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:

  • $ 34 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.5 per person
  • $ 10 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1015* (854 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 64 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 2596* (2184 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 90 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 62 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 4631* (3878 €)

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


Cost of living in Kos compared to Greece in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Kos in 2020 is 20% 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 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Kos by expense type

Restaurant budget in Kos

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Kos is 26% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 10.2/person
($ 8.4 to $ 12)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 23/person
($ 22 to $ 24)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6/person
($ 6 to $ 8.4)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.6 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.6 for 330ml
( $ 3.6)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 3)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Kos

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Kos is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 186/night
($ 84 to $ 294)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 47/night
($ 33 to $ 65)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 53 to $ 131)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 98/night
($ 49 to $ 147)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 241/night
($ 108 to $ 666)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 38/month
($ 30 to $ 44)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 47/month
($ 32 to $ 70)

72% 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
$ 89/month
($ 53 to $ 152)

47% 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
$ 286/month
($ 58 to $ 617)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224

Supermarket food budget in Kos

On average, the price of supermarket food in Kos is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 3.7/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 3.8)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.1/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 4.2)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 8.4)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.8/kg
($ 5.7 to $ 8.4)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 1.7)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
( $ 1.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
( $ 0.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.2/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 11)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Kos

On average, the price of transport in Kos is 46% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.5/ticket
($ 2.5 to $ 2.5)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 42/month
( $ 42)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.6/km
( $ 3.6)

94% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2/litre
($ 2 to $ 2.2)

159% 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)
$ 4.8
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Kos

On average, the cost of housing in Kos is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 84/month
( $ 84)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
( $ 0.5)

234% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 39/month
($ 36 to $ 41)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 329/month
($ 299 to $ 359)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 216/month
($ 84 to $ 299)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 538/month
( $ 538)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 478/month
( $ 478)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 32/month
($ 24 to $ 39)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 210/month
($ 180 to $ 239)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054

Leisure activity budget in Kos

On average, budget for leisure activities in Kos is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.4/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
( $ 12)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Kos

On average, shopping budget in Kos is 17% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5/pack
($ 4.7 to $ 5.4)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 48
( $ 48)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
( $ 36)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 84
( $ 84)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 96
( $ 96)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Kos
London → Kos
London → Kos
$ 327
(fair price: $ 262)
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
Manchester → Kos
$ 377
(fair price: $ 303)
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
Edinburgh → Kos
$ 376
(fair price: $ 314)
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
Dublin → Kos
$ 331
(fair price: $ 273)
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
New York City → Kos
$ 841
(fair price: $ 727)

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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, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Kos was updated on 30-03-2020.

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