Jelgava travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Jelgava

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 39 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.9 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 987* (546 LVL)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 62 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 9.2 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1889* (1036 LVL)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 84 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 2844* (1554 LVL)

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


Cost of living in Jelgava compared to Latvia in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Jelgava in 2020 is 29% 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 Jelgava in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Jelgava by expense type

Restaurant budget in Jelgava

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Jelgava is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.4/person
($ 4.2 to $ 9.6)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 17/person
($ 6 to $ 21)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6/person
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.4 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.4 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Jelgava

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Jelgava is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 40/night
($ 38 to $ 42)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 61/night
($ 34 to $ 127)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 63/night
($ 38 to $ 102)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 106/night
($ 64 to $ 188)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 312/night
($ 134 to $ 973)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 508
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 48/month
($ 36 to $ 63)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 274/month
($ 54 to $ 937)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 143/month
($ 64 to $ 275)

15% 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
$ 65/month
($ 39 to $ 93)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 180/month
($ 93 to $ 386)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Jelgava

On average, the price of supermarket food in Jelgava is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 7.9/kg
($ 4.2 to $ 11)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 7.2)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.7/kg
($ 6 to $ 10.5)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Jelgava

On average, the price of transport in Jelgava is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 1.8)

27% 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)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

89% more 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)
$ 1.7
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Jelgava

On average, the cost of housing in Jelgava is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 204/month
($ 84 to $ 239)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 17/month
($ 9.6 to $ 24)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 341/month
($ 263 to $ 419)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1426
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 228/month
( $ 228)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1139
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 419/month
($ 359 to $ 478)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2297
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 323/month
( $ 323)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1808
Gym
Gym
$ 51/month
($ 42 to $ 58)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 180/month
($ 180 to $ 299)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 995
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5975/yr
($ 5975 to $ 19119)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17403

Leisure activity budget in Jelgava

On average, budget for leisure activities in Jelgava is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.2/ticket
($ 4.8 to $ 7.2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 24/hr
( $ 24)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Jelgava

On average, shopping budget in Jelgava is 4% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.5/pack
($ 4.1 to $ 4.8)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 66
($ 36 to $ 90)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 24 to $ 48)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 52 to $ 96)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 96
($ 48 to $ 114)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Riga
Edinburgh → Riga
Edinburgh → Riga
$ 188
(fair price: $ 162)
Manchester → Riga
Manchester → Riga
Manchester → Riga
$ 163
(fair price: $ 133)
New York City → Riga
New York City → Riga
New York City → Riga
$ 656
(fair price: $ 560)
Los Angeles → Riga
Los Angeles  → Riga
Los Angeles  → Riga
$ 887
(fair price: $ 716)
Dublin → Riga
Dublin → Riga
Dublin → Riga
$ 186
(fair price: $ 150)
Toronto (Ontario) → Riga
Toronto (Ontario) → Riga
Toronto (Ontario) → Riga
$ 947
(fair price: $ 781)
London → Riga
London → Riga
London → Riga
$ 137
(fair price: $ 116)
Sydney → Riga
Sydney → Riga
Sydney → Riga
$ 1726
(fair price: $ 1424)
Montreal → Riga
Montreal → Riga
Montreal → Riga
$ 960
(fair price: $ 823)

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About this information on the cost of living in Jelgava

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

The information about the cost of living in Jelgava was updated on 19-02-2020.

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