A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Doha vs. Tel Aviv for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Doha or Tel Aviv?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Doha and Tel Aviv can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Where Should I go: Doha or Tel Aviv?

Doha

Doha is the capital city of Qatar, modern and rapidly developing with much construction underway. It is home to Doha International Airport, the main point of entry for Qatar, as well as many of the country's best museums and examples of cultural heritage.

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel and is situated on the Mediterranean coast 60 kilometers north of Jerusalem. It's a rapidly growing city and is one of the most modern and cosmopolitan cities in Israel. The official name is Tel Aviv-Yafo because the city has grown to include the ancient port city of Yafo. If you're looking for an embassy, you are likely to find it in Tel Aviv, despite Jerusalem being the official capital of Israel.

Which place is cheaper, Tel Aviv or Doha?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Doha is $200, while the average daily cost in Tel Aviv is $142. 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 Doha and Tel Aviv in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Doha $119
    Tel Aviv $88
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Doha $238
    Tel Aviv $176
Compare Hotels in Doha and Tel Aviv

Looking for a hotel in Doha or Tel Aviv? 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 Doha


Hotels in Tel Aviv


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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: Doha Hotel Prices and Tel Aviv Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Doha $23
    Tel Aviv $8.89

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Doha

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Doha:

  • Airport Transfer: Doha Airport DOH to Doha by Luxury Car: $109
  • Airport Transfer: Doha to Doha Airport DOH by Business Car: $80
  • Airport Transfer: Doha to Doha Airport DOH by Luxury Car: $109
  • Airport Transfer: Doha to Doha Airport DOH by Luxury Van: $122
  • Arrival Transfer: Hamad Airport DOH to Doha by Luxury Van: $115
  • BF Doha | Hamad Int. Airport Transfer Meet & Greet: $68
  • Departure Transfer: Doha to Hamad Airport DOH by Luxury Van: $115
  • Doha Airport Transfer: $99
  • Doha Airport Transfers: Your Swift Gateway to Luxury Travel: $50
  • Doha Hamad Airport (DOH) to Doha - Round-Trip Private Transfer: $133
  • Doha Night Desert Safari Camel Ride Dune Bashing with Transfer: $93
  • Doha Private Airport and City Transfers: $44

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Tel Aviv

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Tel Aviv are as follows:


  • Local Bus to Central Bus Station
    $1.61
  • Taxi to Airport
    $41

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Tel Aviv

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Tel Aviv:

  • Tel Aviv to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) - Departure Private Transfer: $105
  • From Biblical Highlights Tour with Transfer: $124
  • From Jerusalem Day Trip with Transfer: $124
  • Herzliya to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport Private Departure Transfer: $56
  • Jerusalem from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport Private Arrival Transfer: $85
  • Private Airport Arrival Transfer to Jerusalem to your Hotel/Accommodation: $47
  • Private Airport Transfer - Dead Sea Hotels from or to Tel Aviv (TLV) Airport: $165
  • Private Airport Transfer - TLV Airport to Tel Aviv Hotel/Accommodation: $89
  • Private Airport Transfer - Tel Aviv (TLV) Airport from or to Tel Aviv City: $34
  • Private Arrival Transfer from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport to Tel Aviv City: $75
  • Private Arrival Transfer: From Ben Gurion Airport to Tel Aviv City Center: $48
  • Private Ben Gurion Airport Transfer To/From TelAviv: $72

Is it cheaper to fly into Doha or Tel Aviv?

Prices for flights to both Tel Aviv and Doha 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
    Doha $61
    Tel Aviv $28

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Doha

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

  • Private Dinner on Al Safliya Island: $76
  • Private Dinner on Safliya Island: $76
  • Private Souk Waqif with Lunch or Dinner Tour: $96
  • Food Tour in The Pearl Qatar Island: $119
  • The Pearl-Qatar Food Tour & Boat Ride: $119
  • Half Day Doha City Tour with Lunch or Dinner: $143
  • Full-Day Desert Safari with Buffet Dinner || Inland Sea Visit: $194
  • Full Day Desert Safari with Camp Access, Buffet Dinner,Camel Ride: $195
  • Doha : Full Day Desert Safari | BBQ Dinner | Inland sea: $197
  • Private Desert Safari with BBQ Lunch/Dinner at Souk Al Wakra Tour: $202
  • Private Desert Safari with BBQ Lunch/Dinner at Souk Al Wakra: $202
  • Private Overnight Desert Safari, Dune bashing, dinner & Breakfast: $220

Typical Food Prices in Tel Aviv

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Tel Aviv:


  • Dinner for Two
    $23
  • Dinner for 2 at Vatroshka
    $132
  • Lunch at Segev Sarona
    $35
  • Aroma Iced Coffee
    $3.81
  • Lunch at the airport
    $32

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Tel Aviv

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

  • Carmel Market Food Tour: $45
  • Tel Aviv Food Tour of the Carmel Market: $49
  • Carmel Market Food Tour: $49
  • Tel Aviv Food Tour: The Magic of Carmel Market: $49
  • Private Jaffa Flea Market Hapishpeshim Food Tour: $60
  • Tel Aviv Skyline & Yaffo Guided food Tour & Shuk Hapishpishim: $90
  • Try Your Hand At Israeli Home Cooking: $170
  • The 10 Tastings of Tel Aviv With Locals: Private Food Tour : $233
  • Private Food Tour to Carmel Market : $269

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Doha $18
    Tel Aviv $23

Tours and Activities in Doha

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

  • Doha Tour App Hidden Gems Game and Big Qatar Quiz: $19
  • Al Safliya Island Boat Tour with Drinks: $25
  • Al Safliya Island Photo Tour: $25
  • Walking tour SOUQ WAKIF & MSHEIREB: $25
  • Guided Walking Tour of Souq Waqif: $30
  • City Highlights Layover Tour: $32
  • Doha City Tour - Airport or Cruise Terminal Pick Up/Drop Off: $35
  • Doha Geocaching & City Tour Combo: $35
  • From Doha Cruise terminal: Doha City Highlights Guided Tour: $35
  • From Doha Cruise Terminal: Doha Private or Group City Tour: $35
  • 4-hour Downtown City Tour: $37
  • Transit Private city layover tour.: $42

Typical Entertainment Prices in Tel Aviv

Here are a few typical costs in Tel Aviv for activities, ticket prices, and tours that come from previous visitors:


  • Masada tour from Tel Aviv
    $80
  • Etzel museum
    $4.09

Tours and Activities in Tel Aviv

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

  • The Story of Gan HaHashmal: A Self-Guided Audio Tour: $5.00
  • The Trail of Independence: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Tel Aviv: $5.99
  • The White City: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of the History of the Bauhaus Style: $6.99
  • Self-guided Graffiti tour in Tel Aviv in your own time and your own pace: $24
  • All the Best of Tel Aviv Walking Tour: $29
  • Tel Aviv Jaffo Skyline Sightseeing Cruise of Coast Line: $29
  • Sightseeing Cruise of Tel Aviv and Jaffa Skyline: $29
  • Walking Art Tour with Original Graffiti and AR: $30
  • Historic walking tour of Tel Aviv - Secrets of Sarona - Self-Guided Tour: $30
  • Walking Graffiti Tour with Augmented Reality in Tel Aviv: $34
  • Jaffa Walking Tour: Old Jaffa, Jaffa Port & the Flea Market: $35
  • Tel Aviv Street Art Tour (Graffiti): $35

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Doha $15
    Tel Aviv $22

Sample the Local Flavors in Tel Aviv

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Tel Aviv:

  • Pub Crawl with Clubs, dance bars and free shots: $22
  • Pub Crawl and Nightlife Tour with Shots: $22
  • Pub Crawl Biggest Nightout in TLV with Clubs and Dance Bars: $23
  • Guided Pub Crawl Night Tour at Tel Aviv: $24
  • Tel Aviv Pub Crawl: $26
  • Pub Crawl with 4 Stops and Free Shots: $30
  • Tel Aviv Craft Beers Pub Crawl: $42
  • Bar Crawl tour with local in Tel-Aviv: $150
  • Wine Tour North of Israel from Tel Aviv: $959


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

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


Which is Bigger, Doha or Tel Aviv?

Tel Aviv has a larger population, and is about 10% larger than the population of Doha. When comparing the sizes of Doha and Tel Aviv, 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.