A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Amman vs. Copenhagen for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Amman or Copenhagen?

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

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Amman and Copenhagen. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Amman or Copenhagen?

Amman

Amman is the largest city in of the Hashemite Kingdom of the country of Jordan. It is also the capital city of Jordan and has a population of over four million people. Many people use Amman as a base for venturing out into the rest of Jordan and other surrounding countries. There are many things to see and do in Amman.

Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark. It has a small town vibe but is still a cosmopolitan city with lots of shopping, culture, and nightlife. It's a very safe and comfortable city that is easy to explore on foot. Copenhagen is the birthplace of many old fairytales, but also has modern, world class architecture and a liberal vibe. The people of Copenhagen are diverse and international. Most residents are Danes, but some come from Germany and Sweden and there are also many Middle Eastern immigrants.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Luxury Tours to Jordan, The Best Budget Tours to Jordan, The Best Adventure Tours to Denmark, and The Best Sightseeing Tours in Denmark.


Which place is cheaper, Copenhagen or Amman?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Amman is $110, while the average daily cost in Copenhagen is $209. 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 Amman and Copenhagen in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Amman $49
    Copenhagen $90
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Amman $98
    Copenhagen $180
Compare Hotels in Amman and Copenhagen

Looking for a hotel in Amman or Copenhagen? 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 Amman


Hotels in Copenhagen


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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: Amman Hotel Prices and Copenhagen Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Amman $24
    Copenhagen $72
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Amman

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


  • Bus Ride (for Two)
    $0.71
  • RIde to Airport
    $28

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Amman

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

  • transfers Queen Alia Airport or Amman from/to Petra: $242
  • Wadi Rum transfer from - to Amman: $323
  • Wadi Rum Private Transfer to or from Amman or Airport: $150
  • Transfer to Petra from Amman /Amman Airport: $290
  • Transfer from Amman or Airport to Petra with Optional Tour: $99
  • Transfer Amman To/From Petra: $200
  • Queen Alia Intl Airport Private Transfer to Amman City or Hotels: $20
  • Queen Alia International Airport Transfers To Amman, Petra.: $257
  • Queen Alia Airport and Amman Private Transfer /Multiple Destion: $44
  • Queen Alia Airport Transfers: $43
  • Private departure transfer from Amman to airport: $30
  • Private Transfer: From Amman City to Dead Sea : $60

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Copenhagen

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


  • Bicycle Renting
    $62

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Copenhagen

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

  • Private transfer to/from hotel from/to airport Copenhagen: $143
  • Private Transfers in Copenhagen – to/from airport or hotel: $148
  • Private Transfer from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport: $118
  • Private Transfer from Copenhagen city to Fredericia Cruise Port: $170
  • Private Transfer from Copenhagen Port to Copenhagen hotel/address: $64
  • Private Transfer from Copenhagen Hotels to Copenhagen Port: $64
  • Private Transfer from Copenhagen Airport to Copenhagen Port: $105
  • Private Transfer Copenhagen City Center to Kastrup Airport (CPH): $67
  • Private Luxury Van Transfer from Copenhagen Port to Copenhagen: $124
  • Private Direct Transfer From Copenhagen to Malmo: $122
  • Kastrup hotel or address to Malmö City - Round-Trip Private Transfer: $93
  • Fredericia Cruise Port: Private Transfer to Copenhagen city: $867

Is it cheaper to fly into Amman or Copenhagen?

Prices for flights to both Copenhagen and Amman 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
    Amman $34
    Copenhagen $61
Typical Food Prices in Amman

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


  • Pastries
    $4.23
  • Tea
    $5.64

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Amman

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

  • Amman:Home resturant lunch and dinner: $37
  • Private Madaba Haret Jdoudna Restaurant Lunch or Dinner from Amman: $90
  • Private Jordan Heritage Restaurant Lunch or Dinner Experience : $109
  • Half Day Cooking Class Experience with Amman Panoramic Tour: $113
  • Private Jordan Heritage Restaurant Lunch or Dinner with Wine Experience : $173

Typical Food Prices in Copenhagen

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


  • Hot Dogs
    $14

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Copenhagen

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

  • Hard Rock Cafe with Set Menu for Lunch or Dinner: $33
  • Hard Rock Cafe Copenhagen with Set Menu for Lunch or Dinner: $35
  • Small Group Guided Food Tour and Street Art Visit to Norrebro: $44
  • Food Tour in Multi-Cultural Nørrebro District: $91
  • Food Tour of Today: $109
  • Copenhagen Walking Food Tour With Secret Food Tours: $125
  • The Copenhagen Culinary Experience Food Tour: $148
  • Private Authentic Home Indian Cooking & Dining Experience: $148
  • Dinner/cooking class: Nordic, African, Ukraine: $287

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Amman $32
    Copenhagen $31

Tours and Activities in Amman

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

  • From Amman :Private day tour to Jerash and Ajloun: $81
  • Full Day Tour in Baptism Site, Mount Nebo and Madaba: $85
  • MT_ Private Driver - Tourist Transport and Business Services : $56
  • Tour to the hidden Kingdom of the north: $300
  • 01 Day Tour to Dead Sea From Amman: $220
  • 1 Day Tour to Amman Jerash and Ajloun castle : $215
  • 1 Day Tour: Amman and Jerash: $176
  • 1-Day Tour: Amman and Dead Sea: $161
  • 2 Day Private Tour to Petra and Wadi Rum from Amman : $215
  • 2 Days - 1 Night Ma'in Hot Springs Private Tour From Amman: $150
  • 2 Days Group Tour From Petra Wadi Rum Aqaba Dead sea: $323
  • 2 Days Petra & Wadi Rum Tour from and to Amman: $232

Typical Entertainment Prices in Copenhagen

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


  • Boat Tour
    $8.61
  • Coffee
    $14

Tours and Activities in Copenhagen

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

  • 3 Hours Tour To Wonderful Copenhagen Highlights: $264
  • 3h walking tour, small group max 10 people Copenhagen: $66
  • Copenhagen : Highlights Private Bike Tour : $127
  • Light Version Adventures in Forgotten Giants : $144
  • 2 Hour Copenhagen Segway Tour: $78
  • 2 Hours Copenhagen E-Bike Guided Tours: $78
  • 3 Hour Private Guided Copenhagen Biking Experience: $119
  • 3 Hour Private Guided Copenhagen Walking Tour: $119
  • 3 Hours Small Group Biking Tour in Copenhagen: $83
  • 3-hour Culinary Bike Tour in English: $98
  • 90-minute Private City Highlights Walking Tour in Copenhagen: $252
  • Alternative Nørrebro Bike Tour: $44

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Amman $14
    Copenhagen $13

Sample the Local Flavors in Amman

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

  • Private Wine Tasting Tour in Amman: $64

Sample the Local Flavors in Copenhagen

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

  • Social Nightlife Pub Crawl with Shots & a Show: $36
  • Guided Party Pub Crawl with 4 Shots and 1 Drink: $43
  • Pub Crawl Copenhagen: $44
  • Danish Wine Tasting Tour with Guide in Copenhagen Nyhavn: $359


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

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


Which is Bigger, Amman or Copenhagen?

Amman has a larger population, and is about 11% larger than the population of Copenhagen. When comparing the sizes of Amman and Copenhagen, 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 Amman or Copenhagen?

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

Should I visit Amman or Copenhagen in the Summer?

Both Copenhagen and Amman are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Amman throughout the year. Also, the summer months attract visitors to Copenhagen because of the city activities and the family-friendly experiences.

Amman is a little warmer than Copenhagen in the summer. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 25°C (77°F) in July, and Copenhagen fluctuates around 17°C (63°F).

In July, Amman usually receives less rain than Copenhagen. Amman gets 10 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while Copenhagen receives 69 mm (2.7 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Amman 25°C (77°F) 
    Copenhagen 17°C (63°F)

Should I visit Amman or Copenhagen in the Autumn?

Both Copenhagen and Amman during the autumn are popular places to visit. Plenty of visitors come to Amman because of the warm climate and sunshine that lasts throughout the year. Also, the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area are the main draw to Copenhagen this time of year.

In the autumn, Amman is much warmer than Copenhagen. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Amman in October average around 20°C (68°F), and Copenhagen averages at about 10°C (50°F).

Amman usually gets less rain in October than Copenhagen. Amman gets 26 mm (1 in) of rain, while Copenhagen receives 59 mm (2.3 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Amman 20°C (68°F) 
    Copenhagen 10°C (50°F)

Should I visit Amman or Copenhagen in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Amman and Copenhagen. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Amman year-round. Also, many travelers come to Copenhagen for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

Be prepared for some very cold days in Copenhagen. In January, Amman is generally much warmer than Copenhagen. Daily temperatures in Amman average around 8°C (46°F), and Copenhagen fluctuates around 1°C (33°F).

Amman gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In January, Amman usually receives more rain than Copenhagen. Amman gets 149 mm (5.9 in) of rain, while Copenhagen receives 51 mm (2 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Amman 8°C (46°F) 
    Copenhagen 1°C (33°F)

Should I visit Amman or Copenhagen in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Amman as well as Copenhagen. Amman attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate. Also, many visitors come to Copenhagen in the spring for the activities around the city and the natural beauty.

Amman is much warmer than Copenhagen in the spring. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 16°C (61°F) in April, and Copenhagen fluctuates around 7°C (45°F).

Amman usually gets less rain in April than Copenhagen. Amman gets 23 mm (0.9 in) of rain, while Copenhagen receives 42 mm (1.7 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Amman 16°C (61°F) 
    Copenhagen 7°C (45°F)

Typical Weather for Copenhagen and Amman

Amman Copenhagen
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 8°C (46°F) 149 mm (5.9 in) 1°C (33°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Feb 9°C (48°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 1°C (33°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Mar 12°C (54°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 3°C (37°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
Apr 16°C (61°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 7°C (45°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
May 21°C (70°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 12°C (54°F) 43 mm (1.7 in)
Jun 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 16°C (61°F) 54 mm (2.1 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 17°C (63°F) 69 mm (2.7 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 17°C (63°F) 63 mm (2.5 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 14°C (57°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 26 mm (1 in) 10°C (50°F) 59 mm (2.3 in)
Nov 14°C (57°F) 68 mm (2.7 in) 6°C (42°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Dec 10°C (50°F) 138 mm (5.4 in) 2°C (36°F) 58 mm (2.3 in)