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:

  • $ 75 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 3.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1711* (1033886 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 169 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 7.4 per person
  • $ 8.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 3974* (2401910 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 169 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 66 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 5079* (3069668 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 2024

Cost of living: Gabon VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Gabon in 2024 is 17% less than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) 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 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Libreville



Local prices in Gabon by expense type

Gabon: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Gabon costs 26% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 18/person
($ 4.1 to $ 25)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 43/person
($ 34 to $ 43)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 15/person
($ 14 to $ 18)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1 for 500ml
($ 0.9 to $ 3.4)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.5 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.7/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 8.2)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 0.9 to $ 2.5)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 2.5)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Gabon: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Gabon costs 12% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 75/night
($ 75 to $ 269)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 266/night
($ 261 to $ 273)

88% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 143
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 129/night
($ 91 to $ 178)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 206
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 209/night
($ 156 to $ 281)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 294
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 270/night
($ 256 to $ 294)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 524
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 75/month
($ 75 to $ 269)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 163/month
($ 150 to $ 182)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 232/month
($ 200 to $ 270)

24% 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
$ 75/month
($ 75 to $ 269)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 227
Family room
Family room
$ 303/month
($ 239 to $ 362)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 192

Gabon: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Gabon costs 18% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 5)

146% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 0.9 to $ 1.6)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 5.8)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.5/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 6.6)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.9/kg
($ 5.6 to $ 8.2)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 4.1)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.1/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 3.4)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.5
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Gabon: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Gabon costs 25% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.9/ticket
( $ 0.9)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.9/km
( $ 0.9)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

7% 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)
$ 0.9
($ 0.3 to $ 1.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 53/24hrs
($ 31 to $ 119)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32

Gabon: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Gabon costs 27% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.2/ticket
( $ 8.2)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 22/hr
($ 18 to $ 25)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 24

Gabon: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Gabon is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.5/pack
($ 2 to $ 2.5)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 67
($ 50 to $ 84)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 75
($ 43 to $ 109)

68% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

London → Libreville
London → Libreville
London → Libreville
$ 977
(fair price: $ 760)
Montreal → Libreville
Montreal → Libreville
Montreal → Libreville
$ 1584
(fair price: $ 1308)
New York City → Libreville
New York City → Libreville
New York City → Libreville
$ 1306
(fair price: $ 1113)

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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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Gabon updated on 23-02-2024.

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