Travel budget in Sicily

Sicily: calculate your travel budget

Sicily: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 82 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1696* (1582 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 3227* (3010 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 146 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 4875* (4550 €)

* 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 Sicily in 2024

Cost of living: Sicily VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

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

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

Cities /Sicily View Details
Palermo 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Palermo
Catane 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Catane



Local prices in Sicily by expense type

Sicily: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Sicily costs 31% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 13/person
($ 6.4 to $ 20)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 27/person
($ 20 to $ 47)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10/person
($ 8.6 to $ 11)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.4 for 500ml
($ 2.7 to $ 8.6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 3.2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 2.1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.9/can
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Sicily: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Sicily costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 130/night
($ 53 to $ 541)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 109/night
($ 54 to $ 400)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 117/night
($ 52 to $ 502)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 229
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 175/night
($ 71 to $ 592)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 307/night
($ 141 to $ 805)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 481
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 129/month
($ 43 to $ 658)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 158/month
($ 49 to $ 664)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 242
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 194/month
($ 56 to $ 945)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 212
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 107/month
($ 48 to $ 441)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 216/month
($ 68 to $ 1059)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Sicily: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Sicily costs 35% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.5/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 3.2)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 4.3)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 7.5 to $ 13)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.6/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 3.2)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.2/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 5.4)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.1)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.3 to $ 0.5)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Sicily: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Sicily is 50% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.5/ticket
($ 1.5 to $ 2)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.5/km
($ 0.9 to $ 2.1)

11% less 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)

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)
$ 11
($ 5.4 to $ 17)

207% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 51/24hrs
($ 18 to $ 101)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Sicily: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Sicily is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.6/ticket
($ 8.6 to $ 13)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 32/hr
($ 17 to $ 65)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Sicily: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Sicily costs 14% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.9/pack
($ 5.6 to $ 6.4)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 66
($ 32 to $ 86)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 33
($ 20 to $ 43)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

London → Palermo
London → Palermo
London → Palermo
$ 145
(fair price: $ 99)
London → Catane
London → Catane
London → Catane
$ 131
(fair price: $ 93)
New York City → Palermo
New York City → Palermo
New York City → Palermo
$ 757
(fair price: $ 635)
Manchester → Palermo
Manchester → Palermo
Manchester → Palermo
$ 163
(fair price: $ 129)
Manchester → Catane
Manchester → Catane
Manchester → Catane
$ 175
(fair price: $ 130)
Edinburgh → Palermo
Edinburgh → Palermo
Edinburgh → Palermo
$ 171
(fair price: $ 131)
New York City → Rome
New York City → Rome
New York City → Rome
$ 807
(fair price: $ 612)
Los Angeles → Rome
Los Angeles  → Rome
Los Angeles  → Rome
$ 1050
(fair price: $ 816)
New York City → Milan
New York City → Milan
New York City → Milan
$ 727
(fair price: $ 609)
Los Angeles → Milan
Los Angeles  → Milan
Los Angeles  → Milan
$ 825
(fair price: $ 705)
Sydney → Rome
Sydney → Rome
Sydney → Rome
$ 1293
(fair price: $ 1061)
New York City → Venice
New York City → Venice
New York City → Venice
$ 907
(fair price: $ 663)

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About the information on the cost of living in Sicily

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

Information about cost of living in Sicily updated on 17-06-2024.

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