Selfoss travel budget

Selfoss: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Selfoss

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1771* (203000 ISK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 143 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3904* (447664 ISK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 328 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 79 per person
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 8124* (931588 ISK)

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


Cost of living in Selfoss compared to Iceland in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Selfoss in 2019 is 30% higher than the average cost of living in United States.

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Selfoss in 2019 compared to average prices in United States:


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Local prices in Selfoss by expense type

Restaurant budget in Selfoss

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Selfoss is 19% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 16/person
($ 12 to $ 22)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 42/person
($ 42 to $ 108)

53% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 13/person
($ 11 to $ 15)

70% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 8.6 for 500ml
($ 8.6 to $ 9.4)

76% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3 for 330ml
($ 2.6 to $ 3.5)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.1/cup
($ 3.3 to $ 4.3)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 0.8 to $ 3)

10% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Selfoss

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Selfoss is 21% more expensive than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 145 to $ 145)

36% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 128/night
($ 87 to $ 194)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 157/night
($ 110 to $ 217)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 499/night
($ 444 to $ 555)

94% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 91/month
($ 85 to $ 98)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 179/month
($ 124 to $ 259)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 202/month
($ 189 to $ 218)

22% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 137/month
($ 98 to $ 196)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 353/month
($ 198 to $ 646)

101% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Selfoss

On average, the price of supermarket food in Selfoss is 14% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

43% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.4/500g
($ 1.8 to $ 3.5)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 3.3/kg
($ 3 to $ 5)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 5.1/12 eggs
($ 4.3 to $ 6.6)

107% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 15/kg
($ 13 to $ 20)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 17/kg
($ 17 to $ 20)

83% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2 to $ 5)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.3/kg
($ 2 to $ 4.9)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.7/kg
($ 4.3 to $ 10)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.3)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 2.4/salad
($ 2.4 to $ 2.7)

42% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1
($ 1.1 to $ 1.9)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 22/kg
($ 22 to $ 35)

65% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Selfoss

On average, the price of transport in Selfoss is 61% more expensive than in United States.
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
($ 1.3 to $ 1.3)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

149% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 6
($ 6 to $ 9.4)

65% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.6

Budget for living and housing in Selfoss

On average, the cost of housing in Selfoss is essentially the same as in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 72/month
($ 57 to $ 87)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

89% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 61/month
($ 44 to $ 87)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1502/month
( $ 1502)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1373/month
( $ 1373)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1103
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2145/month
( $ 2145)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2266
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 2145/month
( $ 2145)

22% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1773
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 323/month
($ 323 to $ 323)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 959

Leisure activity budget in Selfoss

On average, budget for leisure activities in Selfoss is essentially the same as in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 13 to $ 13)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Selfoss

On average, shopping budget in Selfoss is 93% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 13/pack
($ 9.4 to $ 22)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 95
($ 95 to $ 173)

98% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 87
($ 44 to $ 130)

125% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 163
($ 163 to $ 259)

103% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 194
($ 173 to $ 216)

88% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Reykjavik
Los Angeles  → Reykjavik
Los Angeles  → Reykjavik
$ 889
(fair price: $ 788)
New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
New York City → Reykjavik
$ 506
(fair price: $ 440)
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
Toronto (Ontario) → Reykjavik
$ 588
(fair price: $ 505)
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
Manchester → Reykjavik
$ 279
(fair price: $ 236)
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
Dublin → Reykjavik
$ 247
(fair price: $ 206)
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
Edinburgh → Reykjavik
$ 335
(fair price: $ 279)
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
London → Reykjavik
$ 214
(fair price: $ 174)
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
Montreal → Reykjavik
$ 762
(fair price: $ 630)
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
Sydney → Reykjavik
$ 1971
(fair price: $ 1686)

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About this information on the cost of living in Selfoss

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

The information about the cost of living in Selfoss was updated on 18-09-2019.

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