The Cost Of Travel In Prague On Any Budget

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic. Famous for it’s well-preserved castles, medieval squares, Gothic cathedrals and dreamy bridges, Prague looks like it was plucked right out of a fairytale book. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” a trip to Prague will transport you back in time. My time in Prague was too short and I am counting down the days until I can return and experience more of it’s beauty and history. Luckily this beautiful city is a bargin compared to most of Central Europe that I am hoping to be back in no time. Here are examples of the cost of travel in Prague without breaking the bank.

Average Daily Cost

$1 USD is equat to Kč22.10 Czech Koruna. You should plan to spend around $96 (Kč2,040) per day during your vacation in Prague.

One WeekTwo WeeksOne Month
$646 per person$1,293 per person$2,770 per person
$1,293 per couple$2,586 per couple$5,540 per couple

Accomodation Budget in Prague

The average price for one person for accommodation in Prague is $56 USD or Kč1,240. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price in Prague is $112 USD or Kč2,480.

Dream Hostel Prage

Featuring a garden and a terrace DREAM Hostel Prague is located in Prague 450 m from Historical Building of the National Museum of Prague and 1.1 km from Prague Astronomical Clock. The property is situated 1.1 km from Old Town Square 2.1 km from Vysehrad Castle and 1.8 km from Municipal House. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk airport transfers a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property. All units at the hostel are equipped with a seating area. Guests at DREAM Hostel Prague can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast. Prague Castle is 3.1 km from the accommodation while St. Vitus Cathedral is 3.1 km away.

Average per night of $61 USD

Corinthia Hotel Prague

The upscale Corinthia Hotel Prague stands on top of one of Prague’s hills 2 metro stops from the centre. It offers panoramic city views and a top-floor spa with a swimming pool. The Vysehrad metro station the Prague Congress Centre and the 11th-century Vyšehrad fortress are a few steps from the Corinthia Hotel Prague. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature flat-screen satellite TVs high-quality furniture and luxurious fabrics. The Apollo Day Spa on the top floor offers a wide range of spa and fitness facilities and superb views. International cuisine can be enjoyed in Lounge 62 at Corinthia Hotel Prague.

Food Budget in Prague

While the cost of meals in Prague can vary, the average cost is around Kč489 or $22 USD per day. Based on past experience, an average meal should cost around Kč196 or $9 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.

5-Course Medieval Dining Experience

3-hour dinner and a show | Free wine and beer included

Buffet Dinner Cruise on Vltava River

Buffet dinner and sightseeing cruise on the Vltava River


Transportation in Prague

The cost of a taxi ride in Prague is significantly more than public transportation. On average, you will spend about Kč150 or $6.79 USD per person, per day, on local transportation in Prague.

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

Flights to Prague

As imagined, flights to Prague 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 $650 USD.

Activities and Entertainment

Entertainment and activities will typically cost an average of Kč305 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 Prague

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

The average person spends about Kč209 or $9.46 USD per day on alcohol.

Traveling to Prague 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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