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:

  • $ 48 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1240* (1050 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 84 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 2789* (2338 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 64 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 4562* (3822 €)

* 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 2023

Cost of living: Estonia VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Estonia in 2023 is 20% less than 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 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Rapla
Tallinn 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tallinn
Kuressaare 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Kuressaare
Tartu 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tartu
Keila 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Keila
Rummu 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Rummu

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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 26% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 15/person
($ 7.2 to $ 24)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 34/person
($ 24 to $ 60)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.4/person
($ 7.2 to $ 9.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.4 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 7.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 4.8)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.3 to $ 3.6)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Estonia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Estonia costs 49% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 53/night
($ 49 to $ 55)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 65/night
($ 45 to $ 113)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 147
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 76 to $ 196)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 211
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 134/night
($ 112 to $ 206)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 316
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 212/night
($ 174 to $ 253)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 684
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 51/month
($ 46 to $ 54)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 131
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 128/month
($ 113 to $ 157)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 208
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 136/month
($ 106 to $ 195)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 193
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 66/month
($ 60 to $ 73)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 257
Family room
Family room
$ 205/month
($ 156 to $ 326)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 199

Estonia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Estonia costs 55% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 4.3)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.4/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 12)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 3)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 6)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.3)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4

Estonia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Estonia costs 9% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.2/litre
($ 1.8 to $ 2.4)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.1
($ 2.4 to $ 5.6)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Car hire
Car hire
$ 28/24hrs
($ 15 to $ 190)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Estonia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Estonia is 14% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 15)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 32/hr
($ 18 to $ 48)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Estonia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Estonia is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6/pack
($ 5.7 to $ 6.6)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 94
($ 42 to $ 144)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 58
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 23 to $ 60)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46

Plane ticket budget

London → Tallinn
London → Tallinn
London → Tallinn
$ 126
(fair price: $ 109)
Edinburgh → Tallinn
Edinburgh → Tallinn
Edinburgh → Tallinn
$ 146
(fair price: $ 110)
Dublin → Tallinn
Dublin → Tallinn
Dublin → Tallinn
$ 150
(fair price: $ 122)
Manchester → Tallinn
Manchester → Tallinn
Manchester → Tallinn
$ 193
(fair price: $ 168)
New York City → Tallinn
New York City → Tallinn
New York City → Tallinn
$ 683
(fair price: $ 573)
Los Angeles → Tallinn
Los Angeles  → Tallinn
Los Angeles  → Tallinn
$ 820
(fair price: $ 651)


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 31-05-2023.

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