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

Should you visit Amman or Minsk?

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 Minsk. 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 Minsk?

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.

Minsk

Minsk is the capital city of Belarus, centrally located. Situated on the Svislac and Niamiha rivers, it is also capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and was the capital of the former Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1919-1991. It is a modern city dominated by monumental Stalinist architecture with many of its museums, theaters, and other cultural attractions.

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


Which place is cheaper, Minsk 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 Minsk is $64. 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 Minsk in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Amman $49
    Minsk $32
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Amman $98
    Minsk $64
Compare Hotels in Amman and Minsk

Looking for a hotel in Amman or Minsk? 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 Minsk


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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.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Amman $24
    Minsk $12
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 Arrival Transfer: $27
  • Amman Airport: Private Transfer to Amman Hotels: $27
  • Private Transfer from / to Amman Airport to Amman Hotel: $28
  • Petra Private Transfer to or from Amman or Airport or Dead Sea or K.H.B: $30
  • 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
  • Amman Airport Transfer to any Amman Hotel: $35

Is it cheaper to fly into Amman or Minsk?

Prices for flights to both Minsk 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
    Minsk $21
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

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Amman $32
    Minsk $20

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
  • Downtown Walking tour. History, Food, Culture: $32
  • Full Day Amman Private City Tour: $35
  • Private Sightseeing City Tour: $40
  • Amman Tour: $41
  • Amman : Must-See attractions Private walking tour: $43
  • Amman At Night Walking Tour Authentic Cultural Experience: $46
  • Amman City Walking Tour, Traditions ,Culture, History & Food: $46
  • Amman Private City Tour: $50
  • Half Day Private tour to Dead Sea From Amman. : $50

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

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


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Amman and Minsk, we can see that Amman is more expensive. And not only is Minsk much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. Since Amman is in Middle East and Minsk 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 Minsk would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Minsk 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 Minsk.

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


Which is Bigger, Amman or Minsk?

Minsk has a larger population, and is about 37% larger than the population of Amman. When comparing the sizes of Amman and Minsk, 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 Minsk?

Minsk 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 Minsk in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Amman as well as Minsk. Amman attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate.

Amman is a little warmer than Minsk in the summer. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 25°C (77°F) in July, and Minsk fluctuates around 19°C (66°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Minsk. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Amman this time of the year. In the summer, Amman often gets more sunshine than Minsk. Amman gets 364 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Minsk receives 258 hours of full sun.

Amman usually gets less rain in July than Minsk. Amman gets 10 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while Minsk receives 88 mm (3.5 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Amman 25°C (77°F) 
    Minsk 19°C (66°F)

Should I visit Amman or Minsk in the Autumn?

Both Minsk and Amman are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Amman throughout the year.

In the autumn, Amman is much warmer than Minsk. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Amman in October average around 20°C (68°F), and Minsk averages at about 8°C (47°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Amman. Amman usually receives more sunshine than Minsk during autumn. Amman gets 274 hours of sunny skies, while Minsk receives 99 hours of full sun in the autumn.

In October, Amman usually receives less rain than Minsk. Amman gets 26 mm (1 in) of rain, while Minsk receives 49 mm (1.9 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Amman 20°C (68°F) 
    Minsk 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit Amman or Minsk in the Winter?

Both Minsk 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.

It's quite cold in Minsk in the winter. In January, Amman is generally much warmer than Minsk. Daily temperatures in Amman average around 8°C (46°F), and Minsk fluctuates around -5°C (22°F).

In the winter, Amman often gets more sunshine than Minsk. Amman gets 184 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Minsk receives 46 hours of full sun.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Amman. Amman usually gets more rain in January than Minsk. Amman gets 149 mm (5.9 in) of rain, while Minsk receives 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Amman 8°C (46°F) 
    Minsk -5°C (22°F)

Should I visit Amman or Minsk in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Amman and Minsk. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Amman year-round.

Amman is much warmer than Minsk in the spring. The daily temperature in Amman averages around 16°C (61°F) in April, and Minsk fluctuates around 8°C (46°F).

In Amman, it's very sunny this time of the year. Amman usually receives more sunshine than Minsk during spring. Amman gets 269 hours of sunny skies, while Minsk receives 176 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Amman usually receives less rain than Minsk. Amman gets 23 mm (0.9 in) of rain, while Minsk receives 42 mm (1.7 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Amman 16°C (61°F) 
    Minsk 8°C (46°F)

Typical Weather for Minsk and Amman

Amman Minsk
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 8°C (46°F) 149 mm (5.9 in) -5°C (22°F) 40 mm (1.6 in)
Feb 9°C (48°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) -4°C (25°F) 34 mm (1.3 in)
Mar 12°C (54°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 0°C (33°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
Apr 16°C (61°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 8°C (46°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
May 21°C (70°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 15°C (58°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Jun 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 18°C (64°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 19°C (66°F) 88 mm (3.5 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 18°C (65°F) 72 mm (2.8 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 14°C (57°F) 60 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 26 mm (1 in) 8°C (47°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)
Nov 14°C (57°F) 68 mm (2.7 in) 3°C (37°F) 52 mm (2 in)
Dec 10°C (50°F) 138 mm (5.4 in) -2°C (28°F) 53 mm (2.1 in)


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