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

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Travel budget in Estonia

Estonia: calculate your travel budget

Estonia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 42 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.6 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1084* (910 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 75 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 10.5 per person
  • $ 9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2324* (1946 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 3791* (3178 €)

* 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 Estonia in 2019

Cost of living: Estonia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Estonia in 2019 is 18% less than United States.

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

Cost of living in Estonia by city

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

Cities /Estonia View Details
Tallinn 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tallinn
Rapla 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Rapla
Tartu 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tartu
Parnu 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Parnu
Rakvere 13% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Rakvere
Kuressaare 19% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Kuressaare

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Local prices in Estonia by expense type

Restaurant budget in Estonia

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Estonia costs 18% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.6/person
($ 7.2 to $ 12)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 17 to $ 30)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 6 to $ 8.4)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.2 for 500ml
($ 3.5 to $ 4.8)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.7/can
($ 1 to $ 3)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Estonia

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Estonia costs 42% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 70/night
($ 36 to $ 341)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 63/night
($ 29 to $ 351)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 87/night
($ 46 to $ 1131)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 140/night
($ 63 to $ 672)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 256
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 216/night
($ 127 to $ 1442)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 53/month
($ 32 to $ 263)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 127
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 113/month
($ 49 to $ 619)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 130/month
($ 63 to $ 2174)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 133/month
($ 34 to $ 423)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 210

Supermarket food budget in Estonia

On average, the price of supermarket food in Estonia costs 45% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.9)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.7/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.2/kg
($ 6 to $ 11)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.3/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 7.2)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.7
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9/kg
($ 6 to $ 12)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Estonia

On average, the price of transport in Estonia costs 7% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 28/month
($ 17 to $ 28)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.7)

113% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 42/24hrs
($ 14 to $ 134)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Estonia

On average, the cost of housing in Estonia costs 38% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 216/month
($ 144 to $ 340)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 27/month
($ 18 to $ 36)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 543/month
($ 359 to $ 717)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1342
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 377/month
($ 239 to $ 538)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1050
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 922/month
($ 574 to $ 1315)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2180
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 618/month
($ 419 to $ 956)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1697
Gym
Gym
$ 53/month
($ 36 to $ 71)

35% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 355/month
($ 120 to $ 598)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 929
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 12954/yr
($ 5377 to $ 22703)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18274

Leisure activity budget in Estonia

On average, budget for leisure activities in Estonia is 15% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 9.6)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 27/hr
($ 18 to $ 42)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Estonia

On average, shopping budget in Estonia is 8% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.8/pack
($ 4.8 to $ 5.1)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 84
($ 48 to $ 120)

79% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 33
($ 23 to $ 48)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 84
($ 60 to $ 120)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 106
($ 72 to $ 144)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Tallinn
Edinburgh → Tallinn
Edinburgh → Tallinn
$ 196
(fair price: $ 145)
London → Tallinn
London → Tallinn
London → Tallinn
$ 162
(fair price: $ 138)
Dublin → Tallinn
Dublin → Tallinn
Dublin → Tallinn
$ 194
(fair price: $ 169)
Manchester → Tallinn
Manchester → Tallinn
Manchester → Tallinn
$ 245
(fair price: $ 225)

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About the information on the cost of living in Estonia

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

Information about cost of living in Estonia updated on 11-03-2019.

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