Travel budget in Bali

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Bali: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 20 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 414* (5405694 IDR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 38 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.3 per person
  • $ 2.8 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 975* (12743094 IDR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 86 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1954* (25551806 IDR)

* 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 Bali in 2019

Cost of living: Bali VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Bali in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Bali in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Bali by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Bali compared to the national average.

Cities /Bali View Details
Ubud 28% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Ubud
Denpasar 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Denpasar

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Local prices in Bali by expense type

Bali: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Bali costs 60% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.8/person
($ 1.2 to $ 3.8)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 5.7/person
($ 3.5 to $ 23)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.5/person
($ 3.1 to $ 6.5)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.3 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 3.8)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 2.3 to $ 3.8)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.2/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 3.5)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.6 to $ 2.3)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 1.8)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Bali: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Bali costs 56% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 22/night
($ 17 to $ 30)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 27/night
($ 16 to $ 44)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 23 to $ 94)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 179
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 122/night
($ 75 to $ 183)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 260
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 346/night
($ 242 to $ 515)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 26/month
($ 16 to $ 45)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 132
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 134/month
($ 54 to $ 272)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 71/month
($ 27 to $ 153)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 34/month
($ 18 to $ 63)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 219
Family room
Family room
$ 163/month
($ 84 to $ 288)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Bali: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Bali costs 46% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

69% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 3.1)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 3.5)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.6/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 3.5)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.8/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 28)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.6/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 9.2)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 5.4)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.9/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 4.7)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.8)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.7/kg
($ 7.6 to $ 17)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Bali: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Bali costs 60% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 12/month
( $ 12)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.6
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 36/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 165)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Bali: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Bali costs 58% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 103/month
($ 54 to $ 155)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 35/month
($ 26 to $ 78)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 358/month
($ 269 to $ 615)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 249/month
($ 155 to $ 433)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1109
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 892/month
($ 423 to $ 1152)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 538/month
($ 308 to $ 922)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1776
Gym
Gym
$ 40/month
($ 28 to $ 63)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 70/month
($ 63 to $ 193)

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5374/yr
($ 3838 to $ 11513)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17419

Bali: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Bali costs 43% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.8/ticket
($ 2.3 to $ 5.7)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 14/hr
($ 1.9 to $ 24)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Bali: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Bali costs 40% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.4/pack
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 34
($ 28 to $ 63)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 28
($ 16 to $ 51)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 64
($ 40 to $ 116)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 67
($ 24 to $ 116)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
$ 987
(fair price: $ 869)
Los Angeles → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
$ 895
(fair price: $ 794)
Manchester → Bali
Manchester → Bali
Manchester → Bali
$ 921
(fair price: $ 839)
Dublin → Bali
Dublin → Bali
Dublin → Bali
$ 942
(fair price: $ 868)
London → Java (Jakarta)
London → Java (Jakarta)
London → Java (Jakarta)
$ 782
(fair price: $ 672)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bali
Toronto (Ontario) → Bali
Toronto (Ontario) → Bali
$ 1269
(fair price: $ 1042)
Edinburgh → Bali
Edinburgh → Bali
Edinburgh → Bali
$ 973
(fair price: $ 886)
London → Bali
London → Bali
London → Bali
$ 827
(fair price: $ 741)
Auckland → Bali
Auckland → Bali
Auckland → Bali
$ 740
(fair price: $ 637)
Los Angeles → Java (Jakarta)
Los Angeles  → Java (Jakarta)
Los Angeles  → Java (Jakarta)
$ 924
(fair price: $ 723)
Manchester → Java (Jakarta)
Manchester → Java (Jakarta)
Manchester → Java (Jakarta)
$ 899
(fair price: $ 775)
New York City → Java (Jakarta)
New York City → Java (Jakarta)
New York City → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1016
(fair price: $ 849)
Montreal → Bali
Montreal → Bali
Montreal → Bali
$ 1549
(fair price: $ 1335)
Edinburgh → Java (Jakarta)
Edinburgh → Java (Jakarta)
Edinburgh → Java (Jakarta)
$ 987
(fair price: $ 844)
Dublin → Java (Jakarta)
Dublin → Java (Jakarta)
Dublin → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1007
(fair price: $ 861)
Toronto (Ontario) → Java (Jakarta)
Toronto (Ontario) → Java (Jakarta)
Toronto (Ontario) → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1746
(fair price: $ 1130)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
$ 641
(fair price: $ 543)
Montreal → Java (Jakarta)
Montreal → Java (Jakarta)
Montreal → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1436
(fair price: $ 1237)
Sydney → Sumatra (Medan)
Sydney → Sumatra (Medan)
Sydney → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 629
(fair price: $ 542)
Auckland → Java (Jakarta)
Auckland → Java (Jakarta)
Auckland → Java (Jakarta)
$ 803
(fair price: $ 694)
London → Sumatra (Medan)
London → Sumatra (Medan)
London → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 931
(fair price: $ 805)
Melbourne → Java (Jakarta)
Melbourne → Java (Jakarta)
Melbourne → Java (Jakarta)
$ 587
(fair price: $ 504)
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
$ 570
(fair price: $ 523)
Melbourne → Sumatra (Medan)
Melbourne → Sumatra (Medan)
Melbourne → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 566
(fair price: $ 477)
Perth → Java (Jakarta)
Perth → Java (Jakarta)
Perth → Java (Jakarta)
$ 514
(fair price: $ 443)
Perth → Sumatra (Medan)
Perth → Sumatra (Medan)
Perth → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 474
(fair price: $ 413)
Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
$ 606
(fair price: $ 512)
Perth → Bali
Perth → Bali
Perth → Bali
$ 447
(fair price: $ 395)
Sydney → Sulawesi (Makassar)
Sydney → Sulawesi (Makassar)
$ 707
(fair price: $ 640)
Melbourne → Sulawesi (Makassar)
Melbourne → Sulawesi (Makassar)
$ 645
(fair price: $ 588)

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About the information on the cost of living in Bali

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

Information about cost of living in Bali updated on 17-12-2017.

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