A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Cesky Krumlov vs. Split

Should you visit Cesky Krumlov or Split?

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

Cesky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov is a beautiful town located in Southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. It sits along the Vltava River and is home to just over 13,000 residents. The town has many Baroque buildings as well as many pleasant cafes, restaurants and bars. It also has the second largest castle in the Czech Republic, and a beautiful old town square. The town remains very similar to how it was in the 18th century. Many of the buildings are well maintained, and many have been restored to their original beauty. The city is also a UNESCO World Heritage site, and has become a very popular tourist destination. During the summer months tourists may outnumber the local population.

Split

Spit is a historic city in Central Dalmatia with many opportunities to glimpse its fascinating past in its historic city center. Centuries ago the city grew up around a Diocletian palace that was used as refuge by the locals.

Today, as you wander around the historic center, you can see the remains of the Roman walls, temples, and squares. Despite it's appeal to tourists, Split is much more than just a tourist destination. It is larger than you might initially realize and it spreads well beyond the historic center. There is a population of about 300,000 in the larger area and it is an economic center for the region.

Split is also a must-visit on a trip through the country. It can easily fit in to a one-week itinerary of Croatia, or many other routes, as it's centrally located and very accessible.

Split has a beautiful climate with mild winters, countless sunny days, and a generally pleasant temperature. As such, there are many opportunities to enjoy yourself outdoors, whether by participating in sports or walking around the city's quaint streets. Winters in Split are also quite mild, but there may be one snowy day, on average, every year. This rare snowfall can cause a significant disruption in the flow of traffic.

Which city is cheaper, Split or Cesky Krumlov?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Cesky Krumlov is $56, while the average daily cost in Split is $107. 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. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Cesky Krumlov and Split in more detail.




Accommodation

The prices for places to stay in Cesky Krumlov can vary by date, location, and type. Generally, the average cost for accommodation per person is $34, while a typical double-occupancy hotel room for two people will cost around $68.

For a normal double-occupancy room in Split, $144 is the average cost for a hotel room. Also in Split, the typical price for a place to stay for one person is $72, such as in a hostel.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Cesky Krumlov $34
    Split $72
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Cesky Krumlov $68
    Split $144


Food

Cesky Krumlov food costs typically run travelers around $20 per day. Eating every meal in a nicer restaurant will drive the cost up, and grabbing fast food or casual meals will help you save money.

Food in Split costs travelers about $23 per day on average. Restaurants can vary significantly in price, so choose wisely if you're trying to save money. Fast food and street stalls are typically your cheapest options, which sit down restaurants can be significantly more expensive.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Cesky Krumlov $20
    Split $23

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Split

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

  • Krka Waterfalls with Dinner in Split included:Pizza or Burger with Fries & Drink: $62
  • Private Dining: Traditional Dalmatian family dinner near Marjan Hills: $102
  • Cooking Class in a Dalmatian Ethno Village Tour from Split: $116
  • The Real Split Food Tour: $118
  • Exclusive tour: NP Krka Bike Tour with traditional dinner: $174


Local Transportation

To get around in Cesky Krumlov, the average visitor spends $2.67 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.

Public transportation tends to be much less expensive in Split than paying for a taxi or private car service, as is expected. Typically, people spend $14 on transportation in Split on average per day.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Cesky Krumlov $2.67
    Split $14

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cesky Krumlov

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

  • Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague: Private sightseeing daytrip with 2 stops: $178
  • Private scenic transfer Cesky Krumlov to Vienna via Telc - Trebic UNESCO sights: $224
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna: $331
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut: $313
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg: $310
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Passau: $223
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Munich: $502
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Melk: $303
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Linz: $142
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Karlovy Vary: $419
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt: $302
  • Private one way Sightseeing transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague: $386

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Split

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

  • Zadar Day Trip from Split with transfer to Plitvice Lakes: $288
  • Transfers and excursions: $92
  • Transfer from Split to airport (and vice versa): $101
  • Transfer from Split to Zadar: $239
  • Transfer from Split to Sibenik: $133
  • Transfer from Split to Dubrovnik: $373
  • Transfer Split-Zagreb: $535
  • Transfer Split airport to Split: $53
  • Transfer Split airport to Makarska: $100
  • Transfer Split - Novalja (economy or VIP): $415
  • Transfer Novalja - Split (economy or VIP): $415
  • Taxi transfer (private) from Split Airport to Split (hotels & port): $56


Entertainment

In Cesky Krumlov, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average $5.96 per person, per day.

Sightseeing expenses in Split, including the cost of admission tickets for day tours, museums, and attractions, usually cost an average of $3.64 per day, per person.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Cesky Krumlov $5.96
    Split $3.64

Tours and Activities in Cesky Krumlov

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

  • A day in the life of Český Krumlov - Private tour with a local: $218
  • Cesky Krumlov Old Town Private Walking Tour: $53
  • Cesky Krumlov Private Walking Tour: $168
  • Cesky Krumlov Tour 4 hours: $199
  • Cesky Krumlov medieval UNESCO sites - private tour with PERSONAL PRAGUE GUIDE: $239
  • Full day tour from Prague and back.: $108
  • Day Tour from Prague to Cesky Krumlov with English Guide: $133
  • Private Night tour of Český Krumlov: $61
  • Private Sightseeing Trip from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna via Rosenberg castle - Melk and Durnstein: $474
  • Private evening tour Cesky Krumlov Old Town and Castle area: $51
  • Private return day trip from Cesky Krumlov to UNESCO town of Telc with a guided walking tour: $339
  • Private tour of best of Český Krumlov - Sightseeing, Food & Culture with a local: $187

Tours and Activities in Split

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

  • "Blue Lagoon" Half day Chill out tour from Split: $68
  • 1 Day Pass HOP ON-HOP OFF Bus tour from Split: $25
  • 1.5-Hour Split Evening Walking Tour: $22
  • 10-Day Adriatic Island Hopping Active Tour from Split: $1,821
  • 2 Hours Private Guided Walking Tour in Split Old Town: $187
  • 2 Hours Split Walking tour with free food tasting: $37
  • 2-Hour Private Guided Tour of Split in a Classic Ford T: $51
  • 3-Day Croatia Hiking and Biking Small-Group Tour: $775
  • 3-Day Private Sailing Tour from Split: $4,168
  • 3-Hour Split Deep Water Soloing and Cliff Jumping Adventure: $54
  • 3-Island Split Boat Tour (Šolta Drvenik Mali, Drvenik Veli): $83
  • 360 Virtual Tour of Ancient Split: $14


Alcohol

Typically, people visiting Cesky Krumlov spend on average $3.07 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.

Typically, people visiting Split spend on average $7.80 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Cesky Krumlov $3.07
    Split $7.80

Sample the Local Flavors in Split

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

  • Day Tour from Krka Waterfalls Tour & Wine Tasting: $36
  • Tower Pub Crawl in Split: $37
  • Krka Waterfalls Tour & Wine Tasting from Split: $37
  • Krka Waterfalls and Sibenik Day Trip Including Wine Tasting from Split: $49
  • Wine Tasting With walking Small group Tour in Split: $53
  • Blue Lagoon & Wine tasting - 3 islands tour: $87
  • Split Wine Tasting Walking Tour: $101
  • Zinfandel Wine Tour: $124
  • Full-Day Split Food and wine tour to Peljesac: $133
  • Beer Tasting Split - visit to the local brewery: $137
  • Solta Island Wine Tasting Tour Including Lunch: $152
  • Imotski Wine Tasting Tour from Split: $152



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

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