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:

  • $ 31 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.3 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 672* (1288 BYN)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 42 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1316* (2520 BYN)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 5.4 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2287* (4382 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 2019

Cost of living: Belarus VS United States

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

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Belarus in 2019 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) 27% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Brest (Belarus)
Minsk 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Minsk
Vitebsk 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Vitebsk
Hrodna 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Hrodna
Babruysk 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Babruysk
Orsha 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Orsha

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Local prices in Belarus by expense type

Restaurant budget in Belarus

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Belarus costs 50% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.6/person
($ 5.4 to $ 11)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 16/person
($ 11 to $ 26)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5/person
($ 4.1 to $ 6.5)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.7 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.6 to $ 2.9)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Belarus

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Belarus costs 58% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 52/night
( $ 52)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 44/night
($ 26 to $ 61)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 40 to $ 59)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 103/night
($ 75 to $ 143)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 175/night
($ 104 to $ 369)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 499
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 36/month
($ 26 to $ 46)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 53/month
($ 39 to $ 82)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 116/month
($ 64 to $ 193)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 115/month
($ 97 to $ 133)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 79/month
($ 52 to $ 124)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Belarus

On average, the price of supermarket food in Belarus costs 56% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.9)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.3/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.3/kg
($ 5.3 to $ 8)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.7/kg
($ 3 to $ 4.3)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.7)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.5 to $ 1.9)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 7/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 8.6)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Belarus

On average, the price of transport in Belarus costs 54% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 17/month
($ 14 to $ 23)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.2
($ 1.7 to $ 2.7)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 26/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 75)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Belarus

On average, the cost of housing in Belarus costs 62% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 54/month
($ 34 to $ 83)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 15/month
($ 10.2 to $ 22)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 385/month
($ 205 to $ 538)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1395
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 268/month
($ 151 to $ 371)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1106
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 622/month
($ 331 to $ 860)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 423/month
($ 269 to $ 646)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1775
Gym
Gym
$ 35/month
($ 22 to $ 53)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 484/month
($ 323 to $ 646)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 962
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 6390/yr
($ 3013 to $ 10311)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18513

Leisure activity budget in Belarus

On average, budget for leisure activities in Belarus costs 29% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.3/ticket
($ 3.2 to $ 5.4)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 18/hr
($ 11 to $ 28)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Belarus

On average, shopping budget in Belarus is essentially the same as in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.7/pack
($ 1.6 to $ 2.2)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 67
($ 33 to $ 108)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 22 to $ 76)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 97
($ 65 to $ 140)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 101
($ 61 to $ 131)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Minsk
London → Minsk
London → Minsk
$ 238
(fair price: $ 214)
New York City → Minsk
New York City → Minsk
New York City → Minsk
$ 826
(fair price: $ 737)
Dublin → Minsk
Dublin → Minsk
Dublin → Minsk
$ 329
(fair price: $ 281)
Manchester → Minsk
Manchester → Minsk
Manchester → Minsk
$ 336
(fair price: $ 299)
Los Angeles → Minsk
Los Angeles  → Minsk
Los Angeles  → Minsk
$ 1015
(fair price: $ 870)
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
$ 1097
(fair price: $ 953)
Edinburgh → Minsk
Edinburgh → Minsk
Edinburgh → Minsk
$ 379
(fair price: $ 341)
Montreal → Minsk
Montreal → Minsk
Montreal → Minsk
$ 1204
(fair price: $ 1058)

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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 09-09-2019.

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