Belarus travel costs

Located in Eastern Europe, Belarus is a landlocked country surrounded by Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia. Long treated as little more than curiosity by tourists, Belarus quickly emerged as one of Europe’s it destinations and many became interested in Belarus travel costs.

Belarus travel costs

The growth of Belarus is fueled by relaxed visa requirements, cool art and cafe scenes, plus hospitable locals. While the political dissent stays silent, the nation seems to have fun again. But do Belarus travel costs make it a fun place for travelers, as well? See the travel costs in Brest and Minsk below.


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Planning your travel budget to visit Brest is easy as 1,2,3 once you learn Belarus travel costs

Brest

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Belarus, Brest has a wide range of attractions related to the history of Belarus, such as the famed Brest Fortress. It also has great things to do for today’s residents and travelers, such as various bars and cafés in the old town.

How much does it cost to visit Brest?

If you are planning a visit to Brest, you should know that a budget traveler spends about BYR 31 per day in Brest, without including accommodation. Look below for detailed Belarus travel costs in Brest.


Brest accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one personBYR 45 – 118
Typical double roomBYR 90 – 235

Brest food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurantBYR 6.15 – 16.40
Meal in a mid-range restaurantBYR 19.79 – 20.50
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)BYR 1.99 – 5.13
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)BYR 0.88 – 1.03

Brest fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticketBYR 0.51
Taxi (price per kilometer)BYR 1.03
Gasoline (1 liter)BYR 1.66

Brest visiting costs – Top attractions in Brest

Memorial Complex Brest Hero-FortressFree
Sovetskaya StreetFree
Lights AlleyFree
Brest Railway MuseumBYR 2.65
The 5th Fort MuseumBYR 3

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Planning your travel budget to visit Minsk is easy-peasy once you learn Belarus travel costs

Minsk

Minsk is where you need to come and go to take advantage of the new 30-day visa-free program. The capital has vibrant nightlife, excellent museums, and an impressive collection of Stalin-era architecture. Minsk has also become a venue for international summits and sporting events such as the European Games of 2019.

How much does it cost to visit Minsk?

A budget traveler will spend around BYR 43 daily while visiting Minsk. This is the cost of a day trip without any accommodation costs included.


Minsk accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one personBYR 24 – 158
Typical double roomBYR 49 – 316

Minsk food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurantBYR 11.52 – 24.43
Meal in a mid-range restaurantBYR 20.50 – 49.89
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)BYR 2.05 – 5.12
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)BYR 0.61 – 2.05

Minsk fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticketBYR 0.61
Taxi (price per kilometer)BYR 0.45 – 0.72
Gasoline (1 liter)BYR 1.33 – 1.70

Minsk visiting costs – Top attractions in Minsk

Museum Strana MiniBYR 15
Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic WarBYR 5
Island of TearsFree
Upper CityFree
Minskiy Komarovskiy MarketFree

Belarus 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.
  • 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.