Should you visit Moscow or Brno?
Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the prices of travel for Moscow and Brno. 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. So, let's dig into it.
Moscow is the capital of Russia and is notable for its important role in history. It's a very sprawling city with many museums and fascinating buildings. Ten percent of Russia's population lives in this capital city and it's a financial and political center for the country. The Moskva River weaves its way through the city and you will find most of the city's sights and attractions on the northern side of the river.
Brno is a city in the Czech Republic known for its modernist and baroque buildings, gardens, museums, and churches. There are many monuments and cultural features especially related to the city's Moravian history, like the Moravian Museum and Moravian Gallery. It is also uniquely located between a landscape of South Moravian Vineyards and northern Moravian Karst topography.
Which city is cheaper, Brno or Moscow?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Moscow is $66, while the average daily cost in Brno is $113. 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 city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Moscow and Brno in more detail.
For a normal double-occupancy room in Moscow, $84 is the average cost for a hotel room. Also in Moscow, the typical price for a place to stay for one person is $42, such as in a hostel.
The average price for accommodation for two people in Brno is $124. This is for two people sharing a typical double occupancy hotel room.
On average, meal and food prices in Moscow cost around $15 per person, per day. While this price can vary widely by location, the type of restaurant, and the amount of food ordered, a typical meal often costs around $6.00.
Brno food costs typically run travelers around $49 per day. Eating every meal in a nicer restaurant will drive the cost up, and grabbing fast food or casual meals will help you save money.
Meals for one day
Typical Food prices in Moscow
For Moscow, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Moscow
For Moscow, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:
Virtual Home Cooking with Russian Family:
Moscow Food Tour:
An evening at the monastery with dinner:
Traditional Russian Cooking Class and Meal in Moscow with a Friendly Local:
Private Market Tour and Traditional Russian Cooking Class in Moscow:
Traditional Russian Cooking Class and Meal in a Local Home in Moscow:
Moscow Metro and Russian Dinner Private tour:
Moscow River Cruise with Dinner and Lively Firework with a Private Guide:
Private food tour: Russian culinary culture:
Moscow Yummy Food tour:
Red Square and River Cruise with Dinner Private Tour:
To get around in Moscow, the average visitor spends $6.44 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.
The average price of local transportation around Brno is $2.27 per person, per day. As this average includes both taxis and public transport, keep in mind that the prices of private drivers and taxis are significantly more expensive than public transportation.
Typical Local Transportation prices in Moscow
Some typical examples of transportation costs in Moscow are as follows:
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Moscow
Also for Moscow, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:
Arrival Private Transfer Moscow Domodedovo DME to Moscow City by Luxury Car:
Arrival Private Transfer Moscow Domodedovo DME to Moscow by Luxury Van:
Arrival Private Transfer Moscow Train Station to Moscow City by Luxury Van:
Arrival Private Transfer Moscow Vnukovo Airport VKO to Moscow City by Luxury Van:
Arrival Private Transfer Moscow Vnukovo VKO Airport to Moscow by Luxury Car:
Departure Private Transfer Moscow City to Moscow Domodedovo DME by Luxury Car:
Departure Private Transfer Moscow City to Moscow Domodedovo DME by Luxury Van:
Departure Private Transfer Moscow City to Moscow SVO Airport by Luxury Van:
Departure Private Transfer Moscow City to Moscow Train Station by Business Car:
Departure Private Transfer Moscow City to Moscow Train Station by Luxury Car:
Departure Private Transfer Moscow City to Moscow Train Station by Luxury Van:
Departure Private Transfer Moscow SVO Airport to Moscow City by Luxury Car:
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Brno
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Brno:
Private Transfer from Brno to Prague with 2 Sightseeing Stops:
Low Cost Private Transfer From Pardubice Airport to Brno City - One Way:
Low Cost Private Transfer From Brno-Turany Airport to Brno City - One Way:
Is it cheaper to fly into Moscow or Brno?
Prices for flights to both Brno and Moscow 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.
In Moscow, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average $17 per person, per day.
Typical Entertainment prices in Moscow
Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for Moscow's activities, tours, and tickets:
Kremlin Entry (2)
Tours and Activities in Moscow
For Moscow, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:
Moscow classical tour:
Admission ticket to Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve:
Tsaritsyno Museum entrance ticket:
Admission ticket to the The Museum of Cosmonautics:
The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center Admission Ticket:
Admission ticket to the State Museum of GULAG's History, Moscow:
The Museum of Victory Admission Ticket:
Admission ticket to the Tochka-G Museum of Erotic Art, Moscow:
Admission ticket to Gallery of the European and American XIX-XX centuries art:
Tretyakov Gallery Admission Ticket:
Admission ticket to the New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow:
1-hour scenic Moscow River Cruise:
Tours and Activities in Brno
Here are a few actual costs in Brno for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:
3-Hour Segway Tour: Criss-cross the Brno:
4-Hour Bike Tour in Brno with Guide:
Skip the Line: 10-Z Bunker Entrance Ticket in Brno:
Typically, people visiting Moscow spend on average $8.27 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Brno may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $1.99 per day on alcoholic beverages.
Sample the Local Flavors in Moscow
Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Moscow:
Pub Crawl Moscow Guided Tour in Classic Soviet Van:
Private Wine Tour in Moscow with History, Architecture and Friendly Local Guide:
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Moscow and Brno, we can see that Brno is more expensive. And not only is Moscow much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Moscow would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Moscow 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 Brno would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Brno than you might in Moscow.
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