Urumqi travel budget

Urumqi: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Urumqi

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 26 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 590* (3682 Ұ)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 49 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • $ 5.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 1321* (8232 Ұ)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 103 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 4.7 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 2475* (15414 Ұ)

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



Cost of living in Urumqi compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Urumqi in 2022 is 55% 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 Urumqi in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Urumqi by expense type

Restaurant budget in Urumqi

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Urumqi is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.9/person
( $ 4.9)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 13/person
( $ 13)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.3/person
($ 4.2 to $ 6.2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.3 for 500ml
( $ 1.3)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 2.5)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 3 to $ 4.2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Hotel and accommodation budget in Urumqi

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Urumqi is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 28/night
($ 26 to $ 32)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 38/night
($ 35 to $ 40)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 144
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 61/night
($ 46 to $ 78)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 100 to $ 187)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 300
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 251/night
($ 251 to $ 251)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 637
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 26/month
($ 26 to $ 26)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 130
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 149/month
($ 102 to $ 193)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185

Supermarket food budget in Urumqi

On average, the price of supermarket food in Urumqi is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.7)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.2
Bread
Bread
$ 2.5/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 3.6)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2/12 eggs
( $ 2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.6/kg
( $ 3.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 1.7/kg
( $ 1.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.3/kg
( $ 1.3)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
( $ 1.3)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.5 to $ 2.5)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Urumqi

On average, the price of transport in Urumqi is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
( $ 0.1)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
( $ 1.3)

7% less 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)
$ 1.7
( $ 1.7)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 35/24hrs
($ 17 to $ 153)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Leisure activity budget in Urumqi

On average, budget for leisure activities in Urumqi is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.4/ticket
($ 4.9 to $ 5.7)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.9/hr
( $ 9.9)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Urumqi

On average, shopping budget in Urumqi is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.5/pack
($ 2.5 to $ 2.6)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 32
( $ 32)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 26
( $ 26)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

London → Beijing
London → Beijing
London → Beijing
$ 1579
(fair price: $ 1035)
Los Angeles → Beijing
Los Angeles  → Beijing
Los Angeles  → Beijing
$ 1199
(fair price: $ 686)
Sydney → Beijing
Sydney → Beijing
Sydney → Beijing
$ 1084
(fair price: $ 664)
New York City → Beijing
New York City → Beijing
New York City → Beijing
$ 1293
(fair price: $ 837)
Manchester → Beijing
Manchester → Beijing
Manchester → Beijing
$ 1011
(fair price: $ 634)
Dublin → Beijing
Dublin → Beijing
Dublin → Beijing
$ 959
(fair price: $ 562)


About this information on the cost of living in Urumqi

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

The information about the cost of living in Urumqi was updated on 25-11-2022.

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