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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv District, Israel

How much does it cost to travel to Tel Aviv?

You should plan to spend around $142 (₪521) per day on your vacation in Tel Aviv. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $28 (₪104) on meals
  • $8.89 (₪33) on local transportation
  • $176 (₪645) on hotels

A one week trip to Tel Aviv for two people costs, on average, $1,986 (₪7,291). 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
    $142
    521
  • One Week Per person
    $993
    3,645
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $1,986
    7,291
  • One Month Per person
    $4,256
    15,623
  • One Week For a couple
    $1,986
    7,291
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $3,972
    14,581
  • One Month For a couple
    $8,511
    31,246
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Tel Aviv cost?

A one week trip to Tel Aviv usually costs around $993 (₪3,645) for one person and $1,986 (₪7,291) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Tel Aviv on average costs around $1,986 (₪7,291) for one person and $3,972 (₪14,581) 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 Tel Aviv will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Tel Aviv on average costs around $4,256 (₪15,623) for one person and $8,511 (₪31,246) 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 Tel Aviv 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 Tel Aviv expensive to visit?

Prices in Tel Aviv are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within the Middle East, Tel Aviv is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Aqaba or Eilat.

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

How much money do I need for a trip to Tel Aviv?

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


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 645 ($176)
Local Transportation 1 33 ($9)
Food 2 104 ($28)
Entertainment 1 85 ($23)
Tips and Handouts 1 5 - 14 ($1 - 4)
Alcohol 2 41 - 122 ($11 - 33)
Accommodation Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Tel Aviv is $88 (₪322). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Tel Aviv is $176 (₪645). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $88
    322
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $176
    645

Hotel Prices in Tel Aviv

Looking for a hotel in Tel Aviv? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Tel Aviv based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $158. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Tel Aviv is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $8.89 (₪33) per person, per day, on local transportation in Tel Aviv.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $8.89
    33

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Flights to Tel Aviv
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Rental Cars in Tel Aviv
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What did other people spend on Transportation in Tel Aviv?

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


  • Local Bus to Central Bus Station
    5.90
  • Taxi to Airport
    150


Food Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Tel Aviv can vary, the average cost of food in Tel Aviv is $28 (₪104) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Tel Aviv should cost around $11 (₪41) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Tel Aviv is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $28
    104

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What did other people spend on Food in Tel Aviv?

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


  • Dinner for Two
    84
  • Dinner for 2 at Vatroshka
    486
  • Lunch at Segev Sarona
    127
  • Aroma Iced Coffee
    14
  • Lunch at the airport
    118


Entertainment Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Tel Aviv typically cost an average of $23 (₪85) 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.
    $23
    85

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What did other people spend on Entertainment in Tel Aviv?

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


  • Masada tour from Tel Aviv
    295
  • Etzel museum
    15


Tips and Handouts Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Tel Aviv is $2.62 (₪9.63) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Tel Aviv is 5% - 15%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $2.62
    9.63


Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Unfortunately, bad things can happen on a trip. Well, you've just got to deal with it! The average price for a scam, robbery, or mishap in Tel Aviv is $1.70 (₪6.25), as reported by travelers.


  • Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1
    $1.70
    6.25


Alcohol Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $22 (₪81) on alcoholic beverages in Tel Aviv per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $22
    81

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Water Budget in Tel Aviv
Average Daily Costs

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  • On average, people spend $12 (₪46) on bottled water in Tel Aviv per day. The public water in Tel Aviv is considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    $12
    46


Tel Aviv On a Budget
Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel and is situated on the Mediterranean coast 60 kilometers north of Jerusalem. It's a rapidly growing city and is one of the most modern and cosmopolitan cities in Israel. The official name is Tel Aviv-Yafo because the city has grown to include the ancient port city of Yafo. If you're looking for an embassy, you are likely to find it in Tel Aviv, despite Jerusalem being the official capital of Israel.

Tel Aviv has a Mediterranean climate and the summers are hot while the winters are mild and wet. January is usually the coldest month with an average high of about 64 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low of 48 degrees Fahrenheit. August is the hottest month with average highs in the high 80s Fahrenheit and lows in the low 70s Fahrenheit.
Sights
Areas throughout Tel Aviv that are worth checking out include Old Jaffa, which is one of the oldest ports in the world. You'll also find a popular flea market nearby. Rabin Square is the largest public square in Israel and Dizengoff Centre is the most famous shopping area in Tel Aviv. Also be sure and take a stroll down the shore promenade where you can people watch and enjoy the warm Mediterranean coastline. Joshua Gardens is Tel Aviv's main central park and is also worth a visit.

There are also a handful of museums in Tel Aviv that are worth a visit. These include Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora.
Neighborhoods
Tel Aviv is a city of neighborhoods, and you could easily pass several days exploring some of the more interesting neighborhoods. There are more than 50 neighborhoods in total with some of the more interesting ones being Neve Tzedek, Florentin, and Ramat-Ha'Chayal.

The city center is at the heart of the city. This is where most of the tourist attractions are. This area is defined by Allenby Street to the south and Yarkon River to the north.

The northern part of the city is the wealthiest area. There are many parks, Tel Aviv University, and Eretz Israel Museum in this area.

The southern areas are younger and home to many foreign workers and illegal immigrants. Some of the neighborhoods have become quite trendy.

Jaffa (Yafo) is one of the world's oldest ports and has a lot of religious and historical significance.

Activities
There is no shortage of activities that you can enjoy while you're in Tel Aviv. Many people visit the beach, which is best enjoyed during the summer months. It's a festive atmosphere, particularly on Friday afternoons when music, barbecues, and party crowds are easy to find.

If you're interested in enjoying performing arts, then your options include Israel's Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Israel Opera, Tmuna Theater, Suzanna Dellal Center, Habima National Theater, and Hacameri Municipal Theater.

Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in Israel and there are three major football clubs in Tel Aviv. These are Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Tel Aviv, and Bnei Yuhuda.

Popular festivals in the city include the White Night Festival, Tel Aviv Fashion Market, Night Flea, Docaviv, The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, the Tel Aviv International student Film Festival, and Ta'am Ha'ir.
Food and Dining
The restaurant scene is Tel Aviv is excellent. You can really find any food option you might desire. There are many international options throughout the city including Chinese, sushi, French, or Italian. Food can be quite expensive in Israel (because much of it is imported), and if you're on a budget you'll find falafel or hummus options at many of the street stands around town. For more information, check out this amazing Tel Aviv food guide which contains information about the best restaurants and dining options in the city.

Transportation
Because Tel Aviv is a travel hub for many visitors, it is quite common to rent a car here to travel around all of Israel. The roads are great for driving here, and the country isn't too large so having a car is a good option. But first, check out 10 things you need to know before renting a car in Israel for some great tips and advice.

The best way to travel between neighborhoods in Tel Aviv is by bus. The bus system, like elsewhere in Israel, is quite efficient and easy to understand. Another option is by taxi. Taxis are readily available almost anywhere. You can expect to pay anywhere from 20 to 30 NIS for a local ride in Tel Aviv, and do confirm that your driver is using their meter.

Bicycling is also gaining popularity in the city. The flat terrain and comfortable weather make it a good place to explore by bike. There are an increasing number of bike paths around as well. You can rent bikes at several of the bike shops around town.
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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.