Akita travel budget

Akita: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Akita

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 100 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1752* (175826 ¥)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 103 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 2930* (294042 ¥)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 45 per person
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 34 per person

Total budget:

$ 2901* (291186 ¥)

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


Cost of living in Akita compared to Japan in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Akita in 2020 is 3% higher 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 Akita in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Akita by expense type

Restaurant budget in Akita

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Akita is 22% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 10/person
($ 5 to $ 12)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 23/person
($ 21 to $ 27)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.6/person
($ 5 to $ 8.1)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.2 for 500ml
($ 3 to $ 6.1)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3 for 330ml
($ 3 to $ 5)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 2 to $ 5)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Akita

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Akita is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 104/night
($ 96 to $ 112)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 72 to $ 140)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 77/month
($ 77 to $ 77)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 186/month
($ 146 to $ 226)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Akita

On average, the price of supermarket food in Akita is 22% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2)

110% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 1 to $ 5)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 5/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 6.1)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 2.5)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 32/kg
($ 32 to $ 41)

168% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.5/kg
($ 7.5 to $ 21)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 6.1/kg
($ 6.1 to $ 16)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2/kg
($ 2 to $ 10)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5/kg
($ 5 to $ 10)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 5/kg
($ 5 to $ 5)

80% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.6/salad
($ 1.6 to $ 2)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 21/kg
($ 21 to $ 52)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Akita

On average, the price of transport in Akita is 41% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.6/km
($ 1.6 to $ 2.5)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

81% 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)
$ 6
($ 5 to $ 6.8)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 57/24hrs
($ 32 to $ 200)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Akita

On average, the cost of housing in Akita is 6% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 145/month
($ 72 to $ 254)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

210% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 46/month
($ 36 to $ 52)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 625/month
( $ 625)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1408
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 578/month
( $ 578)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1124
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 770/month
( $ 770)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2272
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 606/month
($ 606 to $ 606)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 981

Leisure activity budget in Akita

On average, budget for leisure activities in Akita is 29% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 17/ticket
($ 16 to $ 20)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Akita

On average, shopping budget in Akita is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.3/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 2.3)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 52
($ 41 to $ 82)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 32 to $ 122)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 72 to $ 102)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 91
($ 91 to $ 152)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Tokyo
Manchester → Tokyo
Manchester → Tokyo
$ 925
(fair price: $ 819)
New York City → Tokyo
New York City → Tokyo
New York City → Tokyo
$ 1111
(fair price: $ 848)
Los Angeles → Tokyo
Los Angeles  → Tokyo
Los Angeles  → Tokyo
$ 875
(fair price: $ 756)
Dublin → Tokyo
Dublin → Tokyo
Dublin → Tokyo
$ 867
(fair price: $ 763)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
$ 1157
(fair price: $ 960)
Edinburgh → Tokyo
Edinburgh → Tokyo
Edinburgh → Tokyo
$ 971
(fair price: $ 848)
Montreal → Tokyo
Montreal → Tokyo
Montreal → Tokyo
$ 1117
(fair price: $ 955)
London → Tokyo
London → Tokyo
London → Tokyo
$ 933
(fair price: $ 763)
Auckland → Tokyo
Auckland → Tokyo
Auckland → Tokyo
$ 965
(fair price: $ 716)
Sydney → Tokyo
Sydney → Tokyo
Sydney → Tokyo
$ 716
(fair price: $ 599)
Perth → Tokyo
Perth → Tokyo
Perth → Tokyo
$ 778
(fair price: $ 616)
Melbourne → Tokyo
Melbourne → Tokyo
Melbourne → Tokyo
$ 781
(fair price: $ 631)

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About this information on the cost of living in Akita

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

The information about the cost of living in Akita was updated on 21-01-2020.

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