A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Volos vs. Diyarbakir for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Volos or Diyarbakir?

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 Volos and Diyarbakir can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Volos or Diyarbakir?


The coastal port city of Volos on the mainland of Greece sits on a very unique and important location in the agricultural region of Thessaly. Situated between Athens and Thessaloniki, Volos provides a commercial outlet to the sea, allowing a bridge between Europe, the Middle East and Asia. It is the most recent of Greece's port cities, and is highly populated with many modern buildings.


Diyarbakır is the largest city in Southeastern Turkey, located on the banks of Tigris River, which is one of two great rivers of the Middle East. The city is known especially for its old city, housed within ancient fortress walls that have been designated an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within this fortress is a glimpse into the city's ancient history and traditional customs that remain alive today.

Which place is cheaper, Diyarbakir or Volos?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Volos is €95, while the average daily cost in Diyarbakir is €121. 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 Volos and Diyarbakir in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Volos 43
    Diyarbakir 79
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Volos 86
    Diyarbakir 158
Compare Hotels in Volos and Diyarbakir

Looking for a hotel in Volos or Diyarbakir? 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 Volos

Hotels in Diyarbakir

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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: Volos Hotel Prices and Diyarbakir Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Volos 37
    Diyarbakir 31

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Volos

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

  • Volos to Athens, Athens Airport and Piraeus Port Private Transfer: $260
  • Private Transfer from Volos/Pelion to Athens-Pireaus-Athens Airport: $484
  • Private Transfer from Volos to Syvota: $776
  • Private Transfer from Volos to Igoumenitsa Port: $1,136
  • Private Transfer from Volos City to Parga: $787
  • From Volos to Athens Airport / Athens / Piraeus Private Transfer: $284

Is it cheaper to fly into Volos or Diyarbakir?

Prices for flights to both Diyarbakir and Volos 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
    Volos 30
    Diyarbakir 21

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Volos

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

  • Cooking Class "Family Kitchen": $59
  • Cooking Session "Pelion Flavours": $72
  • Cook like a local Greek Cooking lesson in Mt Pelion Greece: $111

Typical Food prices in Diyarbakir

For Diyarbakir, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:

  • Dessert
  • Lunch for Two

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Volos 17
    Diyarbakir 21

Tours and Activities in Volos

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

  • BIKING PELION Private Guided Full or Half Day Tour: $214
  • East Pelion - Sea Kayak Tour "Short Paddle": $39
  • From Hidden Sights of Meteora Private Tour: $218
  • Full day guided Tour to Meteora starting from Volos: $831
  • HIKE & BIKE PELION 3-Day Private Guided Tour: $3,124
  • HIKING PELION - Private Guided Full or Half Day Tour: $153
  • Half-Day Sea Kayak Tour "The Secret Cave": $50
  • Kayaking Adventure around Pelion Coastline : $44
  • Private Full Day Tour to Meteora from Volos: $332
  • Private tour to Dion from Volos: $759
  • Private tour to Meteora rocks from Volos: $759
  • Volos Pelion Full Day Tour : $166

Tours and Activities in Diyarbakir

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

  • All-inclusive Private Guided 10-day Tour of Mesopotamia: $3,675
  • All-inclusive Private Guided Tour of Diyarbakir City: $200
  • Mesopotamia 7 Day Tour to Diyarbakir, Mardin, Urfa and Nemrut: $1,940

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Volos 7.86
    Diyarbakir 18

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

Which is Bigger, Volos or Diyarbakir?

Diyarbakir is bigger, and its population is about 15% larger than the population of Volos. When comparing the population of Volos vs. Diyarbakir, 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 and the activities that interest you.

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Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. Created by avid travelers Laurie and Bryan, our goal is to help you plan your next trip on the right budget. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, plus an analysis of hotel and tour prices, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. We also have plenty of travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.
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