Thessaloniki travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Thessaloniki

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 43 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1059* (896 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 70 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2436* (2044 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 49 per person
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 3758* (3150 €)

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


Cost of living in Thessaloniki compared to Greece in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Thessaloniki in 2020 is 14% 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 Thessaloniki in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Thessaloniki by expense type

Restaurant budget in Thessaloniki

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Thessaloniki is 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 15/person
($ 7.2 to $ 24)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 23/person
($ 15 to $ 30)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.4/person
($ 6 to $ 12)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.8 for 500ml
($ 3.1 to $ 6)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 4.8)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.1/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

11% more 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 $ 1.2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Thessaloniki

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Thessaloniki is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 36 to $ 61)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 63/night
($ 52 to $ 72)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 77/night
($ 60 to $ 96)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 77 to $ 121)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 167/night
($ 130 to $ 198)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 52/month
($ 52 to $ 52)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 113/month
($ 64 to $ 213)

33% 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
$ 153/month
($ 98 to $ 200)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 84/month
($ 71 to $ 100)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 156/month
($ 101 to $ 226)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Thessaloniki

On average, the price of supermarket food in Thessaloniki is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.9/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 6.7)

69% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.8/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 12)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8/kg
($ 6 to $ 11)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 3.1)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.7)

65% 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 $ 2.4)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.9/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 12)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Thessaloniki

On average, the price of transport in Thessaloniki is 7% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.2/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 36/month
($ 36 to $ 36)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.2/km
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

173% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.2
($ 3.6 to $ 4.5)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 27/24hrs
($ 4.8 to $ 164)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Thessaloniki

On average, the cost of housing in Thessaloniki is 13% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 200/month
($ 128 to $ 359)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.6/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

276% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 38/month
($ 29 to $ 48)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 425/month
($ 359 to $ 598)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1365
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 340/month
($ 299 to $ 419)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 685/month
($ 538 to $ 956)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2192
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 553/month
($ 455 to $ 717)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1735
Gym
Gym
$ 40/month
($ 21 to $ 60)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 355/month
($ 263 to $ 478)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8365/yr
($ 6572 to $ 14339)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16412

Leisure activity budget in Thessaloniki

On average, budget for leisure activities in Thessaloniki is 19% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.6/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 11)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 14/hr
($ 7.2 to $ 24)

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

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Thessaloniki

On average, shopping budget in Thessaloniki is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.4/pack
($ 5.3 to $ 6)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 91
($ 48 to $ 120)

98% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 35
($ 18 to $ 60)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 90
($ 60 to $ 120)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 113
($ 72 to $ 168)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Thessaloniki
Manchester → Thessaloniki
Manchester → Thessaloniki
$ 195
(fair price: $ 146)
Dublin → Thessaloniki
Dublin → Thessaloniki
Dublin → Thessaloniki
$ 207
(fair price: $ 163)
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
Edinburgh → Thessaloniki
$ 284
(fair price: $ 196)
New York City → Thessaloniki
New York City → Thessaloniki
New York City → Thessaloniki
$ 735
(fair price: $ 612)
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
London → Thessaloniki
$ 196
(fair price: $ 146)
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
Toronto (Ontario) → Thessaloniki
$ 917
(fair price: $ 786)
Los Angeles → Thessaloniki
Los Angeles  → Thessaloniki
Los Angeles  → Thessaloniki
$ 936
(fair price: $ 738)
Sydney → Thessaloniki
Sydney → Thessaloniki
Sydney → Thessaloniki
$ 1538
(fair price: $ 1259)
Melbourne → Thessaloniki
Melbourne → Thessaloniki
Melbourne → Thessaloniki
$ 1400
(fair price: $ 1200)
Montreal → Thessaloniki
Montreal → Thessaloniki
Montreal → Thessaloniki
$ 978
(fair price: $ 851)

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About this information on the cost of living in Thessaloniki

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

The information about the cost of living in Thessaloniki was updated on 18-10-2020.

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