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

Should you visit Debrecen or Olomouc?

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

Should I visit Debrecen or Olomouc? 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 Olomouc?


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.


Olomouc is a city in the eastern province of Moravia in the Czech Republic, best known for its UNESCO town square with landmarks which include its six baroque fountains and the 18th-century Holy Trinity Column.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in Hungary, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Hungary, The Best 3-Day Tours from Prague, and The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Prague.

Which place is cheaper, Olomouc or Debrecen?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Debrecen is $66, while the average daily cost in Olomouc is $104. 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 Olomouc in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Debrecen $33
    Olomouc $65
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Debrecen $66
    Olomouc $130
Compare Hotels in Debrecen and Olomouc

Looking for a hotel in Debrecen or Olomouc? 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 Olomouc

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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 Olomouc Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Debrecen $11
    Olomouc $8.00

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Debrecen

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Debrecen:

  • Debrecen - Budapest Transfer: $167

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Olomouc

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

  • Prague: Train Transfer to/from Olomouc: $7.46

Is it cheaper to fly into Debrecen or Olomouc?

Prices for flights to both Olomouc 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 Meals for one day
    Debrecen $23
    Olomouc $30

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Debrecen $17
    Olomouc $21

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Debrecen $9.24
    Olomouc $12

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Debrecen and Olomouc, we can see that Olomouc 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 Olomouc would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Olomouc 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 Olomouc Expensive?.

Which is Bigger, Debrecen or Olomouc?

Debrecen has a larger population, and is about 2 times larger than the population of Olomouc. When comparing the sizes of Debrecen and Olomouc, 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.