Wollongong travel budget

Wollongong: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Wollongong

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 685* (924 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 1711* (2310 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 53 per person
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 3010* (4060 $)

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



Cost of living in Wollongong compared to United States in 2021

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Wollongong in 2021 is 16% 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 Wollongong in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Wollongong by expense type

Restaurant budget in Wollongong

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Wollongong is 9% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 8.5 to $ 18)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 26/person
($ 22 to $ 33)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.5/person
($ 7 to $ 9.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 8.5)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 2.2 to $ 3.6)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3/cup
($ 2.9 to $ 3.6)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.8 to $ 2.5)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2/bottle
($ 1.8 to $ 2.5)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Supermarket food budget in Wollongong

On average, the price of supermarket food in Wollongong is 13% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.8/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.8/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 5.1)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.9/kg
($ 6.7 to $ 10.5)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.9)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.5/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 4.9)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.6)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Wollongong

On average, the price of transport in Wollongong is 6% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.3/ticket
($ 2.2 to $ 3.6)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.6/km
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.5
($ 2.5 to $ 2.5)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 26/24hrs
($ 26 to $ 26)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Wollongong

On average, budget for leisure activities in Wollongong is 3% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 10.6 to $ 16)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 16/hr
($ 15 to $ 15)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Wollongong

On average, shopping budget in Wollongong is 109% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 29/pack
($ 26 to $ 40)

234% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 77
($ 65 to $ 108)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 53
($ 18 to $ 87)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

Perth → Sydney
Perth → Sydney
Perth → Sydney
$ 372
(fair price: $ 336)
Melbourne → Sydney
Melbourne → Sydney
Melbourne → Sydney
$ 145
(fair price: $ 128)
London → Sydney
London → Sydney
London → Sydney
$ 1476
(fair price: $ 1032)
Auckland → Sydney
Auckland → Sydney
Auckland → Sydney
$ 535
(fair price: $ 425)
Los Angeles → Sydney
Los Angeles  → Sydney
Los Angeles  → Sydney
$ 1665
(fair price: $ 1054)
Manchester → Sydney
Manchester → Sydney
Manchester → Sydney
$ 1416
(fair price: $ 1059)


About this information on the cost of living in Wollongong

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

The information about the cost of living in Wollongong was updated on 25-11-2021.

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