A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Belgrade vs. Paris for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Belgrade or Paris?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Belgrade and Paris 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: Belgrade or Paris?

Belgrade

Belgrade is the capital city of the Republic of Serbia. Dating back to the 4th Century BC, is has seen many changes from Celtic tribes at its earliest beginnings to Roman rule, the Ottoman Empire, and Serbian independence. Relics of its past can be seen today in Belgrade's architecture and museums, while there are also a host of contemporary activities like nightlife, clubs, cafes, and concerts.

Paris

Paris is a dream destination for many people. It's location on the river Seine contributes to its stunning beauty and you can spend many days wandering through its wonderfully diverse neighborhoods. It's known as a city of culture, fashion, food and fun. There is never a shortage of entertainment and activities around town and a highlight of many people's trips to Paris is to explore the city at night, when it truly comes to life. It is not hard to see why this city has received the nickname as the "City of Lights."

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Budget Tours to Serbia, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Belgrade, The Best Historical Tours in France, and The Best 10-Day Tours in France.


Which place is cheaper, Paris or Belgrade?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Belgrade is $45, while the average daily cost in Paris is $250. 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 Belgrade and Paris in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Belgrade $30
    Paris $162
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Belgrade $60
    Paris $324
Compare Hotels in Belgrade and Paris

Looking for a hotel in Belgrade or Paris? 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 Belgrade


Hotels in Paris


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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: Belgrade Hotel Prices and Paris Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Belgrade $5.58
    Paris $23

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Belgrade

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Belgrade:

  • Sarajevo: Belgrade transfer: $321
  • Private Transfer from Belgrade Airport (BEG) to Tuzla: $272
  • Sarajevo: One-Way Private Transfer to Belgrade: $246
  • Private Transfer from Belgrade Airport (BEG) to Subotica: $242
  • Belgrade Panorama - Private Arrival Transfer and City Tour Combined: $239
  • Belgrade Layover tour with E Scooter and airport transfers: $214
  • Private Transfer from Belgrade Airport (BEG) to Kragujevac: $204
  • From Belgrade to Timisoara Private Transfer Tour: $193
  • Private Transfer from Belgrade Airport (BEG) to Loznica: $175
  • Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG): Transfer to Belgrade: $145
  • Private transfer tour from Belgrade to Sarajevo via Mokra Gora with sightseeing: $144
  • Private Transfer from Nikola Tesla Airport: $138

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Paris

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Paris are as follows:


  • Metro
    $6.88
  • Train from Airport
    $9.68
  • Metro tickets
    $7.31
  • Train
    $22

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Paris

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

  • Transfer from/to PARIS<=>NORMANDY (DEAUVILLE, MONT ST MICHEL): $3.26
  • Private transfer from/to CDG, ORLY airports <=> DISNEYLAND: $3.26
  • Private round trip transfer from/to PARIS <=> DISNEYLAND: $3.26
  • Private Transfer from Disneyland Paris to Charles de Gaulle or Orly Airports: $11
  • Private transfer from Charles de Gaulle or Orly Airport to Disneyland: $11
  • Private One-Way Transfer: City of Paris: $11
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Private Departure Transfer: $13
  • Private transfer: Orly Airport to Paris: $15
  • Paris Private Transfer Disneyland: $16
  • Transfer PARIS to/from Airport CDG or ORLY: $18
  • Lido de Paris Private Round-trip Transfer: $19
  • Paris Moulin Rouge Private Round-Trip Transfer: $19

Is it cheaper to fly into Belgrade or Paris?

Prices for flights to both Paris and Belgrade 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
    Belgrade $9.26
    Paris $44

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Belgrade

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

  • E-Scooter Serbian Food Tour: $65
  • Private Walking and Food Tour in Belgrade: $71
  • E-Scooter Serbian Food Tour: $75
  • Traditional Serbian Cooking Class in Belgrade with Locals: $76
  • The 10 Tastings of Belgrade Private Food Tour : $135

Typical Food Prices in Paris

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


  • Ice Cream
    $8.61
  • Breakfast
    $7.53
  • Breakfast for 2
    $32
  • Dinner on River Cruise
    $93
  • Dinner
    $61
  • Cheese
    $14

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Paris

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

  • Indian Food Tour With A Beer Or A Glass Of Champagne: $24
  • Hard Rock Cafe Paris with Set Menu for Lunch or Dinner : $33
  • Paris : Pastries and Tragedies, The food tour of Montmartre: $44
  • Authentic Indian Dinner in Paris : $49
  • Paris Capitaine Fracasse 3 Course Seine River Dinner Cruise: $51
  • Paris : Seine River Bistronomic Dinner Cruise: $59
  • Seine Cruise Departure from Pont Alexandre III with Dinner Included: $61
  • Le Marais Guided Food Tour with Tastings: $66
  • Seine River Panoramic Views Dinner Cruise: $66
  • No Diet Club - Paris : Night food tour - Montmartre: $67
  • Paris en Scene 3 Course Seine River Dinner Cruise: $68
  • 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise with Bistro Dinner: $68

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Belgrade $4.50
    Paris $83

Tours and Activities in Belgrade

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

  • Ada Lake E Scooter tour: $43
  • Ada Lake Tour: $33
  • Avala & Kosmaj Tour: $134
  • Belgrade 20th century tour: $43
  • Belgrade : Must-See Attractions Private Walking Tour: $75
  • Belgrade : Old Town Walking Tour With A Guide: $50
  • Belgrade : Private Waking Tour with A Guide ( Private Tour ): $51
  • Belgrade Big Tour: Top Attractions and Belgrade Neighborhoods: $60
  • Belgrade Bike tour: $48
  • Belgrade City Exploration Game and Tour: $6.42
  • Belgrade Craft Beer Tasting Tour: $97
  • Belgrade E-Bike Tour: Power Glide!: $32

Typical Entertainment Prices in Paris

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


  • Louvre Entry for Two
    $19
  • Admission to Pantheon
    $5.38
  • Catacombs (2)
    $25

Tours and Activities in Paris

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

  • Montmartre Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt Tour: $3.21
  • Self Guided Tours in Paris with 100 Captivating Audio Stories: $3.26
  • Père-Lachaise Cemetery audio guide tour: $5.35
  • Self-guided Tour Covered Passages in Paris: $5.35
  • Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour: $5.35
  • Private Self Guided Walking Tour in Montmartre Paris: $5.46
  • Self Guided Latin Quarter Audio Tour in Paris: $5.46
  • Paris Scavenger Hunt and Best Landmarks Self-Guided Tour: $5.46
  • Edith Piaf in Quest Experience: $5.66
  • Le Marais Mysterious Note Quest Experience in Paris: $5.66
  • Sainte Chapelle and Notre Dame Self Guided Audio Tours: $6.49
  • Emily in The Secret Penpal Quest Experience: $6.54

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Belgrade $21
    Paris $26

Sample the Local Flavors in Belgrade

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Belgrade:

  • RE:PLAY Pub Crawl Belgrade: $43
  • Columbo Pub Crawl Belgrade: $44
  • RePlay Pub Crawl in Belgrade: $52
  • E-Scooter CRAFT BEER and BREWERY Tour: $53
  • Belgrade Pub Crawl Bingo: $53
  • Natural wine tasting with great views: $55
  • Tour of the MONASTERIES at Fruška Gora NP and Sremski Karlovci with wine tasting: $55
  • Private Wine Tasting by Party in Belgrade: $71
  • Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci private tour with wine tasting: $75
  • 3-Hour Walking Local Wine Tasting Tour: $80
  • Play Pub Crawl Belgrade: $93
  • Belgrade Reserved Pub Crawl: $93

Typical Alcohol Prices in Paris

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


  • Wine
    $15

Sample the Local Flavors in Paris

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Paris:

  • Original Paris Pub Crawl : $15
  • Châtelet to Grands Boulevards Guided Pub Crawl: $16
  • Paris Bar Crawl: Party and Meet with International Travelers: $17
  • Paris : Châtelet to Grands Boulevards Guided Pub Crawl : $17
  • Pub Crawl with Shots and Nightclub Entry: $20
  • Private Pub Crawl Châtelet Tour: $22
  • Private Tour of the Grands Boulevards Pub Crawl: $22
  • Latin Quarter Guided Pub Crawl to Bars and Clubs: $23
  • Paris Latin Quarter Pub Crawl Bars and Clubs: $24
  • Paris Gin Craft Distillery Tour and Tasting: $26
  • Vineyard tour and wine tasting in Davron: $32
  • Paris St Germain Wine Tasting: $43


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

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


Which is Bigger, Belgrade or Paris?

Paris has a larger population, and is about 68% larger than the population of Belgrade. When comparing the sizes of Belgrade and Paris, 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 Belgrade or Paris?

Both places have a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. As both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Belgrade or Paris in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Belgrade as well as Paris. Also, many visitors come to Paris in the summer for the city activities, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences.

In the summer, Belgrade is a little warmer than Paris. Typically, the summer temperatures in Belgrade in July average around 23°C (73°F), and Paris averages at about 20°C (68°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Paris. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Belgrade this time of the year. In the summer, Belgrade often gets more sunshine than Paris. Belgrade gets 285 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Paris receives 241 hours of full sun.

Belgrade usually gets more rain in July than Paris. Belgrade gets 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Paris receives 58 mm (2.3 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Belgrade 23°C (73°F) 
    Paris 20°C (68°F)

Should I visit Belgrade or Paris in the Autumn?

Both Paris and Belgrade are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities. Also, most visitors come to Paris for the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, the music scene, and the natural beauty of the area during these months.

In October, Belgrade is generally around the same temperature as Paris. Daily temperatures in Belgrade average around 14°C (57°F), and Paris fluctuates around 13°C (56°F).

Belgrade usually receives more sunshine than Paris during autumn. Belgrade gets 168 hours of sunny skies, while Paris receives 127 hours of full sun in the autumn.

In October, Belgrade usually receives less rain than Paris. Belgrade gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Paris receives 55 mm (2.2 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Belgrade 14°C (57°F) 
    Paris 13°C (56°F)

Should I visit Belgrade or Paris in the Winter?

Both Paris and Belgrade during the winter are popular places to visit. Furthermore, the winter months attract visitors to Paris because of the museums, the Christmas ambience, the shopping scene, the theater shows, and the cuisine.

The weather in Paris can be very cold. Belgrade can be very cold during winter. Belgrade is much colder than Paris in the winter. The daily temperature in Belgrade averages around 2°C (35°F) in January, and Paris fluctuates around 5°C (40°F).

In the winter, Belgrade often gets more sunshine than Paris. Belgrade gets 71 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Paris receives 62 hours of full sun.

Belgrade usually gets less rain in January than Paris. Belgrade gets 49 mm (1.9 in) of rain, while Paris receives 55 mm (2.2 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Belgrade 2°C (35°F) 
    Paris 5°C (40°F)

Should I visit Belgrade or Paris in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Belgrade and Paris. Furthermore, the activities around the city and the natural beauty are the main draw to Paris this time of year.

In the spring, Belgrade is a little warmer than Paris. Typically, the spring temperatures in Belgrade in April average around 14°C (56°F), and Paris averages at about 11°C (52°F).

Belgrade usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Paris during spring. Belgrade gets 178 hours of sunny skies, while Paris receives 172 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Belgrade usually receives more rain than Paris. Belgrade gets 59 mm (2.3 in) of rain, while Paris receives 50 mm (1.9 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Belgrade 14°C (56°F) 
    Paris 11°C (52°F)

Typical Weather for Paris and Belgrade

Belgrade Paris
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 2°C (35°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 5°C (40°F) 55 mm (2.2 in)
Feb 4°C (39°F) 44 mm (1.7 in) 6°C (42°F) 45 mm (1.8 in)
Mar 9°C (47°F) 50 mm (2 in) 8°C (47°F) 52 mm (2.1 in)
Apr 14°C (56°F) 59 mm (2.3 in) 11°C (52°F) 50 mm (1.9 in)
May 18°C (65°F) 71 mm (2.8 in) 15°C (59°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Jun 21°C (70°F) 90 mm (3.5 in) 18°C (64°F) 53 mm (2.1 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 66 mm (2.6 in) 20°C (68°F) 58 mm (2.3 in)
Aug 23°C (73°F) 52 mm (2 in) 20°C (67°F) 46 mm (1.8 in)
Sep 19°C (67°F) 51 mm (2 in) 17°C (63°F) 53 mm (2.1 in)
Oct 14°C (57°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 13°C (56°F) 55 mm (2.2 in)
Nov 8°C (47°F) 54 mm (2.1 in) 8°C (47°F) 57 mm (2.2 in)
Dec 3°C (38°F) 58 mm (2.3 in) 5°C (42°F) 55 mm (2.2 in)