Libreville travel budget

Libreville: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Libreville

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 370 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 5566* (3057754 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 186 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 10.5 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 3948* (2168614 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 186 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 51 per person
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 5313* (2919056 F CFA)

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


Cost of living in Libreville compared to Gabon in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Libreville in 2020 is essentially identical to the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Libreville in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Libreville by expense type

Restaurant budget in Libreville

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Libreville is 35% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 4.5 to $ 20)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 35/person
($ 23 to $ 47)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.6/person
($ 5.5 to $ 12)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.3 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 2.7)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.2/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 2.7)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

57% 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 $ 1.4)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Libreville

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Libreville is 65% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 370/night
($ 370 to $ 370)

195% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 136/night
($ 94 to $ 192)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 236/night
($ 174 to $ 323)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 199/month
($ 171 to $ 237)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 223/month
($ 163 to $ 298)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Family room
Family room
$ 484/month
($ 310 to $ 633)

178% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Libreville

On average, the price of supermarket food in Libreville is 19% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 2.7)

124% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2/500g
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 1.8)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.1/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 4.4)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 10.3/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 20)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.5/kg
( $ 5.5)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 2.7)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 5.7/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 11)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.2)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 1.8)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 3.7/kg
( $ 3.7)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Libreville

On average, the price of transport in Libreville is 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 55/month
( $ 55)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.8/km
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

75% 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
($ 1 to $ 1)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 57/24hrs
($ 35 to $ 131)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Libreville

On average, the cost of housing in Libreville is 4% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 67/month
($ 38 to $ 93)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 57/month
($ 47 to $ 183)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 71
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1580/month
($ 1185 to $ 2187)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1470
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 851/month
($ 729 to $ 1094)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1175
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 3827/month
($ 3280 to $ 4555)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2352
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 2552/month
($ 2187 to $ 2733)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1853
Gym
Gym
$ 85/month
($ 65 to $ 93)

108% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 104/month
($ 55 to $ 183)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1008
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 11842/yr
($ 5466 to $ 18216)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17632

Leisure activity budget in Libreville

On average, budget for leisure activities in Libreville is 10% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.1/ticket
($ 9.1 to $ 13)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 20/hr
($ 20 to $ 20)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Libreville

On average, shopping budget in Libreville is 5% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.8/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 3.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 41
($ 20 to $ 73)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 67
($ 28 to $ 128)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 88
($ 47 to $ 183)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 95
($ 55 to $ 146)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

London → Libreville
London → Libreville
London → Libreville
$ 925
(fair price: $ 758)

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About this information on the cost of living in Libreville

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

The information about the cost of living in Libreville was updated on 02-07-2020.

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