Victoria travel budget

Victoria: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Victoria

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 55 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 7.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1519* (2058 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 136 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 4068* (5488 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 168 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 84 per person
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 25 per person

Total budget:

$ 6446* (8694 $)

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



Cost of living in Victoria compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Victoria in 2024 is 3% 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 Victoria in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Victoria by expense type

Restaurant budget in Victoria

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Victoria is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 20/person
($ 12 to $ 35)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 46/person
($ 38 to $ 61)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 9 to $ 12)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6 for 500ml
($ 4.4 to $ 9.3)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.4 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 6.7)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.1/cup
($ 2.8 to $ 6.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 2.3 to $ 3)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2/bottle
($ 1.8 to $ 2.6)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Victoria

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Victoria is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 62/night
($ 47 to $ 116)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 116/night
($ 77 to $ 176)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 157/night
($ 106 to $ 258)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 225/night
($ 150 to $ 320)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 293
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 111/night
($ 111 to $ 512)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 523
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 71/month
($ 53 to $ 125)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 181/month
($ 118 to $ 296)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 204
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 190/month
($ 125 to $ 292)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 164/month
($ 118 to $ 233)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 227
Family room
Family room
$ 178/month
($ 109 to $ 323)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 191

Supermarket food budget in Victoria

On average, the price of supermarket food in Victoria is 25% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.9/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 4.4)

173% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 3.6/500g
($ 2.3 to $ 6)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 4.3/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 6.7)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.3/12 eggs
($ 3 to $ 6)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 16/kg
($ 7.5 to $ 22)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 4.6/kg
($ 3 to $ 5.2)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.5/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 6.7)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4/kg
($ 1.5 to $ 5.2)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 1.1 to $ 2.3)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Victoria

On average, the price of transport in Victoria is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 2.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.3/km
($ 1.5 to $ 2.7)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.1
($ 2.5 to $ 5.2)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Leisure activity budget in Victoria

On average, budget for leisure activities in Victoria is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 11 to $ 15)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
($ 12 to $ 25)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 24

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Victoria

On average, shopping budget in Victoria is 26% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 15/pack
($ 13 to $ 16)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 72
($ 49 to $ 106)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 46
($ 31 to $ 68)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

Vancouver → Victoria
Vancouver → Victoria
Vancouver → Victoria
$ 192
(fair price: $ 155)
Toronto → Victoria
Toronto → Victoria
Toronto → Victoria
$ 415
(fair price: $ 276)
Calgary → Victoria
Calgary → Victoria
Calgary → Victoria
$ 179
(fair price: $ 121)
Montreal → Victoria
Montreal → Victoria
Montreal → Victoria
$ 443
(fair price: $ 329)
London → Victoria
London → Victoria
London → Victoria
$ 757
(fair price: $ 658)
Los Angeles → Victoria
Los Angeles  → Victoria
Los Angeles  → Victoria
$ 406
(fair price: $ 309)

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About this information on the cost of living in Victoria

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

The information about the cost of living in Victoria was updated on 20-02-2024.

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