The Cost Of Travel In Vienna On Any Budget

Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence, Vienna is an artists paradise. According to UNESCO, lingering over a newspaper with a pastry and a strong espresso drink is officially a cornerstone of Viennese culture. From coffee houses to the opera, there is something for everyone in Vienna. Here are some examples of the cost of travel in Vienna on any budet.

Average Daily Cost

$1 USD is equat to €.84 Euro. You should plan to spend around $139 €117) per day during your vacation in Vienna.

One WeekTwo WeeksOne Month
€819 per person€1,638 per person€3,509 per person
€1,638 per couple€3,275 per couple€7,018 per couple

Accomodation Budget in Vienna

The average price for one person for accommodation in Vienna is $92 USD or €77. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price in Viennais $181 USD or €153.


Includes 3-star hotels and rural hotels. (general) This 4 star hotel is located within the city of Vienna and was established in 1896. It is close to the Volksoper and the nearest station is U2, U6. All 59 rooms are equipped with minibar, hairdryer and safe.

Average per night of $54USD

Hotel Ambassador

Located in 01. Innere Stadt, Hotel Ambassador is a perfect starting point from which to explore Vienna. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one.

Average per night of $178 USD

Food Budget in Vienna

While the cost of meals in Vienna can vary, the average cost is around €23 or $27.43 USD per day. Based on past experience, an average meal should cost around €9.16 or $10.92 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.

Kursalon: Strauss and Mozart Concert Including 4-Course Dinner

Dinner and classical concert at the Kursalon Vienna

Danube River Cruise with Dinner and Viennese Songs in Vienna

Dinner cruise on the Danube River

Transportation in Vienna

The cost of a taxi ride in Vienna is significantly more than public transportation. On average, you will spend about €12 or $14.31 USD per person, per day, on local transportation in Vienna.

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

Flights to Vienna

As imagined, flights to Vienna 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 $750 USD.

Activities and Entertainment

Entertainment and activities will typically cost an average of €29 or $34.58 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 Vienna

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

The average person spends about €9.19 or $10.96 USD per day on alcohol.

Traveling to Vienna 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!

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