Travel budget in Lapland

Lapland: calculate your travel budget

Lapland: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 40 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1817* (1526 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 185 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 61 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 5283* (4424 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 236 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 99 per person
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 29 per person

Total budget:

$ 7647* (6412 €)

* 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 Lapland in 2020

Cost of living: Lapland VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Lapland in 2020 is 40% higher than 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 Lapland by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Lapland compared to the national average.

Cities /Lapland View Details
Tromso 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tromso
Lulea 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lulea
Rovaniemi 20% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Rovaniemi


Local prices in Lapland by expense type

Lapland: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Lapland is 76% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 17 to $ 28)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 51/person
($ 34 to $ 100)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 18/person
($ 14 to $ 23)

118% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 9.9 for 500ml
($ 8.7 to $ 13)

96% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 5.6 for 330ml
($ 3.6 to $ 8.2)

89% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.3/cup
($ 4.4 to $ 7.2)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.6/can
($ 2.3 to $ 5.4)

90% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 3/bottle
($ 2.3 to $ 3.8)

90% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Lapland: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Lapland is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 40/night
($ 40 to $ 40)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 196/night
($ 167 to $ 241)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 173/night
($ 118 to $ 249)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 299/night
($ 241 to $ 372)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 574/night
($ 574 to $ 574)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 107/month
($ 94 to $ 122)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 245/month
($ 180 to $ 329)

46% 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
$ 211/month
($ 194 to $ 228)

28% 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
$ 107/month
($ 98 to $ 115)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 282/month
($ 198 to $ 398)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Lapland: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Lapland is 40% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2.4)

131% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.5/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 5.5)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 3/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 7.6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.5/12 eggs
($ 3.2 to $ 5.5)

90% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 11/kg
($ 8.7 to $ 23)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 18/kg
($ 14 to $ 23)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 4.5/kg
($ 3.3 to $ 5.6)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.5/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.5/kg
($ 3.3 to $ 5.5)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 5.5)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2.5/salad
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.5
($ 1.4 to $ 4.4)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 32/kg
($ 8.7 to $ 40)

144% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Lapland: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Lapland is 64% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 4.3/ticket
($ 3.6 to $ 6.6)

88% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 81/month
($ 78 to $ 149)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

171% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 6.8
($ 5 to $ 11)

108% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 55/24hrs
($ 29 to $ 139)

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

Lapland: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Lapland costs 17% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 265/month
($ 156 to $ 384)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 60/month
($ 51 to $ 72)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1124/month
($ 986 to $ 1535)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1365
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 891/month
($ 768 to $ 1315)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1897/month
($ 1588 to $ 2192)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2192
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1579/month
($ 1315 to $ 1972)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1735
Gym
Gym
$ 45/month
($ 34 to $ 55)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 329/month
($ 297 to $ 363)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2574/yr
($ 2411 to $ 2739)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16412

Lapland: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Lapland is 49% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 15/ticket
($ 13 to $ 20)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 30/hr
($ 28 to $ 34)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Lapland: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Lapland is 62% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 14/pack
($ 13 to $ 16)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 102
($ 89 to $ 110)

123% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 48
($ 23 to $ 66)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 113
($ 89 to $ 165)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 147
($ 98 to $ 242)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Tromso
Manchester → Tromso
Manchester → Tromso
$ 312
(fair price: $ 263)
Los Angeles → Rovaniemi
Los Angeles  → Rovaniemi
Los Angeles  → Rovaniemi
$ 359
(fair price: $ 27)
Dublin → Rovaniemi
Dublin → Rovaniemi
Dublin → Rovaniemi
$ 1176
(fair price: $ 196)
New York City → Rovaniemi
New York City → Rovaniemi
New York City → Rovaniemi
$ 1400
(fair price: $ 232)
London → Kittilä
London → Kittilä
London → Kittilä
$ 494
(fair price: $ 384)
Dublin → Tromso
Dublin → Tromso
Dublin → Tromso
$ 273
(fair price: $ 230)
Edinburgh → Rovaniemi
Edinburgh → Rovaniemi
Edinburgh → Rovaniemi
$ 58
(fair price: $ 4.8)
Toronto (Ontario) → Rovaniemi
Toronto (Ontario) → Rovaniemi
Toronto (Ontario) → Rovaniemi
$ 389
(fair price: $ 29)
Sydney → Rovaniemi
Sydney → Rovaniemi
Sydney → Rovaniemi
$ 545
(fair price: $ 41)
Edinburgh → Tromso
Edinburgh → Tromso
Edinburgh → Tromso
$ 331
(fair price: $ 287)
Auckland → Rovaniemi
Auckland → Rovaniemi
Auckland → Rovaniemi
$ 629
(fair price: $ 49)
Manchester → Rovaniemi
Manchester → Rovaniemi
Manchester → Rovaniemi
$ 83
(fair price: $ 7.2)
Melbourne → Rovaniemi
Melbourne → Rovaniemi
Melbourne → Rovaniemi
$ 566
(fair price: $ 44)
Perth → Rovaniemi
Perth → Rovaniemi
Perth → Rovaniemi
$ 666
(fair price: $ 47)
London → Tromso
London → Tromso
London → Tromso
$ 310
(fair price: $ 218)
New York City → Tromso
New York City → Tromso
New York City → Tromso
$ 792
(fair price: $ 690)
Montreal → Rovaniemi
Montreal → Rovaniemi
Montreal → Rovaniemi
$ 433
(fair price: $ 30)
Manchester → Kittilä
Manchester → Kittilä
Manchester → Kittilä
$ 562
(fair price: $ 428)
Los Angeles → Tromso
Los Angeles  → Tromso
Los Angeles  → Tromso
$ 907
(fair price: $ 815)
Dublin → Kittilä
Dublin → Kittilä
Dublin → Kittilä
$ 521
(fair price: $ 419)
New York City → Helsinki
New York City → Helsinki
New York City → Helsinki
$ 788
(fair price: $ 569)
Manchester → Helsinki
Manchester → Helsinki
Manchester → Helsinki
$ 220
(fair price: $ 187)
Dublin → Helsinki
Dublin → Helsinki
Dublin → Helsinki
$ 259
(fair price: $ 198)
Edinburgh → Helsinki
Edinburgh → Helsinki
Edinburgh → Helsinki
$ 232
(fair price: $ 205)
Los Angeles → Helsinki
Los Angeles  → Helsinki
Los Angeles  → Helsinki
$ 864
(fair price: $ 695)
Toronto (Ontario) → Helsinki
Toronto (Ontario) → Helsinki
Toronto (Ontario) → Helsinki
$ 870
(fair price: $ 765)
Sydney → Helsinki
Sydney → Helsinki
Sydney → Helsinki
$ 1453
(fair price: $ 1127)
Melbourne → Helsinki
Melbourne → Helsinki
Melbourne → Helsinki
$ 1500
(fair price: $ 1170)
London → Helsinki
London → Helsinki
London → Helsinki
$ 182
(fair price: $ 151)
Perth → Helsinki
Perth → Helsinki
Perth → Helsinki
$ 1571
(fair price: $ 1170)
Montreal → Helsinki
Montreal → Helsinki
Montreal → Helsinki
$ 891
(fair price: $ 794)
Auckland → Helsinki
Auckland → Helsinki
Auckland → Helsinki
$ 1908
(fair price: $ 1340)

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About the information on the cost of living in Lapland

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

Information about cost of living in Lapland updated on 17-12-2017.

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