Goa travel budget

Goa: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Goa

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 30 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.4 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 631* (46550 Rs.)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 50 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 3 per person
  • $ 3.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1239* (91490 Rs.)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 83 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1906* (140714 Rs.)

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


Cost of living in Goa compared to India in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Goa in 2020 is 57% less 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 Goa in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Goa by expense type

Restaurant budget in Goa

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Goa is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.7/person
($ 3.1 to $ 7.6)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7.6/person
($ 6.1 to $ 12)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.1/person
($ 3.8 to $ 7.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.8)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.3/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 3.1)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Goa

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Goa is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 24 to $ 83)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 40/night
($ 20 to $ 69)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 60/night
($ 28 to $ 112)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 106/night
($ 66 to $ 164)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 201/night
($ 116 to $ 321)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 41/month
($ 20 to $ 78)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 73/month
($ 27 to $ 136)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 87/month
($ 38 to $ 161)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 45/month
($ 20 to $ 87)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 141/month
($ 58 to $ 305)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Goa

On average, the price of supermarket food in Goa is 63% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.9/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 12)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.3/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 4.9)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
( $ 0.7)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Goa

On average, the price of transport in Goa is 41% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 6.1/month
($ 3.1 to $ 13)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

83% 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)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.6
($ 0.4 to $ 1.6)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 47/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 93)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Goa

On average, the cost of housing in Goa is 82% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 17/month
($ 8.5 to $ 24)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 10.4/month
($ 4.7 to $ 15)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 185/month
($ 139 to $ 231)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1404
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 122/month
($ 78 to $ 185)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1120
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 378/month
($ 231 to $ 551)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2253
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 290/month
($ 170 to $ 431)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1775
Gym
Gym
$ 28/month
($ 13 to $ 47)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 72/month
($ 47 to $ 97)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 972
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1100/yr
($ 768 to $ 2299)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16919

Leisure activity budget in Goa

On average, budget for leisure activities in Goa is 64% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.1/ticket
($ 2.5 to $ 4.7)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 7.6/hr
($ 4.7 to $ 32)

53% 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 Goa

On average, shopping budget in Goa is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.1/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 4.7)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 34
($ 24 to $ 41)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 14 to $ 63)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 60
($ 40 to $ 78)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 48
($ 23 to $ 63)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 100

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Goa
Manchester → Goa
Manchester → Goa
$ 927
(fair price: $ 821)
London → Goa
London → Goa
London → Goa
$ 790
(fair price: $ 707)
Dublin → Goa
Dublin → Goa
Dublin → Goa
$ 911
(fair price: $ 787)
Edinburgh → Goa
Edinburgh → Goa
Edinburgh → Goa
$ 984
(fair price: $ 869)
New York City → Goa
New York City → Goa
New York City → Goa
$ 1385
(fair price: $ 1220)
Sydney → Goa
Sydney → Goa
Sydney → Goa
$ 1690
(fair price: $ 1479)
Melbourne → Goa
Melbourne → Goa
Melbourne → Goa
$ 1722
(fair price: $ 1511)
Perth → Goa
Perth → Goa
Perth → Goa
$ 1642
(fair price: $ 1430)
Toronto (Ontario) → Goa
Toronto (Ontario) → Goa
Toronto (Ontario) → Goa
$ 1608
(fair price: $ 1419)
Los Angeles → Goa
Los Angeles  → Goa
Los Angeles  → Goa
$ 1557
(fair price: $ 1335)
Auckland → Goa
Auckland → Goa
Auckland → Goa
$ 1350
(fair price: $ 1150)
Montreal → Goa
Montreal → Goa
Montreal → Goa
$ 1720
(fair price: $ 1568)

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About this information on the cost of living in Goa

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

The information about the cost of living in Goa was updated on 31-07-2020.

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