Travel budget in Luxembourg

Luxembourg: calculate your travel budget

Luxembourg: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 62 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1683* (1414 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 120 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 48 per person
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 4234* (3556 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 146 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 82 per person
  • $ 72 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 7033* (5894 €)

* 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 Luxembourg in 2020

Cost of living: Luxembourg VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg by city

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

Cities /Luxembourg View Details
Luxembourg City 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Luxembourg City
Diekirch 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Diekirch
Differdange 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Differdange
Esch-sur-Alzette 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Esch-sur-Alzette
Wiltz 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Wiltz
Ettelbruck 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Ettelbruck


Local prices in Luxembourg by expense type

Luxembourg: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Luxembourg is 42% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 12 to $ 30)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 42/person
($ 30 to $ 72)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 12/person
($ 11 to $ 15)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6 for 500ml
($ 4.8 to $ 7.8)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.3 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 4.8)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.3/can
($ 2.6 to $ 4.3)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 3.1/bottle
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

104% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Luxembourg: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Luxembourg costs 13% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 64/night
($ 60 to $ 69)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 104/night
($ 72 to $ 170)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 136/night
($ 108 to $ 198)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 156/night
($ 120 to $ 217)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 272/night
($ 199 to $ 355)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 113/month
($ 112 to $ 114)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 254/month
($ 118 to $ 510)

51% 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
$ 167/month
($ 118 to $ 257)

1% 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
$ 113/month
($ 81 to $ 168)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 271/month
($ 194 to $ 398)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Luxembourg: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Luxembourg is 14% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.7/500g
($ 1.6 to $ 4.8)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.8/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 7.2)

102% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 21/kg
($ 12 to $ 30)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 20)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 2 to $ 3.6)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 4.1)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.6)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.6/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.4 to $ 2.4)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 23/kg
($ 12 to $ 28)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Luxembourg: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Luxembourg is 39% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.4/ticket
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 15/month
($ 15 to $ 60)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 4.3/km
($ 3.2 to $ 6)

150% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

95% 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)
$ 3.9
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 59/24hrs
($ 18 to $ 194)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Luxembourg: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Luxembourg is 42% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 261/month
($ 180 to $ 376)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 61/month
($ 48 to $ 90)

10% 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)
$ 1780/month
($ 1434 to $ 2390)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1459/month
($ 1112 to $ 2151)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1099
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 3351/month
($ 2629 to $ 4541)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2203
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 2705/month
($ 2151 to $ 3585)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1741
Gym
Gym
$ 53/month
($ 28 to $ 96)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 1442/month
($ 956 to $ 2390)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 952
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 17565/yr
($ 14339 to $ 23898)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16573

Luxembourg: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Luxembourg is 54% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 12 to $ 18)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 33/hr
($ 30 to $ 36)

101% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Luxembourg: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Luxembourg is 42% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.3/pack
($ 6 to $ 7.2)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 101
($ 66 to $ 144)

121% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 49
($ 35 to $ 60)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 101
($ 60 to $ 120)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 149
($ 108 to $ 180)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Luxembourg City
Edinburgh → Luxembourg City
Edinburgh → Luxembourg City
$ 125
(fair price: $ 0)
Dublin → Luxembourg City
Dublin → Luxembourg City
Dublin → Luxembourg City
$ 115
(fair price: $ 0)
New York City → Luxembourg City
New York City → Luxembourg City
New York City → Luxembourg City
$ 624
(fair price: $ 0)
Manchester → Luxembourg City
Manchester → Luxembourg City
Manchester → Luxembourg City
$ 162
(fair price: $ 0)
London → Luxembourg City
London → Luxembourg City
London → Luxembourg City
$ 100
(fair price: $ 0)
Los Angeles → Luxembourg City
Los Angeles  → Luxembourg City
Los Angeles  → Luxembourg City
$ 987
(fair price: $ 0)
Toronto (Ontario) → Luxembourg City
Toronto (Ontario) → Luxembourg City
Toronto (Ontario) → Luxembourg City
$ 927
(fair price: $ 0)
Montreal → Luxembourg City
Montreal → Luxembourg City
Montreal → Luxembourg City
$ 841
(fair price: $ 0)
Sydney → Luxembourg City
Sydney → Luxembourg City
Sydney → Luxembourg City
$ 2077
(fair price: $ 1226)

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About the information on the cost of living in Luxembourg

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

Information about cost of living in Luxembourg updated on 20-09-2020.

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