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:

  • $ 49 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1187* (994 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2397* (2016 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 3900* (3276 €)

* 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 2020

Cost of living: Estonia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Estonia 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 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
Rapla 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Rapla
Tallinn 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tallinn
Tartu 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tartu
Keila 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Keila
Kuressaare 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Kuressaare
Parnu 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Parnu

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Local prices in Estonia by expense type

Estonia: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Estonia costs 20% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9/person
($ 4.8 to $ 15)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 18 to $ 36)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 6 to $ 9)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.8 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.2/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1 to $ 3)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Estonia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Estonia costs 39% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 73/night
($ 60 to $ 85)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 44 to $ 134)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 87/night
($ 70 to $ 110)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 139/night
($ 116 to $ 171)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 213/night
($ 171 to $ 277)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 53/month
($ 45 to $ 65)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 115/month
($ 100 to $ 145)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 134/month
($ 100 to $ 198)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 108/month
($ 78 to $ 146)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 204/month
($ 157 to $ 290)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Estonia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Estonia costs 48% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/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
$ 1/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.6)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.4)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.5/kg
($ 6 to $ 12)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.2/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 7.2)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.3)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.6)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.3/kg
($ 6 to $ 15)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Estonia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Estonia costs 14% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 28/month
($ 18 to $ 36)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.7)

108% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3
($ 2.4 to $ 4.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 40/24hrs
($ 14 to $ 131)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Estonia: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Estonia costs 44% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 212/month
($ 144 to $ 305)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 29/month
($ 23 to $ 36)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 71
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 570/month
($ 419 to $ 777)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1451
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 403/month
($ 299 to $ 538)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1162
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 917/month
($ 598 to $ 1315)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2359
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 647/month
($ 419 to $ 956)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1850
Gym
Gym
$ 53/month
($ 30 to $ 72)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 267/month
($ 90 to $ 598)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1021
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9961/yr
($ 4613 to $ 22703)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18028

Estonia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Estonia is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.6/ticket
($ 8.1 to $ 12)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 29/hr
($ 20 to $ 36)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Estonia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Estonia is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.3/pack
($ 4.8 to $ 5.7)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 88
($ 36 to $ 120)

82% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 18 to $ 59)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 83
($ 54 to $ 120)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 106
($ 72 to $ 168)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Tallinn
Edinburgh → Tallinn
Edinburgh → Tallinn
$ 165
(fair price: $ 133)
Dublin → Tallinn
Dublin → Tallinn
Dublin → Tallinn
$ 173
(fair price: $ 149)
Manchester → Tallinn
Manchester → Tallinn
Manchester → Tallinn
$ 214
(fair price: $ 198)
London → Tallinn
London → Tallinn
London → Tallinn
$ 158
(fair price: $ 138)
New York City → Tallinn
New York City → Tallinn
New York City → Tallinn
$ 695
(fair price: $ 591)
Los Angeles → Tallinn
Los Angeles  → Tallinn
Los Angeles  → Tallinn
$ 1008
(fair price: $ 788)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tallinn
Toronto (Ontario) → Tallinn
Toronto (Ontario) → Tallinn
$ 974
(fair price: $ 830)
Sydney → Tallinn
Sydney → Tallinn
Sydney → Tallinn
$ 1540
(fair price: $ 1363)
Perth → Tallinn
Perth → Tallinn
Perth → Tallinn
$ 1383
(fair price: $ 1238)
Montreal → Tallinn
Montreal → Tallinn
Montreal → Tallinn
$ 1011
(fair price: $ 869)
Melbourne → Tallinn
Melbourne → Tallinn
Melbourne → Tallinn
$ 1759
(fair price: $ 1530)

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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 15-03-2020.

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