Bucharest, Romania Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Bucharest has been one of Europe’s cheapest capital cities for decades. It’s worth stopping for a day or two on your way to smaller cities and natural sites, and those tend to be even a bit cheaper.

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$30.84
1 USD = 4.7900 RON
136 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2022

Bucharest Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar15.31 - 17.35
starstarstarstarstar22.45 - 31.63
starstarstarstarstar25.51 - 62.24
starstarstarstarstar35.71 - 97.96
starstarstarstarstar72.45 - 115.31

Bucharest Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed5.10 - 12.24

Bucharest Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Parliament PalaceThis Soviet-era structure is the second largest building in the world, and the price includes a tour.
adults
students
8.35
4.18
Museum of the Romanian PeasantThis museum showing what simple life was like is strangely popular. It is currently temporarily closed.
adults
students
2.51
0.63
Village MuseumAn open-air museum displaying a full-size village from the past.
adults
students
3.13
0.84

Bucharest Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast you'll have some decent budget options nearby. 1.88 - 2.92
Budget lunchThe local food is hearty and usually cheap if you avoid the tourist places.2.82 - 5.85
Budget dinnerThere are many international cuisines available in Bucharest if you tire of the local favorites.4.59 - 7.93
Beer .5 literThe local lager is very cheap in a few places, and reasonable in most others.1.04 - 1.88

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center6.05 - 7.93
Train from HC airport to city1.69
3km taxi ride in Bucharest1.46 - 3.13
Metro, tram, bus ride0.52
Metro, tram, bus day pass1.67
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