Prices in Paris

How much money will I need for a trip to Paris? Are restaurants expensive? How much will I spend on accommodation? Here are some tips to help you organize your budget for your trip to Paris.

Despite being an expensive city, Paris isn’t as pricey as other European capitals like Amsterdam, London or Edinburgh. Accommodation and transportation are just a little more expensive than in cheaper cities such as Madrid and Barcelona

Some Examples

Here is a list with some examples of daily costs in Paris, so you can get a sense of how much you need for your trip:

Food and Drinks

  • Coffee: 1 (US$ 1.10) at the bar, 3 (US$ 3.20) at a table
  • Beer: 2 (US$ 2.10)- 4 (US$ 4.30) depending on the area
  • Sandwich: 3 (US$ 3.20)- 5 (US$ 5.40)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (without drinks): between 10 (US$ 10.70) and 20 (US$ 21.40)


  • One-way fare (valid during 90 minutes) t+Ticket : 1.80 (US$ 1.90)
  • 10 journey t+ tickets: 14.10 (US$ 15.10)
  • Taxi to the city centre: 8 (US$ 8.60) - 12 (US$ 12.90)
  • Taxi from Charles de Gaulle Airport: 55 (US$ 58.90)


  • Double room in the cheapest hotels: from 50 (US$ 53.50) per night
  • Highly valued hotels in the centre: from 80 (US$ 85.70) per night
  • Luxury hotels: from 150 (US$ 160.70) per night

Admission Tickets