Travel budget and cost of living in Luxembourg how much does a trip cost?

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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.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1648* (1386 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 4037* (3388 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 144 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 82 per person
  • $ 61 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 6658* (5572 €)

* 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 2019

Cost of living: Luxembourg VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Luxembourg in 2019 is 27% higher than in United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Luxembourg in 2019 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 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Luxembourg City
Diekirch 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Diekirch
Wiltz 16% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Wiltz
Differdange 16% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Differdange
Ettelbruck 21% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Ettelbruck
Esch-sur-Alzette 27% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Esch-sur-Alzette

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Local prices in Luxembourg by expense type

Restaurant budget in Luxembourg

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Luxembourg is 39% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 15 to $ 24)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 42/person
($ 30 to $ 54)

53% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 9.6 to $ 12)

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6 for 500ml
($ 4.8 to $ 7.2)

41% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.6 to $ 3.6)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.7/cup
($ 3 to $ 4.8)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.3/can
($ 2.4 to $ 4.2)

73% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 3.1/bottle
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

100% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Luxembourg

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Luxembourg costs 12% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 64/night
($ 60 to $ 69)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 70 to $ 161)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 133/night
($ 103 to $ 198)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 156/night
($ 116 to $ 229)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 263/night
($ 188 to $ 352)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 502
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 121/month
($ 120 to $ 122)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 248/month
($ 109 to $ 530)

53% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 164/month
($ 118 to $ 249)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 119/month
($ 78 to $ 217)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 245/month
($ 161 to $ 416)

40% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Luxembourg

On average, the price of supermarket food in Luxembourg is 8% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

76% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.3/500g
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.3/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 7.2)

76% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 21/kg
($ 17 to $ 30)

78% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 14/kg
($ 12 to $ 17)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 4.2)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.6)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.4/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 22/kg
($ 12 to $ 24)

76% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Luxembourg

On average, the price of transport in Luxembourg is 37% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.4/ticket
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 36/month
($ 30 to $ 60)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.6/km
($ 3.1 to $ 4.3)

98% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

90% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.5
($ 3 to $ 4.2)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 59/24hrs
($ 18 to $ 194)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Luxembourg

On average, the cost of housing in Luxembourg is 35% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 261/month
($ 180 to $ 357)

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

78% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 59/month
($ 48 to $ 72)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1685/month
($ 1434 to $ 1972)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1421/month
($ 1195 to $ 1793)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 3173/month
($ 2390 to $ 4183)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 2473/month
($ 1912 to $ 3346)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 54/month
($ 30 to $ 96)

41% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 1286/month
($ 717 to $ 1912)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 17862/yr
($ 11949 to $ 23898)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Luxembourg

On average, budget for leisure activities in Luxembourg is 41% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 10.5 to $ 15)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 32/hr
($ 24 to $ 34)

88% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Luxembourg

On average, shopping budget in Luxembourg is 44% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.3/pack
($ 6 to $ 6.9)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 102
($ 60 to $ 144)

118% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 51
($ 35 to $ 72)

35% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 100
($ 72 to $ 120)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 158
($ 102 to $ 192)

56% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Dublin → Luxembourg City
Dublin → Luxembourg City
Dublin → Luxembourg City
$ 120
(fair price: $ 96)
Edinburgh → Luxembourg City
Edinburgh → Luxembourg City
Edinburgh → Luxembourg City
$ 131
(fair price: $ 102)
Manchester → Luxembourg City
Manchester → Luxembourg City
Manchester → Luxembourg City
$ 177
(fair price: $ 155)
London → Luxembourg City
London → Luxembourg City
London → Luxembourg City
$ 107
(fair price: $ 89)
New York City → Luxembourg City
New York City → Luxembourg City
New York City → Luxembourg City
$ 692
(fair price: $ 545)
Los Angeles → Luxembourg City
Los Angeles  → Luxembourg City
Los Angeles  → Luxembourg City
$ 1069
(fair price: $ 856)

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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 14-05-2019.

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