Travel budget in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan)

Borneo (Kalimantan): calculate your travel budget

Borneo (Kalimantan): sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 16 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.5 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 439* (5558070 IDR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 26 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 3.9 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 980* (12411336 IDR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 51 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1765* (22363712 IDR)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) in 2020

Cost of living: Borneo (Kalimantan) VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) compared to the national average.

Cities /Borneo (Kalimantan) View Details
Balikpapan 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Balikpapan
Bontang 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Bontang
Banjarmasin 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Banjarmasin
Samarinda 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Samarinda
Pontianak (Borneo) 20% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Pontianak (Borneo)

Local prices in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) by expense type

Borneo (Kalimantan): Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) costs 49% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.7/person
($ 2 to $ 3.9)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 12/person
($ 9.9 to $ 14)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.8/person
($ 4.4 to $ 4.8)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.3 for 500ml
($ 2.7 to $ 3.9)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
( $ 3.2)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 3.6)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Borneo (Kalimantan): Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) costs 67% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 48/night
($ 48 to $ 48)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 18/night
($ 14 to $ 26)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 34/night
($ 22 to $ 55)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 69/night
($ 40 to $ 112)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 33/month
($ 28 to $ 39)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 51/month
($ 51 to $ 51)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 58/month
($ 33 to $ 106)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 16/month
($ 15 to $ 18)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 174/month
($ 137 to $ 220)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Borneo (Kalimantan): Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) costs 42% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
( $ 1.4)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1/500g
( $ 1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.9/12 eggs
( $ 1.9)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 7.2/kg
( $ 7.2)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.6/kg
( $ 3.6)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
( $ 1.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.4/kg
( $ 1.4)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1/salad
( $ 1)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.6/kg
( $ 9.6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Borneo (Kalimantan): Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) costs 50% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 36/month
( $ 36)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

16% less 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)
$ 0.7
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Car hire
Car hire
$ 44/24hrs
($ 29 to $ 137)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Borneo (Kalimantan): Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) costs 66% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 39/month
( $ 39)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 93/month
($ 33 to $ 120)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 71
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 200/month
($ 200 to $ 200)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1438
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 101/month
($ 81 to $ 120)

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1146
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 339/month
($ 279 to $ 398)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2316
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 239/month
($ 239 to $ 239)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1823
Gym
Gym
$ 23/month
($ 21 to $ 24)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 41/month
($ 24 to $ 57)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1002
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 6160/yr
( $ 6160)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17494

Borneo (Kalimantan): Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) costs 64% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.8/ticket
($ 2 to $ 4.8)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6.8/hr
($ 1.6 to $ 12)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Borneo (Kalimantan): Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) costs 33% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.9/pack
($ 1.6 to $ 2.3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 41
($ 36 to $ 72)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 23
($ 21 to $ 24)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 69
($ 36 to $ 120)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 94
($ 48 to $ 183)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
New York City → Bali
$ 992
(fair price: $ 868)
Los Angeles → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
Los Angeles  → Bali
$ 901
(fair price: $ 802)
Manchester → Bali
Manchester → Bali
Manchester → Bali
$ 927
(fair price: $ 842)
Dublin → Bali
Dublin → Bali
Dublin → Bali
$ 942
(fair price: $ 867)
London → Java (Jakarta)
London → Java (Jakarta)
London → Java (Jakarta)
$ 813
(fair price: $ 680)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bali
Toronto (Ontario) → Bali
Toronto (Ontario) → Bali
$ 1272
(fair price: $ 1056)
Edinburgh → Bali
Edinburgh → Bali
Edinburgh → Bali
$ 985
(fair price: $ 897)
Auckland → Bali
Auckland → Bali
Auckland → Bali
$ 757
(fair price: $ 648)
London → Bali
London → Bali
London → Bali
$ 836
(fair price: $ 756)
Los Angeles → Java (Jakarta)
Los Angeles  → Java (Jakarta)
Los Angeles  → Java (Jakarta)
$ 927
(fair price: $ 702)
Manchester → Java (Jakarta)
Manchester → Java (Jakarta)
Manchester → Java (Jakarta)
$ 915
(fair price: $ 781)
New York City → Java (Jakarta)
New York City → Java (Jakarta)
New York City → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1053
(fair price: $ 835)
Montreal → Bali
Montreal → Bali
Montreal → Bali
$ 1542
(fair price: $ 1340)
Edinburgh → Java (Jakarta)
Edinburgh → Java (Jakarta)
Edinburgh → Java (Jakarta)
$ 981
(fair price: $ 842)
Dublin → Java (Jakarta)
Dublin → Java (Jakarta)
Dublin → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1001
(fair price: $ 849)
Toronto (Ontario) → Java (Jakarta)
Toronto (Ontario) → Java (Jakarta)
Toronto (Ontario) → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1685
(fair price: $ 1112)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
Sydney → Java (Jakarta)
$ 631
(fair price: $ 539)
Sydney → Sumatra (Medan)
Sydney → Sumatra (Medan)
Sydney → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 624
(fair price: $ 538)
London → Sumatra (Medan)
London → Sumatra (Medan)
London → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 923
(fair price: $ 812)
Auckland → Java (Jakarta)
Auckland → Java (Jakarta)
Auckland → Java (Jakarta)
$ 813
(fair price: $ 703)
Montreal → Java (Jakarta)
Montreal → Java (Jakarta)
Montreal → Java (Jakarta)
$ 1468
(fair price: $ 1226)
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
Sydney → Bali
$ 573
(fair price: $ 519)
Melbourne → Sumatra (Medan)
Melbourne → Sumatra (Medan)
Melbourne → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 550
(fair price: $ 468)
Melbourne → Java (Jakarta)
Melbourne → Java (Jakarta)
Melbourne → Java (Jakarta)
$ 584
(fair price: $ 510)
Perth → Sumatra (Medan)
Perth → Sumatra (Medan)
Perth → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 461
(fair price: $ 398)
Perth → Java (Jakarta)
Perth → Java (Jakarta)
Perth → Java (Jakarta)
$ 506
(fair price: $ 437)
Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
Melbourne → Bali
$ 610
(fair price: $ 519)
Perth → Bali
Perth → Bali
Perth → Bali
$ 447
(fair price: $ 392)
Sydney → Sulawesi (Makassar)
Sydney → Sulawesi (Makassar)
$ 707
(fair price: $ 623)
Melbourne → Sulawesi (Makassar)
Melbourne → Sulawesi (Makassar)
$ 645
(fair price: $ 573)
Manchester → Sumatra (Medan)
Manchester → Sumatra (Medan)
Manchester → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 996
(fair price: $ 888)
Auckland → Sumatra (Medan)
Auckland → Sumatra (Medan)
Auckland → Sumatra (Medan)
$ 949
(fair price: $ 858)

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About the information on the cost of living in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan)

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

Information about cost of living in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan) updated on 19-12-2017.

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