How much does a trip to Kiev Cost?

The Cost of a Trip to Kiev

A journey to Kiev will usually cost from $11 to $59 for an individual and $21 to $117 for two people. The mid-range tends to hover around $26 (₴1,007) per person daily, as calculated from our travel cost data from fellow travelers covering food, accommodation, sightseeing, and local transportation expenses. This is a fairly wide price range, and your individual expenses will vary by the level of luxury and travel style that you choose. For those seeking a balance between comfort and budget, booking standard accommodation and eating at typical restaurants, your expenses will be close to this calculated average. Read on for a detailed breakdown of travel expenses by category and a comprehensive overview of accommodation and activity costs tailored to your visit.

How much money should you budget for your trip to Kiev?

Budget travelers to Kiev often spend around $11 per day. This usually includes a stay at a hostel and meals at affordable restaurants around town. Many budget travelers also prefer free activities over those that cost too much money. If you have a bit more money to spend, you should budget around $26 (₴1,007) per day. This average includes a mid-range hotel and more meals in restaurants, along with a higher budget for entertainment and activities. Luxury travelers should plan to spend around $59 a day which includes higher-end accommodations, restaurants, tours, and activities. For more details, see our average travel costs for Kiev here.


Average Daily Costs, Per Person, by Category
Budget Mid-Range Luxury
Accommodation1 $7 $17 $39
Local Transportation1 $0 $1 $3
Food2 $3 $7 $16
Water2 $0 $0 $1
Entertainment1 $1 $2 $4
Souvenirs1 $20 $53 $149
Living Expenses2 $0 $0 $0
Alcohol2 $2 $6 $17
Tips and Handouts1 $0 $0 $0


How much does a weekend trip to Kiev cost?

Travelers spend, on average, $77 per person on a three-day trip to Kiev. This includes sightseeing, hotels, food, and local transportation. You can stick close to this average price by staying at mid-range hotels and eating at mid-level restaurants, while also paying for some entry tickets to popular attractions. If you wish to travel cheaper, it's possible to find lower-cost accommodations, eat at less expenive restaurants, and find more free activities. It's also common for many visitors to have a much higher travel budget, as many high-end hotels and restaurants can be found around town.



Kiev, Ukraine

How much does a five day trip to Kiev cost?

With five days in Kiev, you can expect to spend about $128 total, not including transportation to and from the city. It's possible to stay close to this daily average by booking mid-range hotels, eating at normal restaurants, and paying for some entry tickets to popular attractions. It's possible to find lower-cost accommodations, eat at less expenive restaurants, and find more free activities if you want to spent less money.

How much does a one week trip to Kiev cost?

Most visitors spend between $74 and $410 for a one week trip to Kiev, with the average being $180. This includes sightseeing, local transportation, food, and hotels. One week is enough time to have a more in-depth experience in Kiev. Also, one week allows you to be more flexible with your time and money, so you can potentially save money on some aspects of your trip while spending more on others.

Hotel Prices in Kiev

The average price for a hotel room in Kiev is $0 per night. This average is based on our detailed analysis of available hotels in the area. If you want to save money, or if you're planning a more luxurious trip, it's important to look at hotel prices based on the overall star-rating as well as guest reviews. Also, prices can vary by location and amenities. You can see more details from our analysis of hotel prices in Kiev here, and below is a breakdown of hotel prices by star-rating.

Should you do a tour in Kiev?

You'll find a wide range of guided tours in Kiev and many visitors enjoy the convenience of having an expert guide leading them through the chosen activity. Tours range in price from $28 for the Custom Kyiv Walking Tour with Private Local Guide to $257 for the Private tour to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.


    • Kiev Private 6-Hour Tour - Best Sights: $80
    • Essential Kyiv Fat Tire Electric Scooter Tour: $49
    • Private tour to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: $269
    • Mezhyhirya Private Tour to President's Residence: $87
    • Kiev Full Tour - History and Architecture in 5 hours: $71
    • 2-days Group Tour To The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: $279
    • Private Tour: Kiev Pechersk Lavra and Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine: $55
    • (!50% to UA army!) Must-see places in Kyiv - Private driving tour: $62
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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.

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