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:

  • $ 123 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2804* (386176 ISK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 179 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 65 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 5393* (742756 ISK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 310 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 118 per person
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 9655* (1329776 ISK)

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



Cost of living in Selfoss compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Selfoss in 2024 is 43% 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 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Selfoss by expense type

Restaurant budget in Selfoss

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Selfoss is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 23/person
($ 23 to $ 23)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 66/person
($ 66 to $ 66)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 16/person
($ 13 to $ 19)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 11 for 500ml
( $ 11)

82% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 3.2)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 3.6 to $ 3.6)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.9/can
($ 2.9 to $ 2.9)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.3/bottle
($ 2.3 to $ 2.3)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Selfoss

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Selfoss is 29% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 150/night
($ 96 to $ 287)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 208/night
($ 85 to $ 499)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 411/night
($ 284 to $ 709)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 292
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 466/night
($ 418 to $ 577)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 522
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 167/month
($ 117 to $ 312)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 253/month
($ 129 to $ 621)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 204
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 328/month
($ 182 to $ 575)

76% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 157/month
($ 86 to $ 311)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 435/month
($ 142 to $ 1355)

129% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 191

Supermarket food budget in Selfoss

On average, the price of supermarket food in Selfoss is 19% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.2/litre
( $ 2.2)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 5/500g
($ 3.2 to $ 7.2)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 4.1/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 7.2)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 6.5/12 eggs
($ 5.2 to $ 8.6)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 20/kg
($ 15 to $ 28)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.1/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.4/kg
($ 3 to $ 3.6)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 2.8)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.7
($ 2.1 to $ 3.2)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Selfoss

On average, the price of transport in Selfoss is 65% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3.6/ticket
( $ 3.6)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.3/litre
( $ 2.3)

129% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.7
($ 5.7 to $ 5.7)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Leisure activity budget in Selfoss

On average, budget for leisure activities in Selfoss is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 8.6 to $ 19)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 35/hr
( $ 35)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 24

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Selfoss

On average, shopping budget in Selfoss is 103% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 11/pack
( $ 11)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 206
($ 110 to $ 327)

287% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 51
($ 51 to $ 51)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
$ 452
(fair price: $ 358)
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
$ 126
(fair price: $ 105)
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
$ 206
(fair price: $ 175)
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
$ 204
(fair price: $ 178)
Toronto → Reykjavik
Toronto → Reykjavik
Toronto → Reykjavik
$ 552
(fair price: $ 439)
Chicago → Reykjavik
Chicago → Reykjavik
Chicago → Reykjavik
$ 702
(fair price: $ 611)




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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Selfoss was updated on 19-02-2024.

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