Travel budget and cost of living in Cyprus how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Cyprus

Cyprus: calculate your travel budget

Cyprus: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 39 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1054* (882 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 95 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 2736* (2296 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 150 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 4499* (3766 €)

* 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 Cyprus in 2019

Cost of living: Cyprus VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Cyprus in 2019 is 13% less than United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Cyprus in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Cyprus by city

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

Cities /Cyprus View Details
Ayia Napa 16% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Ayia Napa
Nicosia 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Nicosia
Limassol 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Limassol
Paralimni 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Paralimni
Famagusta 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Famagusta
Sotira 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sotira
Paphos 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Paphos
Larnaca 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Larnaca

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Local prices in Cyprus by expense type

Restaurant budget in Cyprus

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Cyprus costs 18% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 9.6 to $ 18)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 18 to $ 30)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 27
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 6 to $ 9.6)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.6 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 3 to $ 4.8)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Cyprus

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Cyprus costs 33% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 65/night
($ 55 to $ 73)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 75/night
($ 47 to $ 124)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 116/night
($ 70 to $ 204)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 185/night
($ 109 to $ 337)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 260/night
($ 204 to $ 345)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 496
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 35 to $ 59)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 130/month
($ 73 to $ 245)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 155/month
($ 79 to $ 281)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 161/month
($ 95 to $ 286)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 211

Supermarket food budget in Cyprus

On average, the price of supermarket food in Cyprus costs 28% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

88% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.1/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 4.3)

28% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 9.3/kg
($ 6 to $ 12)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8/kg
($ 6 to $ 12)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.9)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 0.5/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1
($ 0.4 to $ 1.8)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.4/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 15)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Cyprus

On average, the price of transport in Cyprus costs 5% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 1.8)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 48/month
($ 48 to $ 48)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

100% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.8
($ 4.2 to $ 6)

40% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 15/24hrs
($ 3.6 to $ 81)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Cyprus

On average, the cost of housing in Cyprus costs 31% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 143/month
($ 84 to $ 204)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 161
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 48/month
($ 36 to $ 72)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 66
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 695/month
($ 419 to $ 956)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1329
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 556/month
($ 323 to $ 837)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1042
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1171/month
($ 717 to $ 1793)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2163
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 917/month
($ 598 to $ 1434)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1686
Gym
Gym
$ 63/month
($ 48 to $ 78)

62% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 372/month
($ 239 to $ 478)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 921
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 6679/yr
($ 4183 to $ 9082)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18099

Leisure activity budget in Cyprus

On average, budget for leisure activities in Cyprus is 4% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 9.6 to $ 12)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
($ 12 to $ 48)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Cyprus

On average, shopping budget in Cyprus is 20% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.6/pack
($ 4.8 to $ 6)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 84
($ 48 to $ 120)

84% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 46
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 45
($ 30 to $ 60)

18% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 87
($ 60 to $ 108)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 110
($ 72 to $ 168)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

London → Nicosia
London → Nicosia
London → Nicosia
$ 277
(fair price: $ 232)
Manchester → Nicosia
Manchester → Nicosia
Manchester → Nicosia
$ 342
(fair price: $ 287)
Dublin → Nicosia
Dublin → Nicosia
Dublin → Nicosia
$ 317
(fair price: $ 282)
Edinburgh → Nicosia
Edinburgh → Nicosia
Edinburgh → Nicosia
$ 510
(fair price: $ 394)
New York City → Nicosia
New York City → Nicosia
New York City → Nicosia
$ 973
(fair price: $ 873)

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About the information on the cost of living in Cyprus

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

Information about cost of living in Cyprus updated on 19-03-2019.

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