A Travel Price Comparison for Netherlands The Hague vs. Provincie Friesland for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit The Hague or Provincie Friesland?

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 The Hague and Provincie Friesland can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: The Hague or Provincie Friesland?

The Hague

The Hague is a metropolitan city in the province of South Holland, where the Dutch government is located. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima currently reside there with their three children. The Hague is home to the U.N.'s International Court of Justice, as well as the International Criminal Court. It is the third largest city in the country, with a population of just over 500,000.

Provincie Friesland

Friesland is the northwestern province in the Netherlands with a population of 646,000. Frisian and Dutch are the two languages spoken in this province. Including all of the water in the province, it is the largest in the Netherlands. Friesland is visited by many people who have an interest in water sports, as there are many canals, lakes, rivers, and sea throughout the province. In fact, most towns are connected by water as well as by road. UNESCO deems the Wadden Sea a World Heritage Site for its stunning nature.

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


Which place is cheaper, Provincie Friesland or The Hague?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in The Hague is €178, while the average daily cost in Provincie Friesland is €146. 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 The Hague and Provincie Friesland in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    The Hague 104
    Provincie Friesland 55
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    The Hague 208
    Provincie Friesland 110
Compare Hotels in The Hague and Provincie Friesland

Looking for a hotel in The Hague or Provincie Friesland? 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 The Hague


Hotels in Provincie Friesland


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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: The Hague Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    The Hague 19
    Provincie Friesland 109

Hired Cars and Shuttles in The Hague

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

  • Den Haag: Train Transfer Den Haag from/to Rotterdam: $8.24
  • Utrecht: Train Transfer Utrecht from/to Den Haag: $16
  • Amsterdam: Train Transfer Amsterdam from/to Den Haag: $17
  • Amsterdam: Train Transfer Schiphol Airport from/to Den Haag: $20
  • Eindhoven: Train Transfer Eindhoven from/to Den Haag: $28
  • Taxi Transfer from The Hague to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: $125
  • Private Transfer from The Hague to Amsterdam: $136
  • Private Transfer from The Hague City to Schiphol Airport : $142
  • From One-Way Private Transfer to Schiphol Airport: $257
  • Amsterdam: Private Transfer to/from The Hague: $278

Is it cheaper to fly into The Hague or Provincie Friesland?

Prices for flights to both Provincie Friesland and The Hague 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
    The Hague 55
    Provincie Friesland 34

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in The Hague

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

  • WALKING DINNER DELFT | 3 courses incl. 3 drinks and a lot of fun: $87

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    The Hague 34
    Provincie Friesland 9.21

Tours and Activities in The Hague

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

  • First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour: $3.21
  • 2 Hours Walking Tour in Delft: $3.26
  • 2 Hours Walking Tour in The Hague: $3.26
  • The Blue's Clues Quest Experience in Delft: $5.66
  • Hague: The Heart of Old Town Quest Experience: $5.66
  • City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone: $6.41
  • Hague: The Heart of Old Town Quest Experience: $6.95
  • City Exploration Game and Tour: $6.96
  • The Historical Heart of A Self-Guided Audio Tour: $6.99
  • Delft: Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App: $7.27
  • Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App: $8.03
  • Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour: $8.03

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    The Hague 30
    Provincie Friesland 17

Sample the Local Flavors in The Hague

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in The Hague:

  • The Hague Pub Trail: Pub crawl with interactive online game: $12


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

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


Which has a larger population, The Hague or Provincie Friesland?

Provincie Friesland has a larger population, and is about 37% larger than the population of The Hague. When comparing the sizes of The Hague and Provincie Friesland, 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.