A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Agra vs. Atlanta for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Agra or Atlanta?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Agra or Atlanta, 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: Agra or Atlanta?

Agra

In the north of India, in the state of Uttar Pradesh is the city of Agra. This land is home to great tales of emperors and majestic temples. It is the home to a magnificent past and the greatest symbol of love known to man, the Taj Mahal.

While this incredible structure is the main draw to this area, there is much more to see. Once the capital of the Mughal Empire, Agra can claim three different UNESCO World Heritage sites - the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort and the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikiri.

Atlanta

Atlanta is a city rich in history but modern in its development and industry. It has a population of just under 500,000 with more than five million people living in the metropolitan area. It is also the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States The city is rich in culture and was at the center of the civil rights movement. It is the capital of the state of Georgia, and was home to the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. It has the world's busiest airport and arguably some of the country's worst traffic, but the residents are recognized for their friendly and welcoming nature and the city is lush with green trees and wonderful parks.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 2-Week Tours from Mumbai, The Best Family-Friendly Tours to India, The Best 2-Week Tours from Los Angeles, and The Best Family-Friendly Tours to United States of America.


Which place is cheaper, Atlanta or Agra?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Agra is $45, while the average daily cost in Atlanta is $173. 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 Agra and Atlanta in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Agra $16
    Atlanta $90
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Agra $32
    Atlanta $180
Compare Hotels in Agra and Atlanta

Looking for a hotel in Agra or Atlanta? 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 Agra


Hotels in Atlanta


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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: Agra Hotel Prices and Atlanta Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Agra $10
    Atlanta $44
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Agra

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Agra:


  • Tuk Tuk Ride
    $0.60

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Agra

Also for Agra, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Delhi: One-Way Private Transfer to/from Agra: $3,200
  • Private Transfer- Agra city to Delhi via Mathura: $193
  • Transfer from Delhi to Jaipur with Tajmahal sight seeing: $187
  • Private Transfer : Agra to Varanasi by Car: $180
  • Private Transfer From Agra To Udaipur: $160
  • Private One Way Transfer From Agra To Udaipur: $150
  • Budget Transfer by Car from Agra to Varanasi Hotel: $146
  • From Jaipur Transfer via Visiting Abhaneri: $144
  • Agra to Delhi airport transfer by air-conditioned car: $130
  • Private Transfers Agra To Vrindavan Drop: $123
  • Private Transfers Agra To Lucknow Drop: $123
  • Private Transfer To Jaipur From Agra Via Fatehpur Sikri And Abhaneri: $120

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Atlanta

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Atlanta:


  • MARTA Subway Ticket
    $4.00

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Atlanta

Also for Atlanta, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport (ATL):Transfer to Atlanta: $281
  • Departure Private Transfer: Atlanta to Atlanta Airport ATL in Luxury Car: $261
  • Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Atlanta - Round-Trip Private Transfer: $216
  • Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Atlanta - Roundtrip Private Transfer: $196
  • Transfer from Hartsfield-Jackson Airport: $150
  • Transfer from DeKalb-Peachtree Airport: $150
  • Land transfer limo suv sedan vans : $145
  • Roundtrip transfer in executive private car from Atlanta Airport to Alpharetta: $144
  • Departure Transfer: Atlanta to Atlanta Airport ATL in Luxury SUV: $134
  • Departure Transfer: Atlanta to Atlanta Airport ATL by Luxury SUV: $134
  • RoundTrip Transfer in Executive Private Minivan from-to Airport-Atlanta Downtown: $133
  • Private Transfer: Atlanta to H. J. Airport ATL in Business Car: $120

Is it cheaper to fly into Agra or Atlanta?

Prices for flights to both Atlanta and Agra 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
  • Food Meals for one day
    Agra $16
    Atlanta $43
Typical Food Prices in Agra

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Agra:


  • Breakfast for Two
    $2.17

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Agra

For Agra, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Agra Food Tour: $4.79
  • Agra best Cooking class after Taj Mahal: $5.99
  • Street Food Tour with Spice Market on Tuk-Tuk: $11
  • Agra Cooking Classes & Experiences (Pick up and Drop): $18
  • Agra Heritage Walk with Food Tour: $20
  • Local Food Tour with Cooking Class in Home Agra Including Lunch or Dinner: $20
  • Indian Food Private Cooking Class: $22
  • Old City Food Tour with Local Guide and Tastings: $23
  • Indian Home Visit Cooking Demo: $25
  • The Spirit of Agra - Old Market Walking and Food Tour: $26
  • Cooking Class and Much More in a Local Family Home: $29
  • Cooking Workshop and Vegetarian Dinner in Agra with Family: $30

Typical Food Prices in Atlanta

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Atlanta:


  • Fast Food Lunch (for 2)
    $15
  • Lunch
    $20

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Atlanta

For Atlanta, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • City Lights Night Tour with Photos & Dinner Stop: $69
  • City Lights Atlanta Night-Time Tour with Photos & Dinner Stop: $69
  • 2 Hour Historic Market Food Tour and Hands-On Biscuit Class: $70
  • Historic Market Food Tour and Biscuit Cooking Class: $70
  • Ponce City Market 2.5-Hour Weekend Food Tour: $99
  • Food Tour of Inman Park and the Atlanta Beltline: $99
  • Walking Food Tour: $101
  • Secret Food Tours Atlanta w/ Private Tour Option: $109
  • Truist Park & The Battery Atlanta Food Tour: $129

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Agra $20
    Atlanta $56
Typical Entertainment Prices in Agra

For Agra, here are some examples of average entertainment and activity prices from previous travelers:


  • Entry to the Red Fort for Two
    $7.22
  • Taj Mahal for Two
    $18

Tours and Activities in Agra

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Agra.

  • Agra Full day Sightseeing with Transports & Tour Guide: $37
  • Agra Local Tour with Taj Mahal : $30
  • Jaipur Overnight Tour from Agra : $300
  • Private 6 Hours: Agra Temples and Spiritual Sites Tour: $38
  • Private Full Day Sunrise Taj Mahal Tour With Agra Fort: $30
  • Private Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Day Tour: $42
  • Taj Mahal Sunrise & Agra Fort Private Tour - All Inclusive: $21
  • Tajmahal Sunrise And Sunset Tour in Agra with Fatehpur Sikri: $37
  • 05-Hours Taj Mahal & Agra Day Tour by TUK TUK: $5.00
  • 06 Hours Agra City Tour - Private: $85
  • 1 Day Private Tour of Agra - Taj Mahal & More: $35
  • 1 Night 2 Days Agra Tour with Fatehpur Sikri From Delhi: $90

Tours and Activities in Atlanta

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Atlanta.

  • 2-Hour Food, History and Street Art Tour of Ponce City Market: $95
  • 2.5hr Guided Segway Tour of Historic Atlanta: $69
  • 2.5hr Guided Segway Tour of Midtown Atlanta: $69
  • 3-Hour Atlanta Beltline Food, Street Art and History Tour : $99
  • 3-Hour Private Atlanta MCU Comics Inspired Film Location Tour: $175
  • 90-Minute Guided Sightseeing Tour by E-Car or MiniBus: $36
  • 90-Minute Narrated Sightseeing Trolley Tour in Atlanta: $36
  • African American Atlanta Culture Tour by Private Car Service : $90
  • African-American Heritage&Civil Rights Atlanta Half-Day Tour: $662
  • Atlanta 5 Hour City Tour by Air-Conditioned Bus: $70
  • Atlanta Beltline Cocktails and Bites Experience: $129
  • Atlanta Comedy City Tour: $40

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Agra $9.69
    Atlanta $17

Sample the Local Flavors in Atlanta

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Atlanta:

  • Drag Queen Guided Pub Crawl and Cabaret Show: $36
  • ATLANTA Yes, Queen! Drag Queen Pub Crawl : $40
  • Half-Day Wine Tastings in the North Georgia Mountains : $115
  • Full-Day Wine Country Wine Tastings From Atlanta : $120
  • North Georgia Mountains Three Vineyard Wine Tasting Tour: $144
  • North Georgia Mountains Two Vineyard Wine Tasting Tour: $155


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Agra and Atlanta, we can see that Atlanta is more expensive. And not only is Agra much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. Since Agra is in Asia and Atlanta is in North America, 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 Agra would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Agra 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 Atlanta would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Atlanta than you might in Agra.

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


Which is Bigger, Agra or Atlanta?

Agra has a larger population, and is about 3 times larger than the population of Atlanta. When comparing the sizes of Agra and Atlanta, 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.