Average cost of trip to Switzerland

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Switzerland

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Switzerland? You should plan to spend around Fr.168.87 ($186.52) per day on your trip to Switzerland for one person and Fr.264.41 ($292.04) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (Fr.73.34 $81.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (Fr.38.99 $43.06) and some entertainment (Fr.152.09 $167.98) for two. Find more about Switzerland travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Switzerland cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Switzerland is around Fr.1,674.84 ($1,849.86) for one person and around Fr.2,733.66 ($3,019.31) for a couple including flights. January is the cheapest month to go to Switzerland.

Budget

One Week for Two Fr.1,678.55 ≈ $1,853.96
Two Weeks for Two Fr.2,371.20 ≈ $2,618.98

Comfort

One Week for Two Fr.2,733.66 ≈ $3,019.31
Two Weeks for Two Fr.3,685.84 ≈ $4,070.99

High-end

One Week for Two Fr.3,919.52 ≈ $4,329.10
Two Weeks for Two Fr.5,563.88 ≈ $6,145.29
Switzerland Travel Budget

Switzerland

Currency Sfr (Swiss Franc)
Exchange Rate 100Sfr $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 24 Feb 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Switzerland?

A lot of people want to visit Switzerland 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 Switzerland from

How much does it cost to fly to Switzerland? High season for flights to Switzerland spans from July to August — prepare to pay $189.00 and more for your return flight to Switzerland. The period from September to November is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $145.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Switzerland

How much do hotels charge per night in Switzerland? High season in Switzerland runs from September to December. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $156.00. Low season spans from June to August. You can get a room for a night for as low as $69.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $171.42 per night, but prices can go up to -8% higher during high season.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $65.00 per night, but prices can go up to 140% higher during high season.

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🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Switzerland

How much does food in Switzerland cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Switzerland is Fr.0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around Fr.52.46 ($57.94). 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 Switzerland is around Fr.3.17 ($3.50). A soft drink is around Fr.3.81 ($4.21) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around Fr.5.60 ($6.18) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are Fr.7.61 ($8.40) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Switzerland
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink Fr.3.81 ≈$4.21
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water Fr.3.17 ≈$3.50
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Bar Drinks
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🍺 Beer Fr.5.60 ≈$6.18
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail Fr.7.61 ≈$8.40
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two Fr.52.46 ≈$57.94
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April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail Fr.7.50 $8.28
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water Fr.3.10 $3.42
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Fr.40.00 $44.18
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Fr.23.29 $25.72
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Fr.93.13 $102.86
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Fr.5.59 $6.17
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Fr.3.80 $4.20
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water Fr.3.22 $3.56
April 20, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail Fr.7.50 $8.28
April 20, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water Fr.3.10 $3.42

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Switzerland

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Switzerland? Guided group tours are approximately Fr.198.81 ($219.58) per person. If you want to go on a guided tour and save some cash, try looking for free walking tours in Switzerland on Tripadvisor.

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Switzerland
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour Fr.198.81 ≈$219.58
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre Fr.35.66 ≈$39.39
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Fr.44.00 $48.60
April 23, 2020 🏰 Group Tour Fr.196.00 $216.48
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Fr.17.69 $19.54
April 20, 2020 🏰 Group Tour Fr.196.00 $216.48
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Fr.44.00 $48.60

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Switzerland

How much does airport transfer cost in Switzerland? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately Fr.12.69 ($14.02).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Switzerland
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Transfers
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi Fr.12.69 ≈$14.02
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport Fr.8.01 ≈$8.85
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April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Fr.17.00 $18.78
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Fr.3.59 $3.96
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Fr.3.35 $3.70
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Fr.3.40 $3.76
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi Fr.17.00 $18.78
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Fr.17.00 $18.78

☀ Weather in Switzerland

The hottest season in Switzerland runs from May to September. The average temperature is around 23 °C. The rainy season is from May to December with average rainfall of 49mm.

🤑 Calculate your Switzerland travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Switzerland Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Switzerland 1849.9 194 567 150.7 587.9 74.3 276.0