Daejeon travel budget

Daejeon: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Daejeon

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 40 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1012* (1145620 ₩)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 55 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 9.5 per person
  • $ 9.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 1890* (2140572 ₩)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 3373* (3820600 ₩)

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


Cost of living in Daejeon compared to South Korea in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Daejeon in 2021 is 16% 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 Daejeon in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Daejeon by expense type

Restaurant budget in Daejeon

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Daejeon is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.3/person
($ 2.5 to $ 9)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 9 to $ 26)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.9/person
($ 4.4 to $ 7.2)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.3 for 500ml
($ 1.7 to $ 4.5)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 4.1)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 4.9)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Daejeon

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Daejeon is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 45/night
($ 35 to $ 57)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 49 to $ 85)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 130/night
($ 110 to $ 147)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 44 to $ 44)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 63/month
($ 59 to $ 65)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 128/month
($ 125 to $ 132)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 59/month
($ 59 to $ 59)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 87/month
($ 65 to $ 125)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Daejeon

On average, the price of supermarket food in Daejeon is 28% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.3/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 3.5)

165% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.9/500g
($ 1 to $ 3.8)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 4.3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 7.2)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 4.1)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 11/kg
($ 4.7 to $ 14)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 6.3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 9)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.5/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 11)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.1/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Daejeon

On average, the price of transport in Daejeon is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Leisure activity budget in Daejeon

On average, budget for leisure activities in Daejeon is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.9/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 13)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 4.7/hr
( $ 4.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Daejeon

On average, shopping budget in Daejeon is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.1/pack
($ 4.1 to $ 4.1)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 67
($ 23 to $ 90)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 48
($ 18 to $ 64)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Seoul
London → Seoul
London → Seoul
$ 854
(fair price: $ 655)
Los Angeles → Seoul
Los Angeles  → Seoul
Los Angeles  → Seoul
$ 991
(fair price: $ 860)
New York City → Seoul
New York City → Seoul
New York City → Seoul
$ 1186
(fair price: $ 936)
Toronto (Ontario) → Seoul
Toronto (Ontario) → Seoul
Toronto (Ontario) → Seoul
$ 1183
(fair price: $ 985)
Manchester → Seoul
Manchester → Seoul
Manchester → Seoul
$ 775
(fair price: $ 646)
Sydney → Seoul
Sydney → Seoul
Sydney → Seoul
$ 1030
(fair price: $ 762)


About this information on the cost of living in Daejeon

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

The information about the cost of living in Daejeon was updated on 16-07-2021.

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