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:

  • $ 31 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 626* (41846 Rs.)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 51 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 3.6 per person
  • $ 3.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1237* (82684 Rs.)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2000* (133714 Rs.)

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


Cost of living in Goa compared to India in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Goa in 2019 is 58% less than the average cost of living in United States.

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


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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 64% cheaper than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.8/person
($ 2.7 to $ 6.1)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7.6/person
($ 6.1 to $ 12)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.4/person
($ 4.5 to $ 6.1)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.8)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.4/cup
($ 1 to $ 3.1)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Goa

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Goa is 45% cheaper than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 47/night
($ 24 to $ 78)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 41/night
($ 21 to $ 73)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 60/night
($ 27 to $ 113)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 113/night
($ 66 to $ 186)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 212/night
($ 122 to $ 341)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 499
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 20 to $ 82)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 85/month
($ 30 to $ 161)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 90/month
($ 39 to $ 167)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 47/month
($ 20 to $ 94)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 324/month
($ 78 to $ 940)

85% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Goa

On average, the price of supermarket food in Goa is 65% cheaper than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.2/kg
($ 6.1 to $ 9.9)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.3/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 5.9)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

91% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.2/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.5/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Goa

On average, the price of transport in Goa is 45% cheaper than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 4.5/month
($ 3.1 to $ 7.6)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.6
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 47/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 93)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Goa

On average, the cost of housing in Goa is 83% cheaper than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 17/month
($ 9.1 to $ 32)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 9.6/month
($ 6.1 to $ 13)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 176/month
($ 139 to $ 230)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1390
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 126/month
($ 93 to $ 153)

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1099
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 412/month
($ 245 to $ 612)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2262
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 286/month
($ 185 to $ 383)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1767
Gym
Gym
$ 23/month
($ 13 to $ 39)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 70/month
($ 39 to $ 93)

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 960
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1163/yr
($ 765 to $ 2295)

93% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18435

Leisure activity budget in Goa

On average, budget for leisure activities in Goa is 69% cheaper than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.5/ticket
($ 2.6 to $ 4.5)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 5.5/hr
($ 1.6 to $ 7.6)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Goa

On average, shopping budget in Goa is 36% cheaper than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.4/pack
($ 3.5 to $ 4.5)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 38
($ 24 to $ 47)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 34
($ 14 to $ 70)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 48
($ 32 to $ 77)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 41
($ 24 to $ 63)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Goa
Manchester → Goa
Manchester → Goa
$ 915
(fair price: $ 808)
London → Goa
London → Goa
London → Goa
$ 764
(fair price: $ 677)
Dublin → Goa
Dublin → Goa
Dublin → Goa
$ 892
(fair price: $ 762)
Edinburgh → Goa
Edinburgh → Goa
Edinburgh → Goa
$ 998
(fair price: $ 882)
New York City → Goa
New York City → Goa
New York City → Goa
$ 1387
(fair price: $ 1235)
Melbourne → Goa
Melbourne → Goa
Melbourne → Goa
$ 1682
(fair price: $ 1483)
Sydney → Goa
Sydney → Goa
Sydney → Goa
$ 1671
(fair price: $ 1461)
Los Angeles → Goa
Los Angeles  → Goa
Los Angeles  → Goa
$ 1563
(fair price: $ 1408)
Toronto (Ontario) → Goa
Toronto (Ontario) → Goa
Toronto (Ontario) → Goa
$ 1616
(fair price: $ 1421)

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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 21-08-2019.

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