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

Should you visit Amman or Dallas?

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 Dallas. 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 Dallas?

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.

Dallas

Located in the north central part of the state, Dallas is a prominent city in Texas and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the United States of America. The business reputation of Dallas rose from its historical status as the center for cotton and oil industries. It was also positioned among numerous railroads.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Luxury Tours to Jordan, The Best Budget Tours to Jordan, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Las Vegas, and The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Anchorage.


Which place is cheaper, Dallas 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 Dallas is $141. 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 Dallas in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Amman $49
    Dallas $84
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Amman $98
    Dallas $168
Compare Hotels in Amman and Dallas

Looking for a hotel in Amman or Dallas? 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 Dallas


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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 Dallas Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Amman $24
    Dallas $28
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:

  • Queen Alia Intl Airport Private Transfer to Amman City or Hotels: $20
  • From Amman :Private transfer to Airport, Dead Sea and Petra.: $21
  • Private Transfer From Amman Airport to many cities: $21
  • Airport pickup or drop off transfer from or to Amman city: $23
  • Amman Airport private Transfers From/To multi destinations : $24
  • Amman Airport: Private Transfer to Amman Hotels: $27
  • Amman Airport Private Arrival Transfer: $27
  • Private Transfer from / to Amman Airport to Amman Hotel: $28
  • Private QAIA Airport Transfer to Amman : $28
  • Private departure transfer from Amman to airport: $30
  • Private Transfer From or To QAIA and Amman: $30
  • Amman Airport Private Luxury Transfer To Amman, Jordan: $35

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Dallas

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Dallas:

  • Transfer private car from Dallas Airport (DAL) - City Center: $71
  • Transfer in private minivan from Dallas City Center - Dallas Airport (DFW): $69
  • Transfer in executive private car from Dallas City Center - Dallas Airport (DAL): $71
  • Transfer executive private car from Dallas City Center - Dallas Airport (DFW): $60
  • RoundtripTransfer Executive Private Car Dallas Airport (DFW) -Dallas City Center: $120
  • Roundtrip Transfer Private Minivan Dallas Airport (DFW) - Dallas City Center: $138
  • Roundtrip Transfer Executive Private car Dallas Airport (DAL)-Dallas City Center: $142
  • Private Transfer from Dallas Airport DFW to Dallas in Luxury SUV: $126
  • Private Transfer from Dallas Airport DFW to Dallas in Business Car: $104
  • Private Transfer Fort Worth Airport DFW to Downtown Fort Worth by Luxury Vehicle: $109
  • Private Transfer Downtown Dallas to Fort Worth Airport DFW Luxury Vehicle: $92
  • Departure Private Transfer: Dallas to Dallas Airport DFW in Luxury SUV: $126

Is it cheaper to fly into Amman or Dallas?

Prices for flights to both Dallas 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
    Dallas $35
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
  • 3 course dinner with a sommelier: $56
  • Private Lunch or Dinner at a Local Traditional Restaurant in Amman: $71
  • 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: $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 Dallas

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


  • Cowboys Stadium Tour (for 2)
    $55
  • Whataburger Lunch (family of 4)
    $21

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Dallas

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

  • West Village Happy Hour Food Tour: $39
  • Deep Ellum Foodie Lovers Tour with Food Tours of America: $85
  • Dallas Secret Food Tour: $89
  • Secret Food Tour of Dallas with Private Tour Option: $99

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Amman $32
    Dallas $13

Tours and Activities in Amman

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

  • the apple bottom jeans experience 3: $1.14
  • Discover the hidden gems of Amman's Rainbow street on a self-guided audio tour: $5.00
  • JR The Wine Experience: $26
  • Amman Shooping Tour: $35
  • Private Sightseeing City Tour: $40
  • Amman : Must-See attractions Private walking tour: $43
  • Full Day Amman Private Luxury City Tour: $45
  • Downtown Walking tour. History, Food, Culture: $48
  • Half Day Private tour to Dead Sea From Amman. : $50
  • Amman Private City Tour: $50
  • Amman at night the popular & underground places in 1 tour: $51
  • Amman City Walking Tour, Traditions ,Culture, History & Food: $51

Tours and Activities in Dallas

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

  • 2 Hour Dallas Night Sightseeing E-Scooter Tour: $90
  • 1-Hour JFK Assassination Walking Tour: $28
  • 1-Hour JFK Assassination Walking Tour : $28
  • 2 Hour Festive Walk Tour in Dallas: $246
  • 2-Hour Historic Dallas Segway Tour: $79
  • 3-Hour Ropes Course & Zip Line Adventure : $60
  • 3hr Dallas Cowboys Stadium Small Group Tour with Transportation: $108
  • Dallas Highlights Tour: $205
  • Dallas JFK Assassination & History E-Bike Tour: $60
  • Dallas JFK Assassination& History Scooter Tour: $60
  • Dallas Mural E-Bike Tour: $60
  • Dallas Mural Fat-Tire Scooter Tour: $56

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Amman $14
    Dallas $12

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 Dallas

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

  • Terrors Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl: $35
  • Dallas Terrors Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl: $36
  • Party Bike Pub Crawl in Deep Ellum and Downtown Dallas: $55
  • Dallas Party Bike Pub Crawl in Deep Ellum: $55


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


Which is Bigger, Amman or Dallas?

Amman has a larger population, and is about 5% larger than the population of Dallas. When comparing the sizes of Amman and Dallas, 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 Dallas?

Dallas 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 Dallas in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Amman as well as Dallas. Amman attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate. Additionally, many visitors come to Dallas in the summer for the city activities and the family-friendly experiences.

Amman is cooler than Dallas in the summer. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 25°C (77°F) in July, and Dallas fluctuates around 88°F (31°C).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Dallas. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Amman this time of the year. In the summer, Amman often gets more sunshine than Dallas. Amman gets 364 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Dallas receives 337 hours of full sun.

Amman usually gets less rain in July than Dallas. Amman gets 10 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while Dallas receives 2.4 inches (60 mm) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Amman 25°C (77°F) 
    Dallas 88°F (31°C)

Should I visit Amman or Dallas in the Autumn?

Both Dallas and Amman are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Amman throughout the year. Also, most visitors come to Dallas for the city's sights and attractions and the shopping scene during these months.

In the autumn, Amman is around the same temperature as Dallas. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Amman in October average around 20°C (68°F), and Dallas averages at about 69°F (21°C).

It's quite sunny in Dallas. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Amman. Amman usually receives more sunshine than Dallas during autumn. Amman gets 274 hours of sunny skies, while Dallas receives 222 hours of full sun in the autumn.

In October, Amman usually receives less rain than Dallas. Amman gets 26 mm (1 in) of rain, while Dallas receives 3.9 inches (98 mm) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Amman 20°C (68°F) 
    Dallas 69°F (21°C)

Should I visit Amman or Dallas in the Winter?

Both Dallas and Amman during the winter 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 winter months attract visitors to Dallas because of the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

In January, Amman is generally around the same temperature as Dallas. Daily temperatures in Amman average around 8°C (46°F), and Dallas fluctuates around 46°F (8°C).

In the winter, Amman often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Dallas. Amman gets 184 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Dallas receives 183 hours of full sun.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Amman. Amman usually gets more rain in January than Dallas. Amman gets 149 mm (5.9 in) of rain, while Dallas receives 1.8 inches (45 mm) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Amman 8°C (46°F) 
    Dallas 46°F (8°C)

Should I visit Amman or Dallas in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Amman and Dallas. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Amman year-round. Also, the activities around the city are the main draw to Dallas this time of year.

Amman is cooler than Dallas in the spring. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 16°C (61°F) in April, and Dallas fluctuates around 68°F (20°C).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Dallas this time of the year. In Amman, it's very sunny this time of the year. Amman usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Dallas during spring. Amman gets 269 hours of sunny skies, while Dallas receives 251 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Amman usually receives less rain than Dallas. Amman gets 23 mm (0.9 in) of rain, while Dallas receives 3.9 inches (98 mm) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Amman 16°C (61°F) 
    Dallas 68°F (20°C)

Typical Weather for Dallas and Amman

Amman Dallas
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 8°C (46°F) 149 mm (5.9 in) 46°F (8°C) 1.8 inches (45 mm)
Feb 9°C (48°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 51°F (10°C) 2.3 inches (59 mm)
Mar 12°C (54°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 60°F (15°C) 3.2 inches (82 mm)
Apr 16°C (61°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 68°F (20°C) 3.9 inches (98 mm)
May 21°C (70°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 76°F (24°C) 5 inches (128 mm)
Jun 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 83°F (29°C) 3.5 inches (89 mm)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 88°F (31°C) 2.4 inches (60 mm)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 87°F (31°C) 2.3 inches (58 mm)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 80°F (27°C) 3.6 inches (91 mm)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 26 mm (1 in) 69°F (21°C) 3.9 inches (98 mm)
Nov 14°C (57°F) 68 mm (2.7 in) 59°F (15°C) 2.4 inches (60 mm)
Dec 10°C (50°F) 138 mm (5.4 in) 50°F (10°C) 1.9 inches (48 mm)