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

Should you visit Accra or Prague?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Accra or Prague, 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 Prague?


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.


Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic. It is also the largest city in the country and one of the largest cities in Central Europe. Prague has long enticed travelers for its beautiful architecture, impressive bridges, detailed cathedrals, and fascinating history. Prague is unique in that is remained almost completely undamaged during World War II. The medieval city center still feels like you've stepped back in time. Despite this historic atmosphere, there is still a lot of vibrant energy and you'll find many different live music venues, art galleries, modern restaurants, and unique festivals throughout the year.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in Ghana, The Best Adventure Tours to Ghana, The Best Cultural Tours in Czech Republic, and The Best Romantic Tours for Couples in Czech Republic.

Which place is cheaper, Prague 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 Prague is $112. 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 Prague in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Accra $17
    Prague $68
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Accra $34
    Prague $136
Compare Hotels in Accra and Prague

Looking for a hotel in Accra or Prague? 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 Prague

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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 Prague Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Accra $14
    Prague $8.29

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Accra

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Accra:

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

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Prague

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Prague:

  • Bus Transfer Between Prague Airport and the City: $5.26
  • River Cruise with Transfer to Pier: $17
  • Prague Airport Shared Departure Transfer: $18
  • Private Transfer from Prague Airport to Prague Hotels: $22
  • Transfer from Prague airport: $23
  • Private Transfer from Prague City Center to Vaclav Airport (PRG): $25
  • Private Transfer from Vaclav Airport (PRG) to Prague City Center: $25
  • Private Transfer from Prague Airport: $25
  • One Way Shuttle Airport & Hotel Transfer in Prague: $27
  • Transfer from train/bus station to Hotel: $31
  • Private Transfer: Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) to Prague: $33
  • Express Train Transfer Ticket to and from Krakow: $35

Is it cheaper to fly into Accra or Prague?

Prices for flights to both Prague 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
    Prague $26

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

Typical Food Prices in Prague

Some typical examples of dining costs in Prague are as follows:

  • Fruit
  • Lunch for One
  • Bananas
  • Cookies

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Prague

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

  • Anti Tour Prague - Self Guided Beer and Food Tour: $15
  • Anti Tour Prague - Self Guided Beer and Food Tour: $22
  • Hard Rock Cafe with Set Menu for Lunch or Dinner: $27
  • Hard Rock Cafe Prague with Set Lunch or Dinner: $29
  • Prague by Night: 2-Hour Dinner Cruise with Live Music: $48
  • Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Buffet Dinner: $52
  • Evening River Cruise with Dinner and Welcome Drink: $53
  • Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Buffet Dinner: $53
  • Vltava River Evening Dinner Cruise: $57
  • Folkloric Dinner Show with Unlimited Drinks: $58
  • 2-Hour Dinner Cruise with Transfers: $59
  • Vltava River Cruise with Dinner: $59

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Accra $2.96
    Prague $16

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

Typical Entertainment Prices in Prague

Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Prague are as follows:

  • Opera Tickets
  • Two Tickets for Charles Bridge Tower
  • Image Theatre for Two

Tours and Activities in Prague

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

  • Prague City sightseeing in Night Trike Tour: $2.07
  • Guided Sightseeing Tour by Electric Trike: $2.11
  • Panoramic Viewpoints Guided Electric Tricycle Tour: $2.18
  • Guided Old Town & Jewish quarter Walking Tour Prague (Tip-based): $2.51
  • Grand City Tour on Electric Trike in Prague - Live Guided: $3.02
  • Sunset View & Adventurous Retro E-Bike Tour: $3.06
  • Prague Historical & Viewpoints Retro E-Bike Group Tour: $3.06
  • Grand City Tour of Prague on Stylish Retro Styled E-Bike: $3.15
  • Gorgeous Prague Night Retro E-Bike Tour ( Live Guided ): $3.19
  • First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour: $3.26
  • Self-Guided Tour Fotosafari: $3.33
  • Prague’s TOP Sights - Old Town, Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge (Tip-based tour): $3.34

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Accra $4.24
    Prague $11

Typical Alcohol Prices in Prague

Here are a few samples of the prices for alcohol and nightlife in Prague from other travelers:

  • A Bottle of Wine

Sample the Local Flavors in Prague

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

  • Staropramem Brewery Self-Guided Tour with Tasting: $14
  • Pub Crawl with Shots and Night Club I Prague: $15
  • Private Bar Crawl with Shots and Nightclub in Prague: $16
  • Clock Tower Bar Crawl with Drinks and Shots: $24
  • Clock Tower Bar Crawl in Prague: $27
  • Drunken Monkey Prague Daytime Pub Crawl Open Bar Party Vibes: $33
  • Pub Crawl and International Party: $35
  • 2 Hours Wine Tasting in a Historical Cellar in Krizikova : $35
  • Pub Crawl with Open Bar and VIP Entry: $35
  • Prague Pub Crawl: $35
  • Day-Time Pub Crawl : $36
  • Pub Crawl with 2-Hour Open Bar at Drunken Monkey: $36

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Accra and Prague, we can see that Prague 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 Prague 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 Prague would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Prague 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 Prague Expensive?.

Which is Bigger, Accra or Prague?

Accra has a larger population, and is about 68% larger than the population of Prague. When comparing the sizes of Accra and Prague, 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 Prague?

Prague 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 Prague in the Summer?

Both Prague and Accra are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Accra throughout the year. Also, many visitors come to Prague in the summer for the city activities, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences.

Accra is a little warmer than Prague in the summer. The daily temperature in Accra averages around 25°C (77°F) in July, and Prague fluctuates around 19°C (66°F).

In July, Accra usually receives more rain than Prague. Accra gets 86 mm (3.4 in) of rain, while Prague receives 70 mm (2.7 in) of rain each month for the summer.

  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Accra 25°C (77°F) 
    Prague 19°C (66°F)

Should I visit Accra or Prague in the Autumn?

Both Prague and Accra during the autumn are popular places to visit. Plenty of visitors come to Accra because of the warm climate and sunshine that lasts throughout the year. Also, most visitors come to Prague for the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, the music scene, and the natural beauty of the area during these months.

In the autumn, Accra is much warmer than Prague. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Accra in October average around 26°C (79°F), and Prague averages at about 11°C (52°F).

Accra usually gets more rain in October than Prague. Accra gets 49 mm (1.9 in) of rain, while Prague receives 42 mm (1.7 in) of rain this time of the year.

  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Accra 26°C (79°F) 
    Prague 11°C (52°F)

Should I visit Accra or Prague in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Accra and Prague. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Accra year-round. Also, the winter months attract visitors to Prague because of the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

The weather in Prague can be very cold. In January, Accra is generally much warmer than Prague. Daily temperatures in Accra average around 27°C (81°F), and Prague fluctuates around 1°C (33°F).

In January, Accra usually receives less rain than Prague. Accra gets 18 mm (0.7 in) of rain, while Prague receives 42 mm (1.7 in) of rain each month for the winter.

  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Accra 27°C (81°F) 
    Prague 1°C (33°F)

Should I visit Accra or Prague in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Accra as well as Prague. Accra attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate. Also, the activities around the city and the natural beauty are the main draw to Prague this time of year.

Accra is much warmer than Prague in the spring. The daily temperature in Accra averages around 28°C (82°F) in April, and Prague fluctuates around 10°C (49°F).

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

  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Accra 28°C (82°F) 
    Prague 10°C (49°F)

Typical Weather for Prague and Accra

Accra Prague
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 27°C (81°F) 18 mm (0.7 in) 1°C (33°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
Feb 28°C (82°F) 30 mm (1.2 in) 2°C (35°F) 36 mm (1.4 in)
Mar 28°C (82°F) 70 mm (2.8 in) 6°C (42°F) 39 mm (1.5 in)
Apr 28°C (82°F) 117 mm (4.6 in) 10°C (49°F) 51 mm (2 in)
May 27°C (81°F) 120 mm (4.7 in) 14°C (57°F) 63 mm (2.5 in)
Jun 26°C (79°F) 281 mm (11.1 in) 18°C (64°F) 76 mm (3 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 86 mm (3.4 in) 19°C (66°F) 70 mm (2.7 in)
Aug 24°C (75°F) 29 mm (1.1 in) 19°C (66°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)
Sep 25°C (77°F) 73 mm (2.9 in) 16°C (60°F) 52 mm (2.1 in)
Oct 26°C (79°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 11°C (52°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
Nov 27°C (81°F) 31 mm (1.2 in) 6°C (43°F) 47 mm (1.9 in)
Dec 27°C (81°F) 20 mm (0.8 in) 2°C (36°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)