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:

  • $ 44 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.9 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 916* (1512 BAM)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 82 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 7.4 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1864* (3066 BAM)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2595* (4256 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 2020

Cost of living: Bosnia And Herzegovina VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020 is essentially the same as 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
Gradacac 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Gradacac
Sarajevo 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Sarajevo
Cazin 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Cazin
Livno 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Livno
Zavidovici 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Zavidovici
Visoko 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Visoko
Banja Luka 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Banja Luka
Mostar 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Mostar

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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 57% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.3/person
($ 3.1 to $ 7.3)

73% 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
($ 8.6 to $ 20)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.7/person
($ 3.7 to $ 4.9)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.1 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.2/cup
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.4/can
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 43% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 44/night
($ 44 to $ 44)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 55 to $ 87)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 98/night
($ 75 to $ 137)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 97/night
($ 78 to $ 128)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 181/night
($ 163 to $ 211)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 51/month
($ 47 to $ 55)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 170/month
($ 133 to $ 245)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 124/month
($ 93 to $ 171)

25% 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
$ 103/month
($ 77 to $ 150)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 158/month
($ 125 to $ 220)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 57% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.5/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 13)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.5/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 5.5)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.5/kg
($ 6.1 to $ 11)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 32/month
($ 22 to $ 38)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

89% 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)
$ 1.2
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 30/24hrs
($ 8.4 to $ 128)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 62% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 161/month
($ 98 to $ 249)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 28/month
($ 20 to $ 38)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 237/month
($ 153 to $ 367)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1447
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 165/month
($ 124 to $ 245)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1155
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 420/month
($ 245 to $ 733)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2323
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 287/month
($ 185 to $ 428)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1830
Gym
Gym
$ 28/month
($ 20 to $ 38)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 163/month
($ 110 to $ 245)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1003
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2943/yr
($ 1528 to $ 6105)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17436

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 49% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.3/ticket
($ 3.1 to $ 6.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 6.1 to $ 16)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Bosnia And Herzegovina: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Bosnia and Herzegovina costs 13% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.3/pack
($ 3.2 to $ 3.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 61
($ 26 to $ 110)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 33
($ 20 to $ 49)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 81
($ 49 to $ 124)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 90
($ 53 to $ 124)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Sarajevo
London → Sarajevo
London → Sarajevo
$ 286
(fair price: $ 255)
Manchester → Sarajevo
Manchester → Sarajevo
Manchester → Sarajevo
$ 309
(fair price: $ 267)
Dublin → Sarajevo
Dublin → Sarajevo
Dublin → Sarajevo
$ 317
(fair price: $ 282)
New York City → Sarajevo
New York City → Sarajevo
New York City → Sarajevo
$ 867
(fair price: $ 748)
Toronto (Ontario) → Sarajevo
Toronto (Ontario) → Sarajevo
Toronto (Ontario) → Sarajevo
$ 1093
(fair price: $ 981)
Edinburgh → Sarajevo
Edinburgh → Sarajevo
Edinburgh → Sarajevo
$ 361
(fair price: $ 315)
Los Angeles → Sarajevo
Los Angeles  → Sarajevo
Los Angeles  → Sarajevo
$ 1087
(fair price: $ 904)
Montreal → Sarajevo
Montreal → Sarajevo
Montreal → Sarajevo
$ 1072
(fair price: $ 967)
Sydney → Sarajevo
Sydney → Sarajevo
Sydney → Sarajevo
$ 1502
(fair price: $ 1256)
Melbourne → Sarajevo
Melbourne → Sarajevo
Melbourne → Sarajevo
$ 1550
(fair price: $ 1261)

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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, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Bosnia and Herzegovina updated on 06-07-2020.

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