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

Should you visit Belgrade 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 Belgrade 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: Belgrade or Prague?

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.

Prague

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.

Which place is cheaper, Prague 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 Prague is $111. 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 Prague in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Belgrade $30
    Prague $68
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Belgrade $60
    Prague $136
Compare Hotels in Belgrade and Prague

Looking for a hotel in Belgrade 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 Belgrade


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: Belgrade Hotel Prices and Prague Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Belgrade $5.61
    Prague $8.21

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Belgrade

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Belgrade:

  • Bus transfer between Airport and Slavija Square: $3.69
  • Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport(BEG) to Belgrade - Arrival Transfer: $35
  • Belgrade to Belgrade N. Tesla Airport (BEG) - Departure Transfer: $35
  • Private Transfer from Belgrade Downtown to Belgrade Airport (BEG): $38
  • Private Transfer from Belgrade Airport (BEG) to Belgrade Downtown: $38
  • Airport Transfer in Belgrade, Serbia: $39
  • Belgrade airport transfer: $42
  • Private Limo Transfer from Beograd Airport to any location: $43
  • Airport transfer Belgrade: $44
  • Champs Limo Belgrade Serbia Private Transfers: $48
  • Belgrade Airport transfer - Business Class: $52
  • Nikola Tesla Airport Private Transfer: $53

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Prague

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Prague:

  • Bus Transfer Between Prague Airport and the City: $5.03
  • Prague : Private Transfer to/from Prague Airport (PRG): $15
  • Private Departure Transfer from Prague to Prague Airports: $17
  • Prague Airport Shared Departure Transfer: $18
  • Prague Airport Shared Arrival Transfer: $18
  • Private Transfer from Prague Hotels to Prague Airport: $22
  • Private Transfer from Prague Airport to Prague Hotels: $22
  • Private Transfer from Vaclav Airport (PRG) to Prague City Center: $23
  • Private Transfer from Prague City Center to Vaclav Airport (PRG): $23
  • Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Prague Airport: $24
  • Shared Arrival Transfer: Prague Airport to Hotels: $25
  • Shared Departure Transfer: Prague Hotel to Prague Airport: $25

Is it cheaper to fly into Belgrade or Prague?

Prices for flights to both Prague 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 $9.30
    Prague $26

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Belgrade

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

  • Belgrade Food Tour with Local Vibes and Street Art: $54
  • E-Scooter Serbian Food Tour: $66
  • Private Walking and Food Tour in Belgrade: $72
  • E-Scooter Serbian Food Tour: $76
  • Private Serbian Food Cooking Experience in Belgrade with Meal: $77
  • The 10 Tastings of Belgrade Private Food Tour : $137
  • Folklore night in Belgrade with dinner: $170

Typical Food Prices in Prague

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


  • Fruit
    $4.27
  • Lunch for One
    $13
  • Bananas
    $0.60
  • Cookies
    $0.34

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Prague

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

  • Anti Tour Prague - Self Guided Beer and Food Tour: $17
  • Anti Tour Prague - Self Guided Beer and Food Tour: $21
  • Hard Rock Cafe with Set Menu for Lunch or Dinner: $27
  • Hard Rock Cafe Prague with Set Lunch or Dinner: $28
  • Dinner Cruise Tour in Prague: $40
  • Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Buffet Dinner: $42
  • Vltava River Evening Dinner Cruise: $53
  • 3-Hour Beer Tour and Traditional Czech Dinner: $54
  • Small-Group Local Pubs Walking Tour And Traditional Czech Dinner: $55
  • Folkloric Dinner Show with Unlimited Drinks: $56
  • Medieval Dinner with Unlimited Drinks: $56
  • Folklore dinner: $57

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Belgrade $4.52
    Prague $16

Tours and Activities in Belgrade

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

  • Skip the Line: Family Centar Sremska Mitrovica -Playroom for kids: $1.10
  • First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour: $3.25
  • Jack The Ripper Skip-the-Line Ticket in Belgrade: $3.31
  • Belgrade City Exploration Game and Tour: $6.49
  • Self-Guided City Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Tour: $6.49
  • Belgrade Scavenger Hunt and Best Landmarks Self-Guided Tour: $6.62
  • Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour: $14
  • Stunning Belgrade Self-Guided Audio Tour: $15
  • Yugoslavia Communist tour: $16
  • Underground Tour with Glass of Wine: $16
  • Walking Tour in Belgrade: $16
  • Saint Sava Temple guided tour: $16

Typical Entertainment Prices in Prague

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


  • Opera Tickets
    $4.27
  • Two Tickets for Charles Bridge Tower
    $5.98
  • Image Theatre for Two
    $41

Tours and Activities in Prague

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

  • Bachelorette / Bachelor Party - City sightseeing Trike Tour: $2.78
  • Royal Prague City sightseeing Electric Trike Tour: $2.99
  • Sunset View & Adventurous Retro E-Bike Tour: $3.03
  • Prague Historical & Viewpoints Retro E-Bike Group Tour: $3.03
  • Adventurous Sightseeing & Historical Live Guided Trike Tour: $3.07
  • Bachelorette/Bachelor Party - City sightseeing E-Bike Tour: $3.07
  • Prague City sightseeing in Night Trike Tour: $3.12
  • Royal Prague City sightseeing Retro E-Bike Live Guided Tour: $3.12
  • Gorgeous Prague Night Retro E-Bike Tour ( Live Guided ): $3.16
  • Walking tour New Town + Operation Anthropoid WWII Tip based: $3.25
  • First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour: $3.25
  • Walking Tour Prague complete: Old Town + Castle (Tip-based): $3.25

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Belgrade $21
    Prague $11

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: $44
  • Columbo Pub Crawl Belgrade: $44
  • Wines & Horses Wine Tasting surrounded by Horses: $49
  • Play Pub Crawl Belgrade: $50
  • Belgrade Reserved Pub Crawl: $50
  • Natural wine tasting with great views: $50
  • RePlay Pub Crawl in Belgrade: $53
  • E-Scooter CRAFT BEER and BREWERY Tour: $54
  • Tour of the MONASTERIES at Fruška Gora NP and Sremski Karlovci with wine tasting: $55
  • Belgrade Bar Crawl: $55
  • Urban Rakija Distillery Tour in Belgrade: $55
  • Pearl of North Serbia, trip to Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci with wine tasting: $61

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
    $6.79

Sample the Local Flavors in Prague

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

  • Staropramem Brewery Self-Guided Tour with Tasting: $14
  • Clock Tower Bar Crawl with Drinks and Shots: $23
  • Clock Tower Bar Crawl in Prague: $26
  • Pub Crawl in Prague: $32
  • Pub Crawl and International Party: $34
  • Pub Crawl with Open Bar and VIP Entry: $35
  • Prague Pub Crawl: $35
  • Pub Crawl with 2-Hour Open Bar at Drunken Monkey: $36
  • Drunken Monkey Pub Crawl: $36
  • Staropramen Brewery Tour, Beer Tasting & Refreshment: $40
  • The secret of Beer, Staropramen brewery: $41
  • Golden BURLESQUE: $42


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Belgrade and Prague, we can see that Prague 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 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 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 Prague Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Belgrade or Prague?

Belgrade has a larger population, and is about 9% larger than the population of Prague. When comparing the sizes of Belgrade 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.


When is the best time to visit Belgrade or Prague?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Belgrade or Prague in the Summer?

Both Prague and Belgrade are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. Also, many travelers come to Prague for the city activities, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences.

In July, Belgrade is generally a little warmer than Prague. Daily temperatures in Belgrade average around 23°C (73°F), and Prague fluctuates around 19°C (66°F).

It's quite sunny in Prague. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Belgrade. Belgrade usually receives more sunshine than Prague during summer. Belgrade gets 285 hours of sunny skies, while Prague receives 216 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Belgrade usually receives around the same amount of rain as Prague. Belgrade gets 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Prague receives 70 mm (2.7 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Belgrade 23°C (73°F) 
    Prague 19°C (66°F)

Should I visit Belgrade or Prague in the Autumn?

Both Prague and Belgrade during the autumn are popular places to visit. Also, many visitors come to Prague in the autumn for the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, the music scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

Belgrade is a little warmer than Prague in the autumn. The daily temperature in Belgrade averages around 14°C (57°F) in October, and Prague fluctuates around 11°C (52°F).

In the autumn, Belgrade often gets more sunshine than Prague. Belgrade gets 168 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Prague receives 124 hours of full sun.

Belgrade usually gets around the same amount of rain in October as Prague. Belgrade gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Prague receives 42 mm (1.7 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Belgrade 14°C (57°F) 
    Prague 11°C (52°F)

Should I visit Belgrade or Prague in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Belgrade and Prague. Also, most visitors come to Prague for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine during these months.

Prague can be very cold during winter. Belgrade can get quite cold in the winter. In the winter, Belgrade is much warmer than Prague. Typically, the winter temperatures in Belgrade in January average around 2°C (35°F), and Prague averages at about 1°C (33°F).

Belgrade usually receives more sunshine than Prague during winter. Belgrade gets 71 hours of sunny skies, while Prague receives 49 hours of full sun in the winter.

In January, Belgrade usually receives more rain than Prague. Belgrade gets 49 mm (1.9 in) of rain, while Prague receives 42 mm (1.7 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Belgrade 2°C (35°F) 
    Prague 1°C (33°F)

Should I visit Belgrade or Prague in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Belgrade as well as Prague. Also, the spring months attract visitors to Prague because of the activities around the city and the natural beauty.

In April, Belgrade is generally a little warmer than Prague. Daily temperatures in Belgrade average around 14°C (56°F), and Prague fluctuates around 10°C (49°F).

In the spring, Belgrade often gets more sunshine than Prague. Belgrade gets 178 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Prague receives 145 hours of full sun.

Belgrade usually gets more rain in April than Prague. Belgrade gets 59 mm (2.3 in) of rain, while Prague receives 51 mm (2 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Belgrade 14°C (56°F) 
    Prague 10°C (49°F)

Typical Weather for Prague and Belgrade

Belgrade Prague
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 2°C (35°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 1°C (33°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
Feb 4°C (39°F) 44 mm (1.7 in) 2°C (35°F) 36 mm (1.4 in)
Mar 9°C (47°F) 50 mm (2 in) 6°C (42°F) 39 mm (1.5 in)
Apr 14°C (56°F) 59 mm (2.3 in) 10°C (49°F) 51 mm (2 in)
May 18°C (65°F) 71 mm (2.8 in) 14°C (57°F) 63 mm (2.5 in)
Jun 21°C (70°F) 90 mm (3.5 in) 18°C (64°F) 76 mm (3 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 66 mm (2.6 in) 19°C (66°F) 70 mm (2.7 in)
Aug 23°C (73°F) 52 mm (2 in) 19°C (66°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)
Sep 19°C (67°F) 51 mm (2 in) 16°C (60°F) 52 mm (2.1 in)
Oct 14°C (57°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 11°C (52°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
Nov 8°C (47°F) 54 mm (2.1 in) 6°C (43°F) 47 mm (1.9 in)
Dec 3°C (38°F) 58 mm (2.3 in) 2°C (36°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)