Kos travel budget

Kos: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Kos

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 31 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1119* (1050 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 117 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3746* (3500 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 136 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 75 per person
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 5526* (5166 €)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).



Cost of living in Kos compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Kos in 2024 is 16% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Kos in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Kos by expense type

Restaurant budget in Kos

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Kos is 7% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 25/person
($ 17 to $ 33)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 36/person
($ 27 to $ 43)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 12/person
($ 11 to $ 12)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.8 for 500ml
($ 4.3 to $ 6.4)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.1 for 330ml
( $ 2.1)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.6/cup
($ 3.8 to $ 5.4)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3/can
($ 2.7 to $ 3.2)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 2.1)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Kos

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Kos is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 116/night
($ 55 to $ 278)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 98/night
($ 38 to $ 304)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 137/night
($ 53 to $ 407)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 229
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 134/night
($ 72 to $ 266)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 244/night
($ 124 to $ 460)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 481
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 34/month
($ 27 to $ 39)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 119/month
($ 38 to $ 407)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 242
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 152/month
($ 47 to $ 413)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 212
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 54/month
($ 54 to $ 54)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 220/month
($ 66 to $ 545)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Supermarket food budget in Kos

On average, the price of supermarket food in Kos is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.1/litre
( $ 2.1)

105% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1.5 to $ 1.6)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
( $ 1.6)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.9/12 eggs
( $ 3.9)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.6/kg
( $ 8.6)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 1.6/kg
( $ 1.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
( $ 1.1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
( $ 1.1)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6
( $ 1.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Kos

On average, the price of transport in Kos is 27% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.1/ticket
( $ 2.1)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.6/km
( $ 1.6)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.3/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 2.6)

135% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.2
( $ 3.2)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Leisure activity budget in Kos

On average, budget for leisure activities in Kos is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
( $ 13)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 11/hr
( $ 11)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Kos

On average, shopping budget in Kos is 10% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.1/pack
( $ 4.1)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 54
( $ 54)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 54
( $ 54)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

London → Kos
London → Kos
London → Kos
$ 255
(fair price: $ 189)
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
$ 301
(fair price: $ 240)
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
$ 306
(fair price: $ 251)
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
$ 268
(fair price: $ 220)
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
$ 916
(fair price: $ 720)
Sydney → Kos
Sydney → Kos
Sydney → Kos
$ 1648
(fair price: $ 1278)

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About this information on the cost of living in Kos

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

The information about the cost of living in Kos was updated on 14-06-2024.

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