How much does the Camino de Santiago cost? Read below to find out!
Cost of the Camino de Santiago
A 30-day Camino would cost you around $1,000- $1,500. You’re looking at about $30 a day average. A dorm bed in a municipal is around $6. Some are donation based ($5 donation at the least to pay volunteers). You can save money by shopping at supermarkets and cooking in the hostels. Skip on the cafe con leche (coffee with milk) in the morning.
This is anywhere from $1,500-$2,000. You can split your time between private albergues and higher end hotels, enjoy a cafe con leche on most mornings, and spend some cash for the occasional snack. To put it succinctly: You’re ballin’ on a budget.
Luxury or high-end travel
Staying in beautiful private accommodations, going on vineyard tours in La Rioja, private food guides in Logroño. Honey, life is meant to be lived. It’ll cost you around $2,000+ for a 30-day Camino.
Average cost of the Camino de Santiago
The average pilgrim spends anywhere between $35-$60 a day. For 30 days (the average time to walk the Camino Francés), that’s $1,050 – $1,800.
Other possible costs to consider:
- Flight to and from Spain/Portugal ($500-1000)
- Hiking gear ($300-500)
- Travel insurance
- Luggage transfer ($6-12 a day)
- Laundry ($3 a load)
- Guidebook ($20)
- Pilgrim’s Passport ($3)
- Transportation to the starting point ($100)
- Travel coaching or travel planning fees ( learn more here )