A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Corfu vs. Amalfi for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Corfu or Amalfi?

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

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

Where Should I go: Corfu or Amalfi?

Corfu

Also known in modern Greek as Kerkira or Kerkyra, Corfu is the northernmost of Greece's Ionian islands, located off the nation's northwest coast in the Adriatic Sea. It has historically seen control of Venetians, French, and British powers, and today draws tourists mainly as a resort destination.

Like many beach destinations in Europe, Corfu can be expensive due to higher tourist demand and limited space on the island. But Greece is still a fairly affordable country compared to other places in Europe, so deals can be found.

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 Corfu?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Corfu is €90, 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 Corfu and Amalfi in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Corfu 39
    Amalfi 79
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Corfu 78
    Amalfi 158
Compare Hotels in Corfu and Amalfi

Looking for a hotel in Corfu or Amalfi? 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 Corfu


Hotels in Amalfi


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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: Corfu Hotel Prices and Amalfi Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Corfu 44
    Amalfi 53

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Corfu

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

  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Acharavi Private Transfer: $123
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Agios Stefanos Private Transfer: $123
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Barbati Private Transfer: $86
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Kassiopi Private Transfer: $123
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Kavos Private Transfer: $134
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Nisaki Private Transfer: $98
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Paleokastritsa Private Transfer: $93
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Roda Private Transfer: $111
  • (CFU) Corfu Airport To Sidari Private Transfer: $111
  • Corfu Airport Private 1-Way Transfer: $91
  • Corfu Airport to Hotel Shared Arrival Transfer: $31
  • Corfu International Airport (CFU): One-way Hotel Transfer: $125

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 Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Naples to Ladispoli or Viceversa.: $1,369
  • From Rome: Transfer to Amalfi Coastline via Pompeii: $864
  • From Rome: Transfer to Amalfi Coastline via Herculaneum: $780
  • Private Transfer from Naples or any place on the Amalfi coast to Matera: $746
  • Private transfer from Amalfi coast to Matera: $712
  • Private Transfer in Minivan from Amalfi Coast to Rome: $622
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Rome or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Fiumicino FCO Airport or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Rome or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Fiumicino FCO Airport to Amalfi or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Fiumicino FCO Airport or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Fiumicino FCO Airport or viceversa: $610

Is it cheaper to fly into Corfu or Amalfi?

Prices for flights to both Amalfi and Corfu 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
    Corfu 25
    Amalfi 50

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Corfu

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

  • Greek Cooking Class & Meal at a Local Family Home: $80

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.
    Corfu 12
    Amalfi 21

Tours and Activities in Corfu

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Corfu.

  • Winery tour with Wine and Olive tasting at Theotoky Estate in Corfu: $12
  • Royalty Winery tour with tasting at Theotoky Estate in Corfu: $16
  • Corfu Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing Bus Tour: $22
  • Ghost Stories and Legends Tour: $31
  • Sunset at the Shipwreck Beach | Beach Discovery Tour: $32
  • Corfu Ghost Stories and Legends Night Tour: $34
  • Corfu Town: Evening Guided Tour With Wine: $37
  • Paxos and Antipaxos Full-Day Island Hopping Tour: $40
  • From Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves: $40
  • Historic Buildings and Great Personalities Tour: $42
  • Corfu Town: Evening Guided Tour With Wine: $42
  • 3 Hours Corfu Old Town Walking Tour: History and Architecture: $54

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
    Corfu 6.85
    Amalfi 16

Sample the Local Flavors in Corfu

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

  • Corfu-Private Winery tour with Wine tasting at Theotoky Estate: $15
  • Wine Tasting and optional Olive Tasting at Theotoky Estate: $16
  • Private tour to Paleokastritsa & Wine tasting from Corfu: $266
  • Private Corfu Full-Day Wine Tasting Shore Excursion: $468
  • Private Corfu Highlights and Wine Tour: $549

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 Corfu and Amalfi, we can see that Amalfi is more expensive. And not only is Corfu much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Corfu would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Corfu 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 Corfu.


When is the best time to visit Corfu 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 Corfu or Amalfi in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Corfu as well as Amalfi. The beaches, snorkeling, the hiking, and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Corfu this time of year.

Corfu is around the same temperature as Amalfi in the summer. The temperature in Corfu is usually 25°C (76°F) in July, and Amalfi stays around 23°C (74°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Amalfi. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Corfu this time of the year. In the summer, Corfu often gets more sunshine than Amalfi. Corfu gets 358 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Amalfi receives 313 hours of full sun.

Corfu usually gets less rain in July than Amalfi. Corfu gets 7 mm (0.3 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 26 mm (1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Corfu 25°C (76°F) 
    Amalfi 23°C (74°F)

Should I visit Corfu or Amalfi in the Autumn?

Both Amalfi and Corfu are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities. Many travelers come to Corfu for the hiking trails, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

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

Corfu usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi during autumn. Corfu gets 178 hours of sunny skies, while Amalfi receives 189 hours of full sun in the autumn.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Amalfi. It's quite rainy in Corfu. In October, Corfu usually receives more rain than Amalfi. Corfu gets 148 mm (5.8 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 132 mm (5.2 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


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

Should I visit Corfu or Amalfi in the Winter?

Both Amalfi and Corfu during the winter are popular places to visit. Many visitors come to Corfu in the winter for the shopping scene and the cuisine.

In January, Corfu is generally a little warmer than Amalfi. Temperatures in Corfu average around 10°C (49°F), and Amalfi stays around 8°C (47°F).

In the winter, Corfu often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi. Corfu gets 112 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Amalfi receives 115 hours of full sun.

Amalfi gets a good bit of rain this time of year. It rains a lot this time of the year in Corfu. Corfu usually gets more rain in January than Amalfi. Corfu gets 132 mm (5.2 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 111 mm (4.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Corfu 10°C (49°F) 
    Amalfi 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit Corfu or Amalfi in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Corfu and Amalfi. Most visitors come to Corfu for the beaches and the natural beauty during these months.

Corfu is around the same temperature as Amalfi in the spring. The temperature in Corfu is usually 14°C (58°F) in April, and Amalfi stays around 13°C (55°F).

Corfu usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi during spring. Corfu gets 195 hours of sunny skies, while Amalfi receives 189 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Corfu usually receives less rain than Amalfi. Corfu gets 62 mm (2.4 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Corfu 14°C (58°F) 
    Amalfi 13°C (55°F)

Typical Weather for Amalfi and Corfu

Corfu Amalfi
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 10°C (49°F) 132 mm (5.2 in) 8°C (47°F) 111 mm (4.4 in)
Feb 10°C (50°F) 136 mm (5.4 in) 9°C (48°F) 99 mm (3.9 in)
Mar 12°C (53°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 11°C (51°F) 88 mm (3.5 in)
Apr 14°C (58°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 13°C (55°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
May 18°C (65°F) 36 mm (1.4 in) 17°C (63°F) 52 mm (2.1 in)
Jun 22°C (72°F) 14 mm (0.6 in) 21°C (69°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Jul 25°C (76°F) 7 mm (0.3 in) 23°C (74°F) 26 mm (1 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 18 mm (0.7 in) 24°C (74°F) 46 mm (1.8 in)
Sep 22°C (72°F) 75 mm (3 in) 21°C (70°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Oct 18°C (65°F) 148 mm (5.8 in) 17°C (63°F) 132 mm (5.2 in)
Nov 14°C (58°F) 181 mm (7.1 in) 12°C (54°F) 161 mm (6.3 in)
Dec 11°C (52°F) 180 mm (7.1 in) 9°C (49°F) 118 mm (4.6 in)


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