A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Playa Blanca vs. A Coruna for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Playa Blanca or A Coruna?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Playa Blanca and A Coruna 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: Playa Blanca or A Coruna?

Playa Blanca

Located on the southern tip of the Canary Island of Lanzarote, Playa Blanca is a resort area popular with families and couples seeking a quieter vacation alternative to the lively neighbor resort of Puerto del Carmen. The resort's white sandy beaches are peaceful and sheltered from the higher winds found on other parts of the island. Timanfaya National Park is also nearby, as well as a number of other spectacular volcanic features.

A Coruna

A Coruna is a busy port city located on a promontory of Spain's Galicia region. It is the capital city of a province of the same name, exhibiting a mix of the old and new from an ancient Roman lighthouse to modern apartments known for their glass balconies. Some of the highlights include the variety of architecture both age-old and modern, the old town, several museums, the harbor, and beaches.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Adventure Tours to Spain, The Best Sightseeing Tours in Spain, The Best Romantic Tours for Couples in Spain, and The Best Luxury Tours to Spain.


Which place is cheaper, A Coruna or Playa Blanca?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Playa Blanca is €155, while the average daily cost in A Coruna is €89. 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 Playa Blanca and A Coruna in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Playa Blanca 81
    A Coruna 51
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Playa Blanca 162
    A Coruna 102
Compare Hotels in Playa Blanca and A Coruna

Looking for a hotel in Playa Blanca or A Coruna? 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 Playa Blanca


Hotels in A Coruna


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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: Playa Blanca Hotel Prices and A Coruna Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Playa Blanca 49
    A Coruna 13

Hired Cars and Shuttles in A Coruna

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

  • Transfer from Coruna Airport to Ferrol: $133
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago city hotels: $73
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago Airport (SCQ): $73

Is it cheaper to fly into Playa Blanca or A Coruna?

Prices for flights to both A Coruna and Playa Blanca 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
    Playa Blanca 45
    A Coruna 28

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in A Coruna

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

  • The Great Dinner in A Coruña - Escape urban room: $65
  • 3 Hour Tapas Tasting and Cooking Class in A Coruna: $105
  • Food Market Shopping and Cooking Workshop in A Coruña: $105

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Playa Blanca 20
    A Coruna 9.72

Tours and Activities in Playa Blanca

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

  • Kayak Experience in Playa Blanca: $60

Typical Entertainment Prices in A Coruna

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


  • Tower of Hercules
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Tours and Activities in A Coruna

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

  • 2 Hour Private Old Town Walking Tour in La Coruña: $189
  • 2 Hours Private Walking Tour in Lugo: $83
  • A Coruña Private Walking Tour : $83
  • A Coruña Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.10
  • A Coruña boat tour from the sea: $39
  • E-bike Tour La Coruña: $66
  • Essential Walking Tour through the Emblematic Places of Coruña: $32
  • Full-Day Excursion to Santiago from A Coruña for Cruisers Only: $77
  • Group walking tour in Lugo: $1.11
  • Guided Tour Lugo: $28
  • Private City Tour of A Coruna - Shore Excursion : $241
  • Private Walking Tour around Coruña with Beer or Wine: $61

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Playa Blanca 9.29
    A Coruna 13


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

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


Which is Bigger, Playa Blanca or A Coruna?

A Coruna has a larger population, and is about 20 times larger than the population of Playa Blanca. When comparing the sizes of Playa Blanca and A Coruna, 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.


When is the best time to visit Playa Blanca or A Coruna?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Playa Blanca or A Coruna in the Summer?

Both A Coruna and Playa Blanca are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities.

In July, Playa Blanca is generally a little warmer than A Coruna. Daily temperatures in Playa Blanca average around 23°C (73°F), and A Coruna fluctuates around 19°C (66°F).

It's quite sunny in A Coruna. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Playa Blanca. Playa Blanca usually receives more sunshine than A Coruna during summer. Playa Blanca gets 282 hours of sunny skies, while A Coruna receives 248 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Playa Blanca usually receives less rain than A Coruna. Playa Blanca gets 0 mm (0 in) of rain, while A Coruna receives 25 mm (1 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Playa Blanca 23°C (73°F) 
    A Coruna 19°C (66°F)

Should I visit Playa Blanca or A Coruna in the Autumn?

Both A Coruna and Playa Blanca during the autumn are popular places to visit.

Playa Blanca is a little warmer than A Coruna in the autumn. The daily temperature in Playa Blanca averages around 22°C (72°F) in October, and A Coruna fluctuates around 16°C (61°F).

It's quite sunny in Playa Blanca. In the autumn, Playa Blanca often gets more sunshine than A Coruna. Playa Blanca gets 224 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while A Coruna receives 155 hours of full sun.

A Coruna gets a good bit of rain this time of year. Playa Blanca usually gets less rain in October than A Coruna. Playa Blanca gets 9 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while A Coruna receives 104 mm (4.1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Playa Blanca 22°C (72°F) 
    A Coruna 16°C (61°F)

Should I visit Playa Blanca or A Coruna in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Playa Blanca and A Coruna.

In the winter, Playa Blanca is much warmer than A Coruna. Typically, the winter temperatures in Playa Blanca in January average around 17°C (63°F), and A Coruna averages at about 11°C (51°F).

In Playa Blanca, it's very sunny this time of the year. Playa Blanca usually receives more sunshine than A Coruna during winter. Playa Blanca gets 204 hours of sunny skies, while A Coruna receives 103 hours of full sun in the winter.

A Coruna receives a lot of rain in the winter. In January, Playa Blanca usually receives less rain than A Coruna. Playa Blanca gets 16 mm (0.6 in) of rain, while A Coruna receives 131 mm (5.2 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Playa Blanca 17°C (63°F) 
    A Coruna 11°C (51°F)

Should I visit Playa Blanca or A Coruna in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Playa Blanca as well as A Coruna.

In April, Playa Blanca is generally much warmer than A Coruna. Daily temperatures in Playa Blanca average around 19°C (66°F), and A Coruna fluctuates around 13°C (55°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Playa Blanca this time of the year. In the spring, Playa Blanca often gets more sunshine than A Coruna. Playa Blanca gets 250 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while A Coruna receives 167 hours of full sun.

Playa Blanca usually gets less rain in April than A Coruna. Playa Blanca gets 16 mm (0.6 in) of rain, while A Coruna receives 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Playa Blanca 19°C (66°F) 
    A Coruna 13°C (55°F)

Typical Weather for A Coruna and Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca A Coruna
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 17°C (63°F) 16 mm (0.6 in) 11°C (51°F) 131 mm (5.2 in)
Feb 17°C (63°F) 20 mm (0.8 in) 11°C (52°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
Mar 18°C (64°F) 11 mm (0.4 in) 12°C (53°F) 86 mm (3.4 in)
Apr 19°C (66°F) 16 mm (0.6 in) 13°C (55°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
May 20°C (68°F) 2 mm (0.1 in) 15°C (58°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)
Jun 22°C (72°F) 0 mm (0 in) 17°C (62°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 0 mm (0 in) 19°C (66°F) 25 mm (1 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 0 mm (0 in) 19°C (67°F) 29 mm (1.1 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in) 19°C (65°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 22°C (72°F) 9 mm (0.4 in) 16°C (61°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
Nov 20°C (68°F) 16 mm (0.6 in) 13°C (55°F) 116 mm (4.6 in)
Dec 18°C (64°F) 33 mm (1.3 in) 11°C (52°F) 128 mm (5 in)