Selfoss travel budget

Selfoss: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Selfoss

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2292* (263886 ISK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 143 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 51 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 4506* (518854 ISK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 345 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 93 per person
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 9355* (1077202 ISK)

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


Cost of living in Selfoss compared to Iceland in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Selfoss in 2020 is 46% 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 Selfoss in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Selfoss by expense type

Restaurant budget in Selfoss

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Selfoss is 37% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 12 to $ 18)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 53/person
($ 34 to $ 53)

91% 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 $ 15)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 9.6 for 500ml
($ 9.6 to $ 10.5)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 3.2 to $ 3.5)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.3/cup
($ 4.3 to $ 5.3)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 1.8 to $ 3.1)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.6/bottle
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Selfoss

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Selfoss is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 145 to $ 145)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 131/night
($ 87 to $ 201)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 156/night
($ 109 to $ 214)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 533/night
($ 439 to $ 641)

105% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 444/night
($ 444 to $ 444)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 91/month
($ 84 to $ 97)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 181/month
($ 126 to $ 260)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 198/month
($ 186 to $ 214)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 133/month
($ 96 to $ 189)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 317/month
($ 193 to $ 545)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Selfoss

On average, the price of supermarket food in Selfoss is 36% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.6/500g
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 4.3/kg
($ 4.3 to $ 4.3)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 5.3/12 eggs
($ 5.3 to $ 6)

115% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 15)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 18/kg
($ 18 to $ 18)

91% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 3.2/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 3.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.2/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 3.2)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.8/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 5.3)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 3.5)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 2.7/salad
($ 2.4 to $ 2.9)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 35/kg
($ 22 to $ 36)

179% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Selfoss

On average, the price of transport in Selfoss is 67% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 4.1/ticket
( $ 4.1)

70% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 113/month
( $ 113)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.2/km
($ 2.2 to $ 2.2)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2)

137% 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)
$ 6
($ 6 to $ 6)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Selfoss

On average, the cost of housing in Selfoss is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 66/month
($ 58 to $ 175)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

82% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 63/month
($ 45 to $ 88)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1351/month
( $ 1351)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1046/month
( $ 1046)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1113
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2179/month
( $ 2179)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2249
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1482/month
( $ 1482)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1767
Gym
Gym
$ 101/month
( $ 101)

153% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 328/month
($ 328 to $ 328)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2195/yr
($ 2195 to $ 2195)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17212

Leisure activity budget in Selfoss

On average, budget for leisure activities in Selfoss is 72% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 14 to $ 14)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 40/hr
( $ 40)

143% 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 Selfoss

On average, shopping budget in Selfoss is 93% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 13/pack
($ 13 to $ 13)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 97
($ 97 to $ 132)

106% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 88
($ 45 to $ 106)

128% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 140
($ 140 to $ 165)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 210
($ 210 to $ 219)

106% 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: $ 201)
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
$ 316
(fair price: $ 263)
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
$ 793
(fair price: $ 674)
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
$ 216
(fair price: $ 176)
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
$ 1927
(fair price: $ 1572)

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About this information on the cost of living in Selfoss

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

The information about the cost of living in Selfoss was updated on 12-01-2020.

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