A Travel Price Comparison for India Jodhpur vs. Cochin for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Jodhpur or Cochin?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Jodhpur and Cochin 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: Jodhpur or Cochin?


Jodhpur is a city in the Rajasthan state of India. This city is located on the outskirts of the Thar Desert and is known for having sunshine almost every day of the year. Rao Jodha, an ancient Rajput chief, founded the city in 1459 AD. Many of the houses in the city are shades of blue, hence the reason that the city is sometimes referred to as the Blue City.


Cochin is a large city in Kerala, India. It's a cosmopolitan commercial port city with a population of over two million and is a major tourist destination. The city has a diverse population that has migrated from elsewhere in Kerala, as well as the rest of India. The city continues to become more cosmopolitan with fashion shifting to western styles. There are also many large shopping malls as well as an enthusiasm for sports such as football (soccer) or cricket.

Which place is cheaper, Cochin or Jodhpur?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Jodhpur is $35, while the average daily cost in Cochin is $37. 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 Jodhpur and Cochin in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Jodhpur $15
    Cochin $15
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Jodhpur $30
    Cochin $30
Compare Hotels in Jodhpur and Cochin

Looking for a hotel in Jodhpur or Cochin? 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 Jodhpur

Hotels in Cochin

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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: Jodhpur Hotel Prices and Cochin Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Jodhpur $6.56
    Cochin $9.97
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Jodhpur

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Jodhpur are as follows:

  • Tuk Tuk Ride

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Jodhpur

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

  • Affordable Jodhpur Airport Transfer: $15
  • Airport Transfer: Jodhpur Airport (JDH) to Hotels in Jodhpur: $22
  • From Jaisalmer : Private One Way Jodhpur Transfer in AC Car: $121
  • From Jodhpur : Private Transfer To Mount Abu: $55
  • From Jodhpur : Transfer To Jaipur With Visit Pushkar: $64
  • From Jodhpur : Transfer To Ranthmbore: $100
  • From Jodhpur :Private Transfer to Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Pushkar: $40
  • From Private Transfer to Pushkar: $35
  • Jaipur: Private Transfer to/from Jodhpur: $75
  • Jaisalmer: Private Transfer Servicer to Jodhpur: $42
  • Jodhpur :Transfer To Udaipur Via Ranakpur & Kumbhalgarh Fort: $48
  • Jodhpur Airport Transfer: $26

Is it cheaper to fly into Jodhpur or Cochin?

Prices for flights to both Cochin and Jodhpur 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
    Jodhpur $13
    Cochin $12

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Jodhpur

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

  • Half Day Osian Village Safari Tour with Dinner: $11
  • street food tour with over 8 food tastings: $12
  • High tea and cooking class : $12
  • Jodhpur Food Tour With Pick Up & Drop Off: $15
  • Experience Jodhpur Food Tour With Pick Up & Drop Off: $15
  • Private Cooking Class In Jodhpur With Family: $18
  • Private Cooking Class in Jodhpur With Pick Up & Drop Off: $19
  • Private Cooking Class in Jodhpur With Pick Up & Drop Off: $20
  • Experience Indian Food Cooking Session At Local Family: $20
  • 3 Hours Indian Cooking Session At Local Home: $20
  • Waking Food Tour In Jodhpur: $24
  • Jodhpur Private Cooking Class With Family: $25

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Jodhpur $12
    Cochin $10
Typical Entertainment Prices in Jodhpur

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for Jodhpur's activities, tours, and tickets:

  • Fort Entrance for Two
  • Astrology Reading

Tours and Activities in Jodhpur

For Jodhpur, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Jodhpur city tour in private car with guide: $6.03
  • Private Tour Of Mehrangarh Fort : $6.17
  • Authentic Jodhpur Day Tour: $8.66
  • walk to bluecity heritage tour: $10
  • 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour in Jodhpur: $11
  • Evening Walking Tour: $11
  • Blue City Walking Tour: $11
  • jodhpur blue city walking tour with guide: $11
  • Mandore Garden Guided tour: $11
  • Blue City Heritage Private Walking Tour With Pickup and Drop-Off: $11
  • Blue City Walk (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $11

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Jodhpur $10
    Cochin $8.85

When comparing the travel costs between Jodhpur and Cochin, we can see that Cochin is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Asia, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

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

Which is Bigger, Jodhpur or Cochin?

Jodhpur has a larger population, and is about 52% larger than the population of Cochin. When comparing the sizes of Jodhpur and Cochin, 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.