Travel budget the islands of Madeira

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Madeira: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday the islands of Madeira for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 36 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1086* (910 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 81 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 8 per person

Total budget:

$ 2396* (2016 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 119 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 3756* (3150 €)

* 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 the islands of Madeira in 2020

Cost of living: Madeira VS United States

On average, the cost of living the islands of Madeira in 2020 is essentially the same as 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 the islands of Madeira by city

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

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Local prices the islands of Madeira by expense type

Madeira: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant the islands of Madeira costs 42% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 7.2/person
($ 6 to $ 9.6)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 9.6 to $ 30)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.9/person
($ 6 to $ 7.2)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.4 for 500ml
($ 1.4 to $ 3.6)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.6 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.3/cup
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Madeira: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget the islands of Madeira costs 32% less than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 42 to $ 70)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 108/night
($ 67 to $ 173)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 138/night
($ 106 to $ 171)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 217/night
($ 163 to $ 302)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 508
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 40/month
($ 33 to $ 47)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 185/month
($ 103 to $ 315)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 132/month
($ 82 to $ 207)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 171/month
($ 126 to $ 244)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 199/month
($ 116 to $ 342)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Madeira: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food the islands of Madeira costs 43% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 3.6)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.6/kg
($ 5.9 to $ 9.6)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.7/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 7.4)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.4/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 18)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Madeira: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport the islands of Madeira is 14% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.4/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 2.6)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 48/month
($ 42 to $ 55)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.2/km
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

141% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.5
($ 4.2 to $ 4.8)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 41/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 143)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Madeira: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing the islands of Madeira costs 39% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 91/month
($ 64 to $ 216)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 46/month
($ 35 to $ 60)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 720/month
($ 538 to $ 897)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1426
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 549/month
($ 419 to $ 658)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1139
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1267/month
($ 837 to $ 1793)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2297
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 849/month
($ 658 to $ 956)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1808
Gym
Gym
$ 52/month
($ 42 to $ 60)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 180/month
($ 72 to $ 230)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 995
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2988/yr
($ 2868 to $ 3107)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17403

Madeira: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities the islands of Madeira is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 9)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 23/hr
($ 15 to $ 36)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Madeira: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget the islands of Madeira is 11% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.5/pack
($ 5.4 to $ 6.6)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 101
($ 66 to $ 120)

110% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 28
($ 24 to $ 48)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 84
($ 48 to $ 107)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 108
($ 78 to $ 144)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

London → Funchal
London → Funchal
London → Funchal
$ 253
(fair price: $ 211)
Manchester → Funchal
Manchester → Funchal
Manchester → Funchal
$ 288
(fair price: $ 244)
Dublin → Funchal
Dublin → Funchal
Dublin → Funchal
$ 281
(fair price: $ 241)
Edinburgh → Funchal
Edinburgh → Funchal
Edinburgh → Funchal
$ 395
(fair price: $ 324)
New York City → Funchal
New York City → Funchal
New York City → Funchal
$ 839
(fair price: $ 674)
Toronto (Ontario) → Funchal
Toronto (Ontario) → Funchal
Toronto (Ontario) → Funchal
$ 931
(fair price: $ 795)
Montreal → Funchal
Montreal → Funchal
Montreal → Funchal
$ 1083
(fair price: $ 944)
Los Angeles → Funchal
Los Angeles  → Funchal
Los Angeles  → Funchal
$ 1021
(fair price: $ 887)
Los Angeles → Lisbon
Los Angeles  → Lisbon
Los Angeles  → Lisbon
$ 854
(fair price: $ 720)
New York City → Lisbon
New York City → Lisbon
New York City → Lisbon
$ 665
(fair price: $ 561)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lisbon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lisbon
Toronto (Ontario) → Lisbon
$ 688
(fair price: $ 607)
Montreal → Lisbon
Montreal → Lisbon
Montreal → Lisbon
$ 768
(fair price: $ 674)
New York City → Porto
New York City → Porto
New York City → Porto
$ 688
(fair price: $ 555)
Edinburgh → Faro (Algarve)
Edinburgh → Faro (Algarve)
Edinburgh → Faro (Algarve)
$ 228
(fair price: $ 181)
Toronto (Ontario) → Porto
Toronto (Ontario) → Porto
Toronto (Ontario) → Porto
$ 728
(fair price: $ 645)
Edinburgh → Lisbon
Edinburgh → Lisbon
Edinburgh → Lisbon
$ 216
(fair price: $ 185)
Edinburgh → Porto
Edinburgh → Porto
Edinburgh → Porto
$ 229
(fair price: $ 193)
Montreal → Porto
Montreal → Porto
Montreal → Porto
$ 872
(fair price: $ 734)
Sydney → Lisbon
Sydney → Lisbon
Sydney → Lisbon
$ 1328
(fair price: $ 1148)
Melbourne → Lisbon
Melbourne → Lisbon
Melbourne → Lisbon
$ 1383
(fair price: $ 1183)
New York City → Faro (Algarve)
New York City → Faro (Algarve)
New York City → Faro (Algarve)
$ 722
(fair price: $ 605)
London → Lisbon
London → Lisbon
London → Lisbon
$ 141
(fair price: $ 122)
Manchester → Faro (Algarve)
Manchester → Faro (Algarve)
Manchester → Faro (Algarve)
$ 167
(fair price: $ 137)
Los Angeles → Porto
Los Angeles  → Porto
Los Angeles  → Porto
$ 970
(fair price: $ 737)
Toronto (Ontario) → Faro (Algarve)
Toronto (Ontario) → Faro (Algarve)
Toronto (Ontario) → Faro (Algarve)
$ 802
(fair price: $ 691)
Dublin → Porto
Dublin → Porto
Dublin → Porto
$ 161
(fair price: $ 133)
Manchester → Porto
Manchester → Porto
Manchester → Porto
$ 181
(fair price: $ 147)
Manchester → Lisbon
Manchester → Lisbon
Manchester → Lisbon
$ 195
(fair price: $ 157)
Dublin → Faro (Algarve)
Dublin → Faro (Algarve)
Dublin → Faro (Algarve)
$ 165
(fair price: $ 138)
Perth → Lisbon
Perth → Lisbon
Perth → Lisbon
$ 1284
(fair price: $ 1075)
Sydney → Porto
Sydney → Porto
Sydney → Porto
$ 1614
(fair price: $ 1347)
London → Porto
London → Porto
London → Porto
$ 157
(fair price: $ 133)
Auckland → Lisbon
Auckland → Lisbon
Auckland → Lisbon
$ 1471
(fair price: $ 1255)
London → Faro (Algarve)
London → Faro (Algarve)
London → Faro (Algarve)
$ 164
(fair price: $ 131)
Montreal → Faro (Algarve)
Montreal → Faro (Algarve)
Montreal → Faro (Algarve)
$ 905
(fair price: $ 787)
Dublin → Lisbon
Dublin → Lisbon
Dublin → Lisbon
$ 156
(fair price: $ 118)
Melbourne → Porto
Melbourne → Porto
Melbourne → Porto
$ 1584
(fair price: $ 1345)
Los Angeles → Faro (Algarve)
Los Angeles  → Faro (Algarve)
Los Angeles  → Faro (Algarve)
$ 941
(fair price: $ 784)
Sydney → Faro (Algarve)
Sydney → Faro (Algarve)
Sydney → Faro (Algarve)
$ 1566
(fair price: $ 1334)

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About the information on the cost of living the islands of Madeira

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

Information about cost of living the islands of Madeira updated on 07-02-2020.

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