Tirana travel budget

Tirana: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Tirana

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Tirana for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 57 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 1.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1158* (107310 ALL)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 86 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 8.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 2729* (252966 ALL)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 93 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 52 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 4528* (419734 ALL)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).



Cost of living in Tirana compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Tirana in 2024 is 23% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Tirana in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Tirana by expense type

Restaurant budget in Tirana

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tirana is 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 11/person
($ 6.5 to $ 18)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 29/person
($ 18 to $ 40)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.7/person
($ 6.5 to $ 8.7)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.7 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 4.3)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.9/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Hotel and accommodation budget in Tirana

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tirana is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 67/night
($ 67 to $ 759)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 174
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 85/night
($ 30 to $ 340)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 159
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 86/night
($ 30 to $ 421)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 231
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 46 to $ 224)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 310
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 151/night
($ 89 to $ 433)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 479
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 95/month
($ 30 to $ 820)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 166
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 106/month
($ 33 to $ 583)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 244
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 126/month
($ 47 to $ 479)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 213
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 69/month
($ 50 to $ 86)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 161/month
($ 49 to $ 839)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 216

Supermarket food budget in Tirana

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tirana is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.1/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

92% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.6/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 4.6)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.8/kg
($ 4.3 to $ 11)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.9 to $ 2.4)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Tirana

On average, the price of transport in Tirana is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.3/km
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

89% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.1/litre
($ 2 to $ 2.3)

117% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.3
($ 3.3 to $ 5.4)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 38/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 86)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Leisure activity budget in Tirana

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tirana is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.7/ticket
($ 7.6 to $ 11)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 24/hr
($ 12 to $ 34)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 22

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Tirana

On average, shopping budget in Tirana is 9% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.8/pack
($ 3.7 to $ 4.1)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 64
($ 23 to $ 164)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 49
($ 29 to $ 109)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

London → Tirana
London → Tirana
London → Tirana
$ 128
(fair price: $ 97)
Manchester → Tirana
Manchester → Tirana
Manchester → Tirana
$ 188
(fair price: $ 144)
New York City → Tirana
New York City → Tirana
New York City → Tirana
$ 691
(fair price: $ 599)
Dublin → Tirana
Dublin → Tirana
Dublin → Tirana
$ 185
(fair price: $ 145)
Toronto → Tirana
Toronto → Tirana
Toronto → Tirana
$ 885
(fair price: $ 750)
Chicago → Tirana
Chicago → Tirana
Chicago → Tirana
$ 827
(fair price: $ 705)

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About this information on the cost of living in Tirana

The information about the cost of living in Tirana shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Tirana was updated on 12-07-2024.

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