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

Should you visit Sighisoara 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 Sighisoara and Kutna Hora can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Sighisoara or Kutna Hora?


Located in the historic region of Transylvania in Romania, Sighisoara takes its roots from German craftsmen and merchants, called the Transylvanian Saxons, who were invited by the King of Hungary during the 12th century to settle and defend the area. Today it is listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, and stands as a preserved example of a small fortified city from the medieval era.

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 Luxury Tours to Romania, The Best Budget Tours to Romania, The Best Sightseeing Tours in Czech Republic, and The Best Cultural Tours in Czech Republic.

Which place is cheaper, Kutna Hora or Sighisoara?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Sighisoara is $61, 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 Sighisoara and Kutna Hora in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Sighisoara $28
    Kutna Hora $30
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Sighisoara $56
    Kutna Hora $60
Compare Hotels in Sighisoara and Kutna Hora

Looking for a hotel in Sighisoara 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 Sighisoara

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: Sighisoara Hotel Prices and Kutna Hora Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Sighisoara $18
    Kutna Hora $8.54

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Sighisoara

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

  • Sighisoara to Bucharest - Private Transfer: $472

Is it cheaper to fly into Sighisoara or Kutna Hora?

Prices for flights to both Kutna Hora and Sighisoara 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
    Sighisoara $22
    Kutna Hora $26

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Sighisoara $7.91
    Kutna Hora $18

Tours and Activities in Sighisoara

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Sighisoara.

  • City Tour Sighisoara in English: $43
  • From Half-Day Tour to Malancrav & Biertan: $85
  • Half-Day Tour to Malancrav & Biertan from Sighisoara: $86
  • Sighisoara Citadel super - private walking tour: $97
  • Sighisoara Defend the Fortress Quest Experience: $5.66
  • Sighisoara candlelight tour at Dracula's birth town -Outdoor experience: $38
  • Sighisoara private tour, citadel visit, museum entrance free: $64
  • 2-Hour City Tour: $42
  • Candlelight Tour of Dracula's Home Town: $30
  • City Walking Tour and Dracula House Visit: $56
  • Defend the Fortress Quest Experience: $6.95

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Sighisoara $6.45
    Kutna Hora $13

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

Which is Bigger, Sighisoara or Kutna Hora?

Sighisoara has a larger population, and is about 48% larger than the population of Kutna Hora. When comparing the sizes of Sighisoara 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.