Honolulu (Oahu) travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Honolulu (Oahu)

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Honolulu (Oahu) for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 101 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2283*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 211 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 5237*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 308 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 77 per person
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 29 per person

Total budget:

$ 8535*

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



Cost of living in Honolulu (Oahu) compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Honolulu (Oahu) in 2022 is 27% 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 Honolulu (Oahu) in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Honolulu (Oahu) by expense type

Restaurant budget in Honolulu (Oahu)

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Honolulu (Oahu) is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 14 to $ 32)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 40/person
($ 29 to $ 57)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.8/person
($ 8.8 to $ 12)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.7 for 500ml
($ 3.3 to $ 7.8)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.3 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 5.5)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.7/cup
($ 4.4 to $ 7.8)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 1.7 to $ 3.8)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2/bottle
($ 1.7 to $ 3.3)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Honolulu (Oahu)

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Honolulu (Oahu) is 44% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 101/night
($ 101 to $ 101)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 179/night
($ 145 to $ 214)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 243/night
($ 182 to $ 331)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 373/night
($ 277 to $ 532)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 604/night
($ 422 to $ 813)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 106/month
($ 104 to $ 108)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 364/month
($ 232 to $ 560)

116% 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
$ 376/month
($ 231 to $ 605)

128% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 251/month
($ 177 to $ 388)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 291/month
($ 194 to $ 484)

67% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Honolulu (Oahu)

On average, the price of supermarket food in Honolulu (Oahu) is 44% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 2.3)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 4.2/500g
($ 3.5 to $ 6.7)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 5.7/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 9.8)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.9/12 eggs
($ 3.3 to $ 6.7)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 11/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 17)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 5.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 7.3)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.9/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 9.7)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.5/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 7.3)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.7
($ 1.9 to $ 4.4)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Honolulu (Oahu)

On average, the price of transport in Honolulu (Oahu) is 34% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3.1/ticket
($ 2.7 to $ 3.3)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.5/km
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

38% 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)
$ 3.9
($ 3.8 to $ 6.5)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 57/24hrs
($ 27 to $ 193)

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

Leisure activity budget in Honolulu (Oahu)

On average, budget for leisure activities in Honolulu (Oahu) is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 15/ticket
($ 14 to $ 21)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 16/hr
($ 16 to $ 29)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Honolulu (Oahu)

On average, shopping budget in Honolulu (Oahu) is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 12 to $ 13)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 57
($ 34 to $ 73)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 23 to $ 96)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Honolulu (Oahu)
Los Angeles  → Honolulu (Oahu)
Los Angeles  → Honolulu (Oahu)
$ 388
(fair price: $ 327)
New York City → Honolulu (Oahu)
New York City → Honolulu (Oahu)
New York City → Honolulu (Oahu)
$ 684
(fair price: $ 547)
London → Honolulu (Oahu)
London → Honolulu (Oahu)
London → Honolulu (Oahu)
$ 1210
(fair price: $ 1008)
Toronto (Ontario) → Honolulu (Oahu)
Toronto (Ontario) → Honolulu (Oahu)
Toronto (Ontario) → Honolulu (Oahu)
$ 615
(fair price: $ 536)
Montreal → Honolulu (Oahu)
Montreal → Honolulu (Oahu)
Montreal → Honolulu (Oahu)
$ 621
(fair price: $ 538)
Sydney → Honolulu (Oahu)
Sydney → Honolulu (Oahu)
Sydney → Honolulu (Oahu)
$ 1219
(fair price: $ 880)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 186
(fair price: $ 131)
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
$ 740
(fair price: $ 641)
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
$ 278
(fair price: $ 198)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 521
(fair price: $ 449)
London → Atlanta
London → Atlanta
London → Atlanta
$ 924
(fair price: $ 717)
London → Chicago
London → Chicago
London → Chicago
$ 600
(fair price: $ 508)


About this information on the cost of living in Honolulu (Oahu)

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

The information about the cost of living in Honolulu (Oahu) was updated on 17-12-2017.

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