Travel budget and cost of living in Slovenia how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Slovenia

Slovenia: calculate your travel budget

Slovenia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 78 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.4 per person
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1540* (1302 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 10.3 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2508* (2100 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 124 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 3736* (3136 €)

* 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 Slovenia in 2019

Cost of living: Slovenia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Slovenia in 2019 is 20% less than United States.

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

Cost of living in Slovenia by city

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

Cities /Slovenia View Details
Ptuj 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Ptuj
Ljubljana 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Ljubljana
Postojna 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Postojna
Koper 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Koper
Idrija 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Idrija
Kamnik 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Kamnik

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Local prices in Slovenia by expense type

Restaurant budget in Slovenia

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Slovenia costs 23% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.6/person
($ 7.2 to $ 12)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 15 to $ 24)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6/person
($ 6 to $ 8.4)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3 for 500ml
($ 2.5 to $ 3.3)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.7/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 1.9 to $ 3)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Slovenia

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Slovenia costs 20% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 75 to $ 104)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 57 to $ 214)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 121
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 103/night
($ 77 to $ 140)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 107 to $ 202)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 288/night
($ 262 to $ 314)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 501
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 119/month
($ 71 to $ 190)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 143/month
($ 88 to $ 231)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 175/month
($ 113 to $ 266)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 110/month
($ 67 to $ 205)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 212
Family room
Family room
$ 208/month
($ 130 to $ 361)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Slovenia

On average, the price of supermarket food in Slovenia costs 32% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.5/12 eggs
($ 1.8 to $ 3.2)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 12/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 15)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.2/kg
($ 6 to $ 11)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.6/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 15)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Slovenia

On average, the price of transport in Slovenia costs 15% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.4/ticket
($ 1.4 to $ 1.6)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 45/month
($ 28 to $ 46)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.7)

107% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.2
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 35/24hrs
($ 11 to $ 103)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Slovenia

On average, the cost of housing in Slovenia costs 33% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 243/month
($ 157 to $ 340)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.2)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 41/month
($ 24 to $ 60)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 527/month
($ 359 to $ 717)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 414/month
($ 299 to $ 538)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 925/month
($ 538 to $ 1434)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 694/month
($ 443 to $ 956)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 47/month
($ 30 to $ 60)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 452/month
($ 239 to $ 717)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 12149/yr
($ 7170 to $ 14339)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Slovenia

On average, budget for leisure activities in Slovenia costs 25% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.2/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 8.4)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 9.6 to $ 24)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Slovenia

On average, shopping budget in Slovenia is 11% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.8/pack
($ 4.7 to $ 5)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 82
($ 48 to $ 120)

75% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 35
($ 24 to $ 48)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 89
($ 72 to $ 120)

13% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 112
($ 72 to $ 156)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Ljubljana
London → Ljubljana
London → Ljubljana
$ 286
(fair price: $ 241)
Manchester → Ljubljana
Manchester → Ljubljana
Manchester → Ljubljana
$ 378
(fair price: $ 336)
Dublin → Ljubljana
Dublin → Ljubljana
Dublin → Ljubljana
$ 340
(fair price: $ 311)
Edinburgh → Ljubljana
Edinburgh → Ljubljana
Edinburgh → Ljubljana
$ 384
(fair price: $ 336)
New York City → Ljubljana
New York City → Ljubljana
New York City → Ljubljana
$ 925
(fair price: $ 803)

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About the information on the cost of living in Slovenia

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

Information about cost of living in Slovenia updated on 20-05-2019.

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