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

Should you visit Amman or Ljubljana?

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 Ljubljana. 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 Ljubljana?

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.

Ljubljana

Most people don't travel to Ljubljana to see specific sights, as there aren't many famous attractions around town. Instead, this is a city that is about atmosphere. It's a city that you explore and immerse yourself in completely. You meet the people, you go to the clubs, you find the interesting restaurants. That is the best way to learn about Ljubljana.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Luxury Tours to Jordan, The Best Budget Tours to Jordan, The Best Bicycle Tours in Slovenia, and Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in Slovenia.


Which place is cheaper, Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana is $94. 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 Ljubljana in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Amman $49
    Ljubljana $59
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Amman $98
    Ljubljana $118
Compare Hotels in Amman and Ljubljana

Looking for a hotel in Amman or Ljubljana? 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 Ljubljana


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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 Ljubljana Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Amman $24
    Ljubljana $23
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:

  • Transfer to Petra from Amman /Amman Airport: $290
  • Petra or WadiRum transfer to/from Amman, Airport, Madaba, Deadsea: $220
  • Transfer Amman To/From Petra: $200
  • Private Transfer From Amman Airport To Petra: $190
  • Private Transfer from Allenby King Hussein Bridge to Aqaba Airport: $173
  • Amman Or Amman Airport Private Transfer To Petra, Jordan: $160
  • Amman to Jerusalem Private Transfer: $160
  • Amman Private Transfer To Jerusalem With VIP Service: $160
  • Private Transfer: Amman Airport to Aqaba Airport: $153
  • Private Transfer from Amman to Wadi Musa: $135
  • Full-Day Private Round-Trip Transfers to Petra from Amman: $135
  • Private Petra and Little Petra Round-Trip Transfers from Amman: $135

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Ljubljana

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

  • Transfer Ljubljana City to Lake Bled: $128
  • Slovenian Coast E-Bike Tour with Transfer from Ljubljana: $150
  • Private transfer from Žalec to Ljubljana city: $132
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Tolmin : $213
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Slovenj Gradec: $215
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Lipica: $221
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Kranj: $90
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Krško: $261
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Kostanjevica na Krki: $265
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Kamnik : $75
  • Private transfer from airport Ljubljana to Ilirska Bistrica: $243
  • Private transfer from Ljubljana city to Žalec: $136

Is it cheaper to fly into Amman or Ljubljana?

Prices for flights to both Ljubljana 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
    Ljubljana $18
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:

  • Private 2 Hour Cooking Class with the Locals in Amman: $51
  • 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 Panoramic Amman Tour and Local Lunch or Dinner-Wine Taste: $90
  • Private Jordan Heritage Restaurant Lunch or Dinner Experience : $109
  • Half Day Cooking Class Experience with Amman Panoramic Tour: $109
  • 3-Hours Guided Food Tour in Amman: $130
  • Private Jordan Heritage Restaurant Lunch or Dinner with Wine Experience : $173

Typical Food Prices in Ljubljana

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


  • Horsemeat Hot Dog
    $2.18

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Ljubljana

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

  • Slovenia: Belokranjska Pogača Cooking Class: $54
  • Cooking class; Traditional sLOVEnian štrukelj: $65
  • Traditional Slovenian Dinner and Show: $65
  • Traditional Slovenian Dinner and Show: $75
  • Flavour of Slovenia: Very Small Group Food Tour in Ljubljana: $83
  • 3-Hour Food Tour: $103
  • Dinner in the Dark: $108
  • From Market to Kitchen: Hands-On Slovenian Cooking Class: $131
  • Šmarna Gora: Hiking and Food Tour from Ljubljana: $131

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Amman $32
    Ljubljana $16

Tours and Activities in Amman

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

  • Tour to the hidden Kingdom of the north: $300
  • Um Qais Private Tour Enjoy The History And Stunning Scenery.: $130
  • 1-Night Private Overnight Madaba Independent Tour from Amman: $170
  • 1Day Private spiritual Tour to Amman Madaba Baptism site Dead Sea: $235
  • 2 Day Private Tour to Petra and Wadi Rum from Amman : $215
  • 2 Day Tour Petra Wadi Rum and Dead Sea from Amman: $300
  • 2 Day Tour to Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea from Amman: $200
  • 2 Days - 1 Night Ma'in Hot Springs Private Tour From Amman: $150
  • 2 Days Private Tour in Jordan: Petra, Wadi Rum Camping & More from Amman: $220
  • 2 Days Tour | Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea From Amman.: $264
  • 2 Days Trip Amman City Tour With Baptism Site And Nebo Mountain : $130
  • 2 Private Tour Days From Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Amman: $275

Typical Entertainment Prices in Ljubljana

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


  • Castle Tower Entrance (for 2)
    $8.71

Tours and Activities in Ljubljana

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

  • Škocjan Caves, Rakov Škocjan & Marshes Tour (Slovenian underground): $154
  • 4 Hours Private Ljubljana Walking Tour: $166
  • 4-hour Bike Tour Ljubljana: $88
  • 8-Hour Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and Waterfall Savica Tour: $89
  • Axe Throwing Experience in Ljubljana: $37
  • Best of Private tour with Ljubljana born guide: $163
  • Bled Lake Day Tour From Ljubljana: $110
  • Day Tour to Lake Bled from Ljubljana: $54
  • Discover the land of green gold - Private tour from Ljubljana: $283
  • E-bike tour Škofja Loka: $133
  • ELECTRIC SCOOTER GUIDED TOUR - Ljubljana: $69
  • Experience a day full of the beauty of Ljubljana, Slovenia: $53

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Amman $14
    Ljubljana $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

Typical Alcohol Prices in Ljubljana

Some typical examples of the costs for nightlife and alcohol in Ljubljana are as follows:


  • Drinks at a Sidewalk Cafe (for 2)
    $6.53

Sample the Local Flavors in Ljubljana

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Ljubljana:

  • Pub Crawl Ljubljana: $24
  • Ljubljana Pub Crawl: $24
  • Wine Tasting Ljubljana: $60
  • 2-Hour Interactive Wine Tasting Experience in Ljubljana: $64
  • Food & Wine tour with a Sommelier: $95
  • Food & Wine Tour Ljubljana - Local Foodie Adventure in Slovenia: $99
  • From Ljubjana: Slovenian Wine Tour: $195
  • Wine Tours Slovenia: $221
  • Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting In Istria (private V.i.p. Tour): $266


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

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


Which is Bigger, Amman or Ljubljana?

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

Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Amman and Ljubljana. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Amman year-round. Furthermore, most visitors come to Ljubljana for the city activities and the family-friendly experiences during these months.

In July, Amman is generally a little warmer than Ljubljana. Daily temperatures in Amman average around 25°C (77°F), and Ljubljana fluctuates around 22°C (72°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Ljubljana this time of the year. In Amman, it's very sunny this time of the year. Amman usually receives more sunshine than Ljubljana during summer. Amman gets 364 hours of sunny skies, while Ljubljana receives 260 hours of full sun in the summer.

Ljubljana receives a lot of rain in the summer. In July, Amman usually receives less rain than Ljubljana. Amman gets 10 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while Ljubljana receives 122 mm (4.8 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Amman 25°C (77°F) 
    Ljubljana 22°C (72°F)

Should I visit Amman or Ljubljana in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Amman as well as Ljubljana. Amman attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate. Additionally, the autumn months attract visitors to Ljubljana because of the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

Amman is much warmer than Ljubljana in the autumn. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 20°C (68°F) in October, and Ljubljana fluctuates around 13°C (56°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Amman this time of the year. In the autumn, Amman often gets more sunshine than Ljubljana. Amman gets 274 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Ljubljana receives 116 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Ljubljana. Amman usually gets less rain in October than Ljubljana. Amman gets 26 mm (1 in) of rain, while Ljubljana receives 115 mm (4.5 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Amman 20°C (68°F) 
    Ljubljana 13°C (56°F)

Should I visit Amman or Ljubljana in the Winter?

Both Ljubljana and Amman are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Amman throughout the year. Also, the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine are the main draw to Ljubljana this time of year.

It's quite cold in Ljubljana in the winter. In the winter, Amman is much warmer than Ljubljana. Typically, the winter temperatures in Amman in January average around 8°C (46°F), and Ljubljana averages at about 1°C (34°F).

Amman usually receives more sunshine than Ljubljana during winter. Amman gets 184 hours of sunny skies, while Ljubljana receives 47 hours of full sun in the winter.

It's quite rainy in Amman. In January, Amman usually receives more rain than Ljubljana. Amman gets 149 mm (5.9 in) of rain, while Ljubljana receives 82 mm (3.2 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Amman 8°C (46°F) 
    Ljubljana 1°C (34°F)

Should I visit Amman or Ljubljana in the Spring?

Both Ljubljana and Amman during the spring are popular places to visit. Plenty of visitors come to Amman because of the warm climate and sunshine that lasts throughout the year. Also, many travelers come to Ljubljana for the activities around the city and the natural beauty.

In April, Amman is generally a little warmer than Ljubljana. Daily temperatures in Amman average around 16°C (61°F), and Ljubljana fluctuates around 12°C (54°F).

It's quite sunny in Amman. In the spring, Amman often gets more sunshine than Ljubljana. Amman gets 269 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Ljubljana receives 162 hours of full sun.

Ljubljana gets a good bit of rain this time of year. Amman usually gets less rain in April than Ljubljana. Amman gets 23 mm (0.9 in) of rain, while Ljubljana receives 110 mm (4.3 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Amman 16°C (61°F) 
    Ljubljana 12°C (54°F)

Typical Weather for Ljubljana and Amman

Amman Ljubljana
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 8°C (46°F) 149 mm (5.9 in) 1°C (34°F) 82 mm (3.2 in)
Feb 9°C (48°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 4°C (39°F) 80 mm (3.2 in)
Mar 12°C (54°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 8°C (46°F) 98 mm (3.8 in)
Apr 16°C (61°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 12°C (54°F) 110 mm (4.3 in)
May 21°C (70°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 17°C (62°F) 122 mm (4.8 in)
Jun 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 20°C (68°F) 155 mm (6.1 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 22°C (72°F) 122 mm (4.8 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 22°C (71°F) 145 mm (5.7 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 18°C (65°F) 130 mm (5.1 in)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 26 mm (1 in) 13°C (56°F) 115 mm (4.5 in)
Nov 14°C (57°F) 68 mm (2.7 in) 7°C (45°F) 135 mm (5.3 in)
Dec 10°C (50°F) 138 mm (5.4 in) 2°C (36°F) 101 mm (4 in)