A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Sibiu vs. Kutna Hora for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Sibiu or Kutna Hora?

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 Kutna Hora can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Sibiu or Kutna Hora?


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.

Kutna Hora

Located to the east of Prague in the Central Bohemia Region, Kutna Hora is a city in the Czech Republic that dates back as a silver mining town in the medieval era. Today it is characterized by sights like the Gothic St. Barbara's Church, Sedlec Ossuary, and Church of the Assumption of Our Lady and Saint John the Baptist which are on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Budget Tours to Romania, The Best Tours for Seniors to Romania, The Best Budget Tours to Czech Republic, and The Best Tours for Seniors to Czech Republic.

Which place is cheaper, Kutna Hora or Sibiu?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Sibiu is $73, while the average daily cost in Kutna Hora is $65. 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 Kutna Hora in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Sibiu $33
    Kutna Hora $30
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Sibiu $66
    Kutna Hora $60
Compare Hotels in Sibiu and Kutna Hora

Looking for a hotel in Sibiu or Kutna Hora? 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 Kutna Hora

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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 Kutna Hora Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Sibiu $28
    Kutna Hora $8.50

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Sibiu

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Sibiu:

  • Bucharest to Sibiu - Private Transfer: $482
  • Sibiu to Bucharest - Private Transfer: $482
  • Sibiu to Balea: Bus Transfer: $71

Is it cheaper to fly into Sibiu or Kutna Hora?

Prices for flights to both Kutna Hora 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
    Kutna Hora $26

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Sibiu $6.38
    Kutna Hora $18

Tours and Activities in Sibiu

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

  • Alba Iulia candlelight tour - Outdoor experience: $41
  • City Tour Sibiu in English: $28
  • Daily Sightseeing Tour Sibiu: $9.98
  • Day Tour to Biertan, Sighișoara and Mediaș: $133
  • Day Tour to Bran Castle(Dracula's Castle) and Râșnov Fortress: $161
  • Day Tour to Brasov and Bran: $94
  • Day Tour to Corvin Castle, Deva Fortress and Alba Iulia: $159
  • Day Tour to Transfăgărășan and Vidraru Dam: $200
  • E-Bike Tour in the Surroundings of Sibiu: $122
  • Exclusive Tour on Transfagarasan, Balea Lake, Balea and Capra Waterfalls : $133
  • Exclusive Tour: Bran Castle, Brasov and Rasnov fortress from Sibiu: $150
  • Exclusive Tour: Corvin Castle, Alba Iulia and traditional villages from Sibiu: $133

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Sibiu $7.93
    Kutna Hora $13

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: $50

When comparing the travel costs between Sibiu and Kutna Hora, we can see that Sibiu 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 Europe, 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 Sibiu Expensive? and Is Kutna Hora Expensive?.

Which is Bigger, Sibiu or Kutna Hora?

Sibiu has a larger population, and is about 7 times larger than the population of Kutna Hora. When comparing the sizes of Sibiu and Kutna Hora, 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.