Chico travel budget

Chico: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Chico

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 853*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 2318*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 72 per person
  • $ 59 per person
  • $ 28 per person

Total budget:

$ 4395*

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



Cost of living in Chico compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Chico in 2022 is 12% higher 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 Chico in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Chico by expense type

Restaurant budget in Chico

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Chico is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 12 to $ 30)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 39/person
($ 21 to $ 47)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10.4/person
($ 9.2 to $ 10.4)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.7 for 500ml
($ 4.7 to $ 8)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 4.7)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.8/cup
($ 3.5 to $ 6.3)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.2 to $ 4.7)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 3.5)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Supermarket food budget in Chico

On average, the price of supermarket food in Chico is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 3/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 5.7)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Rice
Rice
$ 3/kg
($ 2 to $ 4.8)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.8/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 5.1)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 20/kg
($ 7.5 to $ 40)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 9/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 20)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 2 to $ 7.5)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3/kg
($ 2 to $ 3.8)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Public and private transport budget in Chico

On average, the price of transport in Chico is 37% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.7/ticket
($ 2 to $ 3.5)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.3/km
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

83% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.2
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.1
($ 2.9 to $ 5.7)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6

Leisure activity budget in Chico

On average, budget for leisure activities in Chico is 4% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 10.4 to $ 18)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 18/hr
( $ 18)

11% 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 Chico

On average, shopping budget in Chico is 12% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 10.4/pack
($ 9.8 to $ 13)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 58
($ 35 to $ 76)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 47
($ 30 to $ 47)

14% more 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
$ 427
(fair price: $ 398)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 186
(fair price: $ 133)
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)
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
$ 734
(fair price: $ 646)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 523
(fair price: $ 461)


About this information on the cost of living in Chico

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

The information about the cost of living in Chico was updated on 23-05-2022.

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