Zagreb travel budget

Zagreb: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Zagreb

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 47 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1030* (6482 HRK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 69 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 6.8 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1969* (12390 HRK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 93 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3172* (19964 HRK)

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


Cost of living in Zagreb compared to Croatia in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Zagreb in 2021 is 25% 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 Zagreb in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Zagreb by expense type

Restaurant budget in Zagreb

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Zagreb is 28% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8/person
($ 5.9 to $ 12)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 23/person
($ 17 to $ 29)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.3/person
($ 5.6 to $ 8)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.4 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 3.2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 2.4)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.3/can
($ 1.8 to $ 2.7)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Zagreb

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Zagreb is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 53/night
($ 47 to $ 60)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 41 to $ 78)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 81/night
($ 59 to $ 110)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 106/night
($ 70 to $ 167)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 179/night
($ 127 to $ 251)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 54/month
($ 40 to $ 76)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 98/month
($ 64 to $ 159)

41% 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
($ 63 to $ 176)

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
$ 79/month
($ 55 to $ 115)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 156/month
($ 94 to $ 260)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Zagreb

On average, the price of supermarket food in Zagreb is 34% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.8)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 4.3)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.4/kg
($ 6.5 to $ 9.7)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.9)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.9)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Zagreb

On average, the price of transport in Zagreb is 20% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.8)

128% 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)
$ 1.6
($ 1 to $ 3.2)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 18/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 120)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Zagreb

On average, budget for leisure activities in Zagreb is 38% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.3/ticket
($ 5.6 to $ 8)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 8 to $ 17)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Zagreb

On average, shopping budget in Zagreb is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.8/pack
($ 4.4 to $ 4.8)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 91
($ 49 to $ 121)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 21 to $ 65)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Zagreb
London → Zagreb
London → Zagreb
$ 195
(fair price: $ 149)
Dublin → Zagreb
Dublin → Zagreb
Dublin → Zagreb
$ 212
(fair price: $ 173)
New York City → Zagreb
New York City → Zagreb
New York City → Zagreb
$ 737
(fair price: $ 639)
Toronto (Ontario) → Zagreb
Toronto (Ontario) → Zagreb
Toronto (Ontario) → Zagreb
$ 856
(fair price: $ 777)
Manchester → Zagreb
Manchester → Zagreb
Manchester → Zagreb
$ 234
(fair price: $ 190)
Edinburgh → Zagreb
Edinburgh → Zagreb
Edinburgh → Zagreb
$ 269
(fair price: $ 218)


About this information on the cost of living in Zagreb

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

The information about the cost of living in Zagreb was updated on 22-09-2021.

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