Nicosia travel budget

Nicosia: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Nicosia

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 36 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1010* (854 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 91 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 2814* (2366 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 156 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 56 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 4848* (4060 €)

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


Cost of living in Nicosia compared to Cyprus in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Nicosia in 2021 is essentially identical to the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Nicosia in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Nicosia by expense type

Restaurant budget in Nicosia

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Nicosia is 9% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 11 to $ 24)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 18 to $ 30)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 6.6 to $ 9.6)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.4 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 4.2)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 3 to $ 4.2)

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

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Nicosia

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Nicosia is 18% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 67/night
($ 51 to $ 84)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 90/night
($ 65 to $ 116)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 91/night
($ 59 to $ 120)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 220/night
($ 189 to $ 253)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 310/night
($ 297 to $ 324)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 36/month
($ 36 to $ 36)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 193/month
($ 116 to $ 291)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 247/month
($ 145 to $ 361)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 85/month
($ 65 to $ 124)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 272/month
($ 189 to $ 366)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Nicosia

On average, the price of supermarket food in Nicosia is 11% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 3)

115% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Bread
Bread
$ 2/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 4.2)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.2/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 4.2)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Cheese
Cheese
$ 12/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 14)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.5/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 9)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 4.2)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 2.9)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.2)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 0.5/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 23/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 36)

85% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Nicosia

On average, the price of transport in Nicosia is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 48/month
($ 36 to $ 48)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.6)

126% 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)
$ 4.5
($ 4.2 to $ 6.6)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Car hire
Car hire
$ 16/24hrs
($ 2.4 to $ 32)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Nicosia

On average, the cost of housing in Nicosia is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 144/month
($ 96 to $ 255)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 45/month
($ 36 to $ 60)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 65
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 615/month
($ 538 to $ 777)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1328
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 532/month
($ 419 to $ 658)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1069
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1071/month
($ 837 to $ 1434)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2126
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 885/month
($ 717 to $ 1195)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1698
Gym
Gym
$ 61/month
($ 48 to $ 72)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 415/month
($ 359 to $ 598)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 924
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 7626/yr
($ 4780 to $ 9560)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15684

Leisure activity budget in Nicosia

On average, budget for leisure activities in Nicosia is 51% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 11 to $ 15)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Tennis
Tennis
$ 34/hr
($ 12 to $ 60)

111% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Nicosia

On average, shopping budget in Nicosia is 30% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.9/pack
($ 5.4 to $ 6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 89
($ 42 to $ 120)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 47
($ 30 to $ 72)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36
Trainers
Trainers
$ 90
($ 72 to $ 132)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 120
($ 72 to $ 180)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 95

Plane ticket budget

London → Nicosia
London → Nicosia
London → Nicosia
$ 216
(fair price: $ 182)
Manchester → Nicosia
Manchester → Nicosia
Manchester → Nicosia
$ 285
(fair price: $ 210)
Edinburgh → Nicosia
Edinburgh → Nicosia
Edinburgh → Nicosia
$ 303
(fair price: $ 236)
Dublin → Nicosia
Dublin → Nicosia
Dublin → Nicosia
$ 255
(fair price: $ 213)
New York City → Nicosia
New York City → Nicosia
New York City → Nicosia
$ 811
(fair price: $ 668)
Melbourne → Nicosia
Melbourne → Nicosia
Melbourne → Nicosia
$ 1323
(fair price: $ 1164)
Toronto (Ontario) → Nicosia
Toronto (Ontario) → Nicosia
Toronto (Ontario) → Nicosia
$ 934
(fair price: $ 797)
Sydney → Nicosia
Sydney → Nicosia
Sydney → Nicosia
$ 1421
(fair price: $ 1209)
Los Angeles → Nicosia
Los Angeles  → Nicosia
Los Angeles  → Nicosia
$ 1237
(fair price: $ 821)
Montreal → Nicosia
Montreal → Nicosia
Montreal → Nicosia
$ 967
(fair price: $ 819)
Perth → Nicosia
Perth → Nicosia
Perth → Nicosia
$ 1308
(fair price: $ 1132)
Auckland → Nicosia
Auckland → Nicosia
Auckland → Nicosia
$ 2008
(fair price: $ 1403)


About this information on the cost of living in Nicosia

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

The information about the cost of living in Nicosia was updated on 23-01-2021.

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