Yangon (Rangoon) travel budget

Yangon (Rangoon): calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Yangon (Rangoon)

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Yangon (Rangoon) for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 18 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 433* (550256 MMK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 36 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • $ 3.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 1111* (1414490 MMK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2185* (2782122 MMK)

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


Cost of living in Yangon (Rangoon) compared to Myanmar in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Yangon (Rangoon) in 2020 is 41% 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 Yangon (Rangoon) in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Yangon (Rangoon) by expense type

Restaurant budget in Yangon (Rangoon)

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Yangon (Rangoon) is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.3/person
($ 1.1 to $ 5.5)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 13/person
($ 8.2 to $ 21)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.3/person
($ 3.8 to $ 7.8)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.8 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.4/cup
($ 1.7 to $ 3.3)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Yangon (Rangoon)

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Yangon (Rangoon) is 55% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 21/night
($ 15 to $ 28)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 30/night
($ 20 to $ 44)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 42/night
($ 28 to $ 65)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 110/night
($ 71 to $ 161)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 245/night
($ 140 to $ 401)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 22/month
($ 16 to $ 30)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 144/month
($ 79 to $ 253)

14% 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
$ 132/month
($ 65 to $ 223)

20% 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
$ 32/month
($ 20 to $ 48)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 173/month
($ 59 to $ 380)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Yangon (Rangoon)

On average, the price of supermarket food in Yangon (Rangoon) is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 2.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.7/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 23/kg
( $ 23)

97% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.5/kg
($ 5.4 to $ 11)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 1.1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.1/kg
($ 5.5 to $ 6.7)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Yangon (Rangoon)

On average, the price of transport in Yangon (Rangoon) is 57% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 10/month
($ 8 to $ 23)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

13% more 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)
$ 1.1
($ 0.7 to $ 1.7)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Yangon (Rangoon)

On average, the cost of housing in Yangon (Rangoon) is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 27/month
($ 11 to $ 34)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 93/month
($ 61 to $ 112)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 968/month
($ 662 to $ 1653)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 483/month
($ 211 to $ 772)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2176/month
($ 1543 to $ 3086)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1402/month
($ 662 to $ 2204)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 52/month
($ 34 to $ 84)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 349/month
($ 199 to $ 1102)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9916/yr
($ 2204 to $ 18728)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Yangon (Rangoon)

On average, budget for leisure activities in Yangon (Rangoon) is 66% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.6/ticket
($ 2.5 to $ 5)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6.1/hr
($ 3.3 to $ 7.8)

62% 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 Yangon (Rangoon)

On average, shopping budget in Yangon (Rangoon) is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.5/pack
($ 1.4 to $ 3.3)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 63
($ 40 to $ 84)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 51
($ 26 to $ 78)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 109
($ 84 to $ 177)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 103
($ 84 to $ 112)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Yangon (Rangoon)
London → Yangon (Rangoon)
London → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 803
(fair price: $ 700)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 635
(fair price: $ 553)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 947
(fair price: $ 851)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1213
(fair price: $ 929)
Los Angeles → Yangon (Rangoon)
Los Angeles  → Yangon (Rangoon)
Los Angeles  → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1162
(fair price: $ 876)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 576
(fair price: $ 500)
Perth → Yangon (Rangoon)
Perth → Yangon (Rangoon)
Perth → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 550
(fair price: $ 487)
Dublin → Yangon (Rangoon)
Dublin → Yangon (Rangoon)
Dublin → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1021
(fair price: $ 916)
Montreal → Yangon (Rangoon)
Montreal → Yangon (Rangoon)
Montreal → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1463
(fair price: $ 1240)
Edinburgh → Yangon (Rangoon)
Edinburgh → Yangon (Rangoon)
Edinburgh → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1093
(fair price: $ 978)
Toronto (Ontario) → Yangon (Rangoon)
Toronto (Ontario) → Yangon (Rangoon)
Toronto (Ontario) → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 2004
(fair price: $ 1241)
Auckland → Yangon (Rangoon)
Auckland → Yangon (Rangoon)
Auckland → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 854
(fair price: $ 760)

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About this information on the cost of living in Yangon (Rangoon)

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

The information about the cost of living in Yangon (Rangoon) was updated on 14-10-2020.

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