Should you visit Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar or Kotor?
Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel cost comparison between Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar and Kotor can help. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.
Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar
Located in northeast Romania, Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the Transylvania region and one of the nation's most-visited cities. Many visitors come to experience the modern Transylvanian university culture, admire historic churches and other landmarks, see fortress ruins, and visit museums.
A coastal town of Montenegro, Kotor is also a beautifully-preserved fortified, medieval town, featuring a labyrinth of cobbled streets, lively piazzas, historic churches, and a spread of bars and restaurants throughout its historic Old Town.
Which city is cheaper, Kotor or Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar is $75, while the average daily cost in Kotor is $91. 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 Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar and Kotor in more detail.
The average price for accommodation for two people in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar is $88. This is for two people sharing a typical double occupancy hotel room.
Kotor's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is $86. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is $43.
Hotel or hostel for one person
Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $44
Typical double-occupancy room
Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar
The average traveler spends about $22 per day in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar for food, but obviously this is dependent on the type of restaurant and the amount of food ordered. To save money you can grab a lighter lunch or dinner, or you can try fast food or street food.
The average traveler spends about $40 per day in Kotor for food, but obviously this is dependent on the type of restaurant and the amount of food ordered. To save money you can grab a lighter lunch or dinner, or you can try fast food or street food.
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Kotor
Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Kotor.
While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around $13 per day to get around in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar.
The cost of a taxi ride in Kotor is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $8.75 per person, per day, on local transportation in Kotor.
Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $13
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Kotor
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Kotor:
Kotor - Dubrovnik: Private One-Way Transfer with Mercedes Vehicles:
Kotor - Mostar - one way private transfer:
Kotor to Tirana Transfer:
One way private transfer Kotor-Mostar:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Split, Hotel-to-hotel, English-speaking driver:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat Airport (TIV):
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat airport:
Is it cheaper to fly into Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar or Kotor?
Prices for flights to both Kotor and Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar 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.
Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around $7.03 per person, per day in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.
Entertainment and activities in Kotor typically cost an average of $7.86 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.
Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $7.03
Tours and Activities in Kotor
Here are a few actual costs in Kotor for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:
Small Group 1-Hour Walking Tour of Old Town:
One-Hour Guided Kotor Old Town Walking Tour:
Kotor Walking - "Group Tour":
1-Hour Semi Submarine Tour:
Kotor Walk Tour:
Semi Submarine: Kotor Panorama & Underwater Experience:
Kotor Boat Tour:
Kotor Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour:
Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus and Walking Tour:
1.5-Hour Private Walking Tour:
Perast Old Town and Our Lady of the Rock Boat Tour:
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $6.01 per day on alcoholic beverages.
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Kotor may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $8.04 per day on alcoholic beverages.
Sample the Local Flavors in Kotor
Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Kotor:
Wine tasting and magical tour from Kotor, Budva, Tivat (Lovcen,Skadar lake):
Traditional and Modern Mixed Wine Tour:
Skadar Lake National Park with Wine Tasting:
Gastronomic and Wine Tasting Private Tour:
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar and Kotor, we can see that Kotor is more expensive. And not only is Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar 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 Kotor would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Kotor than you might in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar.
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