Travel Guide: How Much Cash To Exchange For Europe

If you’re travelling to Europe soon, or dreaming of a distant day when you can, you’re probably struggling to work out just how much you need to exchange for your trip. Luckily First Eastern FX has you sorted!

How Much is Enough?

Whether you’re on a budget, just your average traveller, or luxurious jet-setter, we’ve done the research and gathered the insights from real travellers to deliver you, your travel cash answers. Not to mention bank-beating exchange rates.

Europe is a mystical wonderland filled with enticing experiences, breathtaking beaches, captivating cultural events, tantalising food journeys, and so much more! But surely you know that, why else did you click this article link? Now, to get down to the real handy information. Peruse the following tables detailing the average prices of your daily travels, items, experiences and services in popular European destinations.

It’s important to note, that not all countries in Europe use the Euro, that each location’s prices vary according to the season, and whether you choose to dine/stay in tourist-dense places! This guide is an average of real travelers, taking these variables into consideration. So read below to better prepare for your trip and avoid getting caught without the correct amount of currency.

AUSTRIA (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 42 € 106 € 261
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 294 € 742 € 1,8727
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,176 € 2,968 € 7,308
WEEKLY (Couple) € 588 € 1,484 € 3,654
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,352 € 5,936 € 14,616
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 23 € 57 € 143
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 45 € 108 € 286
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 10 € 25 € 58
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 7.45 € 20 € 55
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 6.64 € 16 € 38
COFFEE € 2.00 € 2.00 € 2.00
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 22 € 55 € 138
WATER € 1.09 € 1.09 € 1.09

AUSTRIA (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST kn 200 kn 498 kn 1,210
WEEKLY (Per Person) kn 1,400 kn 3,486 kn 8,470
MONTHLY (Per Person) kn 5,600 kn 13,944 kn 33,880
WEEKLY (Couple) kn 2,800 kn 6,972 kn 16,940
MONTHLY (Couple) kn 11,200 kn 27,888 kn 67,760
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
kn 110 kn 275 kn 677
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
kn 220 kn 549 kn 1,353
FOOD (Meals for one day) kn 57 kn 138 kn 318
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
kn 20 kn 53 kn 150
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
kn 22 kn 56 kn 150
TIPS AND HANDOUTS
(Guides, service providers etc.)
kn 1.81 kn 4.11 kn 7.65
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
kn 55 kn 137 kn 332
WATER kn 4.46 kn 4.46 kn 4.46

CYPRUS (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 35 € 82 € 172
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 245 € 574 € 1,204
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 980 € 2,296 € 4,816
WEEKLY (Couple) € 490 € 1,148 € 2,408
MONTHLY (Couple) € 1,906 € 4,592 € 9,632
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 16 € 37 € 79
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 32 € 75 € 158
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 14 € 33 € 69
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 3.89 € 9.82 € 25
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 4.14 € 9.56 €19
TIPS AND HANDOUTS
(Guides, service providers etc.)
€ 6.93 € 16.00 € 30.00
WAFFLE € 0.65 € 0.65 € 0.65

CZECH REPUBLIC (Koruna Kč)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST Kč 797 Kč 1,928 Kč 4,763
WEEKLY (Per Person) Kč 5,579 Kč 13,496 Kč 33,341
MONTHLY (Per Person) Kč 22,316 kn 13,944 Kč 53,984
WEEKLY (Couple) Kč 11,158 Kč 26,992 Kč 66,682
MONTHLY (Couple) Kč 44,632 Kč 107,968 Kč 266,728
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
Kč 430 Kč 1,109 Kč 2,924
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
Kč 860 Kč 2,218 Kč 5,848
FOOD (Meals for one day) Kč 196 Kč 469 Kč 1,034
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
Kč 70 Kč 182 Kč 485
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
Kč 102 Kč 259 Kč 660
TIPS AND HANDOUTS
(Guides, service providers etc.)
Kč 16 Kč 40 Kč 107
WATER Kč 30 Kč 30 Kč 30

DENMARK (Danish Krone kr)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST kr 492 kr 1,201 kr 3,120
WEEKLY (Per Person) kr 3,444 kr 8,407 kr 21,840
MONTHLY (Per Person) kr 13,776 kr 33,628 kr 87,360
WEEKLY (Couple) kr 6,888 kr 16,940 kr 43,680
MONTHLY (Couple) kr 27,552 kr 67,760 kr 174,720
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
kr 200 kr 498 kr 1,215
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
kr 339 kr 995 kr 2,429
FOOD (Meals for one day) kr 133 kr 340 kr 872
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
kr 153 kr 422 kr 1,266
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
kr 96 kr 310 kr 1,174
BIKE RENTAL
(Per Day)
kr 430 kr 430 kr 430
WATER kr 42 kr 42 kr 42

FINLAND (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 51 € 121 € 264
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 357 € 847 € 1,848
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 980 € 2,296 € 4,816
WEEKLY (Couple) € 1,428 € 3,388 € 7,392
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,856 € 6,776 € 15,876
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 24 € 57 € 120
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 48 € 114 € 241
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 11 € 27 € 59
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 12 € 30 € 70
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 8.96 € 21 € 40
BIKE RENTAL
(Per Day)
€ 26 € 59 € 114
WATER € 2.26 € 2.26 € 2.26

FRANCE (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 53 € 145 € 433
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 371 € 1,015 € 3,031
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,484 € 4,060 € 12,124
WEEKLY (Couple) € 742 € 1,030 € 6,062
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,968 € 8,120 € 24,248
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 30 € 86 € 278
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 59 € 171 € 557
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 12 € 30 € 70
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 8.85 € 23 € 58
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 8.96 € 25 € 80
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 17 € 43 € 105
WATER € 1.00 € 1.00 € 1.00

GERMANY (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 42 € 106 € 266
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 294 € 742 € 1,862
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,176 € 2,968 € 7,448
WEEKLY (Couple) € 588 € 1,484 € 3,724
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,352 € 5,935 € 14,896
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 22 € 54 € 127
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 44 € 107 € 254
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 11 € 28 € 44
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 6.26 € 16 € 44
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 6.65 € 17 € 48
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 2.20 € 2.20 € 2.20
WATER € 0.81 € 0.81 € 0.81

GREECE (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 44 € 110 € 295
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 308 € 770 € 2,065
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,232 € 3,080 € 8,260
WEEKLY (Couple) € 616 € 1,540 € 4,130
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,464 € 6,160 € 16,520
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 20 € 54 € 163
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 40 € 109 € 326
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 11 € 27 € 62
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 8.87 € 23 € 60
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 5.91 € 15 € 35
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 2.20 € 2.20 € 2.20
WATER € 1.01 € 1.01 € 1.01

HUNGARY (Forint Ft)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST Ft 8,181 Ft 20,870 Ft 53,706
WEEKLY (Per Person) Ft 57,267 Ft 146,090 Ft 375,942
MONTHLY (Per Person) Ft 229,068 Ft 584,360 Ft 1,503,768
WEEKLY (Couple) Ft 114,534 Ft 292,180 Ft 751,884
MONTHLY (Couple) Ft 458,136 Ft 1,168,720 Ft 3,007,536
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
Ft 4,396 Ft 11,475 Ft 31,026
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
Ft 8,792 Ft 22,950 Ft 62,052
FOOD (Meals for one day) Ft 2,008 Ft 4,927 Ft 11,562
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
Ft 1,263 Ft 3,186 Ft 7,989
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
Ft 1,224 Ft 3,184 Ft 8,550
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
Ft 2,515 Ft 6,060 Ft 13,568
WATER Ft 144 Ft 144 Ft 144

ICELAND (Krona kr)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST kr 9,527 kr 21,917 kr 51,344
WEEKLY (Per Person) kr 66,689 kr 153,419 kr 359,408
MONTHLY (Per Person) kr 266,756 kr 613,676 kr 1,437,632
WEEKLY (Couple) kr 133,378 kr 306,838 kr 718,816
MONTHLY (Couple) kr 533,512 kr 1,227,352 kr 2,875,264
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
kr 4,308 kr 10,552 kr 24,654
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
kr 8,617 kr 21,105 kr 49,308
FOOD (Meals for one day) kr 1,555 kr 3,783 kr 8,678
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
kr 1,353 kr 3,320 kr 7,786
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
kr 1,718 kr 4,666 kr 13,626
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
kr 3,232 kr 8,161 kr 20,532
WATER kr 719 kr 1,696 kr 3,577

ITALY (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 48 € 122 € 307
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 336 € 854 € 2,149
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,344 € 3,416 € 8,596
WEEKLY (Couple) € 672 € 1,708 € 4,298
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,688 € 6,832 € 17,192
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 25 € 64 € 160
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 51 € 127 € 320
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 13 € 32 € 74
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 6.77 € 18 € 48
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 6.69 € 18 € 50
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 14 € 35 € 93
WATER € 1.39 € 1.39 € 1.39

MALTA (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 123 € 167 € 241
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 861 € 1,169 € 1,687
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 3,444 € 4,676 € 6,748
WEEKLY (Couple) € 1,722 € 2,338 € 3,374
MONTHLY (Couple) € 6,888 € 9,352 € 13,496
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 21 € 49 € 95
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 42 € 97 € 190
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 9.75 € 22 € 42
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 3.00 € 6.86 € 13
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 4.75 € 11 € 21
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 6.25 € 14 € 27
WATER € 1.95 € 1.95 € 1.95

NETHERLANDS (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 49 € 121 € 297
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 343 € 847 € 2,079
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,372 € 1,694 € 4,158
WEEKLY (Couple) € 2,744 € 6,776 € 16,632
MONTHLY (Couple) € 6,888 € 9,352 € 13,496
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 21 € 49 € 95
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 42 € 135 € 347
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 13 € 30 € 68
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 6.97 € 18 € 45
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 6.17 € 15 € 32
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 12 € 31 € 27
WATER € 1.95 € 1.95 € 1.95

POLAND (New Zloty zł)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST zł 104 zł 273 zł 745
WEEKLY (Per Person) zł 728 zł 1,911 zł 5,215
MONTHLY (Per Person) zł 2,912 zł 7,644 zł 20,860
WEEKLY (Couple) zł 1,456 zł 3,822 zł 10,430
MONTHLY (Couple) zł 5,824 zł 15,288 zł 41,720
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
zł 65 zł 169 zł 454
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
zł 130 zł 388 zł 907
FOOD (Meals for one day) zł 24 zł 61 zł 157
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
zł 8.30 zł 21 zł 53
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
zł 13 zł 42 zł 159
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
zł 33 zł 90 zł 266
WATER zł 1.17 zł 1.17 zł 1.17

PORTUGAL (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 40 € 98 € 230
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 280 € 686 € 1,610
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,120 € 2,744 € 6,440
WEEKLY (Couple) € 560 € 1,372 € 3,220
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,240 € 5,488 € 12,880
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 18 € 44 € 96
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 37 € 88 € 192
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 12 € 29 z€ 66
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 7.33 € 19 € 53
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 5.11 € 12 € 29
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 18 € 49 € 142
WATER € 0.54 € 0.54 € 0.54

SPAIN (Euro €)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST € 40 € 98 € 230
WEEKLY (Per Person) € 280 € 686 € 1,610
MONTHLY (Per Person) € 1,120 € 2,744 € 6,440
WEEKLY (Couple) € 560 € 1,372 € 3,220
MONTHLY (Couple) € 2,240 € 5,488 € 12,880
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
€ 18 € 44 € 96
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
€ 37 € 88 € 192
FOOD (Meals for one day) € 12 € 29 z€ 66
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
€ 7.33 € 19 € 53
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
€ 5.11 € 12 € 29
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
€ 18 € 49 € 142
WATER € 0.54 € 0.54 € 0.54

UNITED KINGDOM (Pound Sterling £)

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST £ 45 £ 117 £ 313
WEEKLY (Per Person) £ 315 £ 819 £ 2,191
MONTHLY (Per Person) £ 1,260 £ 3,276 £ 8,764
WEEKLY (Couple) £ 630 £ 1,638 £ 4,382
MONTHLY (Couple) £ 2,520 £ 6,552 £ 27,528
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
£ 23 £ 59 £ 155
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
£ 45 £ 117 £ 309
FOOD (Meals for one day) £ 11 £ 28 £ 71
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
£ 8.81 £ 23 £ 64
ENTERTAINMENT
(Entrance tickets, shows etc.)
£ 7.70 £ 21 £ 58
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
£ 15 £ 38 £ 97
WATER £ 3.20 £ 3.20 £ 3.20

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*This data is derived from the travel budgets of real travellers. The average daily costs are determined from the travel budgets submitted by travellers on forums, relevant accommodation booking websites and historical monument booking sites. Only those costs that fall within a reasonable range of the median are included, eliminating outliers.