Mumbai travel budget

Mumbai: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Mumbai

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 26 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.5 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 574* (40306 Rs.)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 51 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 3 per person
  • $ 4.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 1309* (91854 Rs.)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 95 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2327* (163366 Rs.)

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


Cost of living in Mumbai compared to India in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Mumbai in 2020 is 52% 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 Mumbai in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Mumbai by expense type

Restaurant budget in Mumbai

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Mumbai is 53% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.7/person
($ 2.3 to $ 7.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 9.2/person
($ 5.7 to $ 16)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.7/person
($ 3.1 to $ 6.1)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.7 for 500ml
($ 1.8 to $ 4.7)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.1 for 330ml
($ 2.7 to $ 5.4)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.3/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 3.1)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
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): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Mumbai

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Mumbai is 42% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 30/night
($ 24 to $ 35)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 44/night
($ 24 to $ 69)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 58/night
($ 34 to $ 88)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 132/night
($ 102 to $ 168)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 232/night
($ 173 to $ 327)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 34/month
($ 17 to $ 52)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 104/month
($ 47 to $ 190)

38% 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
$ 196/month
($ 133 to $ 292)

19% 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
$ 39/month
($ 18 to $ 65)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 284/month
($ 149 to $ 471)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Mumbai

On average, the price of supermarket food in Mumbai is 64% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

9% 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 $ 0.7)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.1/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.5/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 7.6)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.1/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 7.5)

55% 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 $ 3.1)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Public and private transport budget in Mumbai

On average, the price of transport in Mumbai is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 4.7/month
($ 3.1 to $ 8.5)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.3)

55% 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)
$ 0.4
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 39/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 87)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Mumbai

On average, the cost of housing in Mumbai is 66% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 55/month
($ 32 to $ 91)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175
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
$ 12/month
($ 6.1 to $ 20)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 656/month
($ 384 to $ 1074)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1487
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 330/month
($ 216 to $ 461)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1189
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1771/month
($ 1074 to $ 3065)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2412
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 741/month
($ 461 to $ 1150)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1890
Gym
Gym
$ 30/month
($ 16 to $ 78)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 81/month
($ 32 to $ 155)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1034
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2561/yr
($ 1534 to $ 5517)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18156

Leisure activity budget in Mumbai

On average, budget for leisure activities in Mumbai is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.7/ticket
($ 3.8 to $ 7.6)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.4/hr
($ 3.8 to $ 20)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Mumbai

On average, shopping budget in Mumbai is 34% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.7/pack
($ 3.1 to $ 5.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 39
($ 24 to $ 54)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 24 to $ 63)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 58
($ 35 to $ 78)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 44
($ 32 to $ 78)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Mumbai
Los Angeles  → Mumbai
Los Angeles  → Mumbai
$ 1060
(fair price: $ 909)
New York City → Mumbai
New York City → Mumbai
New York City → Mumbai
$ 1071
(fair price: $ 905)
Manchester → Mumbai
Manchester → Mumbai
Manchester → Mumbai
$ 707
(fair price: $ 624)
London → Mumbai
London → Mumbai
London → Mumbai
$ 732
(fair price: $ 599)
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
$ 1301
(fair price: $ 1101)
Dublin → Mumbai
Dublin → Mumbai
Dublin → Mumbai
$ 676
(fair price: $ 584)
Auckland → Mumbai
Auckland → Mumbai
Auckland → Mumbai
$ 999
(fair price: $ 886)
Sydney → Mumbai
Sydney → Mumbai
Sydney → Mumbai
$ 879
(fair price: $ 726)
Melbourne → Mumbai
Melbourne → Mumbai
Melbourne → Mumbai
$ 860
(fair price: $ 721)
Edinburgh → Mumbai
Edinburgh → Mumbai
Edinburgh → Mumbai
$ 795
(fair price: $ 701)
Montreal → Mumbai
Montreal → Mumbai
Montreal → Mumbai
$ 1256
(fair price: $ 1078)
Perth → Mumbai
Perth → Mumbai
Perth → Mumbai
$ 811
(fair price: $ 641)

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About this information on the cost of living in Mumbai

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

The information about the cost of living in Mumbai was updated on 23-05-2020.

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