Average cost of trip to France

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in France

Updated July 23, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to France? You should plan to spend around 288.33 € ($340.58) per day on your trip to France for one person and 408.20 € ($482.16) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (168.47 € $199.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (104.35 € $123.26) and some entertainment (135.37 € $159.90) for two. Find more about France travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to France cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to France is around 2,673.36 € ($3,157.77) for one person and around 3,931.55 € ($4,643.93) for a couple including flights. January is the cheapest month to go to France.

Budget

One Week for Two 2,461.48 € ≈ $2,907.50
Two Weeks for Two 4,116.29 € ≈ $4,862.15

Comfort

One Week for Two 3,931.55 € ≈ $4,643.93
Two Weeks for Two 6,362.47 € ≈ $7,515.34

High-end

One Week for Two 5,716.44 € ≈ $6,752.25
Two Weeks for Two 9,571.31 € ≈ $11,305.61
France Travel Budget

France

Currency € (Euro)
Exchange Rate 100€ $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 27 Jul 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit France?

A lot of people want to visit France and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

✈ Cost of flights to France from

How much does it cost to fly to France? High season for flights to France spans from April to August — prepare to pay $157.00 and more for your return flight to France. The period from January to March is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $121.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in France

How much do hotels charge per night in France? High season in France runs from September to December. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $230.00. Low season spans from June to August. You can get a room for a night for as low as $121.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $211.42 per night, but prices can go up to 8% higher during high season.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $109.36 per night, but prices can go up to 110% higher during high season.

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🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in France

How much does food in France cost? The average cost of food and drinks in France is 0.00 € ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in France would cost you around 23.38 € ($27.62). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around 38.72 € ($45.74). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in France is around 2.10 € ($2.48). A soft drink is around 2.29 € ($2.70) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around 4.61 € ($5.44) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are 5.50 € ($6.50) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in France
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink 2.29 € ≈$2.70
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water 2.10 € ≈$2.48
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Bar Drinks
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🍺 Beer 4.61 € ≈$5.44
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail 5.50 € ≈$6.50
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two 38.72 € ≈$45.74
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🌯 Street Food 23.38 € ≈$27.62
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April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail 5.50 € $6.50
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water 2.39 € $2.82
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two 57.00 € $67.33
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food 24.13 € $28.50
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two 30.00 € $35.44
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food 22.50 € $26.58
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two 12.06 € $14.25
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two 45.78 € $54.08
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer 4.58 € $5.41
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink 2.28 € $2.69

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in France

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in France? Guided group tours are approximately 182.22 € ($215.24) per person. If you want to go on a guided tour and save some cash, try looking for free walking tours in France on Tripadvisor.

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in France
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour 182.22 € ≈$215.24
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre 25.03 € ≈$29.57
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre 25.00 € $29.53
April 23, 2020 🏰 Group Tour 182.00 € $214.98
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre 9.16 € $10.82
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre 25.00 € $29.53
April 20, 2020 🏰 Group Tour 182.00 € $214.98

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in France

How much does airport transfer cost in France? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately 15.87 € ($18.75).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in France
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi 15.87 € ≈$18.75
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport 13.82 € ≈$16.32
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April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport 4.60 € $5.43
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi 23.00 € $27.17
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi 1.58 € $1.87
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport 1.56 € $1.84
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport 23.00 € $27.17
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi 23.00 € $27.17

☀ Weather in France

The hottest season in France runs from April to September. The average temperature is around 24 °C. The rainy season is from June to June with average rainfall of 196mm.

🤑 Calculate your France travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in France Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
France 3157.8 163 1393 431.4 559.6 111.6 499.1