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:

  • $ 55 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 917* (105756 DZD)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 78 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.8 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • $ 5.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1594* (183946 DZD)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 109 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 7.9 per person
  • $ 10.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 2441* (281750 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 2020

Cost of living: Algeria VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Algeria in 2020 is essentially the same as 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 13% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Algiers
Skikda 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Skikda
Sétif 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Sétif
Biskra 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Biskra
Oran 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Oran
Blida 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Blida

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Local prices in Algeria by expense type

Algeria: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Algeria costs 72% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.6/person
($ 1.3 to $ 5.3)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7.8/person
($ 4.4 to $ 16)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.6/person
($ 2.3 to $ 5.3)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.8 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.6)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.6/cup
($ 0.2 to $ 1.8)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Algeria: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Algeria costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 112/night
($ 112 to $ 112)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 61/night
($ 49 to $ 84)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 77 to $ 112)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 124/night
($ 103 to $ 144)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 194/night
($ 181 to $ 208)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 118/month
($ 118 to $ 118)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 156/month
($ 78 to $ 257)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 137/month
($ 107 to $ 168)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 55/month
($ 55 to $ 57)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 245/month
($ 164 to $ 395)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Algeria: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Algeria costs 61% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.1/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.3)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 7.2/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 15)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.1/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 6.3)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.4)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 1.1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
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
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 12/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 16)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Algeria: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Algeria costs 68% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 14/month
($ 7.4 to $ 23)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.4/litre
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

58% less 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)
$ 0.5
($ 0.2 to $ 1.3)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 34/24hrs
($ 20 to $ 103)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Algeria: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Algeria costs 74% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 41/month
($ 28 to $ 72)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 44/month
($ 15 to $ 133)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 210/month
($ 133 to $ 354)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 134/month
($ 89 to $ 222)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 347/month
($ 222 to $ 707)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 226/month
($ 159 to $ 372)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 21/month
($ 10.6 to $ 36)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 72/month
($ 36 to $ 133)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2481/yr
($ 1324 to $ 6797)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Algeria: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Algeria costs 53% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.3/ticket
($ 3 to $ 8.8)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.1/hr
($ 9.1 to $ 18)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Algeria: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Algeria costs 22% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.4/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 2.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 40
($ 23 to $ 72)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 51
($ 23 to $ 72)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 76
($ 41 to $ 107)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 79
($ 36 to $ 133)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

Montreal → Algiers
Montreal → Algiers
Montreal → Algiers
$ 799
(fair price: $ 686)
London → Oran
London → Oran
London → Oran
$ 402
(fair price: $ 308)
New York City → Algiers
New York City → Algiers
New York City → Algiers
$ 792
(fair price: $ 683)
Edinburgh → Algiers
Edinburgh → Algiers
Edinburgh → Algiers
$ 410
(fair price: $ 340)
Toronto (Ontario) → Algiers
Toronto (Ontario) → Algiers
Toronto (Ontario) → Algiers
$ 824
(fair price: $ 746)
Dublin → Algiers
Dublin → Algiers
Dublin → Algiers
$ 383
(fair price: $ 305)
Manchester → Algiers
Manchester → Algiers
Manchester → Algiers
$ 365
(fair price: $ 290)
London → Algiers
London → Algiers
London → Algiers
$ 324
(fair price: $ 245)
Manchester → Oran
Manchester → Oran
Manchester → Oran
$ 395
(fair price: $ 324)
Montreal → Oran
Montreal → Oran
Montreal → Oran
$ 1103
(fair price: $ 952)
Dublin → Oran
Dublin → Oran
Dublin → Oran
$ 433
(fair price: $ 359)
Los Angeles → Algiers
Los Angeles  → Algiers
Los Angeles  → Algiers
$ 970
(fair price: $ 832)
Sydney → Algiers
Sydney → Algiers
Sydney → Algiers
$ 1489
(fair price: $ 1335)
New York City → Oran
New York City → Oran
New York City → Oran
$ 954
(fair price: $ 794)

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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 05-04-2020.

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