Travel budget in Indonesia

Indonesia: calculate your travel budget

Indonesia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 31 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 4.1 per person
  • $ 1.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 578* (9247840 IDR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 82 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.7 per person
  • $ 2.9 per person
  • $ 3.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1583* (25335366 IDR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 90 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 5.8 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2035* (32579260 IDR)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).



Cost of living in Indonesia in 2024

Cost of living: Indonesia VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Indonesia in 2024 is 57% less than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Indonesia by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Indonesia compared to the national average.

Cities /Indonesia View Details
Batam 37% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Batam
Pekanbaru 19% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Pekanbaru
Bali 17% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bali
Balikpapan 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Balikpapan
Makassar 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Makassar
Jakarta 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Jakarta
Medan 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Medan
Bandung 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Bandung
Ubud 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Ubud
Manado 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Manado
Palembang 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Palembang
Samarinda 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Samarinda
Lombok 13% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lombok
Pontianak (Borneo) 13% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Pontianak (Borneo)
Denpasar 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Denpasar
Surabaya 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Surabaya

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Local prices in Indonesia by expense type

Indonesia: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Indonesia costs 67% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.8/person
($ 1 to $ 3.8)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7.8/person
($ 4.7 to $ 20)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.2/person
($ 3 to $ 4)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.5 for 500ml
($ 1.5 to $ 4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 4.7)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1 to $ 3.5)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.3 to $ 1.3)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.3/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Indonesia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Indonesia costs 45% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 45/night
($ 17 to $ 316)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 107/night
($ 17 to $ 930)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 159
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 18 to $ 201)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 232
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 123/night
($ 39 to $ 590)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 310
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 285/night
($ 163 to $ 597)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 488
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 47/month
($ 17 to $ 300)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 230/month
($ 31 to $ 888)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 244
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 129/month
($ 23 to $ 878)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 214
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 62/month
($ 15 to $ 530)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 267/month
($ 41 to $ 904)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 218

Indonesia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Indonesia costs 58% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 0.9/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.6/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.3/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 5)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 4)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.2)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.2)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.3 to $ 0.7)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Indonesia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Indonesia costs 54% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.3/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.3/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.9/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.9)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 53/24hrs
($ 40 to $ 66)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 56

Indonesia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Indonesia costs 70% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.2/ticket
($ 2.5 to $ 4.7)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.7/hr
($ 3.2 to $ 15)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Indonesia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Indonesia costs 46% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.3/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 2.8)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 42
($ 13 to $ 88)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 28
($ 13 to $ 45)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
$ 484
(fair price: $ 413)
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
$ 519
(fair price: $ 444)
Auckland → Bali
Auckland → Bali
Auckland → Bali
$ 916
(fair price: $ 777)
New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
$ 1216
(fair price: $ 1044)
Los Angeles → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
$ 1162
(fair price: $ 1040)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
$ 681
(fair price: $ 590)

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About the information on the cost of living in Indonesia

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

Information about cost of living in Indonesia updated on 15-05-2024.

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