Plovdiv travel budget

Plovdiv: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Plovdiv

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 35 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.3 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 784* (1288 BGN)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 48 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • $ 7.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1457* (2394 BGN)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 69 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 10.5 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 2297* (3766 BGN)

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


Cost of living in Plovdiv compared to Bulgaria in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Plovdiv in 2021 is 41% 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 Plovdiv in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Plovdiv by expense type

Restaurant budget in Plovdiv

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Plovdiv is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.1/person
($ 4.3 to $ 11)

59% 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
($ 9.2 to $ 20)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.5/person
($ 4.3 to $ 6.1)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.2 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.6/cup
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Plovdiv

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Plovdiv is 65% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 48/night
($ 33 to $ 64)

56% 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
($ 28 to $ 57)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 39 to $ 72)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 83/night
($ 63 to $ 107)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 70/night
( $ 70)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 55/month
($ 33 to $ 85)

67% 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
$ 67/month
($ 47 to $ 90)

59% 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
$ 41/month
($ 29 to $ 54)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 115/month
($ 70 to $ 165)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Plovdiv

On average, the price of supermarket food in Plovdiv is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

45% more 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 $ 0.8)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.5/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 6.1)

39% 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 $ 1.3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Plovdiv

On average, the price of transport in Plovdiv is 32% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

104% 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)
$ 0.6
($ 0.6 to $ 0.6)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 22/24hrs
($ 4.8 to $ 85)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Plovdiv

On average, budget for leisure activities in Plovdiv is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.3/ticket
($ 5.5 to $ 9.8)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 14/hr
($ 12 to $ 16)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Plovdiv

On average, shopping budget in Plovdiv is 18% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.5/pack
($ 3.3 to $ 3.7)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 53
($ 32 to $ 75)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 32
($ 20 to $ 49)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36

Plane ticket budget

London → Sofia
London → Sofia
London → Sofia
$ 113
(fair price: $ 94)
Edinburgh → Sofia
Edinburgh → Sofia
Edinburgh → Sofia
$ 176
(fair price: $ 143)
Manchester → Sofia
Manchester → Sofia
Manchester → Sofia
$ 193
(fair price: $ 161)
Dublin → Sofia
Dublin → Sofia
Dublin → Sofia
$ 153
(fair price: $ 127)
New York City → Sofia
New York City → Sofia
New York City → Sofia
$ 734
(fair price: $ 592)
Los Angeles → Sofia
Los Angeles  → Sofia
Los Angeles  → Sofia
$ 984
(fair price: $ 748)


About this information on the cost of living in Plovdiv

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

The information about the cost of living in Plovdiv was updated on 13-04-2021.

Change currency