San Sebastian travel budget

San Sebastian: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to San Sebastian

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 86 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1779* (1498 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 187 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 9 per person

Total budget:

$ 4071* (3416 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 190 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 5099* (4270 €)

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


Cost of living in San Sebastian compared to Spain in 2019

On average, the cost of living in San Sebastian in 2019 is essentially identical to the average cost of living in United States.

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in San Sebastian in 2019 compared to average prices in United States:


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Local prices in San Sebastian by expense type

Restaurant budget in San Sebastian

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in San Sebastian is 19% cheaper than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 9.6 to $ 15)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 12 to $ 28)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.4/person
($ 7.2 to $ 9.6)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3 for 500ml
($ 1.8 to $ 4.2)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 2.4)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.3/can
($ 1.3 to $ 2.4)

18% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in San Sebastian

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in San Sebastian is 36% more expensive than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 103/night
($ 69 to $ 156)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 138/night
($ 77 to $ 286)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 236/night
($ 94 to $ 427)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 196/night
($ 130 to $ 287)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 529/night
($ 492 to $ 566)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 499
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 109/month
($ 75 to $ 152)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 482/month
($ 161 to $ 888)

195% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 176/month
($ 108 to $ 284)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 155/month
($ 90 to $ 238)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 495/month
($ 192 to $ 1077)

182% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in San Sebastian

On average, the price of supermarket food in San Sebastian is 30% cheaper than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.4)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 18/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 21)

55% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.8/kg
($ 4.7 to $ 9.4)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 2.6)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 3)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.2 to $ 1.2)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 14/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 17)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in San Sebastian

On average, the price of transport in San Sebastian is 6% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2/ticket
($ 2 to $ 2.2)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 52/month
($ 42 to $ 58)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.7)

91% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.8
($ 1.8 to $ 5.7)

30% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.7

Budget for living and housing in San Sebastian

On average, the cost of housing in San Sebastian is 29% cheaper than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 150/month
($ 69 to $ 239)

10% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.2)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 53/month
($ 30 to $ 71)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1007/month
($ 837 to $ 1166)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1395
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 738/month
($ 598 to $ 897)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1106
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1614/month
($ 1434 to $ 1793)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1156/month
($ 1016 to $ 1315)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1775
Gym
Gym
$ 42/month
($ 24 to $ 78)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 421/month
($ 108 to $ 478)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 962
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8365/yr
($ 4302 to $ 8604)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18513

Leisure activity budget in San Sebastian

On average, budget for leisure activities in San Sebastian is 14% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 9.6)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 27/hr
($ 17 to $ 42)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in San Sebastian

On average, shopping budget in San Sebastian is 22% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6/pack
($ 5.4 to $ 6.1)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 102
($ 36 to $ 120)

113% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 12 to $ 60)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 94
($ 48 to $ 108)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 110
($ 30 to $ 144)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
$ 802
(fair price: $ 703)
Los Angeles → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
$ 710
(fair price: $ 616)
Montreal → Madrid
Montreal → Madrid
Montreal → Madrid
$ 803
(fair price: $ 684)
Melbourne → Madrid
Melbourne → Madrid
Melbourne → Madrid
$ 1183
(fair price: $ 1077)
Edinburgh → Madrid
Edinburgh → Madrid
Edinburgh → Madrid
$ 235
(fair price: $ 186)
Sydney → Madrid
Sydney → Madrid
Sydney → Madrid
$ 1183
(fair price: $ 1036)
Perth → Madrid
Perth → Madrid
Perth → Madrid
$ 1157
(fair price: $ 1044)
Auckland → Madrid
Auckland → Madrid
Auckland → Madrid
$ 1298
(fair price: $ 1142)
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
$ 559
(fair price: $ 464)
Manchester → Madrid
Manchester → Madrid
Manchester → Madrid
$ 141
(fair price: $ 112)
Dublin → Madrid
Dublin → Madrid
Dublin → Madrid
$ 146
(fair price: $ 115)
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
$ 110
(fair price: $ 95)

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About this information on the cost of living in San Sebastian

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

The information about the cost of living in San Sebastian was updated on 09-09-2019.

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