A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Brno vs. Bled for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Brno or Bled?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Brno and Bled 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: Brno or Bled?

Brno

Brno is a city in the Czech Republic known for its modernist and baroque buildings, gardens, museums, and churches. There are many monuments and cultural features especially related to the city's Moravian history, like the Moravian Museum and Moravian Gallery. It is also uniquely located between a landscape of South Moravian Vineyards and northern Moravian Karst topography.

Bled

Bled is an incredibly scenic place, on the east side of Lake Bled. The lake is a beautiful, rich, emerald green. There's a small island in the middle of the lake where you'll find a nice white chapel. The lake is surrounded by striking green mountains, among which you'll find the Bled Castle overlooking the scene. Bled also offers access to the nearby Triglav National Park, a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. Within the national park you'll find countless waterfalls and the lovely Lake Bohinj. You can find plenty of opportunities for mountain climbing, rafting, and hiking. There's even a cable car if you're looking for an easy way to get some good views of the mountains and landscape.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Czech Republic, The Best Adventure Tours to Czech Republic, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Ljubljana, and The Best 10-Day Tours from Ljubljana.


Which place is cheaper, Bled or Brno?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Brno is $135, while the average daily cost in Bled 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 Brno and Bled in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Brno $74
    Bled $60
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Brno $148
    Bled $120
Compare Hotels in Brno and Bled

Looking for a hotel in Brno or Bled? 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 Brno


Hotels in Bled


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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: Brno Hotel Prices and Bled Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Brno $2.71
    Bled $37

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Brno

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Brno:

  • Private Transfer to Prague Airport Business/VIP: $52
  • Private Transfer from Brno to Prague with 2 hours for sightseeing: $141
  • Private Transfer From Vsetín to Jablůnka: $3.27

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Bled

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

  • Bled- Ljubljana Airport. Private transfer. Price per car.: $87
  • Bled- Portorož. Private transfer. : $272
  • From Sava Dolinka River Kayaking Tour with Transfer: $102
  • Private Transfer from Bled to Ljubljana Airport (LJU): $98
  • Private Transfer from Bled to Zagreb Airport (ZAG): $295
  • Private Transfer from Bohinj to Ljubljana Airport (LJU): $165
  • Private transfer from Tolmin to Ljubljana city: $206
  • Private transfer from Tržič to Ljubljana city: $136

Is it cheaper to fly into Brno or Bled?

Prices for flights to both Bled and Brno 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
    Brno $59
    Bled $30

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Bled

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

  • Food Tour Bled - Explore Slovenia Through Its Tastes: $130

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Brno -
    Bled $13

Tours and Activities in Brno

Here are a few actual costs in Brno for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • Top secrets of caves in Moravian Karst - Guided Day Tour: $206
  • 2 Hours Private Walking Tour in Brno : $38
  • 3-Hour Brno Themed Walking Tours: $37
  • BMP tank driving experience Prague: $272
  • BMP tank ride & MagFed paintball adventure Prague: $129
  • Best of Czech Caves - Full-Day Hiking Tour in Moravian Karst: $251
  • Brno Historical Walking Tour: $33
  • Brno Private Walking Tour: $223
  • Brno daily tours: $71
  • Brno’s Historic Gems: A Walking Tour: $153
  • Brno’s Historic Gems: A Walking Tour: $79
  • Historic Downtown Walking Tour: $32

Typical Entertainment Prices in Bled

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for Bled's activities, tours, and tickets:


  • Rafting
    $99

Tours and Activities in Bled

For Bled, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • From Self-Guided E-Bike Tour to Vintgar Gorge: $42
  • Vintgar Best gorge and tasting experience tour: $48
  • From Self-Guided E-Bike Tour to Vintgar Gorge: $53
  • Motorcycle Tours in Slovenia: $55
  • Lake Sava River Rafting Experience with Hotel Pickup: $59
  • 3-Hour Family-Friendly Rafting Adventure: $59
  • From Ljubljana: Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour: $66
  • Winter Triglav National Park Adventure - Half day trip from Bled: $71
  • Guided Kayaking Tour in a Transparent Kayak: $74
  • Lake Bled Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Tour: $74
  • Guided Clear Kayak Tour in Bled: $75
  • Lake Bled Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Lesson and Tour: $75

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Brno $2.38
    Bled $15

Sample the Local Flavors in Brno

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

  • Fullday Private Tour in Lednice & Valtice with Wine Tasting: $196

Typical Alcohol Prices in Bled

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


  • Bottle of Champagne
    $19

Sample the Local Flavors in Bled

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Bled:

  • Slovenian wine tasting at Hotel Triglav Bled's wine cellar: $43
  • Wine Tasting Bled: $62
  • 2-Hour Interactive Wine Tasting Experience in Bled: $63
  • Wine Tasting Experience in Bled: $64


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

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


Which is Bigger, Brno or Bled?

Brno has a larger population, and is about 70 times larger than the population of Bled. When comparing the sizes of Brno and Bled, 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 Brno or Bled?

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 Brno or Bled in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Brno as well as Bled.

In July, Brno is generally around the same temperature as Bled. Daily temperatures in Brno average around 23°C (73°F), and Bled fluctuates around 24°C (75°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Bled. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Brno this time of the year. In the summer, Brno often gets less sunshine than Bled. Brno gets 236 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Bled receives 288 hours of full sun.

Brno usually gets around the same amount of rain in July as Bled. Brno gets 69 mm (2.7 in) of rain, while Bled receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Brno 23°C (73°F) 
    Bled 24°C (75°F)

Should I visit Brno or Bled in the Autumn?

Both Bled and Brno are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities.

Brno is cooler than Bled in the autumn. The daily temperature in Brno averages around 12°C (54°F) in October, and Bled fluctuates around 16°C (60°F).

Brno usually receives less sunshine than Bled during autumn. Brno gets 129 hours of sunny skies, while Bled receives 167 hours of full sun in the autumn.

In October, Brno usually receives less rain than Bled. Brno gets 35 mm (1.4 in) of rain, while Bled receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Brno 12°C (54°F) 
    Bled 16°C (60°F)

Should I visit Brno or Bled in the Winter?

Both Bled and Brno during the winter are popular places to visit.

Be prepared for some very cold days in Brno. In the winter, Brno is much colder than Bled. Typically, the winter temperatures in Brno in January average around 2°C (36°F), and Bled averages at about 5°C (41°F).

In the winter, Brno often gets less sunshine than Bled. Brno gets 49 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Bled receives 96 hours of full sun.

Brno usually gets less rain in January than Bled. Brno gets 25 mm (1 in) of rain, while Bled receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Brno 2°C (36°F) 
    Bled 5°C (41°F)

Should I visit Brno or Bled in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Brno and Bled.

In April, Brno is generally around the same temperature as Bled. Daily temperatures in Brno average around 13°C (55°F), and Bled fluctuates around 13°C (56°F).

Brno usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Bled during spring. Brno gets 167 hours of sunny skies, while Bled receives 177 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Brno usually receives less rain than Bled. Brno gets 32 mm (1.3 in) of rain, while Bled receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Brno 13°C (55°F) 
    Bled 13°C (56°F)

Typical Weather for Bled and Brno

Brno Bled
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 2°C (36°F) 25 mm (1 in) 5°C (41°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Feb 4°C (38°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 7°C (44°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Mar 8°C (46°F) 25 mm (1 in) 9°C (49°F) 77 mm (3 in)
Apr 13°C (55°F) 32 mm (1.3 in) 13°C (56°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
May 17°C (63°F) 61 mm (2.4 in) 18°C (64°F) 81 mm (3.2 in)
Jun 20°C (69°F) 70 mm (2.8 in) 22°C (71°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 24°C (75°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Aug 22°C (72°F) 58 mm (2.3 in) 24°C (74°F) 101 mm (4 in)
Sep 18°C (64°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 20°C (68°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Oct 12°C (54°F) 35 mm (1.4 in) 16°C (60°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Nov 7°C (45°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 10°C (51°F) 114 mm (4.5 in)
Dec 3°C (37°F) 25 mm (1 in) 6°C (44°F) 92 mm (3.6 in)