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

Should you visit Brno or Zadar?

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 Zadar 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 Zadar?

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.

Zadar

You'll find Zadar in northern Dalmatia, Croatia. It is located on the Adriatic Sea and is the center of Zadar County. It is both the historic center for the region and the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zadar. There are a handful of sights around town, most of which can be explored on foot.

The climate for the city is a mix between humid subtropical and a Mediterranean climate. The winters are usually mild and wet, and the summers are humid and warm. The hottest months are July and August when temperatures can exceed 30 degrees Celsius. Average yearly rainfall usually exceeds 917 mm. Fall months often remain warm and temperatures are often around 30 degrees Celsius as well. In general, the temperatures rarely drop below freezing, even during the coldest month of January. The rainiest months are October and November, although winter is considered the wet season. July is usually the driest month. Water temperatures are around 25 degrees Celsius in July and August and it may be possible to swim any time between May and October.

Which place is cheaper, Zadar or Brno?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Brno is $133, while the average daily cost in Zadar is $98. 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 Zadar in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Brno $73
    Zadar $56
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Brno $146
    Zadar $112
Compare Hotels in Brno and Zadar

Looking for a hotel in Brno or Zadar? 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 Zadar


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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 Zadar Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Brno $2.67
    Zadar $10

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Brno

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Brno:

  • Private Transfer From Vsetín to Jablůnka: $3.31
  • Private Transfer from Brno to Prague with 2 hours for sightseeing: $143

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Zadar

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Zadar:

  • From Plitvice Lakes Private Round-Trip Transfer: $362
  • From Private Transfer to Dubrovnik Airport: $616
  • From Zagreb & Franjo Tudman Airport Private Transfer: $464
  • Krka National Park Private Tour from Zadar with transfer to Split: $287
  • Private Transfer from Biograd Na Moru to Zadar Airport (ZAD): $68
  • Private Transfer from Borik Zadar to Zadar Airport (ZAD): $38
  • Private Transfer from Starigrad Paklenica to Zadar Airport (ZAD): $108
  • Private Transfer from Zadar Airport (ZAD) to Šibenik: $196
  • Private Transfer from Zadar Airport (ZAD) to Biograd Na Moru: $68
  • Private Transfer from Zadar Airport (ZAD) to Borik Zadar: $38
  • Private Transfer from Zadar Airport (ZAD) to Kožino: $55
  • Private Transfer from Zadar Airport (ZAD) to Murter: $196

Is it cheaper to fly into Brno or Zadar?

Prices for flights to both Zadar 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 $58
    Zadar $31

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Zadar

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

  • Small Group Cooking Class: $39
  • Private City Tour and Cooking Class: $97
  • Zadar Private City Tour and Cooking Class: $99
  • Cooking class and shellfishing with a local on the island of Preko: $206
  • Gourmet Sunset dinner on board: $221

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Brno -
    Zadar $21

Tours and Activities in Brno

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

  • The Painted Ladies of Telč: A Self-Guided Audio Tour: $6.99
  • Skip the Line: 10-Z Bunker Entrance Ticket in Brno : $7.94
  • Historic Downtown Walking Tour: $32
  • Brno Historical Walking Tour: $33
  • 3-Hour Brno Themed Walking Tours: $38
  • 2 Hours Private Walking Tour in Brno : $39
  • Ride in a BMP tank and military garage tour in Milovice: $52
  • Brno daily tours: $72
  • Pearls of Brno - Walking Tour for Couples: $94
  • The best of Brno walking tour: $94
  • Quad ride adventure for families with kids in Milovice: $122
  • Quad ride adventure in Milovice: $122

Tours and Activities in Zadar

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

  • Paklenica National Park Admission Ticket: $5.66
  • Zadar historical guided tour: $16
  • Zadar guided sightseeing bike tour : $16
  • Zadar Historical Guided Walking Tour: $17
  • Old Town Highlights Guided Walking Tour: $18
  • Group History Walking Tour in Zadar Old Town: $20
  • Zadar City Tour 90min Walk: $20
  • Sunset Boat Tour with a Glass of Prosecco: $21
  • Romantic Zadar Sunset Boat Tour with a Glass of Prossecco: $21
  • Guided City Walking Tour: $22
  • Look Around Zadar - Don't Look Up: Cinematic and Musical Sunset Walking Tour: $22
  • The Ultimate Zadar Walking Tour: $22

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Brno $2.35
    Zadar $13

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: $198

Sample the Local Flavors in Zadar

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

  • Krka Waterfalls, Food & Wine Tasting, & Old Town Tour: $52
  • Krka Waterfalls, Food & Wine Tasting, Boat Ride & Zadar Old Town: $53
  • Craft Gin and exclusive brandies in unique distillery: $61
  • Private City and Wine Tour in Zadar with Eco Tuk Tuk: $88


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Brno and Zadar, we can see that Brno is more expensive. And not only is Zadar much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Zadar would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Zadar 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 Zadar.

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


Which is Bigger, Brno or Zadar?

Brno has a larger population, and is about 5 times larger than the population of Zadar. When comparing the sizes of Brno and Zadar, 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 Zadar?

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 Brno or Zadar in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Brno and Zadar. Furthermore, many visitors come to Zadar in the summer for the beaches, snorkeling, and the family-friendly experiences.

Brno is cooler than Zadar in the summer. The daily temperature in Brno averages around 23°C (73°F) in July, and Zadar fluctuates around 26°C (80°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Zadar this time of the year. In Brno, it's very sunny this time of the year. Brno usually receives less sunshine than Zadar during summer. Brno gets 236 hours of sunny skies, while Zadar receives 345 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Brno usually receives more rain than Zadar. Brno gets 69 mm (2.7 in) of rain, while Zadar receives 28 mm (1.1 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Brno 23°C (73°F) 
    Zadar 26°C (80°F)

Should I visit Brno or Zadar in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Brno as well as Zadar. Additionally, most visitors come to Zadar for the shopping scene and the natural beauty of the area during these months.

In the autumn, Brno is cooler than Zadar. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Brno in October average around 12°C (54°F), and Zadar averages at about 18°C (64°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Zadar. In the autumn, Brno often gets less sunshine than Zadar. Brno gets 129 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Zadar receives 200 hours of full sun.

Brno usually gets less rain in October than Zadar. Brno gets 35 mm (1.4 in) of rain, while Zadar receives 79 mm (3.1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Brno 12°C (54°F) 
    Zadar 18°C (64°F)

Should I visit Brno or Zadar in the Winter?

Both Zadar and Brno are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. Also, the winter months attract visitors to Zadar because of the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

Brno can be very cold during winter. In January, Brno is generally much colder than Zadar. Daily temperatures in Brno average around 2°C (36°F), and Zadar fluctuates around 8°C (47°F).

Brno usually receives less sunshine than Zadar during winter. Brno gets 49 hours of sunny skies, while Zadar receives 128 hours of full sun in the winter.

In January, Brno usually receives less rain than Zadar. Brno gets 25 mm (1 in) of rain, while Zadar receives 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Brno 2°C (36°F) 
    Zadar 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit Brno or Zadar in the Spring?

Both Zadar and Brno during the spring are popular places to visit. Also, the beaches and the natural beauty are the main draw to Zadar this time of year.

Brno is cooler than Zadar in the spring. The daily temperature in Brno averages around 13°C (55°F) in April, and Zadar fluctuates around 15°C (59°F).

In Zadar, it's very sunny this time of the year. In the spring, Brno often gets less sunshine than Zadar. Brno gets 167 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Zadar receives 212 hours of full sun.

Brno usually gets less rain in April than Zadar. Brno gets 32 mm (1.3 in) of rain, while Zadar receives 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Brno 13°C (55°F) 
    Zadar 15°C (59°F)

Typical Weather for Zadar and Brno

Brno Zadar
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 2°C (36°F) 25 mm (1 in) 8°C (47°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
Feb 4°C (38°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 9°C (48°F) 68 mm (2.7 in)
Mar 8°C (46°F) 25 mm (1 in) 11°C (52°F) 75 mm (3 in)
Apr 13°C (55°F) 32 mm (1.3 in) 15°C (59°F) 66 mm (2.6 in)
May 17°C (63°F) 61 mm (2.4 in) 20°C (67°F) 56 mm (2.2 in)
Jun 20°C (69°F) 70 mm (2.8 in) 23°C (74°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 26°C (80°F) 28 mm (1.1 in)
Aug 22°C (72°F) 58 mm (2.3 in) 26°C (79°F) 50 mm (2 in)
Sep 18°C (64°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 22°C (72°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 12°C (54°F) 35 mm (1.4 in) 18°C (64°F) 79 mm (3.1 in)
Nov 7°C (45°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 13°C (56°F) 108 mm (4.3 in)
Dec 3°C (37°F) 25 mm (1 in) 10°C (49°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)