A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Berlin vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina, this travel comparison, which includes costs, can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison down below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Where Should I go: Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina?

Berlin

Berlin is the capital and largest city in Germany. As such, travelers can expect typical European prices for everything from hotels to food to sights and attractions. While it's possible to experience this city on a cheaper budget, don't expect to get much without paying a decent amount.

With a population of about 4.5 million, Berlin is a very international city that is well known for its high level of tolerance, an eclectic nightlife, an artistic vibe and many historical sights. There are museums, palaces and landmarks spread throughout the city. Despite having a significant amount of damage during the last few years of World War II, Berlin has been rebuilt with an interesting diversity of architecture styles. This is particularly true after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Architecture in the city represents many different historical periods ranging from medieval buildings through modern, glass structures.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, federal capital of Argentina, also known as "The City of Tango", is best known for its energetic and unpredictable character. Like a restless child, Buenos Aires is a dynamic and modern city full of surprises. While its French-style palaces, rooftop restaurants, wide avenues and green plazas resemble European-style architecture, Buenos Aires preserves its musical, literary and culinary traditions. You can't miss dining in front of a Tango show, walking around the colourful streets of La Boca and visiting the renowned Recoleta Cemetery, designed by Argentina's most important architects and home to hundreds of illustrious corpses.

Which city is cheaper, Buenos Aires, Argentina or Berlin?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Berlin is €110, while the average daily cost in Buenos Aires, Argentina is €40. 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 city. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Berlin and Buenos Aires, Argentina in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Berlin 51
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 16
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Berlin 102
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 32
Compare Hotels in Berlin and Buenos Aires, Argentina

Looking for a hotel in Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina? 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 Berlin


Hotels in Buenos Aires, Argentina


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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Berlin 14
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 6.17
Typical Local Transportation prices in Berlin

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Berlin:


  • Short Trip Metro Ticket
    1.40
  • Bahn Ticket
    3.00
  • Short Taxi Ride
    20

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Berlin

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

  • 1-way private transfer Berlin to Karlovy Vary - Mercedes Benz - up to 8 persons: $662
  • Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfer&Tour& Driver Guide: $218
  • Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfer&Tour&Driver&Licensed Guide (DIN EN 15565): $311
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin Airport TXL to Berlin City in Business Car: $72
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin Airport TXL to Berlin City in Luxury Car: $87
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin City to Berlin Airport SXF in Business Car: $87
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin City to Berlin Airport SXF in Luxury Car: $118
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin City to Berlin Airport SXF in Luxury Van: $104
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin City to Berlin Airport TXL in Luxury Car: $87
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin City to Berlin Tegel Airport TXL in Luxury Van: $79
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin City to Tegel Airport TXL in Business Car: $75
  • Berlin Airport Transfers : Berlin Tegel Airport TXL to Berlin City in Luxury Van: $79

Typical Local Transportation prices in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Buenos Aires, Argentina:


  • Taxi from Airport
    0.65
  • Local Bus
    0.01
  • Metro Ride
    0.01
  • Taxi to airport
    0.17
  • Taxi
    0.45

Is it cheaper to fly into Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina?

Prices for flights to both Buenos Aires, Argentina and Berlin 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
    Berlin 41
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 13
Typical Food prices in Berlin

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


  • Sandwich and Coffee To Go
    5.00
  • Turkish Sandwich
    2.00
  • Currywurst
    2.00
  • 2 Pho Noodles
    9.00
  • Restaurant Dinner and Beers (for 2)
    60
  • Mauer Park (2)
    11
  • Coffees at Impala
    7.80

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Berlin

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

  • English Comedy Ticket including Pizza in Berlin Mitte: $16
  • English Comedy Showcase Including Pizza in Berlin Mitte: $25
  • Bitemojo Self Guided Food Tour New To Berlin: $40
  • Dinner Cruise – “This is the CHEF talking”: $49
  • Berlin Kreuzberg - Food Tour: $53
  • Berlin Mitte - Food Tour: $53
  • Berlin Food Tour: $55
  • Withlocals 10 Tastings: Covid-19 Regulated Private Food Tour: $57
  • Berlin Dinner Cruise.: $61
  • History Bites: The Berlin History and Food Tour: $61
  • Fun Dinner and Dancing by Gaiety in Berlin: $84
  • Vegan Food Tour Experience in Berlin: $87

Typical Food prices in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Buenos Aires, Argentina:


  • Lunch
    0.12
  • Cup of Coffee
    0.07
  • Empandas
    0.09
  • Espresso
    0.05
  • Dinner (Pizza)
    0.07
  • Ice Cream
    0.07
  • Breakfast at Airport
    0.18
  • Dinner (Sandwiches)
    0.05
  • Sweets
    0.03
  • Hot Dog
    0.04
  • Breakfast (Take-Away)
    0.07
  • Lunch for 2
    0.80
  • Cake and Coffee
    2.59
  • Dinner
    9.20
  • Powerade
    0.57
  • Lunch
    4.08
  • Dinner
    5.93
  • Chocolate
    15

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Berlin 18
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 13
Typical Entertainment prices in Berlin

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


  • Berlin Zoo (2)
    20

Tours and Activities in Berlin

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

  • Rude Bastards tour of Berlin: $1.87
  • Music of Berlin Private Tour: Communist Berlin Exploration Game: $3.72
  • Berlin Private Tour: Third Reich & the Cold War Exploration Game: $4.96
  • The Dönerkebab: Discover how it changed Germany on an audio walking tour: $5.48
  • Witches, Riots and the Cold War: A Walk Through Wedding Audio Tour by VoiceMap: $5.48
  • In and Around Alexanderplatz Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap: $5.48
  • Berlin's Centre - Explore the city's modern history with this audio walking tour: $5.48
  • Classic Sights and Hidden Histories of Berlin's Museum Island Audio Tour: $5.48
  • Into the Heart of Berlin Self-guided Audio Tour by VoiceMap: $5.48
  • Ku'damm Couture and Currywurst Self-guided Audio Tour by VoiceMap: $5.48
  • Berlin Trabi Museum: Day Ticket: $5.66
  • Self-Guided Tour of Over 100 Sights: $5.66

Typical Entertainment prices in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Here are a few typical costs in Buenos Aires, Argentina for activities, ticket prices, and tours that come from previous visitors:


  • Entry to Japanese Gardens (for 2)
    0.18
  • Movie Ticket
    0.08
  • Tango Class
    0.14
  • Bar entrance
    2.83

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Berlin 13
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 7.06
Typical Alcohol prices in Berlin

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


  • Drinks at a Show
    14

Sample the Local Flavors in Berlin

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

  • Berlin Pub Crawl And Night Life Tour: $15
  • Guided Pub Crawl with Shots: $20
  • Berlin Nightlife: The Original Pub Crawl: $20
  • #1 Berlin Pub Crawl: $25
  • Sean's Wine Tasting Events: $66
  • Showgirls of Burlesque by Gl’Amouresque: $66
  • Welcome to Berlin tour! Sightseeing, souvenirs and visit of a German brewery: $236

Typical Alcohol prices in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Here are a few samples of the prices for alcohol and nightlife in Buenos Aires, Argentina from other travelers:


  • Beer
    0.06
  • Beer (0.66L)
    0.10
  • Cocktail
    0.15
  • Alcohol
    3.26


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


When is the best time to visit Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina?

Even though both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, they experience these seasons at different times of the year. Buenos Aires, Argentina is in the southern hemisphere and summer is in January and winter is in July, but Berlin has summer in [NORTHERNSUMMERMONTH] and winter in [NORTHERNWINTERMONTH].

Should I visit Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Berlin as well as Buenos Aires, Argentina. The city activities, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Berlin this time of year.

Berlin is cooler than Buenos Aires, Argentina in the summer. The temperature in Berlin is usually 19°C (66°F) in July, and Buenos Aires, Argentina stays around 25°C (77°F)in January.

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Buenos Aires, Argentina. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Berlin this time of the year. In the summer, Berlin often gets less sunshine than Buenos Aires, Argentinain January. Berlin gets 227 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 279 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Berlin usually gets less rain in July than Buenos Aires, Argentinain January. Berlin gets 50 mm (2 in) of rain, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 118 mm (4.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July and January
    Berlin 19°C (66°F) 
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 25°C (77°F)

Should I visit Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina in the Autumn?

Both Buenos Aires, Argentina and Berlin are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities. Many travelers come to Berlin for the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, and the music scene.

In the autumn, Berlin is much colder than Buenos Aires, Argentina. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Berlin in October are around 10°C (50°F), and Buenos Aires, Argentina is about 18°C (65°F)in April.

It's quite sunny in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Berlin usually receives less sunshine than Buenos Aires, Argentina during autumn. Berlin gets 106 hours of sunny skies, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 220 hours of full sun in the autumn.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In October, Berlin usually receives less rain than Buenos Aires, Argentinain April. Berlin gets 35 mm (1.4 in) of rain, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 104 mm (4.1 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October and April
    Berlin 10°C (50°F) 
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 18°C (65°F)

Should I visit Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina in the Winter?

Both Buenos Aires, Argentina and Berlin during the winter are popular places to visit. Many visitors come to Berlin in the winter for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

Berlin can get quite cold in the winter. In January, Berlin is generally much colder than Buenos Aires, Argentinain July. Temperatures in Berlin average around -0°C (31°F), and Buenos Aires, Argentina stays around 12°C (53°F).

In the winter, Berlin often gets less sunshine than Buenos Aires, Argentinain July. Berlin gets 42 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 143 hours of full sun.

Berlin usually gets less rain in January than Buenos Aires, Argentinain July. Berlin gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 68 mm (2.7 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January and July
    Berlin -0°C (31°F) 
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 12°C (53°F)

Should I visit Berlin or Buenos Aires, Argentina in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Berlin and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Most visitors come to Berlin for the activities around the city during these months.

Berlin is much colder than Buenos Aires, Argentina in the spring. The temperature in Berlin is usually 9°C (47°F) in April, and Buenos Aires, Argentina stays around 18°C (64°F)in October.

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Buenos Aires, Argentina this time of the year. Berlin usually receives less sunshine than Buenos Aires, Argentina during spring. Berlin gets 160 hours of sunny skies, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 227 hours of full sun in the spring.

Buenos Aires, Argentina receives a lot of rain in the spring. In April, Berlin usually receives less rain than Buenos Aires, Argentinain October. Berlin gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Buenos Aires, Argentina receives 125 mm (4.9 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April and October
    Berlin 9°C (47°F) 
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 18°C (64°F)

Typical Weather for Buenos Aires, Argentina and Berlin

Berlin Buenos Aires, Argentina
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan -0°C (31°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 25°C (77°F) 118 mm (4.6 in)
Feb 1°C (33°F) 31 mm (1.2 in) 24°C (75°F) 117 mm (4.6 in)
Mar 4°C (40°F) 35 mm (1.4 in) 22°C (71°F) 142 mm (5.6 in)
Apr 9°C (47°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 18°C (65°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
May 14°C (57°F) 52 mm (2 in) 15°C (59°F) 80 mm (3.1 in)
Jun 17°C (63°F) 71 mm (2.8 in) 12°C (53°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Jul 19°C (66°F) 50 mm (2 in) 12°C (53°F) 68 mm (2.7 in)
Aug 18°C (65°F) 57 mm (2.2 in) 13°C (55°F) 68 mm (2.7 in)
Sep 15°C (59°F) 47 mm (1.9 in) 15°C (59°F) 75 mm (3 in)
Oct 10°C (50°F) 35 mm (1.4 in) 18°C (64°F) 125 mm (4.9 in)
Nov 5°C (41°F) 48 mm (1.9 in) 21°C (69°F) 117 mm (4.6 in)
Dec 2°C (35°F) 51 mm (2 in) 23°C (74°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)


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