Akureyri travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Akureyri

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 84 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1800* (209160 ISK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 137 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 50 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 4123* (479276 ISK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 215 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 85 per person
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 7292* (847700 ISK)

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


Cost of living in Akureyri compared to Iceland in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Akureyri in 2019 is 50% higher than the average cost of living in United States.

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Akureyri in 2019 compared to average prices in United States:


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Local prices in Akureyri by expense type

Restaurant budget in Akureyri

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Akureyri is 40% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 16/person
($ 16 to $ 23)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 45/person
($ 45 to $ 53)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 14/person
($ 8.7 to $ 18)

75% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 8.7 for 500ml
($ 8.7 to $ 10.4)

92% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
($ 2.7 to $ 3.3)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.7/cup
($ 3.9 to $ 8.7)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.9/can
($ 2.6 to $ 4.2)

48% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.3/bottle
($ 2.2 to $ 3.9)

50% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Akureyri

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Akureyri is essentially the same as in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 84 to $ 84)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 113/night
($ 88 to $ 145)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 162/night
($ 119 to $ 211)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 268/night
($ 187 to $ 384)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 104/month
($ 87 to $ 124)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 244/month
($ 173 to $ 336)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 193/month
($ 193 to $ 193)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 127/month
($ 100 to $ 156)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 216
Family room
Family room
$ 201/month
($ 149 to $ 259)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Akureyri

On average, the price of supermarket food in Akureyri is 25% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

38% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.3/500g
($ 3.3 to $ 3.3)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.9/12 eggs
($ 4.9 to $ 4.9)

100% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 16/kg
($ 16 to $ 18)

41% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 21/kg
($ 21 to $ 23)

111% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 5.3)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.6/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.6/kg
($ 6.6 to $ 6.6)

56% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 3.3)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.4
($ 2.4 to $ 3.5)

30% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 26/kg
($ 26 to $ 32)

99% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Akureyri

On average, the price of transport in Akureyri is 81% more expensive than in United States.
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.6/km
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.9)

122% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 6.9
($ 6.6 to $ 6.9)

102% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 61/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 138)

55% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Akureyri

On average, the cost of housing in Akureyri is 8% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 97/month
($ 97 to $ 158)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

189% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 75/month
($ 45 to $ 175)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1025/month
($ 524 to $ 1307)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 814/month
($ 349 to $ 1046)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1087
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1720/month
($ 1568 to $ 1916)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2235
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1540/month
($ 1133 to $ 1743)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1746
Gym
Gym
$ 69/month
($ 61 to $ 88)

73% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 210/month
($ 210 to $ 349)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 952

Leisure activity budget in Akureyri

On average, budget for leisure activities in Akureyri is 69% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 13 to $ 14)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 39/hr
( $ 39)

136% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Akureyri

On average, shopping budget in Akureyri is 130% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 10.4/pack
($ 10.4 to $ 12)

32% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 146
($ 132 to $ 175)

212% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 88
($ 27 to $ 106)

136% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 210
($ 158 to $ 306)

165% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 210
($ 132 to $ 306)

106% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
$ 507
(fair price: $ 438)
Los Angeles → Reykjavik
Los Angeles  → Reykjavik
Los Angeles  → Reykjavik
$ 910
(fair price: $ 811)
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
$ 586
(fair price: $ 504)
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
$ 285
(fair price: $ 241)
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
$ 216
(fair price: $ 179)
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
$ 249
(fair price: $ 207)
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
$ 339
(fair price: $ 280)
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
$ 757
(fair price: $ 618)
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
$ 1978
(fair price: $ 1698)

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About this information on the cost of living in Akureyri

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

The information about the cost of living in Akureyri was updated on 11-08-2019.

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