Travel budget and cost of living in Kollam (Kerala) how much does a trip cost?

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Kollam travel budget

Kollam: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Kollam

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 2.8 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 93* (6090 Rs.)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 8.4 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • $ 2.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 353* (23100 Rs.)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 7.8 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 4.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 462* (30282 Rs.)

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


Cost of living in Kollam compared to Kerala in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Kollam in 2019 is 68% less than the average cost of living in United States.

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


Local prices in Kollam by expense type

Restaurant budget in Kollam

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Kollam is 67% cheaper than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.2/person
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 2.7/person
($ 1.6 to $ 3.8)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.7/person
($ 1.8 to $ 4.9)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.4 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.3 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.7)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.2/cup
($ 0.4 to $ 1.8)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Supermarket food budget in Kollam

On average, the price of supermarket food in Kollam is 71% cheaper than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.6/litre
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 0.8/12 eggs
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.3/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 6.1)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.8)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 0.5/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.5
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Kollam

On average, the price of transport in Kollam is 59% cheaper than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

95% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 5.4/month
( $ 5.4)

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

55% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.7
($ 0.4 to $ 1.8)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4

Budget for living and housing in Kollam

On average, the cost of housing in Kollam is 85% cheaper than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 26/month
($ 9.2 to $ 54)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 16/month
($ 4.7 to $ 32)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 208/month
($ 108 to $ 308)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1341
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 132/month
($ 78 to $ 186)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1054
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 354/month
($ 247 to $ 462)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2185
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 231/month
($ 155 to $ 308)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1703
Gym
Gym
$ 8.5/month
($ 6.1 to $ 16)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 69/month
($ 16 to $ 85)

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 933
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1804/yr
($ 354 to $ 3070)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18237

Leisure activity budget in Kollam

On average, budget for leisure activities in Kollam is 81% cheaper than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 2.3/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 3.1)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 3.1/hr
( $ 3.1)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Kollam

On average, shopping budget in Kollam is 46% cheaper than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.7/pack
($ 0.8 to $ 4.7)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 30
($ 13 to $ 47)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 28
($ 9.2 to $ 40)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 46
($ 16 to $ 63)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 38
($ 11 to $ 54)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Delhi
Los Angeles  → Delhi
Los Angeles  → Delhi
$ 1005
(fair price: $ 889)
New York City → Delhi
New York City → Delhi
New York City → Delhi
$ 1048
(fair price: $ 911)
Los Angeles → Mumbai
Los Angeles  → Mumbai
Los Angeles  → Mumbai
$ 1091
(fair price: $ 986)
New York City → Mumbai
New York City → Mumbai
New York City → Mumbai
$ 1076
(fair price: $ 941)
Manchester → Goa
Manchester → Goa
Manchester → Goa
$ 876
(fair price: $ 781)
Manchester → Mumbai
Manchester → Mumbai
Manchester → Mumbai
$ 698
(fair price: $ 617)
Manchester → Delhi
Manchester → Delhi
Manchester → Delhi
$ 683
(fair price: $ 609)
Toronto (Ontario) → Delhi
Toronto (Ontario) → Delhi
Toronto (Ontario) → Delhi
$ 1364
(fair price: $ 1087)
London → Delhi
London → Delhi
London → Delhi
$ 660
(fair price: $ 553)
London → Kerala
London → Kerala
London → Kerala
$ 676
(fair price: $ 607)
Dublin → Mumbai
Dublin → Mumbai
Dublin → Mumbai
$ 639
(fair price: $ 549)
Manchester → Kerala
Manchester → Kerala
Manchester → Kerala
$ 797
(fair price: $ 704)
London → Mumbai
London → Mumbai
London → Mumbai
$ 717
(fair price: $ 610)
London → Goa
London → Goa
London → Goa
$ 741
(fair price: $ 685)
Dublin → Delhi
Dublin → Delhi
Dublin → Delhi
$ 661
(fair price: $ 599)
London → Kolkata
London → Kolkata
London → Kolkata
$ 738
(fair price: $ 655)
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
Toronto (Ontario) → Mumbai
$ 1238
(fair price: $ 1090)
Edinburgh → Delhi
Edinburgh → Delhi
Edinburgh → Delhi
$ 751
(fair price: $ 677)
Dublin → Kerala
Dublin → Kerala
Dublin → Kerala
$ 854
(fair price: $ 743)
New York City → Kerala
New York City → Kerala
New York City → Kerala
$ 1186
(fair price: $ 1082)
Toronto (Ontario) → Kerala
Toronto (Ontario) → Kerala
Toronto (Ontario) → Kerala
$ 1467
(fair price: $ 1304)
Edinburgh → Kerala
Edinburgh → Kerala
Edinburgh → Kerala
$ 817
(fair price: $ 728)
Edinburgh → Mumbai
Edinburgh → Mumbai
Edinburgh → Mumbai
$ 764
(fair price: $ 683)
Manchester → Kolkata
Manchester → Kolkata
Manchester → Kolkata
$ 959
(fair price: $ 794)
Dublin → Goa
Dublin → Goa
Dublin → Goa
$ 856
(fair price: $ 748)
Edinburgh → Goa
Edinburgh → Goa
Edinburgh → Goa
$ 943
(fair price: $ 842)
New York City → Kolkata
New York City → Kolkata
New York City → Kolkata
$ 1263
(fair price: $ 1125)
Dublin → Kolkata
Dublin → Kolkata
Dublin → Kolkata
$ 966
(fair price: $ 835)

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About this information on the cost of living in Kollam

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

The information about the cost of living in Kollam was updated on 18-12-2017.

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