Travel budget in Niger

Niger: calculate your travel budget

Niger: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 149 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 2.9 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2264* (1237502 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 158 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 3 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2915* (1593396 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 219 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 2.1 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 4688* (2562224 F CFA)

* 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 Niger in 2019

Cost of living: Niger VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Niger in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Niger in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Niger by city

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

Cities /Niger View Details
Niamey 19% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Niamey

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Local prices in Niger by expense type

Restaurant budget in Niger

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Niger costs 41% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.7/person
( $ 2.7)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
( $ 28)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.7 for 500ml
( $ 2.7)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
( $ 2.7)

10% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
( $ 0.6)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
( $ 1)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Niger

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Niger is 28% more expensive than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 149/night
($ 149 to $ 149)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 168/night
($ 130 to $ 218)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 179
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 308/night
($ 308 to $ 308)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 260
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 237/night
($ 236 to $ 237)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 205/month
($ 199 to $ 212)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 180/month
($ 131 to $ 242)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Family room
Family room
$ 498/month
($ 429 to $ 587)

183% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Niger

On average, the price of supermarket food in Niger costs 34% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 2.2/litre
( $ 2.2)

151% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.6/kg
( $ 0.6)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.3/kg
( $ 6.3)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
( $ 1.4)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
( $ 1.3)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 7.3/kg
( $ 7.3)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Niger

On average, the price of transport in Niger costs 41% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
( $ 1)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

29% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.4
( $ 0.4)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.7

Budget for living and housing in Niger

On average, the cost of housing in Niger costs 5% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 388/month
( $ 388)

139% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
( $ 0.2)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 65/month
( $ 65)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 821/month
( $ 821)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1382
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 457/month
( $ 457)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1096
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1459/month
( $ 1459)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2243
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 452/month
( $ 452)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1756
Gym
Gym
$ 55/month
( $ 55)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 1277/month
( $ 1277)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 961
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1641/yr
( $ 1641)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17191

Leisure activity budget in Niger

On average, budget for leisure activities in Niger costs 36% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.1/ticket
( $ 9.1)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.1/hr
( $ 9.1)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Niger

On average, shopping budget in Niger costs 33% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.8/pack
( $ 1.8)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 55
( $ 55)

18% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 21
( $ 21)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 60
( $ 60)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 102
( $ 102)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Niamey
London → Niamey
London → Niamey
$ 949
(fair price: $ 844)

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About the information on the cost of living in Niger

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

Information about cost of living in Niger updated on 29-10-2019.

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