A Travel Price Comparison for Romania Sibiu vs. Brasov for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Sibiu or Brasov?

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

Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Sibiu and Brasov can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Sibiu or Brasov?


Located in the Transylvania region of Romania, Sibiu is a historic city with Germanic origins which are evident in its architecture at its old town center. There are many charming squares which showcase landmarks like Gothic churches, a Baroque palace, medieval watchtowers, and more.


Brasov is a mountain resort city in the region of Transylvania in Romania, surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains and best known for its medieval architecture and history.

Which place is cheaper, Brasov or Sibiu?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Sibiu is $72, while the average daily cost in Brasov is $60. 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 Sibiu and Brasov in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Sibiu $33
    Brasov $23
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Sibiu $66
    Brasov $46
Compare Hotels in Sibiu and Brasov

Looking for a hotel in Sibiu or Brasov? 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 Sibiu

Hotels in Brasov

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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: Sibiu Hotel Prices and Brasov Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Sibiu $28
    Brasov $18

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Sibiu

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Sibiu:

  • Sibiu to Balea: Bus Transfer: $70
  • From One-way Private Fast Transfer to Bucharest: $325
  • From Bucharest: One-way Private Fast Transfer to Sibiu: $325

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Brasov

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Brasov:

  • Transfer from Brasov to Bucharest with Hotel Pick-up: $67
  • Airport Transfer Bucharest: $70
  • Bran Castle of Dracula Yourself : Private Round-Trip Transfer from Brasov City: $88
  • Brasov to Bucharest Otopeni Airport private transfer: $103
  • Private Transfer from Brasov to Bucharest, 2h of Sightseeing, Local Driver: $124
  • From Bucharest: Private transfer from OTP Airport to Brasov: $141
  • Departure Private Transfer from Brasov to Bucharest Airport OTP in Business Car: $148
  • Departure Private Transfer from Brasov to Bucharest Airport OTP in Luxury Van: $164
  • Bucharest: 1-Way Private Transfer to/from Brasov: $216
  • Bucharest Private Transfer to/from Brasov: $217
  • From One-way Private Transfer to Bucharest: $238
  • From Bucharest: One-way Private Transfer to Brasov: $238

Is it cheaper to fly into Sibiu or Brasov?

Prices for flights to both Brasov and Sibiu 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
    Sibiu $24
    Brasov $26

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Brasov

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

  • Small-Group organic home-made dinner in a Brasov village: $93
  • Enjoy Traditional Romanian Cooking in Brasov: $95

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Sibiu $6.35
    Brasov $9.75

Tours and Activities in Sibiu

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

  • Luggage storage & Tourist centre in Sibiu: $3.28
  • Daily Sightseeing Guided Tour: $9.74
  • Walking Tour of the Old Town: $22
  • Private Walking Tour of Sibiu: $22
  • City Sightseeing Tour: $27
  • City Tour Sibiu in English: $27
  • Alba Iulia candlelight tour - Outdoor experience: $41
  • Sibiu Walking Tour: $44
  • Half Day Tour In the Surroundings of Sibiu: $71
  • Exclusive Tour: Bran Castle, Brasov and Rasnov fortress from Sibiu: $80
  • Exclusive Tour: Corvin Castle, Alba Iulia and traditional villages from Sibiu: $82
  • Exclusive tour: Sighisoara, Medias and Biertan tour from Sibiu: $82

Tours and Activities in Brasov

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

  • 1 day cycling tour in Brasov: $3.28
  • Dracula’s Tour – Vampires, Ghosts and Haunted Places in Bran: $11
  • E-BIKE mtb renting (self guided tours): $16
  • Bran Castle Entry Tickets : $24
  • Brasov Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour: $27
  • Candlelight Tour of Medieval Architecture: $29
  • Outdoors experience - Paintball in Transylvania : $36
  • Brasov City Guided Walking Tour for Small Group: $38
  • Small Group Walking Tour Of Brasov Old Town: $38
  • Bran Castle - Guided Tour: $43
  • Ski-touring at night in Poiana Brasov: $44
  • Mountain Bike Day Tour around Brasov: $47

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Sibiu $7.90
    Brasov $7.93

Sample the Local Flavors in Sibiu

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

  • Private Walking Tour of Alba Iulia Citadel with Wine Tasting: $49

Sample the Local Flavors in Brasov

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Brasov:

  • Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress and Palinca Distillery Day Trip From Brasov: $99
  • Bran (Dracula) Castle, Bear Sanctuary, Rasnov Fortress & Palinca Distillery: $109
  • Azuga wine tasting on a day trip from Brasov: $134
  • DayTour to Bran “Dracula’s” Castle + Peles Castle + Wine tasting at Azuga cellar: $137
  • Bran “Dracula’s” Castle + Peles Castle + Brandy at Rasnov Distillery: $137

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

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

Which is Bigger, Sibiu or Brasov?

Brasov has a larger population, and is about 82% larger than the population of Sibiu. When comparing the sizes of Sibiu and Brasov, 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.