Travel Budget for Vilnius

Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania

How much does it cost to travel to Vilnius?

How much money will you need for your trip to Vilnius? You should plan to spend around €76 ($90) per day on your vacation in Vilnius, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €32 ($38) on meals for one day and €6.64 ($7.87) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Vilnius for a couple is €68 ($80). So, a trip to Vilnius for two people for one week costs on average €1,057 ($1,254). 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 Vilnius for one week usually costs around €529 for one person. So, a trip to Vilnius for two people costs around €1,057 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €2,114 in Vilnius. 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 Vilnius can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

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

How much does a trip to Vilnius cost? Is Vilnius expensive? The average Vilnius trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Vilnius prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Vilnius
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Vilnius is €34. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Vilnius is €68.

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

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Food Budget in Vilnius
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  • While meal prices in Vilnius can vary, the average cost of food in Vilnius is €32 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Vilnius should cost around €13 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Vilnius is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

What did other people spend on Food in Vilnius?

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

  • Dinner for Two

Transportation Budget in Vilnius
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Vilnius is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €6.64 per person, per day, on local transportation in Vilnius.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Vilnius

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Entertainment Budget in Vilnius
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  • Entertainment and activities in Vilnius typically cost an average of €7.78 per person, per day. 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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What did other people spend on Entertainment in Vilnius?

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

  • Walking Tour

Tips and Handouts Budget in Vilnius
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  • The average price for Tips and Handouts in Vilnius is €1.74 per day. The usual amount for a tip in Vilnius is 5% - 15%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Alcohol Budget in Vilnius
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  • The average person spends about €5.10 on alcoholic beverages in Vilnius per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

What did other people spend on Alcohol in Vilnius?

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

  • Beer

Water Budget in Vilnius
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  • On average, people spend €3.26 on bottled water in Vilnius per day. The public water in Vilnius is not usually considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Vilnius On a Budget
Vilnius Vilnius, Lithuania
Vilnius is the capital and largest city in the country of Lithuania. It has a population of more than 500,000 residents and is located in the valley between the Neris River and the Vilnia River in the southeastern part of the country. Visitors come to the city for its beautiful Old Town, impressive architecture, and fascinating culture. In 2009 it was named the European Capital of Culture along with the city of Linz, in Austria.

The climate in Vilnius is humid continental. During the month of January the average temperature is -5 degrees Celsius and in July it is 17 degrees Celsius. On occasion, summer temperatures can climb above 30 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures rarely climb above freezing and it is not uncommon for lows to drop below -25 degrees Celsius.
Vilnius's Old Town dates back to the Middle Ages. At one point it was surrounded by a defensive wall, which defined the shape of the area. Most of the building's architectural style is from the Baroque and Classicism periods with some representation from the Renaissance and Gothic times. During medieval times the city was built with wood and destroyed during fires in both 1513 and 1749. Most of the buildings are from the 19th and 20th centuries. You'll find plenty of restaurants and bars in the old cellars.

Sights around town include the Cultural Reserve of Vilnius Castles, the Royal Palace, Vilnius Cathedral, Cathedral Square, the Bell Tower, the Crooked Castle, the Artillery Bastion of Vilnius Defensive Wall, the Presidential Palace and the Town Hall. Famous churches include St. Anne's Church, the Church of St. Francis and St. Bernard, St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church, and the Orthodox Monastery and Church of the Holy Spirit. Museums worth visiting include the Church Heritage Museum, the Contemporary Art Centre, the Customs Museum, the National Gallery of Art, as well as many more.

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As a tourist you're likely to spend most of your time in the city's Old Town, referred to as Senamiestis. This is where you'll find the interesting history, impressive architecture, and quaint, narrow streets. There are also many different and diverse churches.

At the heart of the Old Town is Gediminas Hill and the Upper Castle. Cathedral Square is at the bottom of the hill along with the Vilnius Cathedral. Nearby you'll also find the Bernardine Garden and Kalnu Park. Three Crosses Hill is in Kalnu Park. South of Bernardine Garden is the Saint Ann Church and Saint Francis of Assissi Church and monastery. Also nearby is the large white Russian Orthodox Church. Other areas of interest are Rotuses Square and the Gate of Dawn area, Pilies, Sv. Jono, Dominikonu and Traku Streets, and Uzupis.

There are many different festivals that are held throughout the year in Vilnius. Popular ones include Speigas, Kaziukas Fair in March, Cinema Springtime, Mados infekcija, Europe Day, the Vilnius Festival, the Christopher Summer Festival, the Bartholomew Fair, the Vilnius City Fiesta, Sirenos, and Vilnius Jazz.
Food and Dining
Eating out in Vilnius is generally affordable by European standards. There are a variety of cheap dining options and most bars serve affordable food that is of decent quality. Other budget food options include Thai, Armenian, Ukrainian, Georgian,and traditional Lithuanian restaurants. Some restaurants offer a business lunch for a discounted price. If you want to prepare your own food then head to Maxima, which is the largest Lithuanian supermarket chain. They also sell good and cheap ready made food. There are also plenty of cafes around town, particularly in the Old Town. Popular coffee shop chains include Coffee-Inn, AJ Sokoladas, and Sviezia kava, all of which are spread around town.

Most tourists spend the majority of their time in the Old Town which, although large, can easily be explored on foot. If you want to travel a greater distance, then Vilnius has both buses and trolleybuses. Tickets can be purchased from the driver or you can buy a pass at a kiosk. New tickets need to be purchased when you change buses. You can buy the Vilnius City Card, which provides free, unlimited use of the public transportation system. Make sure you do not confuse the buses and the trolleybuses because they may have the same numbers but operate on very different routes. There are also express buses that do not stop at every stop. These buses are marked with a "G". Taxis are available and reasonably priced as well. You should always call a taxi on the phone, as taxis you wave down can charge as much as twice the standard price.


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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.

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