Travel budget in Algeria

Algeria: calculate your travel budget

Algeria: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 61 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 992* (121408 DZD)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 84 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10 per person
  • $ 3.5 per person
  • $ 4.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1665* (203784 DZD)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 110 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2401* (293888 DZD)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).



Cost of living in Algeria in 2023

Cost of living: Algeria VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Algeria in 2023 is 57% less than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Algeria by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Algeria compared to the national average.

Cities /Algeria View Details
Algiers 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Algiers
Sidi Bel Abbes 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Sidi Bel Abbes
Jijel 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Jijel
Constantine 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Constantine
Annaba 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Annaba
Blida 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Blida
Biskra 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Biskra
Oran 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Oran
Sétif 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sétif
Mostaganem 22% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Mostaganem

Show all cities (4 more)




Local prices in Algeria by expense type

Algeria: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Algeria costs 74% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.4/person
($ 1.7 to $ 5.6)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 8.1/person
($ 4.9 to $ 21)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.1/person
($ 2.9 to $ 5.6)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.7 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 3.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 2.9)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.7/cup
($ 0.2 to $ 1.7)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Algeria: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Algeria costs 42% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 109/night
($ 109 to $ 109)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 76/night
($ 46 to $ 143)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 146
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 72 to $ 140)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 208
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 128/night
($ 109 to $ 151)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 305
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 194/night
($ 181 to $ 207)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 653
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 89/month
($ 89 to $ 89)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 131
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 85/month
($ 64 to $ 113)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 198
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 139/month
($ 102 to $ 207)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 187
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 55/month
($ 55 to $ 57)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 250
Family room
Family room
$ 219/month
($ 161 to $ 292)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 192

Algeria: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Algeria costs 68% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 1.2)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 0.2/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.7/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 1.9)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.7/kg
($ 2 to $ 6.5)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.1)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Algeria: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Algeria costs 70% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.2 to $ 1.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.4/litre
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.8
($ 0.4 to $ 1.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 23/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 60)

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

Algeria: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Algeria costs 57% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.1/ticket
($ 3.2 to $ 8.1)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 11/hr
($ 4.1 to $ 21)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Algeria: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Algeria costs 32% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.6/pack
($ 2.2 to $ 2.9)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 38
($ 21 to $ 73)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 21 to $ 72)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

London → Algiers
London → Algiers
London → Algiers
$ 353
(fair price: $ 260)
Montreal → Algiers
Montreal → Algiers
Montreal → Algiers
$ 1274
(fair price: $ 1014)
Manchester → Algiers
Manchester → Algiers
Manchester → Algiers
$ 547
(fair price: $ 333)
London → Oran
London → Oran
London → Oran
$ 510
(fair price: $ 317)
New York City → Algiers
New York City → Algiers
New York City → Algiers
$ 1036
(fair price: $ 794)
Dublin → Algiers
Dublin → Algiers
Dublin → Algiers
$ 494
(fair price: $ 330)


About the information on the cost of living in Algeria

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

Information about cost of living in Algeria updated on 04-02-2023.

Change currency