Swansea travel budget

Swansea: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Swansea

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 66 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1794* (1260 £)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 3289* (2310 £)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 68 per person
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 5119* (3584 £)

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



Cost of living in Swansea compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Swansea in 2022 is 10% higher 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 Swansea in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Swansea by expense type

Restaurant budget in Swansea

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Swansea is 10% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 22/person
($ 6.2 to $ 35)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 34/person
($ 32 to $ 42)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 6.8 to $ 8.2)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.1 for 500ml
($ 3.9 to $ 6.2)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 2.5)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.2/cup
($ 3.5 to $ 4.8)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 2.7)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Swansea

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Swansea is 24% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 75/night
($ 58 to $ 103)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 71 to $ 134)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 127/night
($ 82 to $ 195)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 304/night
($ 299 to $ 309)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 79/month
($ 79 to $ 79)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 238/month
($ 100 to $ 396)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 122/month
($ 88 to $ 163)

26% 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
$ 107/month
($ 75 to $ 147)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 222/month
($ 141 to $ 359)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Swansea

On average, the price of supermarket food in Swansea is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1 to $ 2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.9/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.6/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 9.9)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 3.5)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.3/kg
($ 2 to $ 2.6)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 4.2)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Swansea

On average, the price of transport in Swansea is 36% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 4.9/ticket
($ 3.2 to $ 6.2)

106% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.7/km
($ 1.6 to $ 1.7)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.8)

130% 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
($ 2.5 to $ 3.3)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 23/24hrs
($ 16 to $ 33)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Swansea

On average, budget for leisure activities in Swansea is 41% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 6.8 to $ 22)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 34/hr
($ 22 to $ 36)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Swansea

On average, shopping budget in Swansea is 55% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 15/pack
($ 14 to $ 18)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 82
($ 35 to $ 110)

68% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 48
($ 22 to $ 83)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Cardiff
Edinburgh → Cardiff
Edinburgh → Cardiff
$ 205
(fair price: $ 185)
Dublin → Cardiff
Dublin → Cardiff
Dublin → Cardiff
$ 139
(fair price: $ 96)
London → Cardiff
London → Cardiff
London → Cardiff
$ 239
(fair price: $ 177)
Manchester → Cardiff
Manchester → Cardiff
Manchester → Cardiff
$ 231
(fair price: $ 181)
Sydney → Cardiff
Sydney → Cardiff
Sydney → Cardiff
$ 1475
(fair price: $ 1230)
Perth → Cardiff
Perth → Cardiff
Perth → Cardiff
$ 1289
(fair price: $ 1108)


About this information on the cost of living in Swansea

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

The information about the cost of living in Swansea was updated on 15-01-2022.

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