Baton Rouge travel budget

Baton Rouge: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Baton Rouge

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1699*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 123 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 3503*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 174 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 56 per person
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 5767*

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


Cost of living in Baton Rouge compared to Louisiana in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Baton Rouge in 2021 is 10% 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 Baton Rouge in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Baton Rouge by expense type

Restaurant budget in Baton Rouge

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Baton Rouge is 9% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 9.1 to $ 28)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 26 to $ 33)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 5.4 to $ 11)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.3 for 500ml
($ 2.6 to $ 5.9)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 3)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.9/cup
($ 3.7 to $ 5.9)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 1.6 to $ 2.2)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Baton Rouge

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Baton Rouge is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 67 to $ 102)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 95/night
($ 71 to $ 126)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 151/night
($ 104 to $ 224)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 198/night
($ 158 to $ 247)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 132/month
($ 83 to $ 201)

21% 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
$ 106/month
($ 75 to $ 151)

36% 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
$ 202/month
($ 175 to $ 242)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 124/month
($ 81 to $ 200)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Baton Rouge

On average, the price of supermarket food in Baton Rouge is 5% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1 to $ 2)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.6/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 4.2)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 2.4)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 10.2/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 17)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 6.6/kg
($ 3.5 to $ 10.4)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 3.7)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.4
($ 2.2 to $ 2.6)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Baton Rouge

On average, the price of transport in Baton Rouge is 13% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.2/ticket
($ 1.9 to $ 2.5)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 1.3 to $ 2.6)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.6/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

11% 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)
$ 4.3
($ 4.3 to $ 7.5)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Leisure activity budget in Baton Rouge

On average, budget for leisure activities in Baton Rouge is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 9.1 to $ 15)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 5.4/hr
( $ 5.4)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Baton Rouge

On average, shopping budget in Baton Rouge is 8% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.6/pack
( $ 5.6)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 48
($ 28 to $ 71)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 22 to $ 54)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 190
(fair price: $ 132)
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
$ 728
(fair price: $ 619)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 510
(fair price: $ 434)
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
$ 277
(fair price: $ 193)
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: $ 463)


About this information on the cost of living in Baton Rouge

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

The information about the cost of living in Baton Rouge was updated on 17-12-2017.

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