A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Valencia vs. Amalfi for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Valencia or Amalfi?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Valencia or Amalfi, 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: Valencia or Amalfi?

Valencia

Valencia is a port city that sits on Spain's southeastern Orange Blossom coast, where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. As the nation's third-largest city, it is continually innovative in the arts and sciences with some futuristic architecture including a planetarium, oceanarium, and an interactive museum. The nightlife and daytime culture both thrive in their own ways, bustling with limitless opportunities for sight-seeing and entertainment. While the city is surrounded by fertile farmland, its center is a modern metropolis, skirted by beautiful beaches.

Amalfi

The town of Amalfi is at the heart of the Amalfi Coast, a region of Italy known for dramatic coastline, ritzy hotels, delicious food, and warm weather. Amalfi was the capital of a small republic in the middle ages known as the Duchy of Amalfi, when it dominated the seas by trade and power. Later, in the early 20th century, the town and the region became known as a place where wealthy travelers would spend their vacations.

Which city is cheaper, Amalfi or Valencia?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Valencia is €98, while the average daily cost in Amalfi is €161. 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 city. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Valencia and Amalfi in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Valencia 46
    Amalfi 79
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Valencia 92
    Amalfi 158
Compare Hotels in Valencia and Amalfi

Looking for a hotel in Valencia or Amalfi? 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 Valencia


Hotels in Amalfi


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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: Valencia Hotel Prices and Amalfi Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Valencia 14
    Amalfi 53
Typical Local Transportation prices in Valencia

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Valencia:


  • Metro from Airport
    2.90

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Valencia

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Valencia:

  • Alicante: Private Transfer to/from Alicante Airport: $47
  • Arrival Private Transfer Valencia Airport to Valencia City in Business Car: $51
  • Arrival Private Transfer Valencia Airport to Valencia City in a Minivan: $52
  • Arrival Private Transfer Valencia Port to Valencia City in a Minivan: $52
  • Departure Private Transfer Valencia City to Valencia Airport VLC Business Car: $51
  • Departure Private Transfer Valencia City to Valencia Airport VLC in Minivan: $52
  • Departure Private Transfer Valencia City to Valencia Port in Minivan: $52
  • Low cost airport transfer Valencia: $40
  • Private Airport Transfer: from Valencia Airport (VLC) to Valencia: $23
  • Private Airport Transfer: from Valencia to Valencia Airport (VLC): $23
  • Private Arrival Transfer from Valencia Airport (VLC) to Valencia City Center: $26
  • Private Departure Transfer from Valencia City Center to Valencia Airport (VLC): $26

Typical Local Transportation prices in Amalfi

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Amalfi:


  • Bus
    4.00
  • Train to Naples
    14

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Amalfi

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Amalfi:

  • Amalfi - Fiumucino Rome Airport (FCO) / Private Departure Car Transfer: $330
  • Amalfi - Fiumucino Rome Airport (FCO) / Private Departure Van Transfer: $187
  • Amalfi - Napoli Airport (NAP) / Private Departure Car Transfer: $112
  • Amalfi - Napoli Airport (NAP) / Private Departure Van Transfer: $61
  • Amalfi – Rome / Private Car Transfer: $330
  • Amalfi – Rome / Private Van Transfer: $187
  • Naples International Airport Private Transfer: $134
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Fiumicino FCO Airport or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Fiumicino FCO Airport or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Fiumicino FCO Airport or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Fiumicino FCO Airport or viceversa: $610
  • Door-To-Door Private Transfer Amalfi to Rome or viceversa: $610

Is it cheaper to fly into Valencia or Amalfi?

Prices for flights to both Amalfi and Valencia 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
    Valencia 32
    Amalfi 50

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Valencia

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

  • Traveling Spoon Spanish Tapas Private Online Cooking Class: $27
  • Traveling Spoon Sangria and Tapa Private Online Cooking Class: $27
  • Flamenco Show with Dinner at La Bulería: $63
  • Authentic Valencian Paella Cooking Class in a Traditional Farmhouse: $84
  • Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals: $84
  • Authentic Valencian Paella Cooking Class: $85
  • Traditional Paella Cooking Class in Valencia: $98
  • Tapas Dinner and Flamenco Show in Valencia: $100
  • Valencia City Centre Food Tour: $112
  • Valencia Sunset Cruise with Dinner at the Beach: $132
  • Panoramic City Tour of Valencia with Paella Cooking Class: $156
  • Paella Cooking Class and Valencia Historical Walking Tour: $168

Typical Food prices in Amalfi

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Amalfi:


  • Dinner
    35
  • Snacks
    4.00
  • Bread
    1.00
  • Dinner
    41

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Amalfi

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

  • Lunch or dinner with an Italian family with cooking demo and wines - Amalfi: $106
  • Amalfi Coast and Food Tour: from Farm to Table: $167
  • Private cooking class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Amalfi: $180
  • Amalfi Coast Cooking Class in Organic Farm: $193
  • Market visit and cooking class with lunch or dinner at a local's home in Amalfi: $235
  • Cooking Class Plus Wine Tasting Experience: $597

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Valencia 23
    Amalfi 21
Typical Entertainment prices in Valencia

Here are a few typical costs in Valencia for activities, ticket prices, and tours that come from previous visitors:


  • Flamenco Tour
    16

Tours and Activities in Valencia

Here are a few actual costs in Valencia for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • Skip the Line: Valencia Silk Museum Ticket Entrance: $7.46
  • San Nicolas de Bari Church Entrance Ticket: $7.96
  • Principe Felipe Science Museum Entry Ticket: $9.13
  • 360 Virtual tour of Ancient Valencia: $14
  • Valencia Family Tour: $14
  • Guided Family Walking Tour: $15
  • Online tour, discover Valencia from your home: $15
  • Valencia Street Art Walking Tour: $15
  • Modernism Walking Tour of Valencia: $15
  • Essentials and World Heritages Sites Walking Tour: $17
  • Fallas Tour: $17
  • 24, 48, or 72-Hour Valencia Tourist Card: $17

Tours and Activities in Amalfi

Here are a few actual costs in Amalfi for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • Sorrento: Sant'Antonino Church & Marina Grande Walking Tour: $40
  • Running tour: $40
  • Amalfi lemon tour: $44
  • Amalfi Lemon Tour Experience: $59
  • Pompeii and Villa Dei Misteri Ruin Tour from Amalfi Coast Towns: $66
  • Amalfi Coast Kayak Tour along Arches, Beaches and Sea Caves: $73
  • Sorrento: Full-Day Positano, Amalfi and Ravello Boat Tour: $74
  • From Naples: Group Day Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello: $85
  • From Naples: Group Tour to Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi: $85
  • Small Group Tour to Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello: $86
  • From Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour by Minivan: $91
  • Naples: Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello Tour on a Luxury Bus: $95

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Valencia 16
    Amalfi 16

Sample the Local Flavors in Valencia

Also in Valencia, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Pub Crawl: $17
  • Surprise Winery Visit with Wine Tasting: $40
  • Walking Tour in Valencia and wine tasting: $42
  • Private wine tasting with snacks in the historic centre of Valencia: $66
  • Wine Tasting and Tapas Tour: $80
  • Valencia Wine Tasting Tour and Tapas: $87
  • Valencia City of Arts & Sciences Tour with Rooftop Wine Tasting and Tapas: $106
  • Valencia Wine Tour Wineries in Utiel Requena: $137
  • Valencia Wine Tour with Tasting and Lunch: $173
  • Private Wine Tour with Wine Tasting and Full Lunch: $180
  • Utiel Requena Day Trip - Ecologic Olive Oil And Wine Tasting: $187
  • Utiel Requena Day Trip - Ecologic Olive Oil And Wine Tasting - PRIVATE TOUR: $267

Typical Alcohol prices in Amalfi

Here are a few samples of the prices for alcohol and nightlife in Amalfi from other travelers:


  • Wine
    6.00

Sample the Local Flavors in Amalfi

Also in Amalfi, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Private Irpinia Wine Tour from Naples & Amalfi Coast: $256
  • Mount Vesuvius & Wine Tasting with Lunch Private Tour: $287
  • Mount Vesuvius & Wine Tasting with Lunch Private Tour from Amalfi Coast: $287
  • Pompei Archeological site and Wine tasting Experience: $303
  • Wine Tour Experience for Family or friend's group: $311


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


When is the best time to visit Valencia or Amalfi?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Valencia or Amalfi in the Summer?

Both Amalfi and Valencia are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. The beaches, the hiking, the city activities, and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Valencia this time of year.

Valencia is around the same temperature as Amalfi in the summer. The temperature in Valencia is usually 25°C (76°F) in July, and Amalfi stays around 23°C (74°F).

It's quite sunny in Amalfi. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Valencia. Valencia usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi during summer. Valencia gets 303 hours of sunny skies, while Amalfi receives 313 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Valencia usually receives less rain than Amalfi. Valencia gets 9 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 26 mm (1 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Valencia 25°C (76°F) 
    Amalfi 23°C (74°F)

Should I visit Valencia or Amalfi in the Autumn?

Both Amalfi and Valencia during the autumn are popular places to visit. Many travelers come to Valencia for the hiking trails, the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

In the autumn, Valencia is a little warmer than Amalfi. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Valencia in October are around 19°C (66°F), and Amalfi is about 17°C (63°F).

In the autumn, Valencia often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Amalfi. Valencia gets 198 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Amalfi receives 189 hours of full sun.

Amalfi gets a good bit of rain this time of year. Valencia usually gets less rain in October than Amalfi. Valencia gets 94 mm (3.7 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 132 mm (5.2 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Valencia 19°C (66°F) 
    Amalfi 17°C (63°F)

Should I visit Valencia or Amalfi in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Valencia and Amalfi. Many visitors come to Valencia in the winter for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

In January, Valencia is generally a little warmer than Amalfi. Temperatures in Valencia average around 12°C (53°F), and Amalfi stays around 8°C (47°F).

Valencia usually receives more sunshine than Amalfi during winter. Valencia gets 162 hours of sunny skies, while Amalfi receives 115 hours of full sun in the winter.

Amalfi receives a lot of rain in the winter. In January, Valencia usually receives less rain than Amalfi. Valencia gets 32 mm (1.3 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 111 mm (4.4 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Valencia 12°C (53°F) 
    Amalfi 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit Valencia or Amalfi in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Valencia as well as Amalfi. Most visitors come to Valencia for the beaches, the activities around the city, and the natural beauty during these months.

Valencia is a little warmer than Amalfi in the spring. The temperature in Valencia is usually 15°C (60°F) in April, and Amalfi stays around 13°C (55°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Valencia this time of the year. In the spring, Valencia often gets more sunshine than Amalfi. Valencia gets 213 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Amalfi receives 189 hours of full sun.

Valencia usually gets less rain in April than Amalfi. Valencia gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Amalfi receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Valencia 15°C (60°F) 
    Amalfi 13°C (55°F)

Typical Weather for Amalfi and Valencia

Valencia Amalfi
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 12°C (53°F) 32 mm (1.3 in) 8°C (47°F) 111 mm (4.4 in)
Feb 12°C (54°F) 30 mm (1.2 in) 9°C (48°F) 99 mm (3.9 in)
Mar 14°C (56°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 11°C (51°F) 88 mm (3.5 in)
Apr 15°C (60°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 13°C (55°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
May 18°C (65°F) 33 mm (1.3 in) 17°C (63°F) 52 mm (2.1 in)
Jun 22°C (71°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 21°C (69°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Jul 25°C (76°F) 9 mm (0.4 in) 23°C (74°F) 26 mm (1 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 21 mm (0.8 in) 24°C (74°F) 46 mm (1.8 in)
Sep 23°C (73°F) 47 mm (1.9 in) 21°C (70°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Oct 19°C (66°F) 94 mm (3.7 in) 17°C (63°F) 132 mm (5.2 in)
Nov 15°C (58°F) 57 mm (2.2 in) 12°C (54°F) 161 mm (6.3 in)
Dec 12°C (54°F) 45 mm (1.8 in) 9°C (49°F) 118 mm (4.6 in)


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