A Travel Price Comparison for India Pune vs. Bikaner for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Pune or Bikaner?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Pune or Bikaner, this travel comparison, which includes costs, can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison down below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Where Should I go: Pune or Bikaner?

Pune

Located in Maharashtra, Pune is the state's second largest city and cultural capital. Not only is it a hub for museums, temples, beaches, and scenic overlooks, but it also has a thriving nightlife and general atmosphere due to the student population.

Bikaner

Bikaner is located in the Rajasthan state in northwest India. This city is where the headquarters of Bikaner District and Division are located. The city was founded in 1486 by Rao Bika, and has a population of about 645,000 people.

Which place is cheaper, Bikaner or Pune?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Pune is $51, while the average daily cost in Bikaner is $48. 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 Pune and Bikaner in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Pune $23
    Bikaner $21
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Pune $46
    Bikaner $42
Compare Hotels in Pune and Bikaner

Looking for a hotel in Pune or Bikaner? 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 Pune


Hotels in Bikaner


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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: Pune Hotel Prices and Bikaner Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Pune $14
    Bikaner $13

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Pune

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

  • Simon Cabaret Show in Phuket including Return Transfer (SHA Plus): $50
  • Simon Cabaret Show in Phuket including Return Transfer: $50
  • Pune Airport Transfer in Private Vehicle: $50
  • Pune Airport Transfer: $30
  • Private Transfer from Pune to your Accommodation in Mumbai: $26
  • Private Transfer from Pune to Shirdi: $42
  • Private Transfer from Pune to Nashik: $45
  • Private Transfer from Pune City to Pune (PNQ) Airport: $38
  • Private Transfer from Pune (PNQ) Airport to Pune City: $38
  • Private Pune Airport - Pune City Round-Trip Transfer: $44
  • Private Departure Transfer Phuket Hotel to Phuket Airport : $26
  • Private Arrival Transfer from Pune Airport to Pune City: $22

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Bikaner

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


  • Tuk Tuk Ride
    $0.24

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Bikaner

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

  • Self Guided Bikaner City Tour With One Way Transfer To Jaipur : $108
  • Private Transfers Bikaner To Mandawa Drop: $62
  • Private Transfers Bikaner To Jodhpur Drop: $93
  • Private Transfers Bikaner To Jaipur Drop: $56
  • Private Transfer From Bikaner To Jodhpur: $48
  • Private Transfer From Bikaner To Jaisalmer: $60
  • One-Way Transfer: Jaipur/Pushker/Jodhpur/Bikaner: $36
  • Bikaner Heritage Walking Tour with Private Transfer: $153

Is it cheaper to fly into Pune or Bikaner?

Prices for flights to both Bikaner and Pune 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
    Pune $18
    Bikaner $17

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Pune

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

  • Guided Street Food Tour with Cultural Charms of Pune: $22
  • Traditional Cooking Classes & Dinner with Chef Family: $32
  • Traditional Cooking Classes & Dinner with Chef Family: $33
  • Coral Island, Promthep Cape & Sunset Dinner with Power Catamaran: $54
  • Organic Thai cooking class: $68
  • Traditional Mangalorean or Maharashtrian cooking class in Pune: $75

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Bikaner

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

  • Rajasthani Cooking Class in Bikaner: $172

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Pune $17
    Bikaner $15

Tours and Activities in Pune

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

  • 4-Hour Tour: Pune University Complex Cycling Private Tour: $139
  • 4-Hour Tour: Small-Group Culinary Walking Tour in Pune: $99
  • Agra Taj Tour from Pune: $220
  • All-in Phi Phi, Maiton, MayaBay, Khai, Bamboo islands Tour : $60
  • Best of Pune Sightseeing with Food Tasting Tour by Private Car: $89
  • Big Bollywood Studio only Tour with Meal : From Pune: $103
  • Cultural Walking Tour of Pune with Local Snacks: $23
  • Day Trip to Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani (Guided Fullday Sightseeing Tour from Pune): $150
  • Day Trip to Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani (Guided Fullday Tour): $145
  • Day Trip to Pune Curated Private Tour Experience from Mumbai: $161
  • Experience Spiritual Culture in Pune with a local - 2 Hours: $17
  • Experience Spiritual Culture in Pune with a local - A Unique 2 Hrs Walking Tour: $13

Tours and Activities in Bikaner

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

  • 10 - Days Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jaipur and Agra Tour: $422
  • 10 - Days Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jaipur and Agra Tour: $422
  • 12 Days Rajasthan Fort & Places Tour: $1,327
  • 2 - Day Mandawa Tour From Jaipur With Bikaner Drop: $121
  • 6 Days Magnificent Rajasthan Tour: $471
  • 8 - Day Rajasthan Tour, Jaipur, Jaisalmer & Bikaner: $362
  • 8 - Day Rajasthan Tour, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer & Bikaner: $422
  • 8 - Days Desert Tour of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner: $543
  • 8 - Days Desert Tour of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner: $302
  • 8 Days Rajasthan Tour - Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer & Bikaner: $615
  • A Private Guided Tour in Bikaner: $127
  • Bikaner 2 Hour Guided Street Food Tasting Tour: $25

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Pune $15
    Bikaner $12

Sample the Local Flavors in Pune

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Pune:

  • Pune Pub Crawl: $25
  • Pub Crawl (3 Hours Guided Bar Hopping Tour): $38
  • Pub Crawl (3 Hours Guided Bar Hopping Tour): $40


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


Which is Bigger, Pune or Bikaner?

Pune has a larger population, and is about 5 times larger than the population of Bikaner. When comparing the sizes of Pune and Bikaner, 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.