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* (40978 Rs.)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

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

Total budget:

$ 1309* (93394 Rs.)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

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

Total budget:

$ 2327* (166110 Rs.)

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



Cost of living in Mumbai compared to United States in 2021

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Mumbai in 2021 is 47% 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 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Mumbai by expense type

Restaurant budget in Mumbai

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Mumbai is 51% 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): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 9.2/person
($ 5.7 to $ 16)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.7/person
($ 3.1 to $ 6.1)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.7 for 500ml
($ 1.8 to $ 4.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.1 for 330ml
($ 2.7 to $ 5.4)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
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)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
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 65% 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): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.1/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.1/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 7.5)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
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): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Mumbai

On average, the price of transport in Mumbai is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.3)

65% 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)
$ 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
$ 40/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 87)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Mumbai

On average, budget for leisure activities in Mumbai is 53% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.7/ticket
($ 3.8 to $ 7.6)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.4/hr
($ 3.8 to $ 20)

43% 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 Mumbai

On average, shopping budget in Mumbai is 24% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.7/pack
($ 3.1 to $ 5.4)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 39
($ 24 to $ 54)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 24 to $ 63)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

London → Mumbai
London → Mumbai
London → Mumbai
$ 610
(fair price: $ 539)
New York City → Mumbai
New York City → Mumbai
New York City → Mumbai
$ 950
(fair price: $ 788)
Manchester → Mumbai
Manchester → Mumbai
Manchester → Mumbai
$ 709
(fair price: $ 610)
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
$ 1142
(fair price: $ 924)
Dublin → Mumbai
Dublin → Mumbai
Dublin → Mumbai
$ 688
(fair price: $ 599)
Los Angeles → Mumbai
Los Angeles  → Mumbai
Los Angeles  → Mumbai
$ 1044
(fair price: $ 854)


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 08-12-2021.

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