How Much Does It Cost to Go to Paris in Summer?

Dreaming of a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Paris events but concerned about the costs*? From flights and accommodation to event tickets and tourist attractions - leave the budgeting to us, so you can focus on enjoying the games. We'll break down the costs of an unforgettable adventure - without breaking the bank.

Let’s dive in and get you set for an epic trip to Paris!

*All prices and converted amounts are approximate and subject to change.

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Looking for cheap flights to Paris from Sydney? Check out the best return flights we found below based on the following criteria:

Best options:

  • Departure city: Sydney
  • Dates: July 26th - August 11th
  • Luggage: One checked bag
  • Seats: Economy
  • Stops: 1
AirlineLayover (hr)Duration (hr)Price AUD
China Eastern527.5$1,800
Qatar3 (overnight)25.5$2,500
Source: Google Flights™. Correct at 30/05/2024.

You can also depart from other international Australian airports. Explore cheap flights to Paris from Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth. Willing to add another stop or endure a longer layover? Get more bang for your buck with flexible itineraries. Book in advance for even better results.

Estimated total cost: $2,500

Paris, as the host city, will see a surge in accommodation prices during the summer events. For a two-week stay, expect to pay around AUD $2,500 to $3,500 for one room, depending on the type of accommodation.

Budget hotels and hostels offer cheaper alternatives, while mid-range hotels provide more comfort at a higher cost. If you'd prefer to stay closer to the action in the city centre, prepare to shell out at least $400 per night for holiday rentals like Airbnb in Saint Denis.

Here's our approximate breakdown per budget:

Hotel sign in Paris
BudgetTypePrice per night
LowShared dorms in low budget hostels$100 - $200
MediumMid-range hotels outside the city offering more comfort and amenities than hostels but still not luxury hotels$300
HighCity centre short-term rentals like Airbnb near the Stade de France, other Olympic venues, and tourist attractions$400 - $600
Source:™ and Airbnb™. Correct at 30/05/2024.

Booking well in advance can help secure better rates, and considering accommodation further from central Paris can save you a substantial amount of money.

Estimated total cost: $3,500

French cuisine is world famous, serving the most irresistible delicacies on the planet. From freshly baked baguettes and buttery croissants to traditional boeuf bourguignon and bouillabaisse, not to mention melt-in-your-mouth macarons and light-as-a-feather souffle - bon Appetit!

Wondering how much spending money you need on a daily basis for Paris? Check out the breakdown below for the average cost of local food and beverages based on a mid-range budget.


  • Croissant: €1 ($1.70)
  • Croque monsieur: €8 ($13.58)
  • Dish of the day (plat du Jour): €15 ($25.47)
  • Meal at an inexpensive restaurant: €18 ($30.57)
  • Three-course meal at a mid-range restaurant: €35 ($59.43)


  • Bottle of water (1.5-litres): €0.92 ($1.56)
  • Coffee: €4 ($6.79)
  • Bottle of wine (mid-range): €8 ($13.58)
  • 500ml bottle of local beer: €2.30 ($3.91)
  • Bottle of wine: €20-25 ($33.96-$42.45)
  • Pint of beer: €7 ($11.89)
Source: Correct at 30/05/2024
Assortment of typical French dishes

Estimated total cost: €35-€50 ($59.43-$84.90) per person per day.

Avoid fees and charges by ordering a Travel Money Card before you fly, delivered to your door for free. While card payments are widely accepted across Paris, we recommend bringing mixed denominations of euro with you for markets and local attractions. For more tips, read our Travel Money Guide for Europe.

First time in the city of love? Don't miss out on top attractions in between sporting events.

Tourist attraction signs in Paris

See entry fees below for one adult:

  • Eiffel Tower: Take the lift to the top for €29.40 ($49.42) or get your steps in for €22.30 ($37.87)
  • Louvre Museum: €22 ($37.36) general admission
  • Arc de Triomphe: €16 ($27.17)
  • Palace of Versailles: €21 ($35.66), Estate of Versailles (Palace, Estate of Trianon, and the gardens): €32 ($54.34)
  • Sources: La Tour Eiffel, Le Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Chateau Versailles.

Estimated total cost: €88 ($149.43)

You can buy tickets online from the sources below to skip the queue on arrival. Prices are subject to change and special rates and discounts apply. Please visit official websites for more information.


For two weeks in Paris on a mid-level budget in summer, you're looking at approximately $7,068 per person*.

*All prices and converted amounts are approximate and subject to change.

ExpenseAUD $
Flights$ 2,500
Accommodation$ 3,500
Food & Drink$ 980
Tourist Attractions$ 88
Total$ 7,068

Please note that the prices listed are from May 2024. Prices that have been converted to AUD are approximate and subject to fluctuating conversion rates. For the most accurate figures, check out our live online exchange rates or use our currency converter.


*All prices and converted amounts are approximate and subject to change.
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