Travel budget in Belarus

Belarus: calculate your travel budget

Belarus: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 30 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.1 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 621* (1554 BYN)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 44 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 3.6 per person
  • $ 4.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1270* (3178 BYN)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 75 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 6.8 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2210* (5516 BYN)

* 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 Belarus in 2021

Cost of living: Belarus VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Belarus in 2021 is 46% 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 Belarus by city

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

Cities /Belarus View Details
Brest (Belarus) 29% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Brest (Belarus)
Minsk 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Minsk
Horki 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Horki
Navapolatsk 14% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Navapolatsk
Kobryn 14% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Kobryn
Hrodna 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Hrodna
Vitebsk 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Vitebsk

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Local prices in Belarus by expense type

Belarus: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Belarus costs 58% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.1/person
($ 4.1 to $ 13)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 10.2 to $ 26)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.1/person
($ 3.6 to $ 6.1)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.4 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 3.2)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.6/cup
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Belarus: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Belarus costs 60% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 52/night
( $ 52)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 42/night
($ 26 to $ 59)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 41 to $ 61)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 72 to $ 137)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 136/night
($ 107 to $ 173)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 34/month
($ 26 to $ 42)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 49/month
($ 40 to $ 63)

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
$ 109/month
($ 67 to $ 149)

34% 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
$ 107/month
($ 95 to $ 118)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 84/month
($ 53 to $ 125)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Belarus: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Belarus costs 62% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.3/12 eggs
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2 to $ 4.2)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.9)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Belarus: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Belarus costs 50% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

11% 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)
$ 1.4
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 26/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 75)

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

Belarus: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Belarus costs 31% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.1/ticket
($ 2.9 to $ 6.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 17/hr
($ 8.1 to $ 26)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Belarus: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Belarus costs 13% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.7/pack
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 60
($ 21 to $ 115)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 21 to $ 61)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Minsk
London → Minsk
London → Minsk
$ 263
(fair price: $ 220)
New York City → Minsk
New York City → Minsk
New York City → Minsk
$ 781
(fair price: $ 696)
Dublin → Minsk
Dublin → Minsk
Dublin → Minsk
$ 304
(fair price: $ 259)
Manchester → Minsk
Manchester → Minsk
Manchester → Minsk
$ 315
(fair price: $ 275)
Los Angeles → Minsk
Los Angeles  → Minsk
Los Angeles  → Minsk
$ 999
(fair price: $ 845)
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
$ 1020
(fair price: $ 892)


About the information on the cost of living in Belarus

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

Information about cost of living in Belarus updated on 24-07-2021.

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