Astana travel budget

Astana: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Astana

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 21 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.5 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 521* (220094 KZT)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 36 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 3.9 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1170* (494200 KZT)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 62 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 7 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 1991* (841330 KZT)

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


Cost of living in Astana compared to Kazakhstan in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Astana in 2021 is 45% 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 Astana in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Astana by expense type

Restaurant budget in Astana

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Astana is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.6/person
($ 3.2 to $ 14)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 9.3 to $ 24)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.7/person
($ 3.6 to $ 5.3)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 2.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 2.6)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Astana

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Astana is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 29/night
($ 29 to $ 29)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 24/night
($ 18 to $ 30)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 48/night
($ 34 to $ 66)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 76/night
($ 46 to $ 115)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 230/night
($ 137 to $ 358)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 21/month
($ 21 to $ 22)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 112/month
($ 51 to $ 235)

34% 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
$ 138/month
($ 65 to $ 230)

16% 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
$ 32/month
($ 28 to $ 36)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 186/month
($ 58 to $ 379)

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

Supermarket food budget in Astana

On average, the price of supermarket food in Astana is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.1/12 eggs
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 7.4)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.6/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 4.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 1.7)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 5.3/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 6.6)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Astana

On average, the price of transport in Astana is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 21/month
($ 14 to $ 24)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

32% less 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)
$ 1.3
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Car hire
Car hire
$ 47/24hrs
($ 42 to $ 55)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Astana

On average, the cost of housing in Astana is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 51/month
($ 41 to $ 81)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 12/month
($ 8.7 to $ 14)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 66
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 326/month
($ 266 to $ 477)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1326
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 216/month
($ 159 to $ 266)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1069
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 680/month
($ 531 to $ 928)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2127
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 404/month
($ 318 to $ 531)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1701
Gym
Gym
$ 53/month
($ 28 to $ 85)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 169/month
($ 94 to $ 266)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 924
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 15446/yr
($ 3972 to $ 26473)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15587

Leisure activity budget in Astana

On average, budget for leisure activities in Astana is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.2/ticket
($ 3.5 to $ 5.9)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Tennis
Tennis
$ 20/hr
($ 10.6 to $ 28)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Astana

On average, shopping budget in Astana is 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.1/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 2.4)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 58
($ 28 to $ 120)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 20 to $ 67)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36
Trainers
Trainers
$ 78
($ 48 to $ 107)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 89
($ 54 to $ 133)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 95

Plane ticket budget

London → Astana
London → Astana
London → Astana
$ 548
(fair price: $ 458)
New York City → Astana
New York City → Astana
New York City → Astana
$ 1020
(fair price: $ 867)
Manchester → Astana
Manchester → Astana
Manchester → Astana
$ 613
(fair price: $ 535)
Dublin → Astana
Dublin → Astana
Dublin → Astana
$ 555
(fair price: $ 489)
Edinburgh → Astana
Edinburgh → Astana
Edinburgh → Astana
$ 655
(fair price: $ 562)
Toronto (Ontario) → Astana
Toronto (Ontario) → Astana
Toronto (Ontario) → Astana
$ 1339
(fair price: $ 1126)
Los Angeles → Astana
Los Angeles  → Astana
Los Angeles  → Astana
$ 1252
(fair price: $ 1042)


About this information on the cost of living in Astana

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

The information about the cost of living in Astana was updated on 21-02-2021.

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