A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Debrecen vs. Kotor for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Debrecen or Kotor?

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

Should I visit Debrecen or Kotor? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city has activities that align with your interests along with knowing which is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the details and the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Where Should I go: Debrecen or Kotor?

Debrecen

Finding its beginning as a collection of agricultural villages, Debrecen has grown to become the second largest city in Hungary as well as the regional center for the Northern Great Plain region. Highlights include the Reformed Great Church of Debrecen, Hortobagy National Park, Deri Museum, and the Debrecen Zoo and Botanical Garden.

Kotor

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 place is cheaper, Kotor or Debrecen?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Debrecen is $68, while the average daily cost in Kotor is $108. 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 destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Debrecen and Kotor in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Debrecen $34
    Kotor $53
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Debrecen $68
    Kotor $106
Compare Hotels in Debrecen and Kotor

Looking for a hotel in Debrecen or Kotor? 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 Debrecen


Hotels in Kotor


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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: Debrecen Hotel Prices and Kotor Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Debrecen $11
    Kotor $10

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Debrecen

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Debrecen:

  • Debrecen - Budapest Transfer: $170

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Kotor

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Kotor:

  • Tivat hotels to Kotor Cruise Port - Departure Private Transfer: $17
  • Kotor Cruise Port to Tivat hotels - Arrival Private Transfer: $17
  • Tivat Airport (TIV) to Kotor Cruise Port - Arrival Private Transfer: $17
  • Kotor Cruise Port to Tivat Airport (TIV) - Departure Private Transfer: $17
  • Private Transfer from Tivat Airport to Kotor Cruise Port: $17
  • Private Transfer from Kotor Cruise Port to Tivat Airport TIV: $17
  • Private Transfer from Kotor Cruise Port to Tivat hotels: $17
  • Private Transfer from Tivat Hotels to Kotor Cruise Port: $17
  • Tivat Airport Shared Arrival Transfer to Hotel or Accommodation : $22
  • Private Transfer from Tivat airport to Tivat city or Porto Montenegro: $26
  • Private Transfer from Tivat or Porto Montenegro to Tivat airport: $26
  • Tivat Airport (TIV) to Kotor Cruise Port - Round-Trip Private Transfer: $33

Is it cheaper to fly into Debrecen or Kotor?

Prices for flights to both Kotor and Debrecen 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
    Debrecen $24
    Kotor $46

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Kotor

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

  • 3 Hour Kotor Food Tour - Rick Steves' Recommended: $154
  • The 10 Tastings of Kotor Private Food Tour : $175
  • Kotor City Tour and Cooking Class : $205
  • Kotor private cooking class with lunch and Old town guided tour: $228
  • Kotor and Perast Private Tour with Cooking Class and Boat Ride: $265

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Debrecen $18
    Kotor $9.00

Tours and Activities in Kotor

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

  • Private tour to Montenegro from Dubrovnik: $1.08
  • San Giovanni Fortress - Tickets: $14
  • Private Walking Tour of Kotor : $17
  • Private Walking Tour in Kotor : $22
  • Kotor Sunset Group Tour: Lady of the Rocks and Perast(1.5hr): $22
  • Kotor Boat Tour: $22
  • Kotor Old Town Walking Tour: $24
  • Panorama and Semi-Submarine Underwater Experience: $24
  • Tour Kotor - Perast Old Town - Island Our Lady of the Rocks - Every 2 hours: $27
  • Kotor Bay: Highlight Speedboat tour: $27
  • Boat Tour to Perast Old Town & Our Lady of the Rocks: $27
  • Perast and Our Lady of the Rock Tour: $28

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Debrecen $9.51
    Kotor $9.21

Sample the Local Flavors in Kotor

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Kotor:

  • Private tour: Homemade food and wine tasting at my family home: $158
  • Private National Park Lovcen with food and wine tasting: $165
  • Montenegro wine tasting (Private tour): $221
  • Wine tasting and magical tour from Kotor, Budva, Tivat (Lovcen,Skadar lake): $232
  • National Parks Skadar Lake and Lovcen+Wine tasting (Private tour): $263
  • Skadar Lake National Park with Wine Tasting: $433


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Debrecen and Kotor, we can see that Kotor is more expensive. And not only is Debrecen much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Debrecen would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Debrecen 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 Debrecen.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Debrecen Expensive? and Is Kotor Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Debrecen or Kotor?

Debrecen has a larger population, and is about 40 times larger than the population of Kotor. When comparing the sizes of Debrecen and Kotor, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Debrecen or Kotor?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Debrecen or Kotor in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Debrecen and Kotor. Also, many travelers come to Kotor for the beaches, snorkeling, the hiking, the small town charm, and the family-friendly experiences.

In the summer, Debrecen is cooler than Kotor. Typically, the summer temperatures in Debrecen in July average around 20°C (68°F), and Kotor averages at about 26°C (80°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Kotor this time of the year. In Debrecen, it's very sunny this time of the year. Debrecen usually receives less sunshine than Kotor during summer. Debrecen gets 282 hours of sunny skies, while Kotor receives 341 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Debrecen usually receives more rain than Kotor. Debrecen gets 70 mm (2.8 in) of rain, while Kotor receives 47 mm (1.8 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Debrecen 20°C (68°F) 
    Kotor 26°C (80°F)

Should I visit Debrecen or Kotor in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Debrecen as well as Kotor. Also, many visitors come to Kotor in the autumn for the hiking trails, the small town atmosphere, and the natural beauty of the area.

In October, Debrecen is generally much colder than Kotor. Daily temperatures in Debrecen average around 11°C (52°F), and Kotor fluctuates around 17°C (63°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Kotor. In the autumn, Debrecen often gets less sunshine than Kotor. Debrecen gets 160 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Kotor receives 203 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Kotor. Debrecen usually gets less rain in October than Kotor. Debrecen gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Kotor receives 174 mm (6.9 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Debrecen 11°C (52°F) 
    Kotor 17°C (63°F)

Should I visit Debrecen or Kotor in the Winter?

Both Kotor and Debrecen are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. Also, most visitors come to Kotor for the cuisine during these months.

Debrecen can get quite cold in the winter. Debrecen is much colder than Kotor in the winter. The daily temperature in Debrecen averages around -2°C (28°F) in January, and Kotor fluctuates around 6°C (42°F).

Debrecen usually receives less sunshine than Kotor during winter. Debrecen gets 55 hours of sunny skies, while Kotor receives 121 hours of full sun in the winter.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Kotor. In January, Debrecen usually receives less rain than Kotor. Debrecen gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Kotor receives 186 mm (7.3 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Debrecen -2°C (28°F) 
    Kotor 6°C (42°F)

Should I visit Debrecen or Kotor in the Spring?

Both Kotor and Debrecen during the spring are popular places to visit. Furthermore, the spring months attract visitors to Kotor because of the beaches, the small town charm, and the natural beauty.

In the spring, Debrecen is cooler than Kotor. Typically, the spring temperatures in Debrecen in April average around 11°C (52°F), and Kotor averages at about 14°C (58°F).

In the spring, Debrecen often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Kotor. Debrecen gets 191 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Kotor receives 194 hours of full sun.

Kotor gets a good bit of rain this time of year. Debrecen usually gets less rain in April than Kotor. Debrecen gets 50 mm (2 in) of rain, while Kotor receives 154 mm (6.1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Debrecen 11°C (52°F) 
    Kotor 14°C (58°F)

Typical Weather for Kotor and Debrecen

Debrecen Kotor
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan -2°C (28°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 6°C (42°F) 186 mm (7.3 in)
Feb 0°C (32°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 8°C (46°F) 172 mm (6.8 in)
Mar 6°C (43°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 11°C (51°F) 173 mm (6.8 in)
Apr 11°C (52°F) 50 mm (2 in) 14°C (58°F) 154 mm (6.1 in)
May 16°C (61°F) 70 mm (2.8 in) 19°C (67°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
Jun 19°C (66°F) 80 mm (3.1 in) 23°C (73°F) 64 mm (2.5 in)
Jul 20°C (68°F) 70 mm (2.8 in) 26°C (80°F) 47 mm (1.8 in)
Aug 20°C (68°F) 50 mm (2 in) 26°C (79°F) 74 mm (2.9 in)
Sep 17°C (63°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 22°C (72°F) 130 mm (5.1 in)
Oct 11°C (52°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 17°C (63°F) 174 mm (6.9 in)
Nov 4°C (39°F) 50 mm (2 in) 11°C (53°F) 224 mm (8.8 in)
Dec 1°C (34°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 7°C (45°F) 215 mm (8.5 in)