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

Should you visit Mysore or Jodhpur?

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 Mysore and Jodhpur. 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: Mysore or Jodhpur?

Mysore

Also known as Mysuru, Mysore is the state of Karnataka's second biggest city behind Bangalore (also called Bengaluru) in southern India. Its landmark attraction is the Mysore Palace, though it also features memorable temples, markets, and a renowned annual festival in September-October.

Jodhpur

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.

Which place is cheaper, Jodhpur or Mysore?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Mysore is $34, while the average daily cost in Jodhpur is $35. 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 Mysore and Jodhpur in more detail.



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

Looking for a hotel in Mysore or Jodhpur? 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 Mysore


Hotels in Jodhpur


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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: Mysore Hotel Prices and Jodhpur Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Mysore $8.04
    Jodhpur $6.56

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Mysore

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

  • Private Transfer from Mysore to Bangalore Airport: $39

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Jodhpur

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


  • Tuk Tuk Ride
    $0.36

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Jodhpur

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

  • private transfer from jodhpur to jaisalmer with osian temple: $60
  • jodhpur to ranthambore one Way Transfer: $95
  • jaiselmer to jodhpur one Way Transfer: $48
  • jaiselmer to Jodhpur one Way Transfer: $48
  • jaipur to jodhpur one Way Transfer: $87
  • Transfer from Jodhpur to Udaipur via Jain Temple in Ranakpur: $45
  • Transfer Udaipur to Jodhpur via Ranakpur & KumbhalgarhFort: $48
  • Transfer From Jodhpur To Ranakpur To Udaipur: $45
  • Royal Jodhpur - A Heritage Walking Tour with private transfers: $114
  • Private transfer - Jodhpur to Udaipur via Ranakpur with lunch: $258
  • Private transfer - Jodhpur to Udaipur via Ranakpur: $207
  • Private Transfers from Jodhpur To Udaipur Hotels with Stops: $49

Is it cheaper to fly into Mysore or Jodhpur?

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

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
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Mysore $9.37
    Jodhpur $12

Tours and Activities in Mysore

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

  • 6-Hours Mysuru Cultural Tour with Guide and Transportation: $95
  • Bangalore - Full day private excursion tour to Mysore with lunch : $140
  • Best of Mysore (Guided Full Day City Sightseeing Tour by Car): $134
  • Day Trip to Bandipur National Park (Guided Sightseeing Tour by Car from Mysore): $150
  • Day Trip to Brindavan Gardens & Srirangapatna (Guided Sightseeing Tour by Car): $135
  • Day Trip to Chikmagalur (Guided Sightseeing Tour by Car from Mysore): $148
  • Day Trip to Coorg (Guided Sightseeing Tour by Car from Mysore): $152
  • Day Trip to Coorg (Guided Tour by Car from Mysore): $144
  • Day Trip to Mysore (Guided Sightseeing tour from Bangalore): $144
  • Day Trip to Srirangapatna & Shravanabelagola (Guided Sightseeing Tour by Car): $92
  • Day Trip to Wayanad (Guided Private Sightseeing Experience from Mysore): $148
  • Heritage & Cultural Walk of Mysore (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $13

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
    $6.02
  • Astrology Reading
    $4.22

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 with Private guide and car: $120
  • (JODHPUR) BLUE CITY Guided TOUR with MEHREANGARH FORT: $9.54
  • 2 Days Guided Jodhpur & Udaipur Tour From Jodhpur With Hotels: $198
  • 2 Days Jodhpur Private Tour With Camel Ride And Village Tour: $72
  • 2 Days Jodhpur Private Tour With Camel Ride And Village Tour: $90
  • 2 Days Safari Tour in Jawai and Jodphur: $200
  • 2 Days Tour in Jodhpur, Heritage City: $83
  • 2 Days in Jodhpur Heritage Tour : $75
  • 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour in Jodhpur: $11
  • 3 Day Sightseeing Tour of Jodhpur & Udaipur: $229
  • 3 Days Jodhpur City Tour With Village Tour & Desert Tour: $98
  • 3 Days Jodhpur Private Tour: $217

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Mysore $9.60
    Jodhpur $10


When comparing the travel costs between Mysore and Jodhpur, we can see that Jodhpur 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 Mysore Expensive? and Is Jodhpur Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Mysore or Jodhpur?

Jodhpur has a larger population, and is about 6% larger than the population of Mysore. When comparing the sizes of Mysore and Jodhpur, 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.