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:

  • $ 27 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.4 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 625* (64862 ALL)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 48 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 5.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 1666* (172914 ALL)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 67 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3015* (312984 ALL)

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


Cost of living in Tirana compared to Albania in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Tirana in 2020 is 42% 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 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Tirana by expense type

Restaurant budget in Tirana

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tirana is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.9/person
($ 2.9 to $ 9.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 9.7 to $ 21)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.6/person
($ 3.9 to $ 7.8)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.7 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.4/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Tirana

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tirana is 63% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 47/night
( $ 47)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 45/night
($ 34 to $ 55)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 38 to $ 66)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 66 to $ 102)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 127/night
($ 91 to $ 159)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 29/month
($ 26 to $ 32)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 81/month
($ 60 to $ 104)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 93/month
($ 70 to $ 120)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 38/month
($ 36 to $ 39)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 102/month
($ 58 to $ 156)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Tirana

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tirana is 53% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.5)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.6/kg
($ 4.9 to $ 7.8)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.1/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 6.3)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.9)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.2/kg
($ 6.3 to $ 12)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Tirana

On average, the price of transport in Tirana is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 16/month
($ 12 to $ 18)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 1 to $ 3.3)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.8)

120% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.4
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 24/24hrs
($ 2.4 to $ 149)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Tirana

On average, the cost of housing in Tirana is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 84/month
($ 49 to $ 146)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

67% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 23/month
($ 15 to $ 40)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 354/month
($ 243 to $ 486)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1487
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 214/month
($ 146 to $ 341)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1189
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 702/month
($ 478 to $ 1213)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2412
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 391/month
($ 273 to $ 777)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1890
Gym
Gym
$ 36/month
($ 30 to $ 49)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 153/month
($ 59 to $ 243)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1034
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2855/yr
($ 1166 to $ 5928)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18156

Leisure activity budget in Tirana

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tirana is 42% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.9/ticket
($ 4.9 to $ 7.8)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 13/hr
($ 4.9 to $ 24)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Tirana

On average, shopping budget in Tirana is 13% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.1/pack
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 51
($ 21 to $ 118)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 21 to $ 69)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 89
($ 48 to $ 144)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 101
($ 49 to $ 195)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Tirana
New York City → Tirana
New York City → Tirana
$ 807
(fair price: $ 654)
Manchester → Tirana
Manchester → Tirana
Manchester → Tirana
$ 284
(fair price: $ 236)
London → Tirana
London → Tirana
London → Tirana
$ 244
(fair price: $ 198)
Dublin → Tirana
Dublin → Tirana
Dublin → Tirana
$ 272
(fair price: $ 217)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tirana
Toronto (Ontario) → Tirana
Toronto (Ontario) → Tirana
$ 974
(fair price: $ 833)
Montreal → Tirana
Montreal → Tirana
Montreal → Tirana
$ 879
(fair price: $ 745)
Edinburgh → Tirana
Edinburgh → Tirana
Edinburgh → Tirana
$ 303
(fair price: $ 247)
Los Angeles → Tirana
Los Angeles  → Tirana
Los Angeles  → Tirana
$ 919
(fair price: $ 787)
Melbourne → Tirana
Melbourne → Tirana
Melbourne → Tirana
$ 1659
(fair price: $ 1445)

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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, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Tirana was updated on 21-05-2020.

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