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Travel budget in Normandy

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Normandy: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 45 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1270* (1064 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 95 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3202* (2688 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 136 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 66 per person
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 23 per person

Total budget:

$ 5180* (4340 €)

* 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 Normandy in 2019

Cost of living: Normandy VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Normandy in 2019 is 7% higher than in United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Normandy in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Normandy by city

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

Cities /Normandy View Details
Caen 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Caen
Le Havre 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Le Havre
Rouen 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Rouen

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Local prices in Normandy by expense type

Restaurant budget in Normandy

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Normandy is 12% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 18/person
($ 12 to $ 24)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 15 to $ 42)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.9/person
($ 6 to $ 12)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.8 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 8.4)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 4.8)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.9/can
($ 1.4 to $ 4.2)

50% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Normandy

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Normandy costs 10% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 36 to $ 84)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 79/night
($ 44 to $ 125)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 112/night
($ 59 to $ 224)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 161/night
($ 87 to $ 383)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 300/night
($ 174 to $ 477)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 502
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 202/month
($ 49 to $ 255)

69% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 226/month
($ 55 to $ 1959)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 192/month
($ 66 to $ 1108)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 165/month
($ 54 to $ 1449)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 181/month
($ 90 to $ 501)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Normandy

On average, the price of supermarket food in Normandy costs 12% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

36% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.8/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 15/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 24)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 6 to $ 17)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.6)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 3)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 18/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 22)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Normandy

On average, the price of transport in Normandy is 14% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 53/month
($ 32 to $ 65)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.6/km
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

122% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.4
($ 3 to $ 7.2)

27% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 41/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 201)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Normandy

On average, the cost of housing in Normandy costs 26% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 179/month
($ 165 to $ 255)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

67% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 33/month
($ 30 to $ 42)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 492/month
($ 299 to $ 598)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 388/month
($ 216 to $ 478)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1044/month
($ 956 to $ 1434)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 812/month
($ 717 to $ 956)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 36/month
($ 35 to $ 90)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 695/month
($ 144 to $ 1793)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 14451/yr
($ 7170 to $ 21508)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Normandy

On average, budget for leisure activities in Normandy is 29% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 6 to $ 15)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 28/hr
( $ 24)

69% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Normandy

On average, shopping budget in Normandy is 42% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 98
($ 28 to $ 120)

110% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 42
($ 24 to $ 48)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 102
($ 48 to $ 132)

28% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 144
($ 48 to $ 180)

42% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Caen
London → Caen
London → Caen
$ 397
(fair price: $ 225)

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About the information on the cost of living in Normandy

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

Information about cost of living in Normandy updated on 01-07-2015.

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