Travel budget in Montenegro

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Montenegro: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 40 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.9 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 867* (728 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 69 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 7.4 per person
  • $ 6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1799* (1512 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 96 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 2874* (2408 €)

* 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 Montenegro in 2020

Cost of living: Montenegro VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Montenegro 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 in Montenegro by city

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

Cities /Montenegro View Details
Podgorica 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Podgorica
Kotor 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Kotor
Bar 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Bar
Budva 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Budva
Tivat 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tivat
Herceg Novi 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Herceg Novi
Ulcinj 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Ulcinj

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Local prices in Montenegro by expense type

Montenegro: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Montenegro costs 44% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.3/person
($ 4.8 to $ 12)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 10.2 to $ 24)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.6/person
($ 3.6 to $ 4.8)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.4 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.7/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.7 to $ 2.4)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Montenegro: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Montenegro costs 48% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 40/night
($ 40 to $ 40)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 64/night
($ 48 to $ 90)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 75/night
($ 48 to $ 121)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 118/night
($ 76 to $ 175)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 250/night
($ 196 to $ 333)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 45/month
($ 42 to $ 47)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 96/month
($ 55 to $ 165)

43% 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
$ 125/month
($ 76 to $ 192)

24% 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
$ 77/month
($ 54 to $ 114)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 158/month
($ 76 to $ 327)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Montenegro: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Montenegro costs 54% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 5.6/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 12)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.6/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 7.2)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Salad
Salad
$ 1/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 7.4/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 15)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Montenegro: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Montenegro costs 26% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 34/month
($ 24 to $ 42)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.7)

108% 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)
$ 1.2
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 33/24hrs
($ 7.2 to $ 152)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Montenegro: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Montenegro costs 51% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 122/month
($ 72 to $ 204)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 29/month
($ 23 to $ 44)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 71
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 367/month
($ 275 to $ 478)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1470
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 271/month
($ 180 to $ 359)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1175
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 674/month
($ 419 to $ 1076)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2352
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 475/month
($ 299 to $ 717)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1853
Gym
Gym
$ 38/month
($ 24 to $ 48)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 174/month
($ 72 to $ 299)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1008
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9410/yr
($ 5975 to $ 11949)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17632

Montenegro: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Montenegro costs 42% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6/ticket
($ 4.8 to $ 7.2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 7.2 to $ 18)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Montenegro: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Montenegro costs 4% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.8/pack
($ 3.3 to $ 4.5)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 66
($ 24 to $ 120)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 18 to $ 48)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 88
($ 60 to $ 108)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 102
($ 60 to $ 144)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

London → Podgorica
London → Podgorica
London → Podgorica
$ 200
(fair price: $ 151)
Dublin → Podgorica
Dublin → Podgorica
Dublin → Podgorica
$ 241
(fair price: $ 177)
Manchester → Podgorica
Manchester → Podgorica
Manchester → Podgorica
$ 286
(fair price: $ 223)
New York City → Podgorica
New York City → Podgorica
New York City → Podgorica
$ 820
(fair price: $ 683)
Edinburgh → Podgorica
Edinburgh → Podgorica
Edinburgh → Podgorica
$ 287
(fair price: $ 225)
Toronto (Ontario) → Podgorica
Toronto (Ontario) → Podgorica
Toronto (Ontario) → Podgorica
$ 981
(fair price: $ 855)
Los Angeles → Podgorica
Los Angeles  → Podgorica
Los Angeles  → Podgorica
$ 897
(fair price: $ 781)
Montreal → Podgorica
Montreal → Podgorica
Montreal → Podgorica
$ 1026
(fair price: $ 889)

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About the information on the cost of living in Montenegro

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

Information about cost of living in Montenegro updated on 30-06-2020.

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