Travel budget in Louisiana

Louisiana: calculate your travel budget

Louisiana: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 93 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 5.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1850*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 126 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3601*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 174 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 63 per person
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 25 per person

Total budget:

$ 5924*

* 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 Louisiana in 2021

Cost of living: Louisiana VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Louisiana in 2021 is 6% higher 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 Louisiana by city

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

Cities /Louisiana View Details
New Orleans 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in New Orleans
Shreveport 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Shreveport
Lake Charles 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lake Charles
Baton Rouge 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Baton Rouge


Local prices in Louisiana by expense type

Louisiana: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Louisiana is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 18/person
($ 10.2 to $ 28)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 34/person
($ 24 to $ 52)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.1/person
($ 7 to $ 10.2)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.6 for 500ml
($ 2 to $ 6.1)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.6 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 4.5)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.5/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 7)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.9/can
($ 1.1 to $ 2.5)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Louisiana: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Louisiana costs 15% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 104/night
($ 81 to $ 133)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 107/night
($ 81 to $ 143)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 113 to $ 182)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 206/night
($ 183 to $ 236)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 418/night
($ 418 to $ 418)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 151/month
($ 122 to $ 182)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 128/month
($ 97 to $ 167)

24% 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
$ 119/month
($ 84 to $ 163)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 192/month
($ 158 to $ 229)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 120/month
($ 85 to $ 171)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Louisiana: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Louisiana is 4% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.6/500g
($ 2.3 to $ 4.7)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 6.7)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.2/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 3.8)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.4/kg
($ 4.4 to $ 14)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 4.3/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 6.7)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.7/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 6.7)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3/kg
($ 1 to $ 6.2)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Louisiana: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Louisiana is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.3/ticket
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.2/km
($ 1.3 to $ 3.1)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.6/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5
($ 3.6 to $ 8.1)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 42/24hrs
($ 23 to $ 147)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Louisiana: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Louisiana is 31% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 10.2 to $ 16)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 27/hr
($ 12 to $ 16)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Louisiana: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Louisiana is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 7/pack
($ 6.1 to $ 8.4)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 55
($ 36 to $ 93)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 32 to $ 52)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → New Orleans
Los Angeles  → New Orleans
Los Angeles  → New Orleans
$ 315
(fair price: $ 232)
New York City → New Orleans
New York City → New Orleans
New York City → New Orleans
$ 263
(fair price: $ 181)
London → New Orleans
London → New Orleans
London → New Orleans
$ 854
(fair price: $ 694)
Manchester → New Orleans
Manchester → New Orleans
Manchester → New Orleans
$ 887
(fair price: $ 733)
Toronto (Ontario) → New Orleans
Toronto (Ontario) → New Orleans
Toronto (Ontario) → New Orleans
$ 521
(fair price: $ 404)
Dublin → New Orleans
Dublin → New Orleans
Dublin → New Orleans
$ 716
(fair price: $ 615)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 194
(fair price: $ 132)
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
$ 729
(fair price: $ 612)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 511
(fair price: $ 432)
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
$ 277
(fair price: $ 194)
London → New York City
London → New York City
London → New York City
$ 414
(fair price: $ 376)
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
$ 556
(fair price: $ 464)


About the information on the cost of living in Louisiana

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

Information about cost of living in Louisiana updated on 17-12-2017.

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