Is Vilnius Expensive?

Is Vilnius expensive to visit?

Vilnius is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $103. Compared to the rest of Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in Europe for its travel costs, comparable to places like Alesund and Tallinn.



Vilnius, Lithuania

How expensive is Vilnius?

On average, visitors spend about $103 per day when visiting Vilnius (U.S. Dollars). Two travelers together would spend an average of $205 per day. Prices vary dramatically by travel style and length of trip, but if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and use public transportation when possible, you can expect to stay close to this budget. See more travel costs for Vilnius here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Vilnius?

A weekend trip to Vilnius costs about $308 per person on average, based on the previous expenses of other travelers. This includes accommodation, sightseeting activities, transportation, food, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $616.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Vilnius?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a one week trip to Vilnius costs around $719 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a one week trip costs $1,438.

Is it expensive to backpack in Vilnius?

Vilnius is a popular backpacker destination with more than 10 hostels. Dorm beds in hostels cost, on average, $17 per night. (See hostel prices in Vilnius here.) You'll find quite a range in prices here, too. The most expensive beds are priced around $21 and the cheapest around $10 per night.

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Vilnius.

  • $10 for a dorm bed at Jimmy Jumps House/Hostel
  • $16 for a dorm bed at Mikalo House
  • $21 for a dorm bed at Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping

Are hotels expensive in Vilnius?

Considering our analysis of hotel prices in Vilnius, it becomes apparent that they are very expensive in comparison to hotels in other cities. On average, you can expect to spend around $50 per night for a hotel room. The city is home to approximately 6 five-star hotels, presenting an average rate of $114 per night. For a balanced choice catering to both comfort and cost-effectiveness, three-star hotels provide an average rate of $46 per night, while two-star hotels offer an even more budget-friendly alternative at $34 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Vilnius
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 6 $114
4 stars 26 $61
3 stars 39 $46
2 stars 13 $34
1 star 12 $37

Gedimino Ave. 23, Vilnius
Overall Rating 9.5
Algirdo 24, Vilnius
Overall Rating 9.4

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Vilnius?

Activities and things to do in Vilnius can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $11 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is less than the country's average of $14.

    • Tour out of Vilnius: Paneriai holocaust park, Trakai, Kaunas: $242
    • Explore Vilnius: Old Town and Uzupis Guided Walking Tour: $77
    • Guided Tour of KGB Museum in Vilnius (Museum of Occupation and Freedom Fights): $88
    • Private Walking Tour in Vilnius: $165
    • Regular Scooter City Tour of Vilnius Highlights: $50
    • Private Tour of Trakai from Vilnius: $143
    • Day tour out of Vilnius: Paneriai holocaust park,Trakai castle, medieval Kernave: $209
    • Vilnius Like a Local: Customized Private Tour: $53

    Is food expensive in Vilnius?

    Food in Vilnius can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $44 on food per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $39. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    • Cooking Class in Vilnius : $85
    • Cooking Class in Lithuanian House Surrounded by Nature: $110

    Is transportation expensive in Vilnius?

    The prices of local transportation in Vilnius can vary by the type of transit used. Other travelers have spent an average of $9 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $13. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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