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:

  • $ 85 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1828* (209902 ISK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 135 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 50 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 4124* (473550 ISK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 208 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 85 per person
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 28 per person

Total budget:

$ 7256* (833182 ISK)

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


Cost of living in Akureyri compared to Iceland in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Akureyri in 2020 is 48% higher 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 Akureyri in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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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 37% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 16/person
($ 14 to $ 23)

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

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 14/person
($ 14 to $ 18)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 8.7 for 500ml
($ 7.9 to $ 10.5)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
($ 2.7 to $ 3.3)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.3/cup
($ 4.8 to $ 8.7)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.2/can
($ 2.6 to $ 4.2)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2/bottle
($ 2.2 to $ 3.9)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Akureyri

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Akureyri is 4% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 85/night
($ 85 to $ 85)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 112/night
($ 87 to $ 143)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 158/night
($ 118 to $ 205)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 259/night
($ 180 to $ 374)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 107/month
($ 88 to $ 130)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 238/month
($ 169 to $ 327)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 192/month
($ 192 to $ 192)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 125/month
($ 97 to $ 153)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 202/month
($ 155 to $ 259)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Akureyri

On average, the price of supermarket food in Akureyri is 29% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.7)

84% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.3/500g
($ 3.3 to $ 3.3)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.9/12 eggs
($ 4.9 to $ 4.9)

97% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 16/kg
($ 16 to $ 16)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 23/kg
($ 23 to $ 23)

139% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.9)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.6/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.7/kg
($ 6.7 to $ 6.7)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 3.5)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 1.1 to $ 2.9)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.5
($ 2.5 to $ 2.5)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 26/kg
($ 26 to $ 26)

97% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Akureyri

On average, the price of transport in Akureyri is 86% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.6/km
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

120% 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)
$ 7
($ 6.6 to $ 10.5)

86% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 77/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 138)

94% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Akureyri

On average, the cost of housing in Akureyri is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 97/month
($ 90 to $ 176)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 75/month
($ 41 to $ 176)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 843/month
($ 527 to $ 1316)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1408
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 673/month
($ 352 to $ 1053)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1124
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1666/month
($ 1579 to $ 1930)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2272
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1508/month
($ 1140 to $ 1755)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1782
Gym
Gym
$ 69/month
($ 63 to $ 100)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 212/month
($ 212 to $ 527)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 981

Leisure activity budget in Akureyri

On average, budget for leisure activities in Akureyri is 71% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 13 to $ 16)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 39/hr
( $ 39)

135% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Akureyri

On average, shopping budget in Akureyri is 127% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 12 to $ 12)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 139
($ 133 to $ 159)

197% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 96
($ 71 to $ 107)

148% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 212
($ 212 to $ 229)

163% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 189
($ 159 to $ 308)

86% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Reykjavik
Los Angeles  → Reykjavik
Los Angeles  → Reykjavik
$ 886
(fair price: $ 780)
New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
$ 523
(fair price: $ 451)
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
$ 598
(fair price: $ 514)
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
$ 267
(fair price: $ 225)
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
$ 239
(fair price: $ 202)
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
$ 316
(fair price: $ 263)
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
$ 793
(fair price: $ 676)
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
$ 216
(fair price: $ 176)
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
$ 1927
(fair price: $ 1568)

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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 22-01-2020.

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