A Travel Price Comparison for Italy Cagliari vs. Amalfi for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Cagliari or Amalfi?

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

Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Cagliari and Amalfi can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Cagliari or Amalfi?

Cagliari

Cagliari is the capital of the Italian island, Sardinia, located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is best known for its abundance of seafood, beach access, and an array of architecture that reflects both Roman and medieval history.

Amalfi

The town of Amalfi is at the heart of the Amalfi Coast, a region of Italy known for dramatic coastline, ritzy hotels, delicious food, and warm weather. Amalfi was the capital of a small republic in the middle ages known as the Duchy of Amalfi, when it dominated the seas by trade and power. Later, in the early 20th century, the town and the region became known as a place where wealthy travelers would spend their vacations.

Which city is cheaper, Amalfi or Cagliari?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Cagliari is €96, while the average daily cost in Amalfi is €161. 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 Cagliari and Amalfi in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Cagliari 53
    Amalfi 79
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Cagliari 106
    Amalfi 158
Compare Hotels in Cagliari and Amalfi

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Hotels in Cagliari


Hotels in Amalfi


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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Cagliari 24
    Amalfi 53

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cagliari

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

  • Private Airport Transfer to the Area of Chia: $166
  • Private Transfer to/from Cagliari Airport (CAG): $48
  • Private Airport Transfer: Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG) to Cagliari: $27
  • Private Airport Transfer: from Cagliari to Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG): $28
  • Private VIP Transfer from Cagliari Airport to Cagliari: $22
  • Private VIP Transfer from Cagliari Airport to Quartu S.Elena: $22
  • Private VIP Transfer from Cagliari Airport to Santa Margherita di Pula: $68
  • Private VIP Transfer from Cagliari Airport to Villasimius: $75
  • Private VIP Transfer from Cagliari to Cagliari Airport: $22
  • Private transfer: Cagliari to Cagliari Airport (CAG): $622
  • Transfer from airport to cagliari: $43
  • Transfer/taxi Cagliari Airport - Cagliari city: $39

Typical Local Transportation prices in Amalfi

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


  • Bus
    4.00
  • Train to Naples
    14

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Amalfi

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Amalfi:

  • Transfer from and to Naples (city, train station, airport) From Amalfi Coast: $162
  • Transfer Service from Amalfi area to Matera: $373
  • Transfer From Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Naples to Ladispoli or Viceversa.: $1,369
  • Sorrento Coast - Positano Private Transfer: $78
  • Private transfer from rome to amalfi: $118
  • Private transfer from Amalfi to Naples: $112
  • Private transfer from Amalfi or Ravello to Naples with Stop in Pompeii (2hours): $292
  • Private transfer from Amalfi coast to Matera: $712
  • Private transfer Service from Amalfi to Rome.: $346
  • Private transfer Amalfi to Naples: $108
  • Private Transfers Amalfi Coast or viceversa: $75
  • Private Transfer: From Amalfi to Sorrento with hotel pick-up and drop-off: $57

Is it cheaper to fly into Cagliari or Amalfi?

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Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Cagliari 28
    Amalfi 50

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Cagliari

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

  • Culurgiones Cooking Class Cagliari: $71
  • Homemade fresh pasta cooking: $90
  • Traditional Ravioli Cooking Class: $102
  • Cooking class & Lunch in Cagliari: $102
  • Dining experience at a local's home in Cagliari with show cooking: $106
  • Small-group Street food tour in Cagliari: $111
  • Cooking and eating with a Sardinian family: $133
  • Small Group Market tour and Cooking class in Cagliari: $162
  • Private Pizza & Tiramisu Class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Cagliari: $180
  • Private cooking class at a local's home with tasting in Cagliari: $180
  • Cagliari Shore Excursion: Sardinian Traditional Cooking Class with Lunch: $185
  • Local market visit and private cooking class at a Cesarina's home in Cagliari: $267

Typical Food prices in Amalfi

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Amalfi:


  • Dinner
    35
  • Snacks
    4.00
  • Bread
    1.00
  • Dinner
    41

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Amalfi

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

  • Lunch or dinner with an Italian family with cooking demo and wines - Amalfi: $106
  • Amalfi Coast and Food Tour: from Farm to Table: $167
  • Private cooking class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Amalfi: $180
  • Amalfi Coast Cooking Class in Organic Farm: $193
  • Market visit and cooking class with lunch or dinner at a local's home in Amalfi: $235
  • Cooking Class Plus Wine Tasting Experience: $597

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Cagliari 13
    Amalfi 21

Tours and Activities in Cagliari

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

  • Welcome to Private Tour with a Local: $34
  • Cagliari Walking tour: $35
  • Cagliari Like a Local: Customized Private Tour: $38
  • Tuk Tuk tour in the centre of Cagliari 4 districts: $41
  • Cagliari Easy Tour: $45
  • Castello Walking tour and the Giants of Mont'e Prama: $50
  • Tuk Tuk tour in the centre of Cagliari 4 districts and flamingo spotting: $56
  • Tuk Tuk tour of Cagliari 4 districts and Castle of San Michele: $56
  • Ebike tour Cagliari: $61
  • Tuk Tuk tour in Cagliari city, Flamingo spotting and Castle of San Michele: $66
  • Flamingos Sightseeing Segway Tour: $66
  • Sinnai: Bread-Baking Experience with an Italian Baker: $68

Tours and Activities in Amalfi

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

  • Amalfi Coast - Private Driving Tour from Amalfi: $496
  • Amalfi Coast Boat and Snorkeling Tour in Small Group | Half-day: $98
  • Amalfi Coast Day Tour from Naples: $290
  • Amalfi Coast Kayak Tour along Arches, Beaches and Sea Caves: $73
  • Amalfi Coast Private Boat Cruise - Available Autumn to Spring!: $1,253
  • Amalfi Coast Private Tour: $193
  • Amalfi Coast tour: Positano, Amalfi and Ravello from Naples: $622
  • Amalfi Coast: 8-Hour Tour by Car and Boat: $178
  • Amalfi Coast: Full-Day Cruise from Sorrento: $141
  • Amalfi Drive cycling tour: $105
  • Amalfi Lemon Tour Experience: $59
  • Amalfi Sunset Cruise: $746

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Cagliari 6.06
    Amalfi 16

Sample the Local Flavors in Cagliari

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

  • Guided Wine tasting with a Sommelier: $62
  • WINE TOUR in a winery among the vineyards: $80
  • cultural walking tour, food and wine tasting experience: $83
  • Wine tour aroud vineyards of Cagliari: $85
  • Wine tasting: $96
  • Small-Group Food and Wine Tour from Cagliari: $106
  • Wine Tasting & Winery Tour: $273

Typical Alcohol prices in Amalfi

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


  • Wine
    6.00

Sample the Local Flavors in Amalfi

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

  • Private Irpinia Wine Tour from Naples & Amalfi Coast: $256
  • Mount Vesuvius & Wine Tasting with Lunch Private Tour: $287
  • Mount Vesuvius & Wine Tasting with Lunch Private Tour from Amalfi Coast: $287
  • Pompei Archeological site and Wine tasting Experience: $303
  • Wine Tour Experience for Family or friend's group: $311


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


When is the best time to visit Cagliari or Amalfi?

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 Cagliari or Amalfi in the Summer?

Both Amalfi and Cagliari during the summer are popular places to visit.

Cagliari is around the same temperature as Amalfi in the summer. The temperature in Cagliari is usually 24°C (75°F) in July, and Amalfi stays around 23°C (74°F).

In Amalfi, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Cagliari. In the summer, Cagliari often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi. Cagliari gets 337 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Amalfi receives 313 hours of full sun.

Cagliari usually gets less rain in July than Amalfi. Cagliari gets 4 mm (0.2 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 26 mm (1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Cagliari 24°C (75°F) 
    Amalfi 23°C (74°F)

Should I visit Cagliari or Amalfi in the Autumn?

The autumn attracts plenty of travelers to both Cagliari and Amalfi.

In the autumn, Cagliari is around the same temperature as Amalfi. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Cagliari in October are around 18°C (65°F), and Amalfi is about 17°C (63°F).

Cagliari usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi during autumn. At this time of the year, Cagliari gets 192 hours of sunny skies, while Amalfi receives 189 hours of full sun.

Amalfi receives a lot of rain in the autumn. In October, Cagliari usually receives less rain than Amalfi. At this time of the year, Cagliari gets 50 mm (2 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 132 mm (5.2 in) of rain.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Cagliari 18°C (65°F) 
    Amalfi 17°C (63°F)

Should I visit Cagliari or Amalfi in the Winter?

The winter brings many poeple to Cagliari as well as Amalfi.

In January, Cagliari is generally a little warmer than Amalfi. Temperatures in Cagliari average around 10°C (50°F), and Amalfi stays around 8°C (47°F).

In the winter, Cagliari often gets more sunshine than Amalfi. Cagliari gets 131 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Amalfi receives 115 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Amalfi. Cagliari usually gets less rain in January than Amalfi. Cagliari gets 45 mm (1.8 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 111 mm (4.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Cagliari 10°C (50°F) 
    Amalfi 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit Cagliari or Amalfi in the Spring?

Both Amalfi and Cagliari are popular destinations to visit in the spring with plenty of activities.

Cagliari is around the same temperature as Amalfi in the spring. The temperature in Cagliari is usually 14°C (57°F) in April, and Amalfi stays around 13°C (55°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Cagliari. Cagliari usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi during spring. At this time of the year, Cagliari gets 202 hours of sunny skies, while Amalfi receives 189 hours of full sun.

In April, Cagliari usually receives less rain than Amalfi. At this time of the year, Cagliari gets 36 mm (1.4 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Cagliari 14°C (57°F) 
    Amalfi 13°C (55°F)

Typical Weather for Amalfi and Cagliari

Cagliari Amalfi
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 10°C (50°F) 45 mm (1.8 in) 8°C (47°F) 111 mm (4.4 in)
Feb 10°C (51°F) 55 mm (2.2 in) 9°C (48°F) 99 mm (3.9 in)
Mar 12°C (53°F) 43 mm (1.7 in) 11°C (51°F) 88 mm (3.5 in)
Apr 14°C (57°F) 36 mm (1.4 in) 13°C (55°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
May 17°C (63°F) 24 mm (0.9 in) 17°C (63°F) 52 mm (2.1 in)
Jun 21°C (70°F) 11 mm (0.4 in) 21°C (69°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Jul 24°C (75°F) 4 mm (0.2 in) 23°C (74°F) 26 mm (1 in)
Aug 24°C (76°F) 9 mm (0.4 in) 24°C (74°F) 46 mm (1.8 in)
Sep 22°C (71°F) 26 mm (1 in) 21°C (70°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Oct 18°C (65°F) 50 mm (2 in) 17°C (63°F) 132 mm (5.2 in)
Nov 14°C (57°F) 56 mm (2.2 in) 12°C (54°F) 161 mm (6.3 in)
Dec 11°C (52°F) 54 mm (2.1 in) 9°C (49°F) 118 mm (4.6 in)


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