Travel budget in Corsica

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Corse: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 54 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1400* (1176 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 141 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 49 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 4114* (3444 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 197 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 76 per person
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 6573* (5502 €)

* 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 Corsica in 2020

Cost of living: Corse VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Corsica 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 Corsica by city

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

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Local prices in Corsica by expense type

Corse: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Corsica is 11% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 30/person
($ 30 to $ 30)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 28 to $ 28)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.6/person
($ 9.6 to $ 9.6)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6 for 500ml
($ 6 to $ 9)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.2 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.4/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.6/can
($ 3.6 to $ 3.6)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.4/bottle
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Corse: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Corsica is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 81 to $ 83)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 115/night
($ 69 to $ 263)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 167/night
($ 78 to $ 445)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 228/night
($ 104 to $ 461)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 465/night
($ 293 to $ 818)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 55/month
($ 53 to $ 59)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 458/month
($ 106 to $ 1615)

166% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 303/month
($ 84 to $ 1860)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 342/month
($ 93 to $ 1375)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 292/month
($ 108 to $ 792)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Corse: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Corsica is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.2/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.1/12 eggs
($ 2.7 to $ 3.6)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 36/kg
($ 30 to $ 39)

196% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 15/kg
($ 12 to $ 18)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 2.5)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 2.4)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.1/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 3.6)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 18/kg
($ 15 to $ 22)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Corse: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Corsica is 15% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.6/ticket
( $ 1.2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 24/month
( $ 24)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.5/km
($ 2.5 to $ 2.5)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 2.2)

151% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.6
($ 3.6 to $ 3.6)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 47/24hrs
($ 3.6 to $ 196)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Corse: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Corsica costs 32% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 156/month
($ 156 to $ 156)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 36/month
($ 36 to $ 36)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 668/month
($ 478 to $ 956)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 586/month
($ 574 to $ 598)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1315/month
($ 956 to $ 1793)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1255/month
($ 1076 to $ 1434)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 47/month
($ 46 to $ 54)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Corse: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Corsica costs 35% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.3/ticket
($ 9 to $ 9.6)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 10.2/hr
( $ 8.4)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Corse: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Corsica is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.6/pack
($ 9.6 to $ 9.6)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 84
($ 84 to $ 84)

67% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 24 to $ 48)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 78
($ 60 to $ 96)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 138
($ 96 to $ 180)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Corsica
London → Corsica
London → Corsica
$ 290
(fair price: $ 231)
London → Ajaccio
London → Ajaccio
London → Ajaccio
$ 285
(fair price: $ 234)
Manchester → Corsica
Manchester → Corsica
Manchester → Corsica
$ 369
(fair price: $ 290)
Dublin → Corsica
Dublin → Corsica
Dublin → Corsica
$ 369
(fair price: $ 304)
Manchester → Ajaccio
Manchester → Ajaccio
Manchester → Ajaccio
$ 380
(fair price: $ 304)
London → Calvi
London → Calvi
London → Calvi
$ 360
(fair price: $ 265)
Dublin → Ajaccio
Dublin → Ajaccio
Dublin → Ajaccio
$ 367
(fair price: $ 288)
Edinburgh → Corsica
Edinburgh → Corsica
Edinburgh → Corsica
$ 400
(fair price: $ 323)
Manchester → Figari
Manchester → Figari
$ 414
(fair price: $ 322)
Edinburgh → Ajaccio
Edinburgh → Ajaccio
Edinburgh → Ajaccio
$ 403
(fair price: $ 318)
Montreal → Ajaccio
Montreal → Ajaccio
Montreal → Ajaccio
$ 1030
(fair price: $ 880)
New York City → Ajaccio
New York City → Ajaccio
New York City → Ajaccio
$ 942
(fair price: $ 732)
London → Figari
London → Figari
$ 378
(fair price: $ 269)
Dublin → Figari
Dublin → Figari
$ 413
(fair price: $ 333)
New York City → Corsica
New York City → Corsica
New York City → Corsica
$ 895
(fair price: $ 703)
Montreal → Figari
Montreal → Figari
$ 1119
(fair price: $ 1003)
Montreal → Corsica
Montreal → Corsica
Montreal → Corsica
$ 1078
(fair price: $ 946)

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About the information on the cost of living in Corsica

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

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

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