Travel budget and cost of living in Lithuania how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Lithuania

Lithuania: calculate your travel budget

Lithuania: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 34 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.3 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 864* (2380 LTL)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 60 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 7.8 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 1896* (5236 LTL)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 82 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 2998* (8274 LTL)

* 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 Lithuania in 2019

Cost of living: Lithuania VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Lithuania in 2019 is 27% less than United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Lithuania in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Lithuania by city

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

Cities /Lithuania View Details
Visaginas 9% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Visaginas
Klaipeda 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Klaipeda
Vilnius 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Vilnius
Kaunas 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Kaunas
Alytus 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Alytus
Druskininkai 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Druskininkai

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Local prices in Lithuania by expense type

Restaurant budget in Lithuania

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Lithuania costs 32% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.4/person
($ 6 to $ 12)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 15 to $ 24)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6/person
($ 5.1 to $ 7.2)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.2 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 3.8)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.6 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 2.4)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.4/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 3)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Lithuania

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Lithuania costs 52% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 34/night
($ 34 to $ 34)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 40 to $ 84)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 70/night
($ 52 to $ 112)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 77 to $ 114)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 198/night
($ 187 to $ 212)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 502
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 49/month
($ 28 to $ 130)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 71/month
($ 52 to $ 96)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 101/month
($ 72 to $ 136)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 104/month
($ 94 to $ 120)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 161/month
($ 125 to $ 202)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Lithuania

On average, the price of supermarket food in Lithuania costs 45% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.4)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.8/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 15)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.7/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 7.2)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.4)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.6/kg
($ 6 to $ 11)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Lithuania

On average, the price of transport in Lithuania costs 22% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.2/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 35/month
($ 33 to $ 36)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

86% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.2
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 44/24hrs
($ 23 to $ 109)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Lithuania

On average, the cost of housing in Lithuania costs 49% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 164/month
($ 108 to $ 226)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 13/month
($ 8.4 to $ 18)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 459/month
($ 299 to $ 598)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 303/month
($ 180 to $ 419)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 759/month
($ 478 to $ 1076)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 480/month
($ 359 to $ 717)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 39/month
($ 24 to $ 60)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 373/month
($ 239 to $ 478)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 10011/yr
($ 4780 to $ 14339)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Lithuania

On average, budget for leisure activities in Lithuania is essentially the same as in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.4/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 9.6)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 22/hr
($ 12 to $ 30)

30% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Lithuania

On average, shopping budget in Lithuania is 13% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.3/pack
($ 4.2 to $ 4.8)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 79
($ 36 to $ 120)

68% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 24 to $ 60)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 90
($ 72 to $ 120)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 121
($ 72 to $ 180)

18% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Dublin → Vilnius
Dublin → Vilnius
Dublin → Vilnius
$ 193
(fair price: $ 157)
New York City → Vilnius
New York City → Vilnius
New York City → Vilnius
$ 758
(fair price: $ 639)
Manchester → Vilnius
Manchester → Vilnius
Manchester → Vilnius
$ 234
(fair price: $ 213)
Edinburgh → Vilnius
Edinburgh → Vilnius
Edinburgh → Vilnius
$ 249
(fair price: $ 224)
London → Vilnius
London → Vilnius
London → Vilnius
$ 119
(fair price: $ 110)
Los Angeles → Vilnius
Los Angeles  → Vilnius
Los Angeles  → Vilnius
$ 1121
(fair price: $ 930)
Toronto (Ontario) → Vilnius
Toronto (Ontario) → Vilnius
Toronto (Ontario) → Vilnius
$ 1042
(fair price: $ 912)

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About the information on the cost of living in Lithuania

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

Information about cost of living in Lithuania updated on 22-05-2019.

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