Travel budget in Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyzstan: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 18 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.4 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 417* (27020 KGS)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 53 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 2 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1222* (79296 KGS)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 74 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1824* (118398 KGS)

* 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 Kyrgyzstan in 2020

Cost of living: Kyrgyzstan VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Kyrgyzstan 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 Kyrgyzstan by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Kyrgyzstan compared to the national average.

Cities /Kyrgyzstan View Details
Bishkek 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bishkek
Talas 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Talas
Naryn 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Naryn

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Local prices in Kyrgyzstan by expense type

Kyrgyzstan: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Kyrgyzstan costs 69% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.7/person
($ 3.8 to $ 7.8)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7.8/person
($ 5.9 to $ 13)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.8/person
($ 3.1 to $ 3.8)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.9)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.1 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Kyrgyzstan: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Kyrgyzstan costs 58% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 21/night
( $ 21)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 34/night
($ 20 to $ 52)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 72/night
($ 45 to $ 134)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 72 to $ 103)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 267/night
($ 165 to $ 394)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 21/month
($ 16 to $ 27)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 71/month
($ 52 to $ 87)

58% 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
$ 108/month
($ 79 to $ 151)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 44/month
($ 38 to $ 48)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 182/month
($ 132 to $ 260)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Kyrgyzstan: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Kyrgyzstan costs 63% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 0.5)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.3/kg
($ 5.4 to $ 8.5)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.7/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 4.7)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.9)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 1.6)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 5.6/kg
($ 4.9 to $ 6.9)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Kyrgyzstan: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Kyrgyzstan costs 72% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 7.8/month
($ 6.2 to $ 9.3)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

12% 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)
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Kyrgyzstan: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Kyrgyzstan costs 66% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 42/month
($ 24 to $ 55)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 21/month
($ 16 to $ 30)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 298/month
($ 156 to $ 388)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 210/month
($ 156 to $ 232)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1111
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 594/month
($ 464 to $ 1160)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2242
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 389/month
($ 310 to $ 542)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1763
Gym
Gym
$ 41/month
($ 24 to $ 55)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 144/month
($ 94 to $ 310)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 971
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8251/yr
($ 3092 to $ 16122)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17203

Kyrgyzstan: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Kyrgyzstan costs 49% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.3/ticket
($ 3.8 to $ 6.2)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 4.7 to $ 16)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Kyrgyzstan: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Kyrgyzstan costs 34% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.2/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 33
($ 24 to $ 55)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 24 to $ 47)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 70
($ 40 to $ 94)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 70
($ 40 to $ 94)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Bishkek
London → Bishkek
London → Bishkek
$ 556
(fair price: $ 501)
New York City → Bishkek
New York City → Bishkek
New York City → Bishkek
$ 1093
(fair price: $ 958)
Manchester → Bishkek
Manchester → Bishkek
Manchester → Bishkek
$ 645
(fair price: $ 578)
Dublin → Bishkek
Dublin → Bishkek
Dublin → Bishkek
$ 581
(fair price: $ 510)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bishkek
Toronto (Ontario) → Bishkek
Toronto (Ontario) → Bishkek
$ 1534
(fair price: $ 1357)
Edinburgh → Bishkek
Edinburgh → Bishkek
Edinburgh → Bishkek
$ 704
(fair price: $ 641)

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About the information on the cost of living in Kyrgyzstan

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

Information about cost of living in Kyrgyzstan updated on 10-01-2020.

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