Jakarta travel budget

Jakarta: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Jakarta

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 17 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 412* (5382538 IDR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 27 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 2.7 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 903* (11804366 IDR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 57 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 6.1 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1755* (22952314 IDR)

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



Cost of living in Jakarta compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Jakarta in 2022 is 51% 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 Jakarta in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Jakarta by expense type

Restaurant budget in Jakarta

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Jakarta is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.7/person
($ 1.6 to $ 5.4)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 12/person
($ 6.9 to $ 21)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.8/person
($ 3.5 to $ 5)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.5 for 500ml
($ 1.6 to $ 6.1)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.8 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 6.1)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 4.3)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Hotel and accommodation budget in Jakarta

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Jakarta is 65% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 24/night
($ 14 to $ 45)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 20/night
($ 14 to $ 29)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 35/night
($ 18 to $ 63)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 79/night
($ 48 to $ 116)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 185/night
($ 121 to $ 262)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 21/month
($ 14 to $ 34)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 77/month
($ 41 to $ 121)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 73/month
($ 30 to $ 140)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 20/month
($ 14 to $ 28)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 186/month
($ 52 to $ 425)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Jakarta

On average, the price of supermarket food in Jakarta is 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.3)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 6.9)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 3.5/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 5)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.9)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.7)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Public and private transport budget in Jakarta

On average, the price of transport in Jakarta is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.5
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Car hire
Car hire
$ 48/24hrs
($ 29 to $ 162)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Jakarta

On average, budget for leisure activities in Jakarta is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.8/ticket
($ 3.5 to $ 5.7)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 14/hr
($ 7.6 to $ 24)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Jakarta

On average, shopping budget in Jakarta is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.7/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 2.9)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 46
($ 21 to $ 94)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 32
($ 21 to $ 54)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

London → Bali
London → Bali
London → Bali
$ 886
(fair price: $ 818)
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
$ 575
(fair price: $ 502)
Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
$ 559
(fair price: $ 475)
Manchester → Bali
Manchester → Bali
Manchester → Bali
$ 1014
(fair price: $ 897)
Los Angeles → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
$ 952
(fair price: $ 835)
New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
$ 1056
(fair price: $ 899)


About this information on the cost of living in Jakarta

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

The information about the cost of living in Jakarta was updated on 24-06-2022.

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