A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar vs. Mostar

Should you visit Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar or Mostar?

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel cost comparison between Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar and Mostar 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.

Mostar

Mostar has historically been a culturally and ethnically diverse city. It was heavily bombed during the country's civil war and many of the city's most important buildings and structures were destroyed. Most significantly, the city's Old Bridge, Stari Most, was destoryed. The bridge was rebuilt through an international effort just eleven years after the war. It was completed in 2004 and included pieces of the original bridge. Today, much of the city has been rebuilt and the city is a beautiful and impressive travel destination. The old town still has much of its original charm and it is a great place to explore.

Which city is cheaper, Mostar 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 $77, while the average daily cost in Mostar is $64. 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 Mostar in more detail.




Accommodation

The average price for accommodation for two people in Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar is $92. This is for two people sharing a typical double occupancy hotel room.

Mostar's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is $66. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is $33.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $46
    Mostar $33
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $92
    Mostar $66


Food

The average traveler spends about $23 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.

While meal prices in Mostar can vary, the average travelers spends about $24 per day on food. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out, an average meal in Mostar should cost around $9.60 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Mostar is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $23
    Mostar $24

Typical Food prices in Mostar

Some typical examples of dining costs in Mostar are as follows:


  • A Casual Dinner Out (for 2)
    $17

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Mostar

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

  • Mostar street food tour: $36
  • Mostar Traditional Lunch or Dinner Cooking Class: $44


Local Transportation

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.

While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around $7.90 per day to get around in Mostar.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $13
    Mostar $7.90

Typical Local Transportation prices in Mostar

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Mostar:


  • Taxi To & From Blagaj (hiking)
    $25

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Mostar

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Mostar:

  • Airport transfer: Capljina - Mostar - Tuzla - Mostar - Capljina: $62
  • Mostar to Dubrovnik Private Transfer: $168
  • Mostar to Kotor Private Transfer: $199
  • Mostar to Sarajevo Private Transfer: $124
  • Mostar to Sarajevo Transfer Tour: $53
  • Mostar to Split Private Transfer: $168
  • Organized transfer Mostar- Sarajevo- Mostar: $25
  • Private Transfer from Dubrovnik and Dubrovnik Airport to Mostar: $193
  • Private Transfer from Dubrovnik to Mostar: $249
  • Private Transfer from Mostar Airport to Mostar: $29
  • Private Transfer from Mostar and Mostar Airport to Split: $193
  • Private Transfer from Mostar to Dubrovnik: $50


Entertainment

Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around $7.29 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.

Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around $8.56 per person, per day in Mostar. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $7.29
    Mostar $8.56

Tours and Activities in Mostar

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

  • Museum of War and Genocide Victims 1992-1995 Entrance Ticket: $6.22
  • Mostar walking tour: $16
  • Mostar Walking Tour: Orient in the West: $16
  • Mostar Day Tour: $19
  • Mostar in War: Historical Walking Tour: $25
  • Mostar city Tour: $25
  • Rafting at River Neretva - VIRTUAL TOUR: $25
  • Mostar Private Walking Tour: Experience with Local, Feel Like a Local: $26
  • War tour: $26
  • Mostar Walking Tour - Crossroads Of Civilisations: $29
  • Mostar private walking tour: $31
  • Mostar City Tour: $31


Alcohol

While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $6.23 per day on alcoholic beverages.

The average person spends about $3.38 on alcoholic beverages in Mostar per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Cluj-Napoca / Kolozsvar $6.23
    Mostar $3.38

Typical Alcohol prices in Mostar

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for alcohol and nightlife costs in Mostar:


  • A Few Drinks (for 2)
    $7.47

Sample the Local Flavors in Mostar

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Mostar:

  • Wine tasting in restaurant. Authentic Herzegovina Wines: $70



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

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