Travel budget in Slovakia

Slovakia: calculate your travel budget

Slovakia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 40 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.7 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 919* (770 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 72 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 10.3 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 2060* (1736 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 103 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 3361* (2814 €)

* 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 Slovakia in 2020

Cost of living: Slovakia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Slovakia in 2020 is essentially the same as 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 Slovakia by city

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

Cities /Slovakia View Details
Bratislava 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bratislava
Trnava 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Trnava
Kosice 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Kosice
Lucenec 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lucenec
Nitra 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Nitra
Zilina 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Zilina

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Local prices in Slovakia by expense type

Slovakia: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Slovakia costs 44% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6/person
($ 4.8 to $ 11)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 11 to $ 28)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.6/person
($ 6 to $ 8.4)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.8 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.4 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.2/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.7/can
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Slovakia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Slovakia costs 47% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 57 to $ 57)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 52/night
($ 42 to $ 64)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 91/night
($ 58 to $ 239)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 125/night
($ 104 to $ 147)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 213/night
($ 186 to $ 249)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 41/month
($ 39 to $ 44)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 96/month
($ 73 to $ 127)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 127/month
($ 98 to $ 169)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 71/month
($ 59 to $ 84)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 185/month
($ 125 to $ 322)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Slovakia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Slovakia costs 44% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.9)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 3.6)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 9.2/kg
($ 6 to $ 15)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.1/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 8)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.2)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.6/kg
($ 5.9 to $ 15)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Slovakia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Slovakia costs 21% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 32/month
($ 24 to $ 36)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.2/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.7)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.6
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 16/24hrs
($ 8.4 to $ 58)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Slovakia: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Slovakia costs 47% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 210/month
($ 153 to $ 331)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 21/month
($ 15 to $ 29)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 592/month
($ 419 to $ 837)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 468/month
($ 335 to $ 717)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 907/month
($ 598 to $ 1434)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 709/month
($ 538 to $ 1076)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 35/month
($ 24 to $ 54)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 441/month
($ 299 to $ 598)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8102/yr
($ 4183 to $ 17924)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Slovakia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Slovakia costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.4/ticket
($ 6.6 to $ 9.6)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 14/hr
($ 7.2 to $ 18)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Slovakia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Slovakia costs 11% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.7/pack
($ 4.2 to $ 5.6)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 70
($ 30 to $ 108)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 34
($ 18 to $ 54)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 76
($ 48 to $ 96)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 88
($ 60 to $ 120)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Bratislava
Edinburgh → Bratislava
Edinburgh → Bratislava
$ 162
(fair price: $ 132)
Manchester → Bratislava
Manchester → Bratislava
Manchester → Bratislava
$ 177
(fair price: $ 118)
London → Bratislava
London → Bratislava
London → Bratislava
$ 150
(fair price: $ 103)
Dublin → Bratislava
Dublin → Bratislava
Dublin → Bratislava
$ 164
(fair price: $ 110)
New York City → Bratislava
New York City → Bratislava
New York City → Bratislava
$ 735
(fair price: $ 610)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bratislava
Toronto (Ontario) → Bratislava
Toronto (Ontario) → Bratislava
$ 943
(fair price: $ 801)
Los Angeles → Bratislava
Los Angeles  → Bratislava
Los Angeles  → Bratislava
$ 857
(fair price: $ 747)

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About the information on the cost of living in Slovakia

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

Information about cost of living in Slovakia updated on 01-04-2020.

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