Travel budget in Lebanon

Lebanon: calculate your travel budget

Lebanon: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 36 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1090* (1355970 £)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 116 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3329* (4143706 £)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 131 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 25 per person

Total budget:

$ 4862* (6051066 £)

* 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 Lebanon in 2022

Cost of living: Lebanon VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Lebanon in 2022 is 13% less than 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 Lebanon by city

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

Cities /Lebanon View Details
Beirut 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Beirut
Tripoli (Lebanon) 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tripoli (Lebanon)
Halba 23% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Halba
Sidon 24% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sidon



Local prices in Lebanon by expense type

Lebanon: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Lebanon costs 25% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 13/person
($ 6.1 to $ 34)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 32/person
($ 24 to $ 102)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.8/person
($ 7.3 to $ 11)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.7 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 8.5)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.8 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 6.5)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.1/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 8)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.3/can
($ 1 to $ 4.1)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 2.4)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Lebanon: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Lebanon costs 32% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 40/night
($ 33 to $ 46)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 121
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 97/night
($ 69 to $ 145)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 139
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 136/night
($ 88 to $ 262)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 199
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 127/night
($ 94 to $ 204)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 291
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 204/night
($ 145 to $ 317)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 602
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 52/month
($ 49 to $ 53)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 222/month
($ 127 to $ 412)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 192
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 162/month
($ 114 to $ 257)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 93/month
($ 65 to $ 121)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 243
Family room
Family room
$ 260/month
($ 146 to $ 481)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 182

Lebanon: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Lebanon costs 47% less than in the United States (USA).
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 3.2)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 9.7)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.7/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 8.8)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.2/kg
($ 4.9 to $ 15)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Apples
Apples
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 9.8)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.9
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 4.9)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 4.9)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.4 to $ 1.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3

Lebanon: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Lebanon is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 3.9)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.6/km
($ 1.2 to $ 3.2)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 7.3
($ 4.9 to $ 13)

83% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 38/24hrs
($ 23 to $ 112)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Lebanon: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Lebanon is 5% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 7.3 to $ 20)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 28/hr
($ 13 to $ 38)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 22

Lebanon: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Lebanon is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.7/pack
($ 3 to $ 13)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 90
($ 63 to $ 171)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 57
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 76
($ 44 to $ 124)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46

Plane ticket budget

London → Beirut
London → Beirut
London → Beirut
$ 425
(fair price: $ 335)
Montreal → Beirut
Montreal → Beirut
Montreal → Beirut
$ 959
(fair price: $ 823)
Manchester → Beirut
Manchester → Beirut
Manchester → Beirut
$ 457
(fair price: $ 383)
New York City → Beirut
New York City → Beirut
New York City → Beirut
$ 842
(fair price: $ 735)
Los Angeles → Beirut
Los Angeles  → Beirut
Los Angeles  → Beirut
$ 906
(fair price: $ 772)
Toronto (Ontario) → Beirut
Toronto (Ontario) → Beirut
Toronto (Ontario) → Beirut
$ 1166
(fair price: $ 935)


About the information on the cost of living in Lebanon

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

Information about cost of living in Lebanon updated on 01-10-2022.

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