Heraklion travel budget

Heraklion: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Heraklion

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 64 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1408* (1316 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 107 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 7.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 2897* (2702 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 132 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 50 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 4191* (3920 €)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).



Cost of living in Heraklion compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Heraklion in 2024 is 15% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Heraklion in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Heraklion by expense type

Restaurant budget in Heraklion

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Heraklion is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 13/person
($ 4.5 to $ 27)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 25/person
($ 20 to $ 33)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10/person
($ 10 to $ 11)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.1 for 500ml
($ 4.3 to $ 6.4)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.6 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 5.4)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 2.1 to $ 4.3)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 1.3 to $ 3.8)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Heraklion

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Heraklion is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 173/night
($ 34 to $ 563)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 28 to $ 516)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 114/night
($ 31 to $ 772)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 229
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 151/night
($ 49 to $ 703)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 214/night
($ 84 to $ 610)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 481
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 98/month
($ 43 to $ 400)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 123/month
($ 28 to $ 1023)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 242
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 160/month
($ 32 to $ 803)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 212
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 104/month
($ 37 to $ 515)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 192/month
($ 44 to $ 1003)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Supermarket food budget in Heraklion

On average, the price of supermarket food in Heraklion is 28% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 2.7)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 0.9 to $ 2.1)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.5 to $ 3.2)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 5/12 eggs
($ 2.8 to $ 5.7)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.4/kg
($ 8 to $ 11)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 2.7)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.3 to $ 1.1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Heraklion

On average, the price of transport in Heraklion is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.3/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
($ 0.9 to $ 1.1)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.1/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 2.6)

120% 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)
$ 4.3
($ 3.8 to $ 4.8)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 29/24hrs
($ 6.4 to $ 84)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Leisure activity budget in Heraklion

On average, budget for leisure activities in Heraklion is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.5/ticket
($ 7.5 to $ 11)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 33/hr
( $ 33)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Heraklion

On average, shopping budget in Heraklion is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.1/pack
($ 4.8 to $ 6.4)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 88
($ 38 to $ 113)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 22 to $ 54)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
$ 220
(fair price: $ 170)
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
$ 296
(fair price: $ 233)
Dublin → Heraklion
Dublin → Heraklion
Dublin → Heraklion
$ 234
(fair price: $ 188)
Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
$ 288
(fair price: $ 222)
New York City → Heraklion
New York City → Heraklion
New York City → Heraklion
$ 796
(fair price: $ 657)
Montreal → Heraklion
Montreal → Heraklion
Montreal → Heraklion
$ 978
(fair price: $ 868)
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
$ 872
(fair price: $ 716)
Melbourne → Athens
Melbourne → Athens
Melbourne → Athens
$ 1320
(fair price: $ 1085)
Los Angeles → Athens
Los Angeles  → Athens
Los Angeles  → Athens
$ 812
(fair price: $ 703)
Sydney → Athens
Sydney → Athens
Sydney → Athens
$ 1368
(fair price: $ 1133)
Chicago → Athens
Chicago → Athens
Chicago → Athens
$ 1114
(fair price: $ 861)
London → Athens
London → Athens
London → Athens
$ 130
(fair price: $ 100)

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About this information on the cost of living in Heraklion

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

The information about the cost of living in Heraklion was updated on 10-06-2024.

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