Bakersfield travel budget

Bakersfield: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Bakersfield

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 77 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1772*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 111 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3531*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 64 per person
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 3458*

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



Cost of living in Bakersfield compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Bakersfield in 2022 is 14% 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 Bakersfield in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Bakersfield by expense type

Restaurant budget in Bakersfield

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Bakersfield is 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 18/person
($ 5.7 to $ 35)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 27/person
($ 18 to $ 58)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 7.9 to $ 14)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7.4 for 500ml
($ 6.8 to $ 12)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 2.3 to $ 4.8)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.7/cup
($ 3.7 to $ 12)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.1/can
($ 2.3 to $ 5.7)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2/bottle
($ 1.7 to $ 3.9)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Hotel and accommodation budget in Bakersfield

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Bakersfield is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 107/night
($ 100 to $ 113)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 87/night
($ 67 to $ 108)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 136/night
($ 97 to $ 181)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 118/month
($ 70 to $ 170)

30% 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
$ 96/month
($ 70 to $ 131)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Family room
Family room
$ 112/month
($ 84 to $ 157)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Bakersfield

On average, the price of supermarket food in Bakersfield is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 3.2/500g
($ 1.9 to $ 5)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Rice
Rice
$ 5.9/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 10)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.9 to $ 2.9)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.2/kg
($ 5 to $ 10)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 3.7/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 7.5)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.5/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 7.5)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.2)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
($ 1.1 to $ 4.5)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Public and private transport budget in Bakersfield

On average, the price of transport in Bakersfield is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.9 to $ 2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.9/km
($ 1.9 to $ 2.2)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.5
($ 3.5 to $ 3.5)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Car hire
Car hire
$ 42/24hrs
($ 15 to $ 189)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Bakersfield

On average, budget for leisure activities in Bakersfield is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 11 to $ 23)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 7.5/hr
($ 7.5 to $ 12)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Bakersfield

On average, shopping budget in Bakersfield is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 8 to $ 14)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 39
($ 18 to $ 64)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 27
($ 15 to $ 75)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

London → New York City
London → New York City
London → New York City
$ 428
(fair price: $ 400)
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
$ 541
(fair price: $ 472)
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
$ 449
(fair price: $ 398)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 206
(fair price: $ 134)
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
$ 735
(fair price: $ 655)
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
$ 320
(fair price: $ 229)


About this information on the cost of living in Bakersfield

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

The information about the cost of living in Bakersfield was updated on 23-06-2022.

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