The Cost Of Travel In Berlin On Any Budget

Berlin is Germany’s capital city and dates back to the 13th Century. From its fashion to its architecture to its political history, Berlin has always been a “cosmopolitan city with an edge”. Within this beautifully modern city lies sobering reminders of it’s past from what’s left of the Berlin Wall to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. If you love walking in the footsteps of history, Berlin should be added to your bucketlist. Here are some examples of the cost of travel in Berlin on any budget.

Average Daily Cost

$1 USD is equat to €.84 Euro. You should plan to spend around $123(€102) per day during your vacation in Berlin.

One WeekTwo WeeksOne Month
€712 per person€1,425 per person€3,053 per person
€1,425 per couple€2,850 per couple€6,107 per couple

Accomodation Budget in Berlin

The average price for one person for accommodation in Berlin is $55USD or €46. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price in Berlin is $110USD or €92.

Kurfürst am Kurfürstendamm

Just a few steps from the Kurfürstendamm shopping street this Art Nouveau hotel offers spacious rooms and excellent transport links. It stands in the elegant Charlottenburg district of Berlin. Free WiFi is available throughout. 

Average per night of $57 USD

TITANIC Gendarmenmarkt Berlin

With a stay at TITANIC Gendarmenmarkt Berlin in Berlin (Mitte), you’ll be minutes from French Cathedral and Gendarmenmarkt. This 5-star hotel is close to Checkpoint Charlie Museum and Brandenburg Gate. Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages and body treatments.

Average per night of $127 USD

Food Budget in Berlin

While the cost of meals in Berlin can vary, the average cost is around €40 or $48USD per day. Based on past experience, an average meal should cost around €16 or $19 USD per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. Of course, the cost in sit-down restaurants will often be higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

Hard Rock Cafe Berlin Including Meal

Classic American-style food and music at the Hard Rock Cafe Berlin

Capital Dinner Cruise at Sunset

Eat a 4-course meal of German cuisine while sightseeing

Transportation in Berlin

The cost of a taxi ride in Berlin is significantly more than public transportation. On average, you will spend about €13 or $15.50 USD per person, per day, on local transportation in Berlin.

Private Airport Transfers: Private door-door transfer between Berlin Airport and your your centrally located Berlin hotel

Flights to Berlin

As imagined, flights to Berlin will vary depending on when you are looking to travel. An average cost for a flight departing from JFK in New York City will run you a minimum of $600 USD.

Activities and Entertainment

Entertainment and activities will typically cost an average of €12 or $14 USD per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

Other Tips for Budgeting Your Trip to Berlin

When it comings to tips and handouts, the average amount for a tip is 5% – 15% of your bill.

The average person spends about €10 or $12 USD per day on alcohol.

Traveling to Berlin can be a reality no matter what your budget is. As long as you do your research and plan accordingly, you could find yourself enjoying this medevial city in no time.

Happy Planning!

2 Thoughts to “The Cost Of Travel In Berlin On Any Budget”

  1. This is insightful, thanks for sharing. Berlin is a fascinating city- for tourists, expats, and residents alike. Co-living Berlin,, is a great way to bridge the gap between being a tourist and being a resident.

    1. Thank you! I will check that out!!

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