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

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Travel budget in Czech Republic

Czech Republic: calculate your travel budget

Czech Republic: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 46 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.2 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1013* (21868 CZK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 10.2 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2046* (44170 CZK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 97 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 3110* (67144 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 Czech Republic in 2019

Cost of living: Czech Republic VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Czech Republic in 2019 is 31% less than United States.

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

Cost of living in Czech Republic by city

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

Cities /Czech Republic View Details
Prague 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Prague
Pardubice 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Pardubice
Chomutov 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Chomutov
Karlovy Vary 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Karlovy Vary
Brno 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Brno
Jihlava 11% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Jihlava

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Local prices in Czech Republic by expense type

Restaurant budget in Czech Republic

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Czech Republic costs 45% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6/person
($ 4.7 to $ 7.4)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 9.9 to $ 20)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6/person
($ 5.4 to $ 6.9)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.7 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 1.9)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1.7 to $ 2.5)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Czech Republic

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Czech Republic costs 48% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 60/night
($ 47 to $ 72)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 72/night
($ 60 to $ 91)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 121
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 79/night
($ 53 to $ 122)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 114/night
($ 85 to $ 153)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 193/night
($ 164 to $ 237)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 501
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 48/month
($ 44 to $ 55)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 89/month
($ 58 to $ 132)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 104/month
($ 66 to $ 162)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 75/month
($ 61 to $ 93)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 212
Family room
Family room
$ 144/month
($ 98 to $ 206)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Czech Republic

On average, the price of supermarket food in Czech Republic costs 44% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.9/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.4)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.6/kg
($ 5.9 to $ 14)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.6/kg
($ 5 to $ 8.4)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.9)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 2.7)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.4/kg
($ 7.4 to $ 14)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Czech Republic

On average, the price of transport in Czech Republic costs 17% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 24/month
($ 15 to $ 27)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.2/km
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.7)

96% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.9
($ 1.4 to $ 2.2)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 41/24hrs
($ 30 to $ 84)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Czech Republic

On average, the cost of housing in Czech Republic costs 34% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 195/month
($ 132 to $ 279)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 22/month
($ 14 to $ 29)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 628/month
($ 372 to $ 929)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 492/month
($ 279 to $ 697)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1126/month
($ 651 to $ 1856)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 793/month
($ 465 to $ 1161)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 39/month
($ 24 to $ 47)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 396/month
($ 232 to $ 697)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8089/yr
($ 5008 to $ 15023)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Czech Republic

On average, budget for leisure activities in Czech Republic costs 32% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.1/ticket
($ 6.9 to $ 9.3)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 6.5 to $ 20)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Czech Republic

On average, shopping budget in Czech Republic is 5% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.7/pack
($ 4.4 to $ 4.9)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 75
($ 39 to $ 116)

57% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 24 to $ 57)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 84
($ 66 to $ 116)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 101
($ 71 to $ 140)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Prague
Los Angeles  → Prague
Los Angeles  → Prague
$ 907
(fair price: $ 803)
Toronto (Ontario) → Prague
Toronto (Ontario) → Prague
Toronto (Ontario) → Prague
$ 848
(fair price: $ 772)
New York City → Prague
New York City → Prague
New York City → Prague
$ 1259
(fair price: $ 1077)
London → Prague
London → Prague
London → Prague
$ 112
(fair price: $ 96)
Montreal → Prague
Montreal → Prague
Montreal → Prague
$ 839
(fair price: $ 745)
Edinburgh → Prague
Edinburgh → Prague
Edinburgh → Prague
$ 192
(fair price: $ 175)
Manchester → Prague
Manchester → Prague
Manchester → Prague
$ 253
(fair price: $ 210)
Dublin → Prague
Dublin → Prague
Dublin → Prague
$ 186
(fair price: $ 145)

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About the information on the cost of living in Czech Republic

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

Information about cost of living in Czech Republic updated on 14-05-2019.

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