Perth travel budget

Perth: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Perth

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 44 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1548* (1904 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 83 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 51 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 3602* (4438 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 109 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 88 per person
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 33 per person

Total budget:

$ 5747* (7070 $)

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



Cost of living in Perth compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Perth in 2022 is 10% higher 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 Perth in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Perth by expense type

Restaurant budget in Perth

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Perth is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 22/person
($ 13 to $ 34)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 42/person
($ 26 to $ 57)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 9.7 to $ 13)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 8.1 for 500ml
($ 5.7 to $ 9.8)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 5.5 for 330ml
($ 3.1 to $ 9.8)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 3.2 to $ 4.9)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3/can
($ 2 to $ 4.1)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.9/bottle
($ 2.5 to $ 4.1)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Hotel and accommodation budget in Perth

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Perth is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 91/night
($ 91 to $ 91)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 119
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 41 to $ 114)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 71 to $ 143)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 189
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 118/night
($ 84 to $ 179)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 280
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 200/night
($ 130 to $ 388)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 562
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 52/month
($ 35 to $ 66)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 119/month
($ 84 to $ 165)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 186
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 131/month
($ 75 to $ 292)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 113/month
($ 79 to $ 161)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 237
Family room
Family room
$ 196/month
($ 112 to $ 383)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Perth

On average, the price of supermarket food in Perth is 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.5)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.3/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 3.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.2)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.5/12 eggs
($ 3 to $ 6.6)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Chicken
Chicken
$ 10/kg
($ 5.4 to $ 14)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 4.1/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 4.9)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 7.4)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 3.2)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 0.8 to $ 3.2)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Perth

On average, the price of transport in Perth is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3.7/ticket
($ 2.5 to $ 5.4)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.4/km
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.8
($ 3.2 to $ 6.6)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 27/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 150)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Perth

On average, budget for leisure activities in Perth is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 17/ticket
($ 15 to $ 22)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 11/hr
($ 8.1 to $ 13)

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

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Perth

On average, shopping budget in Perth is 101% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 34/pack
($ 29 to $ 42)

230% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 79
($ 42 to $ 100)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 52
($ 22 to $ 115)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

Melbourne → Perth
Melbourne → Perth
Melbourne → Perth
$ 347
(fair price: $ 317)
London → Perth
London → Perth
London → Perth
$ 1377
(fair price: $ 1122)
Sydney → Perth
Sydney → Perth
Sydney → Perth
$ 358
(fair price: $ 318)
Manchester → Perth
Manchester → Perth
Manchester → Perth
$ 1451
(fair price: $ 1122)
Auckland → Perth
Auckland → Perth
Auckland → Perth
$ 813
(fair price: $ 705)
Dublin → Perth
Dublin → Perth
Dublin → Perth
$ 1568
(fair price: $ 1249)


About this information on the cost of living in Perth

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

The information about the cost of living in Perth was updated on 01-08-2022.

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