Travel budget and cost of living in Algeria how much does a trip cost?

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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:

  • $ 33 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 597* (67116 DZD)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 74 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.1 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • $ 4.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 1503* (169092 DZD)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 109 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 7.9 per person
  • $ 8.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 2344* (263802 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 2019

Cost of living: Algeria VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Algeria in 2019 is 54% less than United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Algeria in 2019 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 20% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Algiers
Skikda 15% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Skikda
Biskra 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Biskra
Blida 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Blida
Oran 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Oran
Constantine 15% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Constantine
Sétif 20% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sétif

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Local prices in Algeria by expense type

Restaurant budget in Algeria

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Algeria costs 69% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.6/person
($ 1.8 to $ 4.3)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 6.7/person
($ 4.4 to $ 12)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 27
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.6/person
($ 2.6 to $ 4.4)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.4 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.7/cup
($ 0.4 to $ 1.8)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Algeria

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Algeria costs 43% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 48/night
( $ 48)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 49 to $ 51)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 97/night
($ 79 to $ 115)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 120/night
($ 101 to $ 140)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 194/night
($ 177 to $ 210)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 496
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 33/month
($ 33 to $ 33)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 255/month
($ 64 to $ 495)

57% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 138/month
($ 108 to $ 169)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 38/month
($ 38 to $ 38)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 211

Supermarket food budget in Algeria

On average, the price of supermarket food in Algeria costs 60% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.1/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 7.3/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 14)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 5.5)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.3)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 1.1)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.2
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.6/kg
($ 8 to $ 14)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Algeria

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

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 10.6/month
($ 7.4 to $ 18)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.4/litre
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.5
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 30/24hrs
($ 20 to $ 77)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Algeria

On average, the cost of housing in Algeria costs 72% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 39/month
($ 28 to $ 54)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 161
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 33/month
($ 18 to $ 72)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 66
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 201/month
($ 108 to $ 311)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1329
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 131/month
($ 72 to $ 179)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1042
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 329/month
($ 223 to $ 533)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2163
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 212/month
($ 134 to $ 357)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1686
Gym
Gym
$ 18/month
($ 10.6 to $ 28)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 72/month
($ 36 to $ 125)

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 921
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2234/yr
($ 1332 to $ 5325)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18099

Leisure activity budget in Algeria

On average, budget for leisure activities in Algeria costs 42% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.4/ticket
($ 2.6 to $ 6.2)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 13/hr
($ 3.9 to $ 23)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Algeria

On average, shopping budget in Algeria costs 22% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.3/pack
($ 2 to $ 2.4)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 39
($ 28 to $ 63)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 46
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 47
($ 28 to $ 72)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 67
($ 41 to $ 108)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 67
($ 44 to $ 108)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

London → Algiers
London → Algiers
London → Algiers
$ 340
(fair price: $ 265)
Manchester → Algiers
Manchester → Algiers
Manchester → Algiers
$ 351
(fair price: $ 303)
London → Oran
London → Oran
London → Oran
$ 588
(fair price: $ 266)

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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 16-03-2019.

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