Finland Travel Budget - Visit Finland on a Budget or Travel in Style

How much does it cost to travel to Finland?

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How much money will you need for your trip to Finland? You should plan to spend around €157 ($168) per day on your vacation in Finland, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €37 ($39) on meals for one day and €37 ($40) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Finland for a couple is €146 ($157). So, a trip to Finland for two people for one week costs on average €2,199 ($2,358). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Finland for one week usually costs around €1,100 for one person. So, a trip to Finland for two people costs around €2,199 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €4,399 in Finland. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Finland can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How much do package tours cost in Finland?
  • The average price for an organized tour package in Finland is $336 per day. While every tour varies by total price, length, destinations, and quality, this is the daily average cost of tours in Finland based on our analysis of available guided tour packages throughout the country.
  • Multi-Day Group Tours Average Daily Cost for Organized Tour Packages

Independent Travel

How expensive is Finland? How much money do I need for Finland?

How much does a trip to Finland cost? Is Finland cheap or expensive? The average Finland trip cost is broken down by category here for Independent travelers. All of these Finland prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers to find the price of travel.

Accommodation Budget in Finland
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Finland is €73. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Finland is €146. This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Finland

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Finland based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $137. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Finland
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Finland is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €37 per person, per day, on local transportation in Finland.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Intercity Transportation Budget in Finland
Average Daily Costs

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  • Transportation between cities and towns in Finland costs an average of €85, based on spending from travelers. Naturally, prices vary by the length of the route, the type of transportation used, and the date.

  • Intercity Transportation1 Travel between cities

Flights to Finland
How much does it cost to go to Finland? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.

Rental Cars in Finland
The price of renting a car in Finland will depends on dates, the type of car, the location, and your age. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all car rental companies.

Food Budget in Finland
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Finland can vary, the average cost of food in Finland is €37 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Finland should cost around €15 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Finland is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


What did other people spend on Food?

Typical prices for Food in Finland are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the Food prices in Finland, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

  • Lunch for 2

Entertainment Budget in Finland
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Finland typically cost an average of €26 per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

Recommended Activities

Alcohol Budget in Finland
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about €13 on alcoholic beverages in Finland per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Water Budget in Finland
Average Daily Costs

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  • On average, people spend €7.53 on bottled water in Finland per day. The public water in Finland is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Finland On a Budget
Finland Helsinki
Located in Northern Europe, Finland is a modern welfare state with pleasant small towns and impressive cities. There is also no shortage of outdoor opportunities for visitors, as Finland has countless lakes and islands. Finns enjoy spending there summers in cottages where they can swim, fish and barbecue. If you're visiting in the winter, head north to see the Northern Lights or the midnight sun in the summer.

Finland's geography is generally flat plains with some rolling hills and plenty of lakes. The mountains that do exist are in the extreme north and Finland's highest point is Mount Halti, which is just 1,328 meters above sea level. The country has been called the "Land of a Thousand Lakes" because of its 187,888 lakes.

Because Finland is not located on the Scandinavian peninsula, despite the many cultural and historical similarites, it is not technically part of Scandinavia. It is still commonly included when people speak of the region and the capital city of Helsinki shares many Scandinavian features including the architecture and an official language of Swedish (along with Finnish).
At A Glance
  • Finland is officially a bilingual country, with just over 5% of its population speaking Swedish. Most maps show names for cities in both Swedish and Finnish. Roads may also have two names, so it is important to read your maps closely as you are navigating the country. This is particularly true in the Swedish speaking areas along the southern and western coasts.

  • One of the best ways to arrive in Finland is by boat. You can take large ferries from either Estonia or Sweden that have all kinds of amenities including department stores, restaurants and more. It's a beautiful view coming into Helsinki by boat.

  • Finland takes advantage of its summer months by playing host to some great music festivals. Some of the most popular include Provinssirock, which is one of the biggest rock festivals in the country, Tangomarkkinat, a tango festival, and Vauhtiajot, a motorsport and rock festival. Most of these festivals last several days and some feature big name bands. Each of these festivals offer a great atmosphere to meet new people and experience a different side of the country.

  • Many visitors head to Finland in the winter months to see the Northern Lights. To truly see the lights you have to head to the northern parts of the country, where you still only have slightly over a 50% chance of seeing them at about 22:30. The sky must be clear and the conditions right, but if luck is on your side, they are truly spectacular.

  • Souvenir shopping in Finland can be quite expensive, but if you want to pick up something during your time there, traditional Finnish puukko knives are popular. Other traditional items include handwoven ryijy rugs, and various products made from reindeer. If you're hoping to buy a Lappish handicraft, make sure it has the "Sami Duodji" label to ensure its authenticity.


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Top Tourist Attractions
Porvoo: Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town. It's is just 50 kilometers east of Helsinki and is a popular day trip from the city. There are picturesque wooden houses that give the town a traditional feel. It's been proposed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Turku: This city is believed to date back to the 13th century, which would make it the oldest city in Finland. It's located on the Southwest coast at the mouth of the Aura River. There are many interesting sights around the city that highlight its cultural and historical significance.

Olavinlinna Castle: Located in Savonlinna, this is one of Finland's most impressive castles. If possible, try to visit it during the yearly Opera Festival.

Popular Foods
Gravlax: This is a traditional appetizer that is made with raw, salted salmon, sugar, and dill. The salmon is thinly sauce and often served with a dill and mustard sauce. Bread or boiled potatoes may also be provided.

Karelian stew: This hearty stew is made from beef and pork, but occasionally it includes lamb. The most common vegetables are carrots, onions, and potatoes, which help make the dish heavy and filling.

Loop Sausage: This is a large but mildly flavored sausage that is usually grilled and topped with sweet Finnish mustard. It's best when it's served with beer.

1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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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