A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Lahore vs. Singapore for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Lahore or Singapore?

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

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Lahore and Singapore. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Lahore or Singapore?


As Pakistan's second largest city and the capital of the north-eastern Punjab province, Lahore is widely considered the country's cultural capital. Some of its best-known features include the Lahore Fort, Badshahi Mosque and Gurdwara, a mall surrounded by buildings from the British Raj, and many unique markets and neighborhoods.


Singapore is a city-state that was originally founded in 1819 as a British trading colony. Today it is a very international country that is incredibly modern and cosmopolitan. There is a strong financial industry in this country, and a correspondingly strong work ethic. It is one of the most prosperous cities in the world, and has one of the world's busiest ports.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Adventure Tours to Pakistan, The Best Cultural Tours in Pakistan, The Best Budget Tours to Singapore, and The Best Tours for Seniors to Singapore.

Which place is cheaper, Singapore or Lahore?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Lahore is $57, while the average daily cost in Singapore is $152. 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 Lahore and Singapore in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Lahore $37
    Singapore $98
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Lahore $74
    Singapore $196
Compare Hotels in Lahore and Singapore

Looking for a hotel in Lahore or Singapore? 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 Lahore

Hotels in Singapore

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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: Lahore Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Lahore $9.96
    Singapore $10

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Lahore

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

  • Chauffeur: Lahore International Airport Transfer - Arrival : $30
  • Chauffeur: Lahore International Airport Transfer - Departure: $30
  • Airport Transfer : $60
  • Transit Trip: Lahore Guided Day Trip With Round Trip Airport Transfers: $140

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Singapore

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Singapore:

  • Taxi to Airport

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Singapore

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Singapore:

  • Private Transfer from Seletar Airport (XSP) to Legoland Malasya: $277
  • Singapore to Tioman island (Mersing jetty) - Private Transfer: $270
  • Private Transfer from Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) to Legoland (Malaysia): $258
  • Private Transfer : Singapore Hotel to Kuala Lumpur Hotel: $250
  • Private Singapore City Tour + Roundtrip Transfers: $191
  • Singapore River Wonders & Night Safari ( Tickets & Transfer ) : $184
  • Singapore Zoo & Night Safari Day ( Tickets & Transfer ) : $184
  • Singapore Bird Paradise & Zoo Full Day (Ticket & Transfer ) : $174
  • Singapore Zoo & River Wonder Day Ticket & Transfer : $174
  • Singapore Bird Park & River Wonder (Tickets & Transfer ) : $174
  • Singapore Hotels to Kuala Lumpur Hotels one way Private Transfer: $174
  • Singapore River & Night Safari-COMBO (Shared Transfer): $172

Is it cheaper to fly into Lahore or Singapore?

Prices for flights to both Singapore and Lahore 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
    Lahore $14
    Singapore $28

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Lahore

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

  • Street Food Tour of Lahore's Walled City : $85
  • Lahore's Complete Night Food Tour: Local Culinary Experience: $110
  • Private Street Food Tour of Lahore: $166

Typical Food Prices in Singapore

Some typical examples of dining costs in Singapore are as follows:

  • Breakfast
  • Sugarcane Juice

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Singapore

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

  • Singapore : Traditional Snacks Cooking Class: $36
  • Secrets of Singapore Kick Scooter Tour with Dinner: $46
  • Secrets of Singapore Kick Scooter Tour with Dinner: $48
  • Guided Hawker Culture & Street Food Tour at Night: $65
  • Local Hawker Food Tour with Tastings: $65
  • Marina Bay Sands Yacht Cruise with Dinner: $68
  • Singapore Bike and Bites Food Tour: $69
  • Eat Snap Tour - Katong Walking Food Tour: $73
  • Small Group: Michelin and Local Hawker Food Tour: $73
  • Private Korean Cooking Class in Balmoral Road: $75
  • Zebra Urban Safari Bicycle Tour with Local Dinner and Drinks: $76
  • Little India Hawker Street Food Tour: $81

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Lahore $5.07
    Singapore $32

Tours and Activities in Lahore

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

  • Lahore Big Bus City Tour: $20
  • Lahori Food Experience: $45
  • Wahga Border Flag Ceremony & Shalimar Garden Private Tour: $70
  • Guided Walking Tour: Walled City of Lahore : $90
  • Full Day Private Guided Lahore Sightseeing Tour : $95
  • Lahore Walled City Walking Tour: $102
  • Rangeela Rickshaw Walled City Guided Tour Lahore : $110
  • Rangeela Rikshaw Walled City Guided Tour Lahore : $110
  • Heer Ranjha Tomb & Jhang City Pvt Guided & All-Incl. 1-day Tour: $110
  • Lahore Guided Tour: $119
  • Private Lahore Full Day Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide: $120
  • Private Tour: Lahore Full Day Customized Guided Trip : $120

Tours and Activities in Singapore

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Singapore are as follows:

  • SG Adventure Pass with Dukw Tour: $124
  • SG Explorer Pass with Dukw Tour: $67
  • Singapore : Axe Throwing Experience : $40
  • Singapore's Chinatown "Off The Beaten Track" Foodie Tour : $107
  • VIP private Night Tour + Light Show, Night market & more : $155
  • *16 Hrs Tailored Melaka Highlights Van Tour from Singapore w' Tour Guide: $161
  • *17 or 19 Hrs Kuala Lumpur Van Tour from Singapore w' Tour Guide: $188
  • *19 Hrs Kuala Lumpur&Melaka Van Tour from Singapore w' Tour Guide: $185
  • 1-way Singapore hotel pickup (Batam private tour guests only): $120
  • 3 Ethnic Neighborhoods & UNESCO Street Food / Cultural Experience: $151
  • 3 Hour Private Sunset Tour in Singapore: $208
  • 3-Hour Marina Bay Best Spots Walking Tour: $69

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Lahore $4.88
    Singapore $27

Sample the Local Flavors in Singapore

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Singapore:

  • Tour of Tiger Brewery in Singapore: $22
  • Little India Pub Crawl : $23
  • Singapore Pub Crawl - Party like a Local: $26
  • Little India Pub Crawl: $26
  • Singapore Pub Crawl (SG Pub Crawl): $27
  • Party Singapore Bespoke Pub Crawl:Wildest Nightlife Clubbing: $32
  • Halloween Horror Nightlife PartySingapore Bespoke Pub Crawl: $37
  • Party Singapore Bespoke Pub Crawl Wildest Nightlife Experience: $38
  • Enjoy Gin Distillery Tour with Tasting Flight and Singapore Sling Masterclass: $58
  • Tiger Brewery Tour, Swim & Sunset Photo Session at Raffles Marina: $99

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

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

Which is Bigger, Lahore or Singapore?

Lahore has a larger population, and is about 78% larger than the population of Singapore. When comparing the sizes of Lahore and Singapore, 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.