Travel budget in Greece

Greece: calculate your travel budget

Greece: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 62 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.6 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1347* (1134 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 110 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2894* (2422 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 174 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 4713* (3948 €)

* 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 Greece in 2020

Cost of living: Greece VS United States

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

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

Cities /Greece View Details
Mykonos 71% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mykonos
Santorini 29% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Santorini
Megara 20% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Megara
Glyfada 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Glyfada
Corfu Island 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Corfu Island
Volos 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Volos
Athens 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Athens
Rhodes 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Rhodes
Kos 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Kos
Heraklion 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Heraklion
Thessaloniki 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Thessaloniki

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Local prices in Greece by expense type

Greece: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Greece costs 22% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 9 to $ 18)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 20/person
($ 15 to $ 28)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 6 to $ 9.6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.8 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 4.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.9/can
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 0.6)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Greece: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Greece costs 14% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 124/night
($ 81 to $ 190)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 49 to $ 174)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 127/night
($ 70 to $ 232)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 220/night
($ 118 to $ 374)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 285/night
($ 224 to $ 377)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 67/month
($ 57 to $ 88)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 156/month
($ 73 to $ 293)

7% 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
$ 174/month
($ 87 to $ 312)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 192/month
($ 89 to $ 366)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 210/month
($ 112 to $ 407)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Greece: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Greece costs 33% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.5/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 9.3/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 12)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.8/kg
($ 5.4 to $ 10.5)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.4)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.5/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 12)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Greece: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Greece is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 36/month
($ 36 to $ 42)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

145% 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)
$ 4.2
($ 3.2 to $ 4.2)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 35/24hrs
($ 11 to $ 132)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Greece: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Greece costs 21% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 174/month
($ 96 to $ 299)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.8)

228% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 38/month
($ 24 to $ 53)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 382/month
($ 275 to $ 538)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 317/month
($ 216 to $ 478)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1111
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 639/month
($ 419 to $ 897)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2242
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 544/month
($ 359 to $ 837)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1763
Gym
Gym
$ 39/month
($ 21 to $ 54)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 384/month
($ 239 to $ 538)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 971
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8030/yr
($ 4780 to $ 11949)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17203

Greece: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Greece costs 6% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.6/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 20/hr
($ 8.4 to $ 36)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Greece: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Greece is 11% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.4/pack
($ 5 to $ 5.7)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 87
($ 60 to $ 108)

83% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 24 to $ 48)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 89
($ 60 to $ 114)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 107
($ 72 to $ 144)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Rhodes
Manchester → Rhodes
Manchester → Rhodes
$ 359
(fair price: $ 288)
Manchester → Corfu Island
Manchester → Corfu Island
Manchester → Corfu Island
$ 322
(fair price: $ 259)
Manchester → Mykonos
Manchester → Mykonos
Manchester → Mykonos
$ 355
(fair price: $ 288)
London → Kos
London → Kos
London → Kos
$ 329
(fair price: $ 263)
Manchester → Santorini
Manchester → Santorini
Manchester → Santorini
$ 355
(fair price: $ 305)
Dublin → Santorini
Dublin → Santorini
Dublin → Santorini
$ 349
(fair price: $ 293)
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
$ 380
(fair price: $ 308)
London → Mykonos
London → Mykonos
London → Mykonos
$ 316
(fair price: $ 245)
New York City → Mykonos
New York City → Mykonos
New York City → Mykonos
$ 835
(fair price: $ 721)
Los Angeles → Athens
Los Angeles  → Athens
Los Angeles  → Athens
$ 938
(fair price: $ 745)
London → Santorini
London → Santorini
London → Santorini
$ 331
(fair price: $ 273)
Dublin → Corfu Island
Dublin → Corfu Island
Dublin → Corfu Island
$ 297
(fair price: $ 244)
Dublin → Mykonos
Dublin → Mykonos
Dublin → Mykonos
$ 345
(fair price: $ 282)
London → Corfu Island
London → Corfu Island
London → Corfu Island
$ 277
(fair price: $ 224)
New York City → Santorini
New York City → Santorini
New York City → Santorini
$ 833
(fair price: $ 714)
Edinburgh → Rhodes
Edinburgh → Rhodes
Edinburgh → Rhodes
$ 371
(fair price: $ 303)
Dublin → Rhodes
Dublin → Rhodes
Dublin → Rhodes
$ 321
(fair price: $ 261)
Toronto (Ontario) → Athens
Toronto (Ontario) → Athens
Toronto (Ontario) → Athens
$ 893
(fair price: $ 783)
Edinburgh → Corfu Island
Edinburgh → Corfu Island
Edinburgh → Corfu Island
$ 345
(fair price: $ 279)
Edinburgh → Santorini
Edinburgh → Santorini
Edinburgh → Santorini
$ 372
(fair price: $ 315)
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
New York City → Athens
$ 833
(fair price: $ 605)
Los Angeles → Santorini
Los Angeles  → Santorini
Los Angeles  → Santorini
$ 966
(fair price: $ 846)
Montreal → Athens
Montreal → Athens
Montreal → Athens
$ 897
(fair price: $ 821)
Edinburgh → Athens
Edinburgh → Athens
Edinburgh → Athens
$ 327
(fair price: $ 230)
Los Angeles → Mykonos
Los Angeles  → Mykonos
Los Angeles  → Mykonos
$ 991
(fair price: $ 858)
Dublin → Athens
Dublin → Athens
Dublin → Athens
$ 210
(fair price: $ 171)
Edinburgh → Mykonos
Edinburgh → Mykonos
Edinburgh → Mykonos
$ 367
(fair price: $ 318)
Dublin → Thessaloniki
Dublin → Thessaloniki
Dublin → Thessaloniki
$ 251
(fair price: $ 185)
New York City → Corfu Island
New York City → Corfu Island
New York City → Corfu Island
$ 780
(fair price: $ 682)
Manchester → Thessaloniki
Manchester → Thessaloniki
Manchester → Thessaloniki
$ 199
(fair price: $ 159)
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
$ 379
(fair price: $ 316)
London → Athens
London → Athens
London → Athens
$ 183
(fair price: $ 163)
London → Rhodes
London → Rhodes
London → Rhodes
$ 334
(fair price: $ 255)
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
$ 337
(fair price: $ 272)
Melbourne → Athens
Melbourne → Athens
Melbourne → Athens
$ 1188
(fair price: $ 1039)
Sydney → Athens
Sydney → Athens
Sydney → Athens
$ 1201
(fair price: $ 1038)
Toronto (Ontario) → Santorini
Toronto (Ontario) → Santorini
Toronto (Ontario) → Santorini
$ 1082
(fair price: $ 955)
New York City → Thessaloniki
New York City → Thessaloniki
New York City → Thessaloniki
$ 824
(fair price: $ 651)
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
$ 277
(fair price: $ 213)
Manchester → Athens
Manchester → Athens
Manchester → Athens
$ 299
(fair price: $ 230)
Los Angeles → Corfu Island
Los Angeles  → Corfu Island
Los Angeles  → Corfu Island
$ 944
(fair price: $ 842)
Perth → Athens
Perth → Athens
Perth → Athens
$ 1139
(fair price: $ 1003)
Toronto (Ontario) → Mykonos
Toronto (Ontario) → Mykonos
Toronto (Ontario) → Mykonos
$ 1052
(fair price: $ 944)
New York City → Rhodes
New York City → Rhodes
New York City → Rhodes
$ 927
(fair price: $ 757)
Sydney → Mykonos
Sydney → Mykonos
Sydney → Mykonos
$ 1640
(fair price: $ 1407)
Auckland → Athens
Auckland → Athens
Auckland → Athens
$ 1421
(fair price: $ 1256)
Montreal → Mykonos
Montreal → Mykonos
Montreal → Mykonos
$ 1090
(fair price: $ 960)
Montreal → Santorini
Montreal → Santorini
Montreal → Santorini
$ 1163
(fair price: $ 1021)
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
$ 878
(fair price: $ 746)
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
$ 249
(fair price: $ 190)
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
$ 989
(fair price: $ 839)
Sydney → Santorini
Sydney → Santorini
Sydney → Santorini
$ 1802
(fair price: $ 1523)
Melbourne → Mykonos
Melbourne → Mykonos
Melbourne → Mykonos
$ 1477
(fair price: $ 1350)
Los Angeles → Thessaloniki
Los Angeles  → Thessaloniki
Los Angeles  → Thessaloniki
$ 946
(fair price: $ 766)
Sydney → Thessaloniki
Sydney → Thessaloniki
Sydney → Thessaloniki
$ 1480
(fair price: $ 1267)
Toronto (Ontario) → Corfu Island
Toronto (Ontario) → Corfu Island
Toronto (Ontario) → Corfu Island
$ 1044
(fair price: $ 919)
Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
Manchester → Heraklion
$ 341
(fair price: $ 278)
London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
London → Heraklion
$ 310
(fair price: $ 253)
Dublin → Heraklion
Dublin → Heraklion
Dublin → Heraklion
$ 329
(fair price: $ 278)
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
Edinburgh → Heraklion
$ 364
(fair price: $ 304)
New York City → Heraklion
New York City → Heraklion
New York City → Heraklion
$ 913
(fair price: $ 726)
Montreal → Heraklion
Montreal → Heraklion
Montreal → Heraklion
$ 1033
(fair price: $ 897)
Manchester → Chania
Manchester → Chania
$ 351
(fair price: $ 269)
Dublin → Chania
Dublin → Chania
$ 330
(fair price: $ 259)
Los Angeles → Heraklion
Los Angeles  → Heraklion
Los Angeles  → Heraklion
$ 962
(fair price: $ 838)
Toronto (Ontario) → Heraklion
Toronto (Ontario) → Heraklion
Toronto (Ontario) → Heraklion
$ 1076
(fair price: $ 944)
Edinburgh → Chania
Edinburgh → Chania
$ 453
(fair price: $ 337)
London → Chania
London → Chania
$ 367
(fair price: $ 254)

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About the information on the cost of living in Greece

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

Information about cost of living in Greece updated on 07-01-2020.

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