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.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1284* (1078 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2821* (2366 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 111 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 49 per person
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 4147* (3472 €)

* 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 2020

Cost of living: Crete VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Crete 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 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 8% 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 is essentially the same as 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)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
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
$ 5.1 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
( $ 1.9)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 3 to $ 4.2)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.7/can
($ 2.2 to $ 3)

43% 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 44% 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)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
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 40% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

82% 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)

26% 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): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.9 to $ 2.9)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 9/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 11)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.4/kg
( $ 5.4)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.4/kg
( $ 1.4)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 0.8/kg
( $ 0.8)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1/kg
( $ 1)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
( $ 0.8)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
( $ 0.6)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
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): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.6/kg
( $ 9.6)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Crete: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Crete is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2/ticket
($ 1.4 to $ 4.3)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 48/month
( $ 48)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.4/km
( $ 1.4)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 2)

175% 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: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Crete costs 33% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 168/month
($ 120 to $ 216)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 46/month
($ 42 to $ 48)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 419/month
($ 419 to $ 419)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 340/month
($ 299 to $ 359)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1099
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 678/month
($ 658 to $ 717)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2203
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 538/month
($ 478 to $ 598)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1741
Gym
Gym
$ 46/month
($ 42 to $ 48)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 329/month
( $ 329)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 952

Crete: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Crete is 23% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 28/hr
( $ 28)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Crete: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Crete is 14% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5/pack
( $ 5)

37% 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
Trainers
Trainers
$ 84
( $ 84)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 84
( $ 84)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
$ 333
(fair price: $ 260)
Manchester → Chania
Manchester → Chania
Manchester → Chania
$ 333
(fair price: $ 263)
Dublin → Heraklion
Dublin → Heraklion
Dublin → Heraklion
$ 310
(fair price: $ 261)
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
$ 339
(fair price: $ 278)
London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
$ 299
(fair price: $ 238)
Dublin → Chania
Dublin → Chania
Dublin → Chania
$ 306
(fair price: $ 243)
London → Chania
London → Chania
London → Chania
$ 310
(fair price: $ 234)
Edinburgh → Chania
Edinburgh → Chania
Edinburgh → Chania
$ 389
(fair price: $ 297)
New York City → Heraklion
New York City → Heraklion
New York City → Heraklion
$ 861
(fair price: $ 695)
New York City → Chania
New York City → Chania
New York City → Chania
$ 935
(fair price: $ 740)
Montreal → Heraklion
Montreal → Heraklion
Montreal → Heraklion
$ 989
(fair price: $ 862)
Los Angeles → Heraklion
Los Angeles  → Heraklion
Los Angeles  → Heraklion
$ 941
(fair price: $ 821)
Toronto (Ontario) → Heraklion
Toronto (Ontario) → Heraklion
Toronto (Ontario) → Heraklion
$ 1017
(fair price: $ 869)
Los Angeles → Chania
Los Angeles  → Chania
Los Angeles  → Chania
$ 1179
(fair price: $ 968)
Montreal → Chania
Montreal → Chania
Montreal → Chania
$ 1039
(fair price: $ 894)
Toronto (Ontario) → Chania
Toronto (Ontario) → Chania
Toronto (Ontario) → Chania
$ 1002
(fair price: $ 889)
Sydney → Heraklion
Sydney → Heraklion
Sydney → Heraklion
$ 1647
(fair price: $ 1354)
Los Angeles → Athens
Los Angeles  → Athens
Los Angeles  → Athens
$ 830
(fair price: $ 708)
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
$ 723
(fair price: $ 559)
Toronto (Ontario) → Athens
Toronto (Ontario) → Athens
Toronto (Ontario) → Athens
$ 829
(fair price: $ 729)
Manchester → Corfu Island
Manchester → Corfu Island
Manchester → Corfu Island
$ 312
(fair price: $ 248)
Manchester → Rhodes
Manchester → Rhodes
Manchester → Rhodes
$ 349
(fair price: $ 271)
Montreal → Athens
Montreal → Athens
Montreal → Athens
$ 866
(fair price: $ 769)
Manchester → Santorini
Manchester → Santorini
Manchester → Santorini
$ 340
(fair price: $ 277)
Manchester → Mykonos
Manchester → Mykonos
Manchester → Mykonos
$ 330
(fair price: $ 266)
London → Kos
London → Kos
London → Kos
$ 316
(fair price: $ 250)
Dublin → Athens
Dublin → Athens
Dublin → Athens
$ 189
(fair price: $ 161)
Dublin → Santorini
Dublin → Santorini
Dublin → Santorini
$ 328
(fair price: $ 268)
Edinburgh → Athens
Edinburgh → Athens
Edinburgh → Athens
$ 269
(fair price: $ 200)
London → Rhodes
London → Rhodes
London → Rhodes
$ 317
(fair price: $ 243)
New York City → Santorini
New York City → Santorini
New York City → Santorini
$ 799
(fair price: $ 684)
Manchester → Thessaloniki
Manchester → Thessaloniki
Manchester → Thessaloniki
$ 198
(fair price: $ 151)
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
$ 371
(fair price: $ 292)
Sydney → Athens
Sydney → Athens
Sydney → Athens
$ 1207
(fair price: $ 1030)
London → Mykonos
London → Mykonos
London → Mykonos
$ 290
(fair price: $ 228)
Melbourne → Athens
Melbourne → Athens
Melbourne → Athens
$ 1213
(fair price: $ 1045)
London → Santorini
London → Santorini
London → Santorini
$ 309
(fair price: $ 235)
Dublin → Corfu Island
Dublin → Corfu Island
Dublin → Corfu Island
$ 285
(fair price: $ 234)
Dublin → Mykonos
Dublin → Mykonos
Dublin → Mykonos
$ 320
(fair price: $ 260)
New York City → Mykonos
New York City → Mykonos
New York City → Mykonos
$ 806
(fair price: $ 691)
Dublin → Thessaloniki
Dublin → Thessaloniki
Dublin → Thessaloniki
$ 213
(fair price: $ 169)
Edinburgh → Santorini
Edinburgh → Santorini
Edinburgh → Santorini
$ 341
(fair price: $ 277)
London → Corfu Island
London → Corfu Island
London → Corfu Island
$ 268
(fair price: $ 211)
Perth → Athens
Perth → Athens
Perth → Athens
$ 1164
(fair price: $ 990)
Los Angeles → Santorini
Los Angeles  → Santorini
Los Angeles  → Santorini
$ 935
(fair price: $ 823)
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
$ 292
(fair price: $ 201)
Manchester → Athens
Manchester → Athens
Manchester → Athens
$ 243
(fair price: $ 189)
Edinburgh → Rhodes
Edinburgh → Rhodes
Edinburgh → Rhodes
$ 346
(fair price: $ 281)
Edinburgh → Corfu Island
Edinburgh → Corfu Island
Edinburgh → Corfu Island
$ 323
(fair price: $ 253)
Dublin → Rhodes
Dublin → Rhodes
Dublin → Rhodes
$ 308
(fair price: $ 249)
Edinburgh → Mykonos
Edinburgh → Mykonos
Edinburgh → Mykonos
$ 337
(fair price: $ 284)
New York City → Thessaloniki
New York City → Thessaloniki
New York City → Thessaloniki
$ 735
(fair price: $ 613)
Los Angeles → Mykonos
Los Angeles  → Mykonos
Los Angeles  → Mykonos
$ 985
(fair price: $ 843)
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
$ 365
(fair price: $ 298)
Auckland → Athens
Auckland → Athens
Auckland → Athens
$ 1588
(fair price: $ 1234)
New York City → Corfu Island
New York City → Corfu Island
New York City → Corfu Island
$ 775
(fair price: $ 662)
Toronto (Ontario) → Santorini
Toronto (Ontario) → Santorini
Toronto (Ontario) → Santorini
$ 1027
(fair price: $ 892)
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
$ 326
(fair price: $ 265)
London → Athens
London → Athens
London → Athens
$ 192
(fair price: $ 163)
Toronto (Ontario) → Mykonos
Toronto (Ontario) → Mykonos
Toronto (Ontario) → Mykonos
$ 999
(fair price: $ 889)
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
$ 231
(fair price: $ 183)
Los Angeles → Corfu Island
Los Angeles  → Corfu Island
Los Angeles  → Corfu Island
$ 924
(fair price: $ 827)
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
$ 925
(fair price: $ 796)
Sydney → Santorini
Sydney → Santorini
Sydney → Santorini
$ 1737
(fair price: $ 1468)
Montreal → Santorini
Montreal → Santorini
Montreal → Santorini
$ 1117
(fair price: $ 973)
Montreal → Mykonos
Montreal → Mykonos
Montreal → Mykonos
$ 1021
(fair price: $ 876)
New York City → Rhodes
New York City → Rhodes
New York City → Rhodes
$ 891
(fair price: $ 735)
Sydney → Mykonos
Sydney → Mykonos
Sydney → Mykonos
$ 1611
(fair price: $ 1384)
Los Angeles → Thessaloniki
Los Angeles  → Thessaloniki
Los Angeles  → Thessaloniki
$ 906
(fair price: $ 739)
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
$ 839
(fair price: $ 726)
Sydney → Thessaloniki
Sydney → Thessaloniki
Sydney → Thessaloniki
$ 1510
(fair price: $ 1260)
Melbourne → Thessaloniki
Melbourne → Thessaloniki
Melbourne → Thessaloniki
$ 1397
(fair price: $ 1198)
Melbourne → Santorini
Melbourne → Santorini
Melbourne → Santorini
$ 1514
(fair price: $ 1366)
Toronto (Ontario) → Corfu Island
Toronto (Ontario) → Corfu Island
Toronto (Ontario) → Corfu Island
$ 973
(fair price: $ 842)
Melbourne → Mykonos
Melbourne → Mykonos
Melbourne → Mykonos
$ 1449
(fair price: $ 1326)
Montreal → Thessaloniki
Montreal → Thessaloniki
Montreal → Thessaloniki
$ 1011
(fair price: $ 858)
Auckland → Santorini
Auckland → Santorini
Auckland → Santorini
$ 1765
(fair price: $ 1518)
Toronto (Ontario) → Rhodes
Toronto (Ontario) → Rhodes
Toronto (Ontario) → Rhodes
$ 1023
(fair price: $ 866)
Sydney → Corfu Island
Sydney → Corfu Island
Sydney → Corfu Island
$ 1679
(fair price: $ 1492)

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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 11-09-2020.

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