Brazzaville travel budget

Brazzaville: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Brazzaville

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 78 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1632* (2570610 CDF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 92 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 8.7 per person
  • $ 8.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 2671* (4208344 CDF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 190 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 4835* (7617974 CDF)

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


Cost of living in Brazzaville compared to Congo in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Brazzaville in 2020 is 4% 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 Brazzaville in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


Local prices in Brazzaville by expense type

Restaurant budget in Brazzaville

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Brazzaville is 26% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 13/person
($ 4.4 to $ 22)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 20/person
($ 11 to $ 41)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 15/person
($ 8 to $ 39)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 5.3)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.8/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 6.3)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.8 to $ 4.2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Brazzaville

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Brazzaville is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 78 to $ 78)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 106/night
($ 72 to $ 149)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 274/night
($ 224 to $ 365)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 265/night
($ 225 to $ 309)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 272/month
($ 206 to $ 366)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Family room
Family room
$ 310/month
($ 230 to $ 384)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Brazzaville

On average, the price of supermarket food in Brazzaville is 21% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.2/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.9)

137% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 5.3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 7.4)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.3/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 5.9)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 20/kg
($ 16 to $ 22)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 11)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 6.2/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 8.5)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 5.7/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 8.5)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.3/kg
($ 6.3 to $ 7)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.8/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 7)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.5 to $ 4.2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 32/kg
($ 26 to $ 39)

137% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Brazzaville

On average, the price of transport in Brazzaville is 41% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.4/km
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.6
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Brazzaville

On average, the cost of housing in Brazzaville is 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 213/month
($ 128 to $ 298)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 174
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 2119/month
( $ 2119)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1477
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1801/month
( $ 1801)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1185
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2648/month
( $ 2648)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2402
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1641/month
($ 953 to $ 2331)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1884
Gym
Gym
$ 75/month
($ 54 to $ 96)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 318/month
($ 213 to $ 531)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1038
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 10059/yr
($ 10059 to $ 20963)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18345

Leisure activity budget in Brazzaville

On average, budget for leisure activities in Brazzaville is 13% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.8/ticket
($ 8.8 to $ 22)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 20/hr
( $ 20)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Brazzaville

On average, shopping budget in Brazzaville is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.7/pack
($ 1.4 to $ 5.3)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 48
($ 28 to $ 128)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 61
($ 22 to $ 128)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 165
($ 165 to $ 234)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 119
($ 89 to $ 266)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

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About this information on the cost of living in Brazzaville

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

The information about the cost of living in Brazzaville was updated on 27-03-2020.

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