A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Bratislava vs. Kutna Hora for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Bratislava or Kutna Hora?

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

Should I visit Bratislava or Kutna Hora? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city has activities that align with your interests along with knowing which is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the details and the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Where Should I go: Bratislava or Kutna Hora?


The capital and largest city of Slovakia, Bratislava is set on the shores of the Danube River near the borders of Austria and Hungary. While the city is skirted by mountains and vineyards, its 18th century old town center is crossed with cobbled walkways and surrounded by historic landmarks and architecture. One such monument is the Bratislava Castle, set atop a hill overlooking it all-the old town, the river, and the bustle of people in the charming city below.

Kutna Hora

Located to the east of Prague in the Central Bohemia Region, Kutna Hora is a city in the Czech Republic that dates back as a silver mining town in the medieval era. Today it is characterized by sights like the Gothic St. Barbara's Church, Sedlec Ossuary, and Church of the Assumption of Our Lady and Saint John the Baptist which are on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Slovakia, The Best River Cruises in Slovakia, The Best Sightseeing Tours in Czech Republic, and The Best Cultural Tours in Czech Republic.

Which place is cheaper, Kutna Hora or Bratislava?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Bratislava is €122, while the average daily cost in Kutna Hora is €61. 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 Bratislava and Kutna Hora in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Bratislava 49
    Kutna Hora 28
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Bratislava 98
    Kutna Hora 56
Compare Hotels in Bratislava and Kutna Hora

Looking for a hotel in Bratislava or Kutna Hora? 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 Bratislava

Hotels in Kutna Hora

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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: Bratislava Hotel Prices and Kutna Hora Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Bratislava 26
    Kutna Hora 7.96

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Bratislava

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Bratislava:

  • Bratislava-Budapest One-Way Sightseeing Transfer: $294
  • Private transfer from Bratislava to Vienna: $262
  • Private Transfer from Bratislava to Budapest with 2h of Sightseeing: $202
  • Bratislava Airport BTS to Poprad - Arrival Private Transfer: $169
  • Private Transfer From Bratislava To Vienna Airport, 2 Hour Stop: $110
  • Private Transfer Vienna Airport Hotel in Bratislava or vice versa: $100
  • Private Transfer from Bratislava City to Vienna City: $98
  • Bratislava Airport BTS to Piestany Round Trip Private Transfer: $94

Is it cheaper to fly into Bratislava or Kutna Hora?

Prices for flights to both Kutna Hora and Bratislava 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
    Bratislava 45
    Kutna Hora 25

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Bratislava

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

  • Local Beer & Food Tour: $142
  • Bratislava Traditional Food Tour: $174

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Bratislava 30
    Kutna Hora 17

Tours and Activities in Bratislava

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

  • Magic Christmas tour in Komarno: $233
  • Bratislava 2 hours walking tour with beer tasting: $53
  • Bratislava Big Castle Tour by Presporacik: $18
  • Bratislava Castle: Self-Guided City Walking Tour with Audio Guide: $7.26
  • Bratislava City Private Walking Tour: $43
  • Bratislava City Sightseeing Afternoon Walking Tour: $25
  • Bratislava City Walking Tour with Castle Ticket: $61
  • Bratislava Classical Walking Tour: $25
  • Bratislava Danube River Evening Sightseeing Cruise with Prosecco: $39
  • Bratislava Foodie Tour: $131
  • Bratislava Post-Communism Tour: $105
  • Bratislava Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide: $204

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Bratislava 19
    Kutna Hora 13

Sample the Local Flavors in Bratislava

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Bratislava:

  • Quick Wine Tasting in Michalská: $11
  • Wine Tasting with Sommelier in Bratislava: $14
  • Wine Tasting IN THE DARK!: $21
  • Private Pub Crawl Tour with Local Guide in Bratislava: $30
  • Bratislava 3-Hour Wine Tasting: $104
  • Devin Castle Tour with Wine Tasting: $158
  • Bratislava Food and Wine Tour: $185
  • Small Carpathian Wine Tasting and Red Stone Castle Tour: $213
  • Wine Tasting in the Countryside with Professional Photo Shoot: $267

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

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

Which is Bigger, Bratislava or Kutna Hora?

Bratislava has a larger population, and is about 20 times larger than the population of Kutna Hora. When comparing the sizes of Bratislava and Kutna Hora, 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.