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Sapporo (Hokkaido) travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Sapporo (Hokkaido)

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Sapporo (Hokkaido) for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 67 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1601* (163716 ¥)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 139 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 3773* (385840 ¥)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 178 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 31 per person

Total budget:

$ 5922* (605696 ¥)

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


Cost of living in Sapporo (Hokkaido) compared to Japan in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Sapporo (Hokkaido) in 2019 is 18% higher than the average cost of living in United States.

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Sapporo (Hokkaido) in 2019 compared to average prices in United States:


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Local prices in Sapporo (Hokkaido) by expense type

Restaurant budget in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Sapporo (Hokkaido) is 23% cheaper than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.8/person
($ 9.8 to $ 9.8)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 21/person
($ 18 to $ 26)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.9/person
($ 3.9 to $ 6.8)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.4 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 3)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.9 for 330ml
( $ 3.9)

29% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.2/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 3.9)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Sapporo (Hokkaido) is 9% more expensive than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 73/night
($ 61 to $ 90)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 260/night
($ 69 to $ 665)

109% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 134/night
($ 84 to $ 210)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 222/night
($ 118 to $ 382)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 85/month
($ 66 to $ 114)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 237/month
($ 162 to $ 339)

46% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 185/month
($ 122 to $ 251)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 143/month
($ 110 to $ 199)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 247/month
($ 151 to $ 386)

41% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

On average, the price of supermarket food in Sapporo (Hokkaido) is 27% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.8)

91% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 6.7/kg
($ 3.5 to $ 9.8)

61% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.9/12 eggs
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 30/kg
( $ 30)

162% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.3/kg
( $ 7.3)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 4.9/kg
( $ 4.9)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 5.9/kg
( $ 5.9)

38% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 3.9 to $ 4.9)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3/kg
( $ 3)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.9/salad
($ 1.4 to $ 2.4)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 21/kg
( $ 21)

60% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

On average, the price of transport in Sapporo (Hokkaido) is 64% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3/ticket
($ 3 to $ 3.8)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.2
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 147/month
($ 108 to $ 196)

95% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3/km
($ 3 to $ 3.9)

61% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

82% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.9
($ 5.4 to $ 5.9)

68% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 58/24hrs
($ 32 to $ 158)

46% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

On average, the cost of housing in Sapporo (Hokkaido) is 24% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 392/month
($ 333 to $ 484)

140% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

312% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 48/month
($ 24 to $ 84)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 684/month
($ 586 to $ 781)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1358
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 513/month
($ 440 to $ 586)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1071
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1074/month
($ 879 to $ 1269)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2217
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 762/month
($ 586 to $ 977)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1727
Gym
Gym
$ 70/month
( $ 70)

74% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 284/month
($ 196 to $ 372)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 947

Leisure activity budget in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

On average, budget for leisure activities in Sapporo (Hokkaido) is 20% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 16/ticket
($ 15 to $ 16)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
( $ 21)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

On average, shopping budget in Sapporo (Hokkaido) is 5% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.9/pack
( $ 3.9)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 87
($ 70 to $ 103)

84% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 26 to $ 65)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 64
($ 49 to $ 77)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 95
($ 49 to $ 147)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Tokyo
Los Angeles  → Tokyo
Los Angeles  → Tokyo
$ 885
(fair price: $ 783)
New York City → Tokyo
New York City → Tokyo
New York City → Tokyo
$ 1187
(fair price: $ 960)
Manchester → Tokyo
Manchester → Tokyo
Manchester → Tokyo
$ 961
(fair price: $ 854)
Dublin → Tokyo
Dublin → Tokyo
Dublin → Tokyo
$ 893
(fair price: $ 783)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
Toronto (Ontario) → Tokyo
$ 1183
(fair price: $ 944)
Edinburgh → Tokyo
Edinburgh → Tokyo
Edinburgh → Tokyo
$ 1008
(fair price: $ 892)
Montreal → Tokyo
Montreal → Tokyo
Montreal → Tokyo
$ 1222
(fair price: $ 980)
London → Tokyo
London → Tokyo
London → Tokyo
$ 997
(fair price: $ 787)
Auckland → Tokyo
Auckland → Tokyo
Auckland → Tokyo
$ 928
(fair price: $ 703)
Perth → Tokyo
Perth → Tokyo
Perth → Tokyo
$ 811
(fair price: $ 642)
Sydney → Tokyo
Sydney → Tokyo
Sydney → Tokyo
$ 737
(fair price: $ 617)
Melbourne → Tokyo
Melbourne → Tokyo
Melbourne → Tokyo
$ 778
(fair price: $ 635)

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About this information on the cost of living in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

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

The information about the cost of living in Sapporo (Hokkaido) was updated on 07-06-2019.

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