Cardiff

How much does it cost to visit Cardiff?

A budget traveler going to Cardiff should expect to spend around £ 35 per day, without taking accommodation costs into account. You can find detailed Cardiff travel costs below.

Cardiff accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person£ 25 – 157
Typical double room£ 50 – 314

Cardiff food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant£ 8 – 12
Meal in a mid-range restaurant£ 15 – 23
Local beer (0.5 liter, draught)£ 3 – 4
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)£ 0.50 – 1.50

Cardiff fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket£ 2
Taxi (price per kilometer)£ 1 – 3
Gasoline (1 liter)£ 1.20 – 1.30

Cardiff visiting costs – Top attractions in Cardiff

St. Fagans National Museum of HistoryFree
Cardiff Castle£ 13.50
Principality Stadium£ 13.75
Cardiff BayFree
Roath Park & LakeFree

Cardiff budget travel tip
If you book your tour of the Principality Stadium online, it will cost you £ 12.50.


Swansea

How much does it cost to visit Swansea?

If you’re planning to visit Swansea on a budget, you will spend around £ 35 per day. This does not include any accommodation costs, however. Check below to learn other Swansea travel costs:

Swansea accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person£ 22 – 148
Typical double room£ 45 – 297

Swansea food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant£ 7 – 15
Meal in a mid-range restaurant£ 10 – 30
Local beer (0.5 liter, draught)£ 2.50 – 4
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)£ 0.50 – 1

Swansea fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket£ 3.20
Taxi (price per kilometer)£ 1 – 3.11
Gasoline (1 liter)£ 1.14 – 1.33

Swansea visiting costs – Top attractions in Swansea

Gower PeninsulaFree
Three Cliffs BayFree
Oxwich BayFree
Mumbles Hill Local Nature ReserveFree
Caswell BayFree

Wales travel costs sources

  • Accommodation costs via Budgetyourtrip.com
  • Food, drinks, and transportation costs via Numbeo.com
  • Tap water safety researched separately via Google answers for each city in Belgium. Tap water seems to be safe to drink all over Belgium, though.
  • Top attractions selected using TripAdvisor. Each attraction name is a link to the official website page of that attraction, if available
  • Ticket costs / free access information via the official websites of the attractions. I mentioned the cost of a regular adult ticket, for permanent exhibitions. Discounts and temporary exhibition prices are available on their official websites.
  • City pass information about prices and what each includes is from the official website for each travel pass. A link is available for each pass in order to easily find more information and/or to purchase a pass.