Travel budget in Czechia

Czech Republic: calculate your travel budget

Czech Republic: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 41 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 959* (21770 CZK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 77 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 10.1 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 2091* (47446 CZK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 3177* (72100 CZK)

* 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 Czechia in 2020

Cost of living: Czech Republic VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Czechia 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 Czechia by city

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

Cities /Czech Republic View Details
Prague 17% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Prague
Pardubice 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Pardubice
Teplice 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Teplice
Chomutov 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Chomutov
Jihlava 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Jihlava
Brno 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Brno

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Local prices in Czechia by expense type

Czech Republic: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Czechia costs 46% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.6/person
($ 4.4 to $ 9.7)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 9.9 to $ 23)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.2/person
($ 5.5 to $ 6.6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.4 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.2/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 3.3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Czech Republic: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Czechia costs 48% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 63/night
($ 51 to $ 76)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 72/night
($ 55 to $ 96)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 60 to $ 118)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 115/night
($ 87 to $ 152)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 192/night
($ 163 to $ 236)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 39 to $ 49)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 95/month
($ 65 to $ 133)

43% 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
$ 108/month
($ 71 to $ 164)

34% 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
$ 78/month
($ 63 to $ 100)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 152/month
($ 107 to $ 219)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Czech Republic: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Czechia costs 45% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.6)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.9/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 9.2/kg
($ 5.3 to $ 17)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.9/kg
($ 5.3 to $ 8.6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.6)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.9)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.6/kg
($ 7 to $ 18)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Czech Republic: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Czechia costs 4% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 24/month
($ 14 to $ 28)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.2/km
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

99% 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)
$ 1.8
($ 1.3 to $ 3.1)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 70/24hrs
($ 22 to $ 126)

76% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Czech Republic: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Czechia costs 36% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 196/month
($ 133 to $ 314)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 22/month
($ 16 to $ 29)

69% 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)
$ 656/month
($ 397 to $ 1102)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 523/month
($ 305 to $ 794)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1112
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1083/month
($ 662 to $ 1984)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2230
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 795/month
($ 530 to $ 1323)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1762
Gym
Gym
$ 38/month
($ 23 to $ 57)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 425/month
($ 222 to $ 882)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 964
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9006/yr
($ 4407 to $ 19830)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16769

Czech Republic: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Czechia costs 27% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.4/ticket
($ 6.6 to $ 9.7)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 13/hr
($ 7.9 to $ 18)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Czech Republic: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Czechia is 4% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.7/pack
($ 4.4 to $ 5.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 72
($ 32 to $ 112)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 23 to $ 63)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 54 to $ 112)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 98
($ 63 to $ 156)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 100

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Prague
Los Angeles  → Prague
Los Angeles  → Prague
$ 811
(fair price: $ 692)
New York City → Prague
New York City → Prague
New York City → Prague
$ 855
(fair price: $ 610)
Toronto (Ontario) → Prague
Toronto (Ontario) → Prague
Toronto (Ontario) → Prague
$ 797
(fair price: $ 707)
Montreal → Prague
Montreal → Prague
Montreal → Prague
$ 781
(fair price: $ 672)
Edinburgh → Prague
Edinburgh → Prague
Edinburgh → Prague
$ 168
(fair price: $ 149)
Sydney → Prague
Sydney → Prague
Sydney → Prague
$ 1308
(fair price: $ 1081)
Melbourne → Prague
Melbourne → Prague
Melbourne → Prague
$ 1421
(fair price: $ 1150)
Perth → Prague
Perth → Prague
Perth → Prague
$ 1428
(fair price: $ 1151)
London → Prague
London → Prague
London → Prague
$ 120
(fair price: $ 97)
Auckland → Prague
Auckland → Prague
Auckland → Prague
$ 1640
(fair price: $ 1206)
Dublin → Prague
Dublin → Prague
Dublin → Prague
$ 173
(fair price: $ 128)
Manchester → Prague
Manchester → Prague
Manchester → Prague
$ 219
(fair price: $ 179)

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About the information on the cost of living in Czechia

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

Information about cost of living in Czechia updated on 26-09-2020.

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