Travel budget in Bangladesh

Bangladesh: calculate your travel budget

Bangladesh: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 34 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 615* (52220 BDT)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 57 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.2 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • $ 5.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 1337* (113568 BDT)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 129 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.2 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 2598* (220724 BDT)

* 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 Bangladesh in 2021

Cost of living: Bangladesh VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Bangladesh in 2021 is 51% less than 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 Bangladesh by city

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

Cities /Bangladesh View Details
Dhaka 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Dhaka
Rajshahi 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Rajshahi
Chittagong 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Chittagong
Savar 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Savar
Sylhet 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sylhet
Mymensingh 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Mymensingh

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Local prices in Bangladesh by expense type

Bangladesh: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Bangladesh costs 70% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.8/person
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 5.6/person
($ 3.5 to $ 14)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.9/person
($ 5.3 to $ 7.6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 0.7 to $ 3.9)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.4/can
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

Bangladesh: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Bangladesh costs 45% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 34/night
($ 34 to $ 34)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 49 to $ 65)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 58/night
($ 36 to $ 83)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 200/night
($ 165 to $ 241)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 208/night
($ 157 to $ 269)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 93/month
($ 46 to $ 167)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 139/month
($ 84 to $ 205)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 61/month
($ 53 to $ 71)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 176/month
($ 125 to $ 253)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Bangladesh: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Bangladesh costs 73% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.6/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 4.7)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 1.4)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Bangladesh: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Bangladesh costs 40% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.2 to $ 1)

72% 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)

58% 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)
$ 1
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Bangladesh: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Bangladesh costs 35% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.9/ticket
($ 4.2 to $ 8.8)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 13/hr
($ 5.9 to $ 24)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Bangladesh: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Bangladesh costs 45% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.3/pack
($ 3 to $ 4.2)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 26
($ 9.4 to $ 48)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 26
($ 9.4 to $ 60)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36

Plane ticket budget

London → Dhaka
London → Dhaka
London → Dhaka
$ 848
(fair price: $ 731)
Manchester → Dhaka
Manchester → Dhaka
Manchester → Dhaka
$ 919
(fair price: $ 793)
New York City → Dhaka
New York City → Dhaka
New York City → Dhaka
$ 1226
(fair price: $ 1044)
Toronto (Ontario) → Dhaka
Toronto (Ontario) → Dhaka
Toronto (Ontario) → Dhaka
$ 1706
(fair price: $ 1295)
Sydney → Dhaka
Sydney → Dhaka
Sydney → Dhaka
$ 880
(fair price: $ 731)
Melbourne → Dhaka
Melbourne → Dhaka
Melbourne → Dhaka
$ 820
(fair price: $ 652)


About the information on the cost of living in Bangladesh

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

Information about cost of living in Bangladesh updated on 16-04-2021.

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