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

How much does it cost to travel to Liechtenstein?

You should plan to spend around $247 (Sfr226) per day on your vacation in Liechtenstein. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $73 (Sfr67) on meals
  • $46 (Sfr42) on local transportation
  • $263 (Sfr241) on hotels

A one week trip to Liechtenstein for two people costs, on average, $3,459 (Sfr3,162). 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 Liechtenstein cost?

A one week trip to Liechtenstein usually costs around $1,729 (Sfr1,581) for one person and $3,459 (Sfr3,162) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Liechtenstein on average costs around $3,459 (Sfr3,162) for one person and $6,918 (Sfr6,324) 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 Liechtenstein will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Liechtenstein on average costs around $7,412 (Sfr6,776) for one person and $14,824 (Sfr13,552) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

How much do package tours cost in Liechtenstein?

Organized tours are usually more expensive than independent travel, but offer convenience and peace of mind that your trip has been planned by a travel expert.

The average price for an organized tour package in Liechtenstein is $380 per day. While every tour varies by total price, length, number of destinations, and quality, this is the daily average price based on our analysis of available guided tours.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently 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 Liechtenstein expensive to visit?

Liechtenstein is a moderately priced destination to visit. It's about average with most other countries for travel costs. The prices for food, accommodation, and transportation are all fairly reasonable.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Liechtenstein is somewhat more expensive compared to the other countries. It is in the top 25% of countries in Europe for its travel costs. While a few countries in the region are more expensive, Liechtenstein is more expensive than most.

For more details, see Is Liechtenstein Expensive?

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

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

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) Sfr241 ($263)
Local Transportation 1 Sfr42 ($46)
Food 2 Sfr67 ($73)
Entertainment 1 Sfr28 ($31)
Alcohol 2 Sfr12 - 37 ($14 - 41)
Accommodation Budget in Liechtenstein
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Liechtenstein is $132 (Sfr120). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Liechtenstein is $263 (Sfr241). 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 Liechtenstein

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Liechtenstein based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $177. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Local Transportation Budget in Liechtenstein
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Liechtenstein is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $46 (Sfr42) per person, per day, on local transportation in Liechtenstein.

  • Local Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Recommended Services

Food Budget in Liechtenstein
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Liechtenstein can vary, the average cost of food in Liechtenstein is $73 (Sfr67) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Liechtenstein should cost around $29 (Sfr27) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Liechtenstein is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Liechtenstein
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Liechtenstein typically cost an average of $31 (Sfr28) 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 Liechtenstein
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $27 (Sfr25) on alcoholic beverages in Liechtenstein 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 Liechtenstein
Average Daily Costs

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  • On average, people spend $5.06 (Sfr4.63) on bottled water in Liechtenstein per day. The public water in Liechtenstein is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Liechtenstein On a Budget
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
Landlocked by Switzerland to the east and Austria to the west, Lichtenstein is a small 25 kilometer-long country with beautiful alpine scenery. As a last remnant of the Holy Roman Empire, the country is also characterized by historic sites, medieval castles, and picturesque villages.
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Top Tourist Attractions
Being a small country, Lichtenstein is less divided by regions and rather distinguished by its towns and cities. Vaduz, for example, is the nation's capital where visitors can explore the grounds around the city's castle, learn local history and culture at its museums, and enjoy views of the Swiss Alps towering above the Rhine River. Schann, just to the north of Vaduz, is Lichtenstein's largest city. Other destinations include the church and castle of Balzers, the skiing and snowboarding area of Malbun, the historic town of Triesen, and the alpine town of Triesenberg. A handful of additional towns include Ruggell with a nature reserve of rare plants and animals, Nendeln with ceramics and Roman ruins, and Schellenburg with a museum of rural homes. For ideas of what to see and do, check out this 1-day itinerary of Liechtenstein.

Valduz, though it is a largely modern city, is a main point of interest for visitors in this small country. One attraction is the Valduz Castle which is placed above the main city on a hill surrounded by charming woods. A short walk up this hill will bring visitors to the outskirts of the castle grounds where they can find a breathtaking view of the city below with a lovely mountain backdrop. Walking down to the Rhine River to the old covered bridge will also offer impressive views of the nearby mountains.

The city itself has a number of interesting museums. The Art Museum, or KunstMuseum, for example, has a selection of rotating modern art displays, while the National Museum just down the street gives insight into the broad history of Lichtenstein itself. There is also the Post Museum which displays the history of Liechtenstein's postal history as well as all stamps issued over the last hundred years amongst other things.

Additional attractions include the Prince's Wine Collection which is available to view by a vineyard on the Northern edge of Vaduz, a ski museum in Valduz, the Cathedral of St. Florin, Burg Gutenberg in Balzers, St. Joseph at Parish Church in Triesenburg, and the ski resort area of Malbun.

With its mountain terrain, Liechtenstein offers great hiking, road biking, and mountain biking opportunities. Skiing and snowboarding are also popular in the resort town of Malbun with reasonable lift prices compared to those in the neighboring countries of Switzerland and Austria. Though it is a small country, Lichtenstein does have its own assortment of sightseeing prospects with medieval castles, churches, a few museums, and a gorgeous valley landscape with impressive mountains on either side. In Vaduz there are also places for shopping, where tourists can find a selection of souvenirs to commemorate their visit.

Popular Foods
Cuisine of Lichtenstein ranges from hearty mountain dishes in the smaller towns to gourmet restaurants in some of the more upscale areas. One typical dish is "Kasknopfle," a doughy kind of pasta made with melted cheese and usually served with green salad, potato salad, or apple sauce. Another common meal throughout the Rhine Valley is "Ribel" or "Rebl." Once the poor man's food, this cornmeal-based specialty is hearty and healthy and generally eaten with coffee, apple sauce, cooked cherries, elderberry sauce, compote, or sour cheese. "Schwartenmagen," or pickled meat in jelly, is also popular. In Vaduz, the main square has a number of cafes and restaurants serving Liechtenstein, Swiss, and Austrian fare at reasonable prices. There are also a few bakeries which sell fresh rolls and pastries, as well as a McDonald's which is very popular and advertised throughout the country.
Due to its small size, Lichtenstein has no airports. There are, however, three international airports within an hour's drive of the country. Zurich-Kloten (in Switzerland) is 115 kilometers away, St. Gallen-Altenrhein (also in Switzerland) is 50 kilometers away, and Friedrichshafen (in Germany) is 85 kilometers away.

The easiest way of getting to Liechtenstein by public transportation is to ride a train to Sargans or Buchs in Switzerland, or Feldkirch in Austria, and then take a connecting bus to Liechtenstein.

By car, the Swiss Autobahn A13/E34 runs along the Swiss side of the Rhine River, which marks the border between Switzerland and Liechtenstein. There are several access points that cross the Rhine into Liechtenstein - the two that most commonly used are the bridge crossing into the southern town of Balzers and the crossing into Vaduz.

We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.

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.