Abidjan travel budget

Abidjan: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Abidjan

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 30 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 684* (374752 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 185 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 3573* (1959986 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 496 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 8674* (4758824 F CFA)

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


Cost of living in Abidjan compared to Ivory Coast in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Abidjan in 2020 is 16% 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 Abidjan in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Abidjan by expense type

Restaurant budget in Abidjan

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Abidjan is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.7/person
($ 1.8 to $ 6.3)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 20/person
($ 20 to $ 28)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.1/person
($ 9.1 to $ 20)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.8 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
( $ 1.3)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.7/cup
($ 2.7 to $ 5.5)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Abidjan

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Abidjan is 29% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 30/night
( $ 30)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 69/night
($ 30 to $ 150)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 302/night
($ 45 to $ 1225)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 734/night
($ 114 to $ 3948)

180% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 257/night
($ 224 to $ 287)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 263/month
($ 47 to $ 1047)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 441/month
($ 90 to $ 1908)

164% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 82/month
($ 40 to $ 131)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224

Supermarket food budget in Abidjan

On average, the price of supermarket food in Abidjan is 26% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

83% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 2)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.5/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 2.9)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 13 to $ 15)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 14/kg
($ 13 to $ 15)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 2.9)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.7/kg
($ 3.7 to $ 3.7)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
( $ 1.3)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.3/kg
( $ 6.3)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Abidjan

On average, the price of transport in Abidjan is 25% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 47/month
( $ 47)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

44% 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)
$ 1
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 65/24hrs
($ 46 to $ 152)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Abidjan

On average, the cost of housing in Abidjan is 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 275/month
($ 180 to $ 457)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 91/month
($ 82 to $ 108)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 603/month
($ 365 to $ 1458)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 223/month
($ 138 to $ 365)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1951/month
($ 1458 to $ 2733)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 942/month
($ 548 to $ 1277)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 100/month
($ 83 to $ 138)

129% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 101/month
($ 55 to $ 156)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5921/yr
($ 2733 to $ 9109)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Leisure activity budget in Abidjan

On average, budget for leisure activities in Abidjan is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.1/ticket
($ 9.1 to $ 9.1)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 10/hr
($ 9.1 to $ 11)

42% 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 Abidjan

On average, shopping budget in Abidjan is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.3/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 95
($ 38 to $ 128)

88% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 46
($ 15 to $ 93)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 124
($ 83 to $ 146)

48% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 76
($ 55 to $ 120)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Abidjan
London → Abidjan
London → Abidjan
$ 604
(fair price: $ 537)
New York City → Abidjan
New York City → Abidjan
New York City → Abidjan
$ 970
(fair price: $ 809)
Montreal → Abidjan
Montreal → Abidjan
Montreal → Abidjan
$ 1082
(fair price: $ 953)
Manchester → Abidjan
Manchester → Abidjan
Manchester → Abidjan
$ 659
(fair price: $ 560)
Dublin → Abidjan
Dublin → Abidjan
Dublin → Abidjan
$ 579
(fair price: $ 444)
Los Angeles → Abidjan
Los Angeles  → Abidjan
Los Angeles  → Abidjan
$ 1268
(fair price: $ 1122)
Toronto (Ontario) → Abidjan
Toronto (Ontario) → Abidjan
Toronto (Ontario) → Abidjan
$ 1188
(fair price: $ 1034)

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About this information on the cost of living in Abidjan

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

The information about the cost of living in Abidjan was updated on 30-03-2020.

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