Utrecht travel budget

Utrecht: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Utrecht

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2451* (2296 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 205 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 5098* (4760 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 205 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 72 per person
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 6937* (6468 €)

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



Cost of living in Utrecht compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Utrecht in 2024 is essentially identical to the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Utrecht in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Utrecht by expense type

Restaurant budget in Utrecht

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Utrecht is 8% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 19/person
($ 10 to $ 27)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 37/person
($ 27 to $ 54)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 9.1 to $ 13)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.2 for 500ml
($ 3.2 to $ 7.5)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.5/cup
($ 2.1 to $ 4.8)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.7/can
($ 2.1 to $ 4.3)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9/bottle
($ 1.6 to $ 3.2)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Utrecht

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Utrecht is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 160/night
($ 77 to $ 410)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 217/night
($ 64 to $ 816)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 203/night
($ 71 to $ 871)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 229
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 207/night
($ 78 to $ 629)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 579/night
($ 198 to $ 1299)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 481
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 173/month
($ 71 to $ 431)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 264/month
($ 81 to $ 1017)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 242
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 264/month
($ 92 to $ 1222)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 212
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 173/month
($ 102 to $ 407)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 348/month
($ 118 to $ 1261)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Supermarket food budget in Utrecht

On average, the price of supermarket food in Utrecht is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.5)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.5/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 2.9)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Rice
Rice
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.4)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.4/12 eggs
($ 2.6 to $ 5.3)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Chicken
Chicken
$ 15/kg
($ 7.5 to $ 17)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 2.6)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.1/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 3.9)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.5 to $ 1.5)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Utrecht

On average, the price of transport in Utrecht is 39% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3/ticket
($ 2.1 to $ 3.8)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.6/km
($ 2.6 to $ 2.9)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2/litre
($ 2 to $ 2.3)

116% 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)
$ 4.3
($ 3.4 to $ 7.5)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 46/24hrs
($ 31 to $ 67)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Leisure activity budget in Utrecht

On average, budget for leisure activities in Utrecht is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 13 to $ 17)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 17/hr
($ 11 to $ 25)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Utrecht

On average, shopping budget in Utrecht is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.3/pack
($ 8.8 to $ 13)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 78
($ 41 to $ 129)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 28
($ 17 to $ 54)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Amsterdam
New York City → Amsterdam
New York City → Amsterdam
$ 938
(fair price: $ 682)
Los Angeles → Amsterdam
Los Angeles  → Amsterdam
Los Angeles  → Amsterdam
$ 1167
(fair price: $ 830)
Sydney → Amsterdam
Sydney → Amsterdam
Sydney → Amsterdam
$ 1359
(fair price: $ 1124)
Toronto → Amsterdam
Toronto → Amsterdam
Toronto → Amsterdam
$ 769
(fair price: $ 629)
Chicago → Amsterdam
Chicago → Amsterdam
Chicago → Amsterdam
$ 979
(fair price: $ 749)
Dublin → Amsterdam
Dublin → Amsterdam
Dublin → Amsterdam
$ 100
(fair price: $ 84)



About this information on the cost of living in Utrecht

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

The information about the cost of living in Utrecht was updated on 13-06-2024.

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