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

Should you visit Agra or Toronto?

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

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


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.


The capital of Ontario and the most populated city in Canada, Toronto is a very popular travel destination for any number of reasons. It's positioned along the coast of Lake Ontario and has a population of more than 2.6 million with 6.2 million in the Greater Toronto Area. It's a very international and diverse city, with a very rich cultural history. More than half of the city's population was not born in Canada, and there are more than eighty different ethnic neighborhoods sprinkled throughout the city. The city is a center for music, theater, film, and television. It has countless museums, festivals, and sights that attract more than 25 million tourists every year.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 2-Week Tours from Mumbai, The Best Family-Friendly Tours to India, The Best Northern Lights Tours in Canada, and The Best Luxury Tours to Canada.

Which place is cheaper, Toronto or Agra?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Agra is $44, while the average daily cost in Toronto is $203. 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 Toronto in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Agra $16
    Toronto $86
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Agra $32
    Toronto $172
Compare Hotels in Agra and Toronto

Looking for a hotel in Agra or Toronto? 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 Toronto

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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 Toronto Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Agra $10
    Toronto $32
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Agra

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

  • Tuk Tuk Ride

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Agra

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

  • Wildlife SOS Visit with One Way Transfer from Agra to Delhi: $49
  • Vrindavan to Delhi private transfer: $28
  • Transfer from Delhi to Jaipur with Tajmahal sight seeing: $187
  • Transfer from Agra to New Delhi by Private Car: $60
  • Transfer from Agra to Jaipur via Fatehpur Shikri and Abhaneri: $106
  • Transfer from Agra to Jaipur by Private Car: $91
  • Transfer Agra to Delhi by Private AC Car: $75
  • Transfer Agra To Jaipur Via Fatehpur Sikri & Stepwell: $60
  • Taj Mahal Sunrise & Agra Day Tour with Transfers: $1.91
  • Sunrise Taj Mahal,Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri Stepwell Tour Wid Transfer To Jaipur: $106
  • Sunrise Taj Mahal and Agra Fort Half-Day Tour with Transfer: $5.39
  • Smooth Departure Transfer by Car from Agra to Lucknow: $100

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Toronto

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Toronto are as follows:

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Train: 2 Day Passes

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Toronto

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

  • Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) Transfer to Downtown Montreal: $1,618
  • Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) Transfer to Kingston: $856
  • Private Transfer to Kingston City or Queen's Unive…: $830
  • Niagara Falls: Private Transfer to/from Toronto Airport: $713
  • Pearson Airport to Blue Mountain Resort Transfer: $678
  • Low cost Transfer: Toronto Downtown to Niagara Falls (Lake): $668
  • Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) Transfer to Niagara Falls: $442
  • Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) Transfer to Port Hope: $439
  • Arrival Private Transfer: Toronto Airport YYZ to Niagara Falls in Business Car: $294
  • Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) Transfer to Hamilton: $281
  • Niagara Falls private transfers : $280
  • Private Transfer Pearson Int. Apt to Waterloo: $270

Is it cheaper to fly into Agra or Toronto?

Prices for flights to both Toronto 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 Meals for one day
    Agra $16
    Toronto $65
Typical Food Prices in Agra

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

  • Breakfast for Two

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: $5.98
  • Agra best Cooking class after Taj Mahal: $5.98
  • Street Food Tour with Spice Market on Tuk-Tuk: $11
  • Agra Cooking Classes & Experiences (Pick up and Drop): $18
  • Agra Cooking Classes (Pick up and Drop available): $20
  • 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

Typical Food Prices in Toronto

For Toronto, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:

  • Lunch at St. Lawrence Market for Two
  • Dinner at Mill Street Brewery (for 2)

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Toronto

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

  • Premium Harbor Cruise with Lunch, Brunch, or Dinner: $64
  • 3–Hour Secret Food Tour: $73
  • Toronto Walking Food Tour With Secret Food Tours: $74
  • Taste the Continents: International Food Tour: $94
  • Taste of the Continents: International Food Tour : $96
  • Toronto Premier Dinner Cruise on Odyssey in Toronto Harbour: $104
  • Niagara Falls Day and Evening Tour with Optional Boat & Dinner: $111
  • Toronto Obsession III Dinner Cruise: $128
  • Toronto Food Tour with Local Foodie, Personalized & Private: $153
  • Niagara Falls Day and Evening Tour With Boat Cruise & Dinner (optional): $156
  • Toronto World Food Tour : $198
  • Food tour on Island Lake, Ontario from Toronto: $218

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Agra $20
    Toronto $31
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
  • Taj Mahal for Two

Tours and Activities in Agra

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

  • Agra City Tour With Guide: $43
  • 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 Agra Local Sightseeing Tour: $47
  • 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
  • 05-Hours Taj Mahal & Agra Day Tour by TUK TUK: $5.00
  • 06 Hours Agra City Tour - Private: $84
  • 1 Day Private Tour of Agra - Taj Mahal & More: $35

Typical Entertainment Prices in Toronto

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for Toronto's activities, tours, and tickets:

  • Art Gallery of Ontario for Two
  • CN Tower at night for Two
  • Harbour Dinner Cruise
  • Bata Shoe Museum (2)

Tours and Activities in Toronto

For Toronto, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • 1 Hour Private Photoshoot Experience in Toronto: $75
  • 1-Hour Private Guided Photography Tour in Toronto: $224
  • 1-Hour Toronto Harbour Tour with Live Narration: $25
  • 14-Minute Helicopter Tour Over Toronto: $201
  • 2 Hour Toronto City Tour: $29
  • 2 Hour Toronto City Tour with Optional Boat: $48
  • 3hr Shared Sailing Adventure: $178
  • 60-Minute Toronto Sightseeing Harbour Tour: $28
  • 7-Minute Helicopter Tour over Toronto: $111
  • Admission Ticket: Explore Canada in Miniature Scale: $34
  • Algonquin Park Hiking: Adventure Tour from Toronto: $139
  • Algonquin Provincial Park Day Tour from Toronto: $134

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Agra $9.63
    Toronto $22

Sample the Local Flavors in Toronto

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Toronto:

  • Distillery District Outdoor Escape Game: $8.01
  • Distillery District Historic Walking Tour: $17
  • Spirits of the Distillery District Ghost Tour: $25
  • Corktown and Distillery District Tour: $27
  • Short Distillery District Segway Tour: $31
  • Toronto Distillery District self-guided walking tour & hunt: $38
  • Pub Crawl Toronto: $39
  • Distillery District Breakfast Walking Tour: $40
  • Evening Distillery District Segway Ghost Tour: $44
  • Craft Brewery Tour: $88
  • Canadian Wine Tasting Experience: $128
  • Brew Bus Private Brewery Tours groups : $131

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

Which is Bigger, Agra or Toronto?

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