Travel budget in Île-de-France

Île-de-France (Parisian region): calculate your travel budget

Île-de-France (Parisian region): sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Île-de-France for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 60 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1515* (1274 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 108 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3470* (2912 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 152 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 68 per person
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 5596* (4690 €)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Île-de-France in 2020

Cost of living: Île-de-France (Parisian region) VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Île-de-France in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Île-de-France by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Île-de-France compared to the national average.

Cities /Île-de-France (Parisian region) View Details
Paris 16% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Paris
Cergy 11% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Cergy

Local prices in Île-de-France by expense type

Île-de-France (Parisian region): Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Île-de-France is 7% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 18/person
($ 18 to $ 24)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 28 to $ 46)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.8/person
($ 9.6 to $ 12)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7.5 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 9.6)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 0.6 to $ 3.6)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 3.1 to $ 5.7)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8/bottle
($ 1 to $ 4.8)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Île-de-France (Parisian region): Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Île-de-France costs 10% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 41 to $ 164)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 45 to $ 141)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 127/night
($ 72 to $ 208)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 176/night
($ 100 to $ 323)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 486/night
($ 235 to $ 965)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 136/month
($ 72 to $ 250)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 169/month
($ 79 to $ 498)

0% 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
$ 219/month
($ 91 to $ 772)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 132/month
($ 69 to $ 314)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 244/month
($ 97 to $ 759)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Île-de-France (Parisian region): Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Île-de-France is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 2)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.8/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 3.3)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.7/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 6)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 20/kg
($ 6 to $ 36)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 6 to $ 24)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 4.8)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.5/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 3.6)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 2.4)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.1 to $ 2.4)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 23/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 36)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Île-de-France (Parisian region): Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Île-de-France is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.2/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 3)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 89/month
($ 88 to $ 93)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.8/km
($ 1.7 to $ 3)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2)

127% 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)
$ 3.8
($ 2.7 to $ 8.4)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 34/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 201)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Île-de-France (Parisian region): Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Île-de-France costs 16% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 201/month
($ 108 to $ 372)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 33/month
($ 12 to $ 42)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 71
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1148/month
($ 897 to $ 1793)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1470
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 952/month
($ 598 to $ 1434)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1175
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2178/month
($ 1255 to $ 4183)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2352
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1585/month
($ 1076 to $ 2988)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1853
Gym
Gym
$ 39/month
($ 27 to $ 96)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 950/month
($ 250 to $ 1793)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1008
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 10906/yr
($ 5975 to $ 29872)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17632

Île-de-France (Parisian region): Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Île-de-France is 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 11 to $ 17)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 22/hr
($ 18 to $ 48)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Île-de-France (Parisian region): Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Île-de-France is 35% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.6/pack
($ 7.8 to $ 12)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 104
($ 36 to $ 132)

116% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 24 to $ 60)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 100
($ 48 to $ 144)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 136
($ 48 to $ 239)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

Toronto (Ontario) → Paris
Toronto (Ontario) → Paris
Toronto (Ontario) → Paris
$ 630
(fair price: $ 557)
Montreal → Paris
Montreal → Paris
Montreal → Paris
$ 622
(fair price: $ 550)
Sydney → Paris
Sydney → Paris
Sydney → Paris
$ 1191
(fair price: $ 936)
Melbourne → Paris
Melbourne → Paris
Melbourne → Paris
$ 1235
(fair price: $ 987)
Perth → Paris
Perth → Paris
Perth → Paris
$ 1229
(fair price: $ 993)
Auckland → Paris
Auckland → Paris
Auckland → Paris
$ 1393
(fair price: $ 1074)
Edinburgh → Paris
Edinburgh → Paris
Edinburgh → Paris
$ 211
(fair price: $ 156)
Los Angeles → Paris
Los Angeles  → Paris
Los Angeles  → Paris
$ 895
(fair price: $ 637)
New York City → Paris
New York City → Paris
New York City → Paris
$ 592
(fair price: $ 412)
Manchester → Paris
Manchester → Paris
Manchester → Paris
$ 176
(fair price: $ 138)
Dublin → Paris
Dublin → Paris
Dublin → Paris
$ 162
(fair price: $ 121)
London → Paris
London → Paris
London → Paris
$ 164
(fair price: $ 131)

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About the information on the cost of living in Île-de-France

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

Information about cost of living in Île-de-France updated on 01-07-2015.

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