The Cost Of Travel In Amsterdam On Any Budget

Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital. It is known for its artistic heritage, picturesque canals and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. The brightly colored bicycles and tulips stands line the streets and the local coffee houses are packed with guests enjoying a local treat. If you’re looking for a destination straight out of a fairytale book, look no further.  Here are some examples of the cost of travel in Amsterdam on any budget.

Average Daily Cost

$1 USD is equat to €.84 Euro. You should plan to spend around $152(€127) per day during your vacation in Amsterdam.

One WeekTwo WeeksOne Month
€892 per person€1,784 per person€3,823 per person
€1,784 per couple€3,568 per couple€7,645 per couple

Accomodation Budget in Amsterdam

The average price for one person for accommodation in Amsterdam is $90.62 USD or €76. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price in Amsterdam is $180 USD or €151.

Hotel City Garden Amsterdam

Superior Tourist Class Traditional Hotel. (exterior) A traditional building dating back to the last century. (lobby) This accommodation has a small lobby. (general) This is a good, centrally located property.
Hotel City Garden Amsterdam is a warm, charming and cosy hotel situated in the centre of Amsterdam; which also is full of historical monuments.

Average per night of $87 USD

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre

Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a sauna and bicycles to rent. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Enjoy a meal at Atrium Breakfast Room or snacks in the coffee shop/café. 

Average per night of $210 USD

Food Budget in Amsterdam

While the cost of meals in Amsterdam can vary, the average cost is around €31 or $37 USD per day. Based on past experience, an average meal should cost around €12 or $14 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 Amsterdam Including Meal

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

Amsterdam Burgers and Dogs Cruise

Create your own Burger & Hotdog during this cruise


Transportation in Amsterdam

The cost of a taxi ride in Amsterdam is significantly more than public transportation. On average, you will spend about €19or $22.66 USD per person, per day, on local transportation in Amsterdam.

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

Flights to Amsterdam

As imagined, flights to Amsterdam 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 $700USD.

Activities and Entertainment

Entertainment and activities will typically cost an average of €16 or $19 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 Amsterdam

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

The average person spends about €13 or $15.50 USD per day on alcohol.

Traveling to Amsterdam 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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