Salta travel budget

Salta: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Salta

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 32 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.7 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 741* (43918 ARS)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • $ 6.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1864* (110488 ARS)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 125 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 10.3 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3122* (185066 ARS)

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


Cost of living in Salta compared to Argentina in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Salta in 2020 is 47% 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 Salta in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Salta by expense type

Restaurant budget in Salta

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Salta is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.9/person
($ 6.9 to $ 6.9)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 8.7 to $ 18)

57% 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
($ 4.3 to $ 6.9)

35% 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
($ 1.4 to $ 2.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.6 to $ 2.6)

36% 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 $ 1.8)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Salta

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Salta is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 33/night
($ 32 to $ 34)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 27 to $ 95)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 101/night
($ 53 to $ 171)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 149/night
($ 103 to $ 222)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 101/night
($ 101 to $ 101)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 47/month
($ 21 to $ 107)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 89/month
($ 48 to $ 163)

48% 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
$ 109/month
($ 55 to $ 190)

35% 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
$ 69/month
($ 49 to $ 100)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 136/month
($ 72 to $ 251)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Salta

On average, the price of supermarket food in Salta is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 0.8)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 3.1)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.7/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 6.8)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.1/kg
( $ 3.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 1.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.5)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 0.8)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.1/kg
($ 5.3 to $ 6.9)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Salta

On average, the price of transport in Salta is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 21/month
( $ 21)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

42% 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)
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 39/24hrs
($ 20 to $ 139)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Salta

On average, the cost of housing in Salta is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 132/month
($ 88 to $ 175)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
( $ 0.2)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 36/month
($ 36 to $ 36)

52% 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)
$ 280/month
( $ 280)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 106/month
( $ 106)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 524/month
($ 437 to $ 611)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 333/month
($ 315 to $ 349)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 24/month
($ 18 to $ 30)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 150/month
($ 124 to $ 175)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2218/yr
( $ 2218)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Leisure activity budget in Salta

On average, budget for leisure activities in Salta is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.1/ticket
($ 6.1 to $ 6.1)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.7/hr
($ 5.3 to $ 13)

49% 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 Salta

On average, shopping budget in Salta is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.7/pack
($ 2 to $ 3.5)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 45
($ 45 to $ 45)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 63
($ 18 to $ 106)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 79
($ 71 to $ 88)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 63
($ 53 to $ 71)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Buenos Aires
New York City → Buenos Aires
New York City → Buenos Aires
$ 1088
(fair price: $ 970)
Los Angeles → Buenos Aires
Los Angeles  → Buenos Aires
Los Angeles  → Buenos Aires
$ 1077
(fair price: $ 960)
London → Buenos Aires
London → Buenos Aires
London → Buenos Aires
$ 1038
(fair price: $ 866)
Dublin → Buenos Aires
Dublin → Buenos Aires
Dublin → Buenos Aires
$ 1008
(fair price: $ 839)
Manchester → Buenos Aires
Manchester → Buenos Aires
Manchester → Buenos Aires
$ 1027
(fair price: $ 866)
Toronto (Ontario) → Buenos Aires
Toronto (Ontario) → Buenos Aires
Toronto (Ontario) → Buenos Aires
$ 1138
(fair price: $ 987)
Montreal → Buenos Aires
Montreal → Buenos Aires
Montreal → Buenos Aires
$ 1054
(fair price: $ 861)
Sydney → Buenos Aires
Sydney → Buenos Aires
Sydney → Buenos Aires
$ 1473
(fair price: $ 1263)
Auckland → Buenos Aires
Auckland → Buenos Aires
Auckland → Buenos Aires
$ 1425
(fair price: $ 1200)
Melbourne → Buenos Aires
Melbourne → Buenos Aires
Melbourne → Buenos Aires
$ 1592
(fair price: $ 1342)
Edinburgh → Buenos Aires
Edinburgh → Buenos Aires
Edinburgh → Buenos Aires
$ 1029
(fair price: $ 900)
Perth → Buenos Aires
Perth → Buenos Aires
Perth → Buenos Aires
$ 2119
(fair price: $ 1821)

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About this information on the cost of living in Salta

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

The information about the cost of living in Salta was updated on 06-04-2020.

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