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Money and costs

Kronor (kr)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated September 01, 2019 5:08AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Dorm bed or campsite: 250–450kr
  • Fast-food meal (kebab, quiche, sandwich): 65–85kr
  • 24-hour bus and metro ticket: 120kr
  • Admission to museum: 100kr
  • Double room in midrange hotel: 1000–1600kr
  • Happy-hour beer: 55–75kr
  • Meal at a midrange restaurant: 100–295kr
  • 72-hour bus and metro ticket: 240kr
Top end (more than)
  • Double room in top-end hotel: 1600–2600kr
  • Dinner with drinks at a nice restaurant: 350–600kr
  • Taxi from airport: 520kr

ATMs widely available. Credit cards accepted in most hotels and restaurants.


Tipping is rare and usually reserved for great service.

  • Restaurants & Bars Not expected except with dinner – service is figured into the bill, but a small gratuity (10% to 15%) for good service is customary. Tipping bartenders is increasingly common.

  • Taxis Tipping optional; most people add an extra 10kr to 20kr.

  • Hotels Service is figured into the bill, but a small tip (around 10kr a day) for housekeeping is appreciated.