Travel budget in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia And Herzegovina: calculate your travel budget

Bosnia And Herzegovina: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Bosnia and Herzegovina for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 24 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.4 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 681* (1260 BAM)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 69 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • $ 4.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1761* (3248 BAM)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 86 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 8.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2561* (4718 BAM)

* 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2024

Cost of living: Bosnia And Herzegovina VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2024 is 43% 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina by city

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

Cities /Bosnia And Herzegovina View Details
Zavidovici 18% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Zavidovici
Livno 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Livno
Sarajevo 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Sarajevo
Cazin 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Cazin
Visoko 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Visoko
Bugojno 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bugojno
Mostar 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mostar
Banja Luka 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Banja Luka

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Local prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina by expense type

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 62% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.2/person
($ 3.3 to $ 8.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 8.2 to $ 23)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.4/person
($ 4.4 to $ 6.5)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 2.4)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.1 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.4/cup
($ 0.8 to $ 2.1)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.5/can
($ 1.1 to $ 1.9)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 60% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 38/night
($ 10 to $ 130)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 33 to $ 104)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 85/night
($ 56 to $ 180)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 86/night
($ 59 to $ 154)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 289
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 90/night
($ 60 to $ 167)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 498
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 40/month
($ 19 to $ 100)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 114/month
($ 78 to $ 243)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 99/month
($ 60 to $ 186)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 186
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 75/month
($ 47 to $ 147)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 221
Family room
Family room
$ 132/month
($ 89 to $ 271)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 190

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 55% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.5)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.8)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 3.1)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.7/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 8.2)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Bosnia and Herzegovina is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.5/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.4
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 68/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 316)

121% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 31

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 56% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.5/ticket
($ 3.3 to $ 6.5)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 13/hr
($ 8.2 to $ 20)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 24

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 27% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.3/pack
($ 3.3 to $ 3.5)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 63
($ 23 to $ 110)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 31
($ 17 to $ 44)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

London → Sarajevo
London → Sarajevo
London → Sarajevo
$ 158
(fair price: $ 119)
New York City → Sarajevo
New York City → Sarajevo
New York City → Sarajevo
$ 785
(fair price: $ 665)
Manchester → Sarajevo
Manchester → Sarajevo
Manchester → Sarajevo
$ 250
(fair price: $ 201)
Chicago → Sarajevo
Chicago → Sarajevo
Chicago → Sarajevo
$ 825
(fair price: $ 705)
Dublin → Sarajevo
Dublin → Sarajevo
Dublin → Sarajevo
$ 241
(fair price: $ 193)
Los Angeles → Sarajevo
Los Angeles  → Sarajevo
Los Angeles  → Sarajevo
$ 1046
(fair price: $ 867)

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About the information on the cost of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

Information about cost of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina updated on 16-04-2024.

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