Tampa travel budget

Tampa: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Tampa

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 120 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2620*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 223 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 50 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 5517*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 335 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 84 per person
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 37 per person

Total budget:

$ 8909*

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



Cost of living in Tampa compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Tampa in 2024 is 8% 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 Tampa in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Tampa by expense type

Restaurant budget in Tampa

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tampa is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 13 to $ 42)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 43/person
($ 28 to $ 66)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 12/person
($ 11 to $ 13)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.8 for 500ml
($ 4 to $ 8)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.1 for 330ml
($ 2.3 to $ 6.3)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.9/cup
($ 3 to $ 9.1)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.5/can
($ 2.1 to $ 3.8)

1% 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
($ 1.5 to $ 5)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Tampa

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tampa is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 148/night
($ 92 to $ 297)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 137
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 170/night
($ 73 to $ 523)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 276/night
($ 125 to $ 845)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 394/night
($ 189 to $ 737)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 292
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 397/night
($ 257 to $ 725)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 520
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 192/month
($ 65 to $ 552)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 269/month
($ 109 to $ 860)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 203/month
($ 83 to $ 535)

9% 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
$ 311/month
($ 162 to $ 650)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 225
Family room
Family room
$ 210/month
($ 90 to $ 550)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 191

Supermarket food budget in Tampa

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tampa is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.9 to $ 1.4)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 3.9/500g
($ 2.8 to $ 5.1)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Rice
Rice
$ 4.8/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 8.7)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.8/12 eggs
($ 2.5 to $ 7)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 5 to $ 19)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 8.1/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 14)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.1/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 7.2)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.6/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 8.9)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 3.1
($ 1.5 to $ 5.5)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Tampa

On average, the price of transport in Tampa is 3% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3/ticket
($ 2.1 to $ 5)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.5/km
($ 1.5 to $ 2.5)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

3% less 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
($ 2.5 to $ 5)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7

Leisure activity budget in Tampa

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tampa is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 19/ticket
($ 14 to $ 22)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 18/hr
($ 18 to $ 11)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Tampa

On average, shopping budget in Tampa is 3% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9/pack
($ 7 to $ 9.1)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 55
($ 31 to $ 76)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 21 to $ 76)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

Toronto → New York City
Toronto → New York City
Toronto → New York City
$ 221
(fair price: $ 193)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 266
(fair price: $ 171)
Montreal → New York City
Montreal → New York City
Montreal → New York City
$ 270
(fair price: $ 244)
Sydney → New York City
Sydney → New York City
Sydney → New York City
$ 1378
(fair price: $ 1212)
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
$ 389
(fair price: $ 299)
Los Angeles → New York City
Los Angeles  → New York City
Los Angeles  → New York City
$ 365
(fair price: $ 292)




About this information on the cost of living in Tampa

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

The information about the cost of living in Tampa was updated on 01-03-2024.

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