Niigata travel budget

Niigata: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Niigata

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 54 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1348* (136164 ¥)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 90 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 3242* (327628 ¥)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 115 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 71 per person
  • $ 35 per person

Total budget:

$ 5663* (572236 ¥)

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


Cost of living in Niigata compared to Japan in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Niigata in 2020 is 11% 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 Niigata in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Niigata by expense type

Restaurant budget in Niigata

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Niigata is 25% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.1/person
($ 5.1 to $ 10.2)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 22/person
($ 16 to $ 27)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.6/person
($ 5.1 to $ 7.2)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.1 for 500ml
($ 2 to $ 8.1)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.5 for 330ml
($ 2.3 to $ 6.1)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.1/cup
($ 2 to $ 5.1)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.4/can
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Niigata

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Niigata is 7% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 54 to $ 54)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 76/night
($ 64 to $ 88)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 104/night
($ 57 to $ 190)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 139/night
($ 113 to $ 173)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 54/month
($ 54 to $ 54)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 380/month
($ 376 to $ 385)

131% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Family room
Family room
$ 269/month
($ 128 to $ 512)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Niigata

On average, the price of supermarket food in Niigata is 22% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.9)

122% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 3.1)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 6.6/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 10.2)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.9 to $ 2.9)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 12/kg
($ 8.1 to $ 32)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.8/kg
($ 4.9 to $ 14)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 7.5/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 12)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 6.2/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 10.2)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.2/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 16)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2 to $ 6.1)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.9/salad
($ 1.3 to $ 3.1)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 13/kg
($ 10.2 to $ 52)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Niigata

On average, the price of transport in Niigata is 58% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2/ticket
( $ 2)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 4.3/km
($ 3.8 to $ 7.3)

141% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

86% 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)
$ 4.8
($ 4.2 to $ 7.6)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
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 Niigata

On average, the cost of housing in Niigata is 15% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 213/month
($ 131 to $ 434)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

184% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 49/month
($ 32 to $ 91)

30% 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)
$ 444/month
( $ 444)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1447
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 358/month
( $ 358)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1155
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 980/month
( $ 980)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2323
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 621/month
( $ 621)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1830
Gym
Gym
$ 63/month
( $ 63)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 280/month
($ 103 to $ 2038)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1003
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8558/yr
($ 8558 to $ 25467)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17436

Leisure activity budget in Niigata

On average, budget for leisure activities in Niigata is 37% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 18/ticket
($ 12 to $ 22)

37% 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 Niigata

On average, shopping budget in Niigata is 5% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.3/pack
($ 4.5 to $ 5.5)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 63
($ 32 to $ 103)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 22 to $ 93)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 83
($ 52 to $ 139)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 145
($ 67 to $ 306)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 103

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Tokyo
New York City → Tokyo
New York City → Tokyo
$ 1185
(fair price: $ 851)
Los Angeles → Tokyo
Los Angeles  → Tokyo
Los Angeles  → Tokyo
$ 875
(fair price: $ 745)
Manchester → Tokyo
Manchester → Tokyo
Manchester → Tokyo
$ 913
(fair price: $ 802)
Dublin → Tokyo
Dublin → Tokyo
Dublin → Tokyo
$ 848
(fair price: $ 750)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
$ 1124
(fair price: $ 923)
London → Tokyo
London → Tokyo
London → Tokyo
$ 990
(fair price: $ 760)
Edinburgh → Tokyo
Edinburgh → Tokyo
Edinburgh → Tokyo
$ 953
(fair price: $ 826)
Montreal → Tokyo
Montreal → Tokyo
Montreal → Tokyo
$ 1087
(fair price: $ 922)
Auckland → Tokyo
Auckland → Tokyo
Auckland → Tokyo
$ 1032
(fair price: $ 716)
Sydney → Tokyo
Sydney → Tokyo
Sydney → Tokyo
$ 717
(fair price: $ 599)
Perth → Tokyo
Perth → Tokyo
Perth → Tokyo
$ 789
(fair price: $ 619)
Melbourne → Tokyo
Melbourne → Tokyo
Melbourne → Tokyo
$ 793
(fair price: $ 629)

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About this information on the cost of living in Niigata

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

The information about the cost of living in Niigata was updated on 05-07-2020.

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