A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Antananarivo vs. Prague for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Antananarivo or Prague?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Antananarivo and Prague can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Where Should I go: Antananarivo or Prague?


Antananarivo is the capital of Madagascar; it is also sometimes referred to as Tana. This city is the cultural and political center of Madagascar as a whole. There are multiple universities, museums, and other social venues in the city, as well as a national rugby team. This city has a very apparent French influence.


Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic. It is also the largest city in the country and one of the largest cities in Central Europe. Prague has long enticed travelers for its beautiful architecture, impressive bridges, detailed cathedrals, and fascinating history. Prague is unique in that is remained almost completely undamaged during World War II. The medieval city center still feels like you've stepped back in time. Despite this historic atmosphere, there is still a lot of vibrant energy and you'll find many different live music venues, art galleries, modern restaurants, and unique festivals throughout the year.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Wildlife Tours to Madagascar, The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in Madagascar, The Best Budget Tours to Czech Republic, and The Best Tours for Seniors to Czech Republic.

Which place is cheaper, Prague or Antananarivo?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Antananarivo is $71, while the average daily cost in Prague is $112. 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 Antananarivo and Prague in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Antananarivo $30
    Prague $69
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Antananarivo $60
    Prague $138
Compare Hotels in Antananarivo and Prague

Looking for a hotel in Antananarivo or Prague? 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 Antananarivo

Hotels in Prague

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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: Antananarivo Hotel Prices and Prague Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Antananarivo $14
    Prague $8.32

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Antananarivo

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Antananarivo:

  • Private Airport Transfert Ivato Antananarivo: $43

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Prague

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Prague:

  • Prague Airport Shared Departure Transfer: $17
  • Prague Airport Shared Arrival Transfer: $17
  • Transfer from Prague airport: $23
  • Shared Arrival Transfer: Prague Airport to Hotels: $25
  • Private Transfer: Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) to Prague: $32
  • Try find your better than us ! Airport transfer service in Prague HTL-APT (PRG): $36
  • Try find your better than us ! Airport transfer service in Prague APT-HTL (PRG) : $36
  • Prague Airport Private Arrival Transfer: $36
  • One-way Private Transfer From/To Prague Airport: $37
  • Private Transfer to the Airport (PRG): $43
  • Prague to UNESCO Kutna Hora and Ossuary Guided Tour with Transfer: $43
  • Prague Airport Transfer: $44

Is it cheaper to fly into Antananarivo or Prague?

Prices for flights to both Prague and Antananarivo 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
    Antananarivo $29
    Prague $26

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Antananarivo

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

  • Private City and food tour in Antananarivo: $107
  • Cooking And Cuisine Tasting From Tana-Malagasy Fine Foodie Madagascar Tour: $245

Typical Food Prices in Prague

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

  • Fruit
  • Lunch for One
  • Bananas
  • Cookies

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Prague

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

  • Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Buffet Dinner: $53
  • Folklore Dinner with Unlimited Drinks 4course Menu: $58
  • Prague 5 Courses Medieval Dinner and Live Performances: $63
  • Small-Group Local Pubs Walking Tour And Traditional Czech Dinner: $68
  • Folklore Evening with Music and Dinner: $73
  • Sinatra Tribute Show and Dinner Experience in Manes: $74
  • Prague Old Town And Beer Walking Tour Including Dinner: $76
  • Prague Night Tour and River Vltava Dinner Cruise: $76
  • Prague Boats 3-hours Crystal Dinner Cruise: $77
  • Guided Prague Food Tour: $79
  • Homemade Czech Dinner in a Cozy Prague Home: $89
  • Brewery Tour with Tapping School and Dinner : $91

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Antananarivo $24
    Prague $17

Tours and Activities in Antananarivo

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

  • Antanavario: Private custom tour with a local guide: $24
  • Antananarivo Like a Local: Customized Guided Tour: $25
  • Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide: $30
  • Antananarivo : Custom Walking Tour With A Guide (Private Tour): $35
  • Private Ambohimanga and Ironwork Shop Tour from Antananarivo: $86
  • Private Tour Through the Wildlife of Madagascar and the Kingdom of Rova: $136
  • Day - Tour Ampefy: $144
  • Half-Day Private Tour in Lemur's Park: $150
  • Full Day Private Tour in Antananarivo: $202
  • Lemur Day Tour at Andasibe Rainforest and Vakona Lodge Reserve: $299
  • 3 days -Wildlife and Lemur discovery Tour to Andasibe: $856
  • From 9 days unique adventure trip to Tulear: $2,085

Typical Entertainment Prices in Prague

Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Prague are as follows:

  • Opera Tickets
  • Two Tickets for Charles Bridge Tower
  • Image Theatre for Two

Tours and Activities in Prague

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

  • Retro Style E-Bike Night Tour in Prague - Live Guided : $3.27
  • Electric Trike Tour in Prague - City Sightseeing & Fun Riding : $3.27
  • Retro Style E-Bike Tour in Prague - Sightseeing & Viewpoints : $3.27
  • Tour of the Castle and Malá Strana based on Tips: $3.27
  • Electric Trike Royal Tour in Prague - Live Guided : $3.27
  • Second World War & Communism (Tip-based 3 hour tour): $3.28
  • Prague Castle Tour with the Best Panoramic Views of the City: $3.28
  • Prague’s TOP Sights - Old Town, Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge (Tip-based tour): $3.28
  • Prague Castle Walking Tour (Tip-based tour): $3.28
  • Prague's Immemorial Water Tunnel: A Self-Guided Audio Tour: $5.20
  • Prague Scavenger Hunt and Best Landmarks Self-Guided Tour: $5.47
  • Self Guided City Audio Tour in Prague Castle: $5.47

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Antananarivo $9.56
    Prague $11

Typical Alcohol Prices in Prague

Here are a few samples of the prices for alcohol and nightlife in Prague from other travelers:

  • A Bottle of Wine

Sample the Local Flavors in Prague

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

  • Day-Time Pub Crawl : $35
  • Drunken Monkey Pub Crawl: $36
  • PUB CRAWL IN PRAGUE | Admission Ticket: $38
  • Private Pub Crawl with Unlimited Beer and Local Guide: $43
  • Holiday Pub Crawl in Prague: $55
  • Prague Drunken Bar Crawl with Drinks: $65
  • Prague Microbrewery Tour and Beer Tasting: $68
  • Private Wine Tasting and History Prague : $71
  • Tour in Trabant Car with Brewery and Beer: $84
  • Wine Tasting Day Trip from Prague to Melnik: $92
  • 3 in 1 Tour Brewery & Castle in Bohemian Paradise Unesco Geopark: $120
  • Full Day Private Tour to Kutná Hora with Wine Tasting: $164

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

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

Which is Bigger, Antananarivo or Prague?

Antananarivo has a larger population, and is about 19% larger than the population of Prague. When comparing the sizes of Antananarivo and Prague, 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.