Buea travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Buea

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 7.9 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 329* (180376 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 5.5 per person
  • $ 5.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 649* (355684 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 998* (547064 F CFA)

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


Cost of living in Buea compared to Cameroon in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Buea in 2020 is 50% 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 Buea in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Buea by expense type

Restaurant budget in Buea

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Buea is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.5/person
($ 1.8 to $ 9.1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 6.3/person
($ 6.3 to $ 24)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.5/person
($ 3.7 to $ 5.5)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 1.3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 3.7)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.6/cup
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Buea

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Buea is 49% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 41 to $ 64)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 57/month
($ 55 to $ 59)

65% 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
$ 61/month
($ 61 to $ 61)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 195/month
($ 195 to $ 195)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Buea

On average, the price of supermarket food in Buea is 32% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 4.5)

126% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.6/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 1.2)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 17/kg
($ 16 to $ 18)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.7/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 8.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 3.1/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 4.5)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 4.5/kg
($ 4.4 to $ 20)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Buea

On average, the price of transport in Buea is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
( $ 1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 20/month
( $ 20)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

64% 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)
$ 0.5
($ 0.5 to $ 0.5)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Buea

On average, the cost of housing in Buea is 57% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 91/month
($ 47 to $ 128)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 65/month
($ 47 to $ 183)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 146/month
( $ 146)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 73/month
( $ 73)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 219/month
( $ 219)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 165/month
( $ 165)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 47/month
( $ 47)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 274/month
($ 274 to $ 365)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 365/yr
($ 365 to $ 1823)

97% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Buea

On average, budget for leisure activities in Buea is 55% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.5/ticket
($ 3.7 to $ 9.1)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Buea

On average, shopping budget in Buea is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.8/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 2.7)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 27
($ 17 to $ 55)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 16
($ 9.1 to $ 38)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 45
($ 28 to $ 55)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 59
($ 28 to $ 183)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

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About this information on the cost of living in Buea

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

The information about the cost of living in Buea was updated on 14-10-2020.

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