Travel budget in the French Pyrenees

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French Pyrenees: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in the French Pyrenees for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 56 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1357* (1274 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 100 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 3150* (2954 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 119 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 21 per person

Total budget:

$ 4910* (4592 €)

* 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 the French Pyrenees in 2024

Cost of living: French Pyrenees VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in the French Pyrenees in 2024 is 10% less 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 the French Pyrenees by city

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

Cities /French Pyrenees View Details
Pau 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Pau



Local prices in the French Pyrenees by expense type

French Pyrenees: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in the French Pyrenees costs 5% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 10 to $ 22)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 25/person
($ 22 to $ 43)

35% 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
($ 10 to $ 12)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.4 for 500ml
($ 5.4 to $ 5.9)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 5.4 for 330ml
( $ 5.4)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 3.7)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.4/can
($ 3.2 to $ 3.7)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2.1)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

French Pyrenees: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in the French Pyrenees costs 48% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 42 to $ 646)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 43 to $ 745)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 108/night
($ 51 to $ 631)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 228
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 131/night
($ 38 to $ 447)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 148/night
($ 33 to $ 729)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 480
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 76/month
($ 36 to $ 496)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 119/month
($ 43 to $ 713)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 241
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 123/month
($ 51 to $ 592)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 211
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 110/month
($ 52 to $ 450)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 163/month
($ 62 to $ 906)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

French Pyrenees: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in the French Pyrenees costs 28% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.5)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.1/500g
( $ 2.1)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.1)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.6/12 eggs
($ 2.8 to $ 6.4)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
( $ 12)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 3.7/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 4.3)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.7/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 6.4)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
( $ 1.1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.9
($ 0.2 to $ 1.1)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

French Pyrenees: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in the French Pyrenees is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

57% less 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
($ 1.9 to $ 3.2)

52% more 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 $ 2.1)

98% 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)
$ 2.4
( $ 2.4)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 66/24hrs
($ 22 to $ 139)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

French Pyrenees: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in the French Pyrenees costs 25% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 8.6 to $ 12)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 18/hr
($ 13 to $ 22)

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

French Pyrenees: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in the French Pyrenees is 30% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 11 to $ 14)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 97
($ 86 to $ 108)

84% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 33 to $ 43)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

London → Lourdes
London → Lourdes
London → Lourdes
$ 144
(fair price: $ 94)
London → Pau
London → Pau
London → Pau
$ 342
(fair price: $ 276)
Dublin → Lourdes
Dublin → Lourdes
Dublin → Lourdes
$ 190
(fair price: $ 132)
Dublin → Pau
Dublin → Pau
Dublin → Pau
$ 330
(fair price: $ 267)
Manchester → Lourdes
Manchester → Lourdes
Manchester → Lourdes
$ 221
(fair price: $ 167)
Manchester → Pau
Manchester → Pau
Manchester → Pau
$ 314
(fair price: $ 263)

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About the information on the cost of living in the French Pyrenees

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

Information about cost of living in the French Pyrenees updated on 01-07-2015.

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