Travel budget and cost of living in Gabon how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Gabon

Gabon: calculate your travel budget

Gabon: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 370 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 5532* (3039960 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 225 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 4566* (2508716 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 225 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 32 per person

Total budget:

$ 6093* (3348016 F CFA)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Gabon in 2019

Cost of living: Gabon VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Gabon in 2019 is 11% higher than in United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Gabon in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Gabon by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Gabon compared to the national average.

Cities /Gabon View Details
Libreville 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Libreville

Local prices in Gabon by expense type

Restaurant budget in Gabon

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Gabon costs 31% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 11/person
($ 9.1 to $ 20)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 38/person
($ 28 to $ 47)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 27
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.3/person
($ 5.5 to $ 7.3)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 3.7)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 3.7)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Gabon

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Gabon is 60% more expensive than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 370/night
($ 370 to $ 370)

209% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 217/night
($ 195 to $ 247)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 234/night
($ 177 to $ 324)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 195/month
($ 168 to $ 236)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 254/month
($ 225 to $ 292)

53% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167

Supermarket food budget in Gabon

On average, the price of supermarket food in Gabon costs 8% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

91% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 4.5)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.5/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 2.7)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.8/kg
($ 7.3 to $ 10.2)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.4/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 12)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.7/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 4.5)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.3/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 5.5)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 4.5)

28% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.2
($ 1 to $ 3.7)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 12/kg
($ 7.3 to $ 16)

4% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Gabon

On average, the price of transport in Gabon costs 18% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 55/month
( $ 55)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

56% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 55/24hrs
($ 35 to $ 131)

40% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Gabon

On average, the cost of housing in Gabon is 16% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 97/month
($ 73 to $ 120)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 161
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

89% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 118/month
($ 52 to $ 165)

77% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 66
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1222/month
($ 329 to $ 2187)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1329
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 580/month
($ 219 to $ 1094)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1042
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 4100/month
($ 1823 to $ 9109)

90% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2163
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1732/month
($ 639 to $ 2733)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1686
Gym
Gym
$ 85/month
($ 65 to $ 93)

120% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 169/month
($ 65 to $ 380)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 921
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9716/yr
($ 5466 to $ 18216)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18099

Leisure activity budget in Gabon

On average, budget for leisure activities in Gabon is 19% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 16/ticket
($ 13 to $ 20)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 20/hr
($ 9.1 to $ 55)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Gabon

On average, shopping budget in Gabon is 38% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 88
($ 73 to $ 110)

91% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 46
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 73
($ 28 to $ 128)

97% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 100
($ 65 to $ 146)

27% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 146
($ 65 to $ 219)

46% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

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About the information on the cost of living in Gabon

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

Information about cost of living in Gabon updated on 21-03-2019.

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