Sylhet travel budget

Sylhet: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Sylhet

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 3.2 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1210* (93884 BDT)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 61 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.2 per person
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • $ 6.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1428* (110796 BDT)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 73 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.2 per person
  • $ 10.5 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 1851* (143584 BDT)

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


Cost of living in Sylhet compared to Bangladesh in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Sylhet in 2020 is 62% 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 Sylhet in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Sylhet by expense type

Restaurant budget in Sylhet

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Sylhet is 71% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.7/person
($ 1.3 to $ 2.5)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 3.7/person
($ 3.2 to $ 5.7)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 6.5 to $ 13)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 2.5)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.2 to $ 1.3)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Sylhet

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Sylhet is 59% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 76/night
($ 76 to $ 76)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 46/night
($ 29 to $ 66)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 118/night
($ 118 to $ 118)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 141/night
($ 141 to $ 141)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 49/month
($ 49 to $ 49)

70% 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
$ 106/month
($ 76 to $ 140)

36% 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
$ 71/month
($ 69 to $ 72)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 75/month
($ 48 to $ 114)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Sylhet

On average, the price of supermarket food in Sylhet is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

6% more 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 $ 0.7)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 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): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 1.3)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 12/kg
($ 12 to $ 12)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 4.2)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.2/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.2/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 5.9/kg
($ 5.1 to $ 6.5)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Sylhet

On average, the price of transport in Sylhet is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 11/month
($ 8.4 to $ 40)

86% 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
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

50% 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
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Sylhet

On average, the cost of housing in Sylhet is 85% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 35/month
($ 27 to $ 40)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 30/month
($ 21 to $ 40)

60% 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)
$ 78/month
($ 52 to $ 322)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1504
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 84/month
($ 52 to $ 155)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1203
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 251/month
($ 193 to $ 322)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2437
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 149/month
($ 116 to $ 193)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1911
Gym
Gym
$ 8.6/month
($ 3.8 to $ 21)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 34/month
($ 22 to $ 40)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1048
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2295/yr
($ 754 to $ 6276)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18340

Leisure activity budget in Sylhet

On average, budget for leisure activities in Sylhet is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.5/ticket
($ 5.1 to $ 6.5)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 7.3/hr
($ 2.5 to $ 13)

58% 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 Sylhet

On average, shopping budget in Sylhet is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3/pack
($ 2.9 to $ 3.2)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 20
($ 16 to $ 21)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 28
($ 10.3 to $ 40)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 51
($ 21 to $ 65)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 41
($ 33 to $ 59)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Dhaka
London → Dhaka
London → Dhaka
$ 794
(fair price: $ 700)
New York City → Dhaka
New York City → Dhaka
New York City → Dhaka
$ 1255
(fair price: $ 1113)
Manchester → Dhaka
Manchester → Dhaka
Manchester → Dhaka
$ 904
(fair price: $ 795)
Toronto (Ontario) → Dhaka
Toronto (Ontario) → Dhaka
Toronto (Ontario) → Dhaka
$ 2035
(fair price: $ 1384)
Sydney → Dhaka
Sydney → Dhaka
Sydney → Dhaka
$ 789
(fair price: $ 709)
Melbourne → Dhaka
Melbourne → Dhaka
Melbourne → Dhaka
$ 748
(fair price: $ 637)
Dublin → Dhaka
Dublin → Dhaka
Dublin → Dhaka
$ 1020
(fair price: $ 909)
Los Angeles → Dhaka
Los Angeles  → Dhaka
Los Angeles  → Dhaka
$ 1308
(fair price: $ 1133)
Edinburgh → Dhaka
Edinburgh → Dhaka
Edinburgh → Dhaka
$ 895
(fair price: $ 795)
Perth → Dhaka
Perth → Dhaka
Perth → Dhaka
$ 666
(fair price: $ 561)
Montreal → Dhaka
Montreal → Dhaka
Montreal → Dhaka
$ 1548
(fair price: $ 1432)

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About this information on the cost of living in Sylhet

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

The information about the cost of living in Sylhet was updated on 19-05-2020.

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