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.
  • $ 5.9 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 603* (1526 BYN)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 44 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 2.6 per person
  • $ 3.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1217* (3080 BYN)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 75 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2093* (5292 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 2020

Cost of living: Belarus VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Belarus in 2020 is 50% 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) 30% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Brest (Belarus)
Minsk 23% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Minsk
Horki 22% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Horki
Kobryn 22% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Kobryn
Navapolatsk 18% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Navapolatsk
Orsha 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Orsha
Vitebsk 2% moreTravel 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 59% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 7.9/person
($ 3.9 to $ 12)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 13/person
($ 8.8 to $ 24)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.9/person
($ 3.6 to $ 5)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.4/cup
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

67% 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 $ 0.8)

73% 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 61% 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)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
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 60% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

20% 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 $ 1.2)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 5.6/kg
($ 3.9 to $ 12)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.1/kg
($ 2 to $ 4.3)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 5.9/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 7.9)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Belarus: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Belarus costs 57% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 15/month
($ 12 to $ 21)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

4% 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)

56% 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: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Belarus costs 67% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 49/month
($ 33 to $ 76)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 12/month
($ 7.9 to $ 18)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 316/month
($ 173 to $ 506)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1361
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 208/month
($ 120 to $ 304)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 560/month
($ 298 to $ 958)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2181
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 364/month
($ 199 to $ 555)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1733
Gym
Gym
$ 29/month
($ 18 to $ 41)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 455/month
($ 304 to $ 708)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 4953/yr
($ 2609 to $ 6522)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16351

Belarus: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Belarus costs 38% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.6/ticket
($ 2.7 to $ 6)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 8.1 to $ 21)

6% less 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 12% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.6/pack
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 57
($ 21 to $ 114)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 18 to $ 60)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36
Trainers
Trainers
$ 88
($ 52 to $ 120)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 85
($ 45 to $ 120)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Minsk
London → Minsk
London → Minsk
$ 238
(fair price: $ 210)
New York City → Minsk
New York City → Minsk
New York City → Minsk
$ 799
(fair price: $ 708)
Dublin → Minsk
Dublin → Minsk
Dublin → Minsk
$ 309
(fair price: $ 265)
Manchester → Minsk
Manchester → Minsk
Manchester → Minsk
$ 316
(fair price: $ 280)
Los Angeles → Minsk
Los Angeles  → Minsk
Los Angeles  → Minsk
$ 1008
(fair price: $ 858)
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
Toronto (Ontario) → Minsk
$ 1032
(fair price: $ 894)
Edinburgh → Minsk
Edinburgh → Minsk
Edinburgh → Minsk
$ 354
(fair price: $ 310)
Montreal → Minsk
Montreal → Minsk
Montreal → Minsk
$ 1114
(fair price: $ 952)

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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 22-11-2020.

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