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:

  • $ 100 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2081*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 137 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 4328*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 193 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 83 per person
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 33 per person

Total budget:

$ 7430*

* 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 2022

Cost of living: Louisiana VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Louisiana in 2022 is 12% 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 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in New Orleans
Baton Rouge 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Baton Rouge
Lake Charles 20% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lake Charles
Shreveport 20% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Shreveport



Local prices in Louisiana by expense type

Louisiana: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Louisiana is 4% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 24/person
($ 14 to $ 47)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 45/person
($ 30 to $ 73)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.2/person
($ 8.6 to $ 11)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.5 for 500ml
($ 2.3 to $ 5.7)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.8 for 330ml
($ 2.9 to $ 6.9)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.3/cup
($ 1.7 to $ 8)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 1.2 to $ 4.5)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 2.3)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Louisiana: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Louisiana costs 11% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 146/night
($ 128 to $ 164)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 116/night
($ 83 to $ 170)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 144
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 158/night
($ 119 to $ 219)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 228/night
($ 189 to $ 288)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 300
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 593/night
($ 511 to $ 666)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 637
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 201/month
($ 159 to $ 249)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 130
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 139/month
($ 106 to $ 187)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 196
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 126/month
($ 85 to $ 183)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 200/month
($ 162 to $ 242)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 257
Family room
Family room
$ 126/month
($ 88 to $ 185)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188

Louisiana: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Louisiana is 13% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.2
Bread
Bread
$ 4.8/500g
($ 3.8 to $ 6.3)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Rice
Rice
$ 4.8/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 8.8)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.8/12 eggs
($ 3.3 to $ 4.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Chicken
Chicken
$ 14/kg
($ 7.6 to $ 21)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 5.7/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 8.4)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 13)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 10.2)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2
($ 1.2 to $ 3.5)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Louisiana: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Louisiana is 5% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.4 to $ 2.9)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.2/km
($ 1.4 to $ 4.3)

67% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.4
($ 4.1 to $ 9.2)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 39/24hrs
($ 21 to $ 59)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Louisiana: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Louisiana is 47% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 17/ticket
($ 14 to $ 24)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 36/hr
($ 13 to $ 59)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Louisiana: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Louisiana is 15% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8.6/pack
($ 7.4 to $ 9.2)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 65
($ 41 to $ 104)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 59
($ 29 to $ 88)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

New York City → New Orleans
New York City → New Orleans
New York City → New Orleans
$ 237
(fair price: $ 161)
London → New Orleans
London → New Orleans
London → New Orleans
$ 824
(fair price: $ 729)
Los Angeles → New Orleans
Los Angeles  → New Orleans
Los Angeles  → New Orleans
$ 328
(fair price: $ 224)
Toronto (Ontario) → New Orleans
Toronto (Ontario) → New Orleans
Toronto (Ontario) → New Orleans
$ 535
(fair price: $ 413)
Manchester → New Orleans
Manchester → New Orleans
Manchester → New Orleans
$ 930
(fair price: $ 789)
Chicago → New Orleans
Chicago → New Orleans
Chicago → New Orleans
$ 389
(fair price: $ 204)
London → New York City
London → New York City
London → New York City
$ 443
(fair price: $ 419)
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
$ 548
(fair price: $ 486)
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
$ 459
(fair price: $ 410)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 223
(fair price: $ 150)
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
$ 748
(fair price: $ 682)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 563
(fair price: $ 519)


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 26-11-2022.

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