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Pecs, Baranya megye, Hungary

How much does it cost to travel to Pecs?

You should plan to spend around $82 (Ft29,354) per day on your vacation in Pecs. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $30 (Ft10,718) on meals
  • $18 (Ft6,457) on local transportation
  • $77 (Ft27,637) on hotels

A one week trip to Pecs for two people costs, on average, $1,145 (Ft410,960). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

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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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Pecs cost?

A one week trip to Pecs usually costs around $573 (Ft205,480) for one person and $1,145 (Ft410,960) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Pecs on average costs around $1,145 (Ft410,960) for one person and $2,291 (Ft821,919) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per 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 Pecs will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Pecs on average costs around $2,454 (Ft880,628) for one person and $4,909 (Ft1,761,255) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Pecs has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Pecs expensive to visit?

Pecs is a reasonably affordable place to visit. Located in Hungary, which is a reasonably affordable country, visitors will appreciate the relatively low cost of this destination. It is in the top 25% of cities in the country for its overall travel expenses. If you're traveling on a budget, then this is a good destination with affordable accommodation, food, and transportation.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Pecs is a reasonably affordable destination compared to other places. It is in the top 25% of cities in Europe for its affordability. You can find more affordable cities such as Novi Sad, but there are also more expensive cities, such as Avignon.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Pecs Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Pecs?

The average Pecs trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Pecs travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) Ft27,637 ($77)
Local Transportation 1 Ft6,457 ($18)
Food 2 Ft10,718 ($30)
Entertainment 1 Ft6,357 ($18)
Alcohol 2 Ft1,532 - 4,597 ($4 - 13)
Accommodation Budget in Pecs
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Pecs is $39 (Ft13,819). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Pecs is $77 (Ft27,637). 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 Pecs

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Pecs based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $43. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Pecs
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Pecs is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $18 (Ft6,457) per person, per day, on local transportation in Pecs.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Rental Cars in Pecs
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Food Budget in Pecs
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Pecs can vary, the average cost of food in Pecs is $30 (Ft10,718) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Pecs should cost around $12 (Ft4,287) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Pecs is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

What did other people spend on Food in Pecs?

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

  • Dinner for Two

Entertainment Budget in Pecs
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  • Entertainment and activities in Pecs typically cost an average of $18 (Ft6,357) 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.

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Alcohol Budget in Pecs
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  • The average person spends about $8.54 (Ft3,064) on alcoholic beverages in Pecs per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Pecs On a Budget
Pecs Pecs, Hungary
Located in southwest Hungary, Pecs is a pleasant university town with a history that dates back to Roman times - a history evident in its ancient architecture. Some of the most sought after sites include the Early Christian Necropolis, the Mosque of Pasha Quasim, and the Cathedral of Pecs.
As a Roman city, Pecs was once called Sopianae. Remains from this ancient city are suggested in its early Christian monuments like the Early Christian Necropolis which was designated an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. The site dates back to the 4th century and is the largest necropolis remaining in the European provinces. Seven of the burial chambers are open to the public and are known collectively as Cella Septichora.

The Mosque of Pasha Quasim, located on the main square, is another important landmark to the town. Today the 16th-century structure serves as a Catholic Church, drawing visitors interested in the service as well as to see the decorative frescoes and iconic domed roof.

Additionally, there is the Cathedral of Pecs, which dates back to the 11th century during the time of Peter Orseolo, the second king of Hungary. The design of the building is evident of the Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance periods as well as the Turkish conquest when it was in part used for storage. At some point, the church was renovated in Rococo and Classicist styles, but was mostly restored to its envisioned Romanesque origins in the 1880s.

A number of museums also call Pecs home including the Vasarely Museum which is dedicated to the works of Victor Vasarely - founder of the op-art movement, Csontváry Museum which houses the largest collection of self-educated painter Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry, and the Zsolnay Museum which exhibits the history and ceramics of Vilmos Zsolnay and the Zsolnay Ceramic Factory.
Downtown Pecs is the oldest part of the town with houses which date back to the Middle Ages as well as others designed in the Art Nouveau style. Király street marks the center of activity as it is the main pedestrian area with plenty of opportunities for dining, shopping, sight-seeing, and entertainment. The main square of the downtown is centered on the domed 16th-century Mosque of Pasha Gazi Quasim. This square is called Szechenyi square and once served as the market place of the town with the city hall and the parish church during the Middle Ages. From here most of the town's historic and cultural sites can be seen on foot or via the local bus service.

Beyond sight-seeing and exploring the town's pedestrian areas, there are also opportunities to shop for handmade gifts and souvenirs unique to the area. Zsolnay Porcelain is one such thing not to miss - usually designed in an Art Nouveau style with vibrant glazes like the green-gold glaze called eosin. Wines from the Villány wine region offer another great sampling to take home from Hungary, perhaps best known for their reds as well as their lesser known Kadarka and Zweigelt varieties. In and around the main square, visitors will find plenty of opportunity to find local craft goods, meander through art galleries, and explore antique stores.

Other activities outside of history and culture include a visit to the Botanical Garden located at the University of Pecs, or a stop at the Zoo which was established in 1960. Additionally, the Pecs TV Tower offers great views of the town and surrounding area from an observation deck.
Food and Dining
Cuisine of Hungary is primarily based on meats, seasonal vegetables, fruits, fresh bread, dairy products, and cheeses. Paprika is used generously in cooking and is considered the national spice. Goulash, a soup or stew of meat and vegetables and seasoned with paprika and other spices, is especially popular and common throughout Hungary. Other specialties include stuffed peppers, cabbage rolls, roasted meats, and casseroles, as well as a hot and spicy fish soup called halaszle, a chilled sour cherry soup called hideg meggyleves, and Hungarian crepes called palacsinta which can be stuffed with jam, cheese, raisins, or meat. In Pecs, visitors can find plenty of restaurants along Király street, which is the main pedestrian area.

Hungary's main international airports are Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Budapest (formerly Budapest Ferihegy International Airport) and Airport Debrecen in Debrecen. To reach Pecs, travelers can fly into Budapest and then take the train from the Deli or Keleti stations. There is also a daily train to and from Osijek in Croatia and Sarajevo in Bosnia as well as a daily train to the city from Vienna. Buses are also plentiful and have many routes.


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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. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.