Palermo travel budget

Palermo: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Palermo

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 50 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1287* (1078 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 93 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2893* (2422 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 122 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 55 per person
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 4388* (3682 €)

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



Cost of living in Palermo compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Palermo in 2022 is 11% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Palermo in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Palermo by expense type

Restaurant budget in Palermo

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Palermo is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 7.2 to $ 24)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 22 to $ 79)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.9/person
($ 9 to $ 11)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.8 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 3)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.9/can
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Hotel and accommodation budget in Palermo

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Palermo is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 49 to $ 162)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 87/night
($ 55 to $ 136)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 144
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 98/night
($ 60 to $ 265)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 87 to $ 285)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 300
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 397/night
($ 217 to $ 615)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 637
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 51/month
($ 49 to $ 51)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 130
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 108/month
($ 54 to $ 231)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 196
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 168/month
($ 75 to $ 407)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 97/month
($ 63 to $ 195)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 257
Family room
Family room
$ 165/month
($ 100 to $ 349)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188

Supermarket food budget in Palermo

On average, the price of supermarket food in Palermo is 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1 to $ 4.8)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 3.6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.9/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 14)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 2.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.2)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Palermo

On average, the price of transport in Palermo is 21% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 3.3)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.6/litre
($ 2.3 to $ 2.6)

85% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 9.8
($ 6 to $ 18)

147% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 22/24hrs
($ 2.4 to $ 90)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Leisure activity budget in Palermo

On average, budget for leisure activities in Palermo is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.6/ticket
($ 9 to $ 15)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 34/hr
($ 18 to $ 30)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Palermo

On average, shopping budget in Palermo is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.6/pack
($ 6.3 to $ 7.2)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 88
($ 60 to $ 96)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 20 to $ 48)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

London → Palermo
London → Palermo
London → Palermo
$ 94
(fair price: $ 79)
Manchester → Palermo
Manchester → Palermo
Manchester → Palermo
$ 141
(fair price: $ 116)
Edinburgh → Palermo
Edinburgh → Palermo
Edinburgh → Palermo
$ 151
(fair price: $ 119)
Dublin → Palermo
Dublin → Palermo
Dublin → Palermo
$ 151
(fair price: $ 122)
New York City → Palermo
New York City → Palermo
New York City → Palermo
$ 858
(fair price: $ 691)
Los Angeles → Palermo
Los Angeles  → Palermo
Los Angeles  → Palermo
$ 1187
(fair price: $ 960)
London → Rome
London → Rome
London → Rome
$ 98
(fair price: $ 78)
Manchester → Milan
Manchester → Milan
Manchester → Milan
$ 77
(fair price: $ 64)
Manchester → Rome
Manchester → Rome
Manchester → Rome
$ 125
(fair price: $ 106)
London → Milan
London → Milan
London → Milan
$ 60
(fair price: $ 44)
London → Venice
London → Venice
London → Venice
$ 98
(fair price: $ 79)
New York City → Rome
New York City → Rome
New York City → Rome
$ 567
(fair price: $ 502)


About this information on the cost of living in Palermo

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

The information about the cost of living in Palermo was updated on 02-12-2022.

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