La Paz travel budget

La Paz: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to La Paz

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 25 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 572* (3752 BOB)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 49 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 9.7 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 1607* (10514 BOB)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 105 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 3273* (21406 BOB)

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



Cost of living in La Paz compared to United States in 2021

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in La Paz in 2021 is 39% 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 La Paz in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in La Paz by expense type

Restaurant budget in La Paz

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in La Paz is 43% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.7/person
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 16/person
($ 10.5 to $ 40)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.2/person
($ 5.4 to $ 6.9)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.3 for 500ml
($ 2.2 to $ 4.7)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.8 for 330ml
($ 2.9 to $ 5.4)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 3.2)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in La Paz

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in La Paz is 59% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 32/night
($ 24 to $ 40)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 33/night
($ 22 to $ 45)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 65/night
($ 42 to $ 88)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 120 to $ 169)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 85/night
( $ 85)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 30/month
($ 20 to $ 46)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 73/month
($ 34 to $ 110)

56% 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
$ 122/month
($ 78 to $ 157)

26% 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
$ 45/month
($ 23 to $ 73)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 138/month
($ 84 to $ 200)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in La Paz

On average, the price of supermarket food in La Paz is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.4/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.7/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 6.3)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 4.7)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.5)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.3)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in La Paz

On average, the price of transport in La Paz is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.6/km
($ 1.6 to $ 2.3)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.6/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

17% less 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)
$ 1.8
($ 1.6 to $ 2.3)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 23/24hrs
($ 3.6 to $ 97)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in La Paz

On average, budget for leisure activities in La Paz is 37% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.9/ticket
($ 6.1 to $ 8.5)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 9.2 to $ 16)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in La Paz

On average, shopping budget in La Paz is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.3/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 2.5)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 51
($ 24 to $ 78)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 47
($ 32 to $ 63)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

London → La Paz
London → La Paz
London → La Paz
$ 1213
(fair price: $ 1062)
New York City → La Paz
New York City → La Paz
New York City → La Paz
$ 953
(fair price: $ 813)
Los Angeles → La Paz
Los Angeles  → La Paz
Los Angeles  → La Paz
$ 997
(fair price: $ 878)
Montreal → La Paz
Montreal → La Paz
Montreal → La Paz
$ 1286
(fair price: $ 1093)
Toronto (Ontario) → La Paz
Toronto (Ontario) → La Paz
Toronto (Ontario) → La Paz
$ 1158
(fair price: $ 977)
Dublin → La Paz
Dublin → La Paz
Dublin → La Paz
$ 1421
(fair price: $ 1231)


About this information on the cost of living in La Paz

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

The information about the cost of living in La Paz was updated on 25-11-2021.

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