Skopje travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Skopje

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 23 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.9 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 625* (32116 MKD)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 42 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 6 per person
  • $ 5.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 1402* (72072 MKD)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 66 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 2341* (120316 MKD)

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



Cost of living in Skopje compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Skopje in 2022 is 47% 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 Skopje in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Skopje by expense type

Restaurant budget in Skopje

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Skopje is 55% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.8/person
($ 3.8 to $ 12)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 9.7 to $ 26)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.9/person
($ 3.8 to $ 5.9)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.2 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 2.9)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.7)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.7/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 2.3)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Hotel and accommodation budget in Skopje

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Skopje is 65% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 35/night
($ 20 to $ 52)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 38 to $ 65)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 189
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 81/night
($ 63 to $ 104)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 280
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 137/night
($ 93 to $ 249)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 562
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 27/month
($ 18 to $ 34)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 63/month
($ 42 to $ 100)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 186
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 118/month
($ 54 to $ 259)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 46/month
($ 33 to $ 61)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 237
Family room
Family room
$ 110/month
($ 59 to $ 189)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Skopje

On average, the price of supermarket food in Skopje is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.9)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.7)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.3/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 8.7)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.9)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Skopje

On average, the price of transport in Skopje is 47% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
($ 0.7 to $ 1)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 2.2)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 26/24hrs
($ 4.8 to $ 95)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Skopje

On average, budget for leisure activities in Skopje is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.9/ticket
($ 4.9 to $ 7.8)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 16/hr
($ 6.8 to $ 30)

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

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Skopje

On average, shopping budget in Skopje is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.9/pack
($ 2.5 to $ 3.3)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 70
($ 24 to $ 131)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 21 to $ 59)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

London → Skopje
London → Skopje
London → Skopje
$ 194
(fair price: $ 141)
New York City → Skopje
New York City → Skopje
New York City → Skopje
$ 815
(fair price: $ 685)
Manchester → Skopje
Manchester → Skopje
Manchester → Skopje
$ 256
(fair price: $ 193)
Dublin → Skopje
Dublin → Skopje
Dublin → Skopje
$ 239
(fair price: $ 185)
Toronto (Ontario) → Skopje
Toronto (Ontario) → Skopje
Toronto (Ontario) → Skopje
$ 1009
(fair price: $ 866)
Chicago → Skopje
Chicago → Skopje
Chicago → Skopje
$ 906
(fair price: $ 778)


About this information on the cost of living in Skopje

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

The information about the cost of living in Skopje was updated on 08-08-2022.

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