A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Accra vs. Liverpool for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Accra or Liverpool?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Accra or Liverpool, this travel comparison, which includes costs, can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison down below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Where Should I go: Accra or Liverpool?


Accra is the capital city of Ghana, located on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. Popular attractions include the National Museum of Ghana, local beaches, markets, and cultural landmarks like those dedicated to Civil Rights activist W.E.B. DuBois.


Famous as the hometown of The Beatles, Liverpool is a maritime city on the northwest coast of England. Historically, it was a key port to trade and migration and still plays a major role today, its Pier Head Waterfront being designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004. Beyond the waterfront, Liverpool is a large vibrant city with a thriving cultural heritage, historic landmarks, and a handful of unique neighborhoods with plenty to see and do.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in Ghana, The Best Adventure Tours to Ghana, The Best Adventure Tours to United Kingdom, and The Best Sightseeing Tours in United Kingdom.

Which place is cheaper, Liverpool or Accra?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Accra is $33, while the average daily cost in Liverpool is $206. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Accra and Liverpool in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Accra $17
    Liverpool $97
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Accra $34
    Liverpool $194
Compare Hotels in Accra and Liverpool

Looking for a hotel in Accra or Liverpool? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Accra

Hotels in Liverpool

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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Accra Hotel Prices and Liverpool Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Accra $14
    Liverpool $33

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Accra

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Accra:

  • Historic Slave Walking Tour of Jamestown with Transfers: $121
  • Private Transfer from Kotoka Airport Accra Ghana (ACC) to Accra city: $111

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Liverpool

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Liverpool:

  • City bike hire Liverpool

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Liverpool

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Liverpool:

  • BUS Transfer to/from John Lennon Airport: $5.94
  • Manchester Airport: BUS Transfer to/from Liverpool: $8.38
  • Liverpool Cruise Port to Liverpool Hotels - Arrival Private Transfer : $42
  • Private Transfer from Liverpool Cruise Port to Liverpool: $42
  • Private Arrival Transfer from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Liverpool City Center: $48
  • Private Liverpool Departure Transfer - Liverpool Hotel / Accomm To Airport: $52
  • Private Liverpool Arrival Transfer:Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Hotel/Accomm: $52
  • Private Transfer from Knutsford to Manchester Airport (MAN): $65
  • Departure Private Transfer: Liverpool to Liverpool Airport LPL in Business Car: $67
  • Arrival Private Transfer: Liverpool Airport LPL to Liverpool in Business Car: $67
  • One-Way Private Transfer From/To Liverpool John Lennon Airport: $92
  • Departure Private Transfer: Liverpool to Manchester Airport MAN in Business Car: $123

Is it cheaper to fly into Accra or Liverpool?

Prices for flights to both Liverpool and Accra change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.

  • Food Meals for one day
    Accra $8.27
    Liverpool $76

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Accra

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Accra.

  • Local Ghanaian Cooking Class in Accra to help support wellness community center: $45
  • Private Ghanaian Cuisine Cooking Class: $80
  • Home Cooking Class by Auntie K: $89
  • Food Tour in Accra: $277

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Liverpool

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Liverpool.

  • A Festive FunnyBoyz Christmas Dinner with Drag Queens: $52
  • Brewery Bus Tour with Beer Tasting and Pizza: $84
  • Small-Group: Experience Local Food Tour in Liverpool : $92
  • Guided Food Tour with Tastings: $103

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Accra $2.96
    Liverpool $46

Tours and Activities in Accra

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Accra are as follows:

  • Quabus Accra City Tour : $20
  • Makola Market Walking Tour: $39
  • 6-Hour Private Guided Accra City Tour: $60
  • 1 Day Accra City Tour: $71
  • Accra City Tour Experience: $75
  • Experience Ghana in a Tailor-made Accra City Tour.: $79
  • Accra City Tour Experience: $80
  • Nightlife Tour in Accra: $80
  • Experience the Beauty, History and the Culture Of Accra in a Day: $80
  • The Agbogbloshie (Accra E-waste and Recycling experience) Private Tour: $85
  • Full-Day Private Culture and History Tour of Accra : $85
  • Half Day Fantasy Coffins and Art Tour in Accra with Lunch: $90

Tours and Activities in Liverpool

Here are a few actual costs in Liverpool for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour: $3.26
  • Escape Game and Tour: $4.35
  • Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour: $4.35
  • A Hope Street Stroll: A self-guided tour from the Metropolitan Cathedral to LIPA: $5.20
  • Liverpool Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided TourTour: $5.63
  • Liverpool Highlights: Quest Experience: $6.09
  • City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone: $6.48
  • Liverpool History and Culture: A Self-Guided Audio Tour along the River Mersey: $6.99
  • Liverpool Ghost Hunt Quest Experience: $7.06
  • Bristol: Self-guided walking tour with mobile app: $7.17
  • Self-guided walking tour with mobile app: $7.17
  • Discover Liverpool’s Legacy: A Self-Guided Audio Tour: $7.51

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Accra $4.24
    Liverpool $16

Sample the Local Flavors in Liverpool

Also in Liverpool, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Evening Walking Historical Pub Crawl in Liverpool: $52
  • Liverpool Bar Maid-led Pub Crawl for Special Events: $52
  • Pirate Pub Crawl & Boat Tour: $58

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Accra and Liverpool, we can see that Liverpool is more expensive. And not only is Accra much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. Since Accra is in Africa and Liverpool is in Europe, this is one of the main reasons why the costs are so different, as different regions of the world tend to have overall different travel costs. So, traveling to Accra would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Accra and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Liverpool would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Liverpool than you might in Accra.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Accra Expensive? and Is Liverpool Expensive?.

Which is Bigger, Accra or Liverpool?

Accra has a larger population, and is about 4 times larger than the population of Liverpool. When comparing the sizes of Accra and Liverpool, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.

When is the best time to visit Accra or Liverpool?

Liverpool has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, but Accra experiences a warm climate with fairly sunny weather most of the year.

Should I visit Accra or Liverpool in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Accra and Liverpool. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Accra year-round. Also, many travelers come to Liverpool for the music scene and the family-friendly experiences.

Accra is much warmer than Liverpool in the summer. The daily temperature in Accra averages around 25°C (77°F) in July, and Liverpool fluctuates around 15°C (60°F).

In July, Accra usually receives more rain than Liverpool. Accra gets 86 mm (3.4 in) of rain, while Liverpool receives 65 mm (2.6 in) of rain each month for the summer.

  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Accra 25°C (77°F) 
    Liverpool 15°C (60°F)

Should I visit Accra or Liverpool in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Accra as well as Liverpool. Accra attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate. Also, many visitors come to Liverpool in the autumn for the shopping scene and the music scene.

In the autumn, Accra is much warmer than Liverpool. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Accra in October average around 26°C (79°F), and Liverpool averages at about 12°C (53°F).

Accra usually gets less rain in October than Liverpool. Accra gets 49 mm (1.9 in) of rain, while Liverpool receives 78 mm (3.1 in) of rain this time of the year.

  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Accra 26°C (79°F) 
    Liverpool 12°C (53°F)

Should I visit Accra or Liverpool in the Winter?

Both Liverpool and Accra are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Accra throughout the year. Also, most visitors come to Liverpool for the museums, the shopping scene, the theater shows, and the cuisine during these months.

In January, Accra is generally much warmer than Liverpool. Daily temperatures in Accra average around 27°C (81°F), and Liverpool fluctuates around 5°C (42°F).

In January, Accra usually receives less rain than Liverpool. Accra gets 18 mm (0.7 in) of rain, while Liverpool receives 69 mm (2.7 in) of rain each month for the winter.

  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Accra 27°C (81°F) 
    Liverpool 5°C (42°F)

Should I visit Accra or Liverpool in the Spring?

Both Liverpool and Accra during the spring are popular places to visit. Plenty of visitors come to Accra because of the warm climate and sunshine that lasts throughout the year.

Accra is much warmer than Liverpool in the spring. The daily temperature in Accra averages around 28°C (82°F) in April, and Liverpool fluctuates around 8°C (47°F).

It rains a lot this time of the year in Accra. Accra usually gets more rain in April than Liverpool. Accra gets 117 mm (4.6 in) of rain, while Liverpool receives 51 mm (2 in) of rain this time of the year.

  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Accra 28°C (82°F) 
    Liverpool 8°C (47°F)

Typical Weather for Liverpool and Accra

Accra Liverpool
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 27°C (81°F) 18 mm (0.7 in) 5°C (42°F) 69 mm (2.7 in)
Feb 28°C (82°F) 30 mm (1.2 in) 5°C (41°F) 50 mm (2 in)
Mar 28°C (82°F) 70 mm (2.8 in) 6°C (44°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Apr 28°C (82°F) 117 mm (4.6 in) 8°C (47°F) 51 mm (2 in)
May 27°C (81°F) 120 mm (4.7 in) 11°C (52°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Jun 26°C (79°F) 281 mm (11.1 in) 14°C (56°F) 67 mm (2.6 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 86 mm (3.4 in) 15°C (60°F) 65 mm (2.6 in)
Aug 24°C (75°F) 29 mm (1.1 in) 15°C (60°F) 81 mm (3.2 in)
Sep 25°C (77°F) 73 mm (2.9 in) 14°C (57°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Oct 26°C (79°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 12°C (53°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)
Nov 27°C (81°F) 31 mm (1.2 in) 8°C (47°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)
Dec 27°C (81°F) 20 mm (0.8 in) 6°C (44°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)