Travel budget in Crete

Crete: calculate your travel budget

Crete: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 47 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1298* (1092 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2794* (2338 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 111 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 4094* (3430 €)

* 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 Crete in 2021

Cost of living: Crete VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Crete in 2021 is 2% less 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 Crete by city

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

Cities /Crete View Details
Heraklion 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Heraklion


Local prices in Crete by expense type

Crete: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Crete costs 6% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 12 to $ 12)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 18 to $ 24)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 14/person
($ 12 to $ 15)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.2 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
( $ 1.9)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 3 to $ 4.2)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.7/can
($ 2.2 to $ 3)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Crete: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Crete costs 43% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 64/night
($ 49 to $ 90)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 59 to $ 138)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 58 to $ 122)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 138/night
($ 87 to $ 204)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 196/night
($ 144 to $ 269)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 47/month
($ 46 to $ 48)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 102/month
($ 53 to $ 185)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 121/month
($ 61 to $ 212)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 102/month
($ 70 to $ 153)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 136/month
($ 82 to $ 218)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Crete: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Crete costs 30% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 4.2)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
( $ 1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.9 to $ 2.9)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.4/kg
( $ 5.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
( $ 3)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1/kg
( $ 1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
( $ 1.6)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2
( $ 0.2)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Crete: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Crete is 19% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2/ticket
($ 1.4 to $ 4.3)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.4/km
( $ 1.4)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 2)

180% 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)
$ 2.2
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 28/24hrs
($ 8.4 to $ 132)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Crete: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Crete is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 28/hr
( $ 28)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Crete: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Crete is 27% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.5/pack
( $ 5.5)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 106
($ 90 to $ 120)

131% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 30
( $ 30)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
$ 224
(fair price: $ 170)
Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
$ 316
(fair price: $ 235)
London → Chania
London → Chania
London → Chania
$ 231
(fair price: $ 179)
Manchester → Chania
Manchester → Chania
Manchester → Chania
$ 317
(fair price: $ 234)
Dublin → Chania
Dublin → Chania
Dublin → Chania
$ 262
(fair price: $ 214)
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
$ 308
(fair price: $ 243)
London → Athens
London → Athens
London → Athens
$ 91
(fair price: $ 75)
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
$ 686
(fair price: $ 569)
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
$ 136
(fair price: $ 95)
London → Rhodes
London → Rhodes
London → Rhodes
$ 250
(fair price: $ 183)
London → Santorini
London → Santorini
London → Santorini
$ 223
(fair price: $ 168)
London → Mykonos
London → Mykonos
London → Mykonos
$ 243
(fair price: $ 189)


About the information on the cost of living in Crete

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

Information about cost of living in Crete updated on 20-07-2021.

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