria costs 9% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 141/night
($ 48 to $ 608)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 174
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 164/night
($ 86 to $ 406)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 159
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 175/night
($ 85 to $ 509)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 231
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 216/night
($ 106 to $ 551)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 310
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 304/night
($ 163 to $ 610)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 479
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 153/month
($ 70 to $ 491)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 166
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 224/month
($ 99 to $ 601)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 244
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 239/month
($ 111 to $ 541)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 213
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 171/month
($ 93 to $ 440)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 306/month
($ 134 to $ 770)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 216

Austria: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Austria costs 16% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.5/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.7/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 4.3)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.8)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.3/12 eggs
($ 2.5 to $ 5.4)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 14/kg
($ 6.5 to $ 19)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.3)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.5)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 0.9 to $ 2.7)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.3 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Austria: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Austria is 34% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.7/ticket
($ 2.4 to $ 3.3)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2/km
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.2)

79% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.4
($ 4.1 to $ 9)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 59/24hrs
($ 32 to $ 102)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Austria: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Austria is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 11 to $ 17)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 23/hr
($ 17 to $ 33)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 22

Austria: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Austria is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.5/pack
($ 6.3 to $ 8.2)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 100
($ 44 to $ 131)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 22 to $ 66)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Vienna
New York City → Vienna
New York City → Vienna
$ 1083
(fair price: $ 803)
London → Vienna
London → Vienna
London → Vienna
$ 112
(fair price: $ 92)
Toronto → Vienna
Toronto → Vienna
Toronto → Vienna
$ 967
(fair price: $ 812)
Los Angeles → Vienna
Los Angeles  → Vienna
Los Angeles  → Vienna
$ 991
(fair price: $ 828)
London → Salzburg
London → Salzburg
London → Salzburg
$ 161
(fair price: $ 125)
Manchester → Vienna
Manchester → Vienna
Manchester → Vienna
$ 172
(fair price: $ 127)

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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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Austria updated on 12-07-2024.

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