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.
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2341* (1293264 F CFA)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 157 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 3 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 3166* (1749090 F CFA)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 216 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 2.1 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 4520* (2497250 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 2020

Cost of living: Niger VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Niger 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 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

Niger: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Niger costs 36% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.7/person
( $ 2.7)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 23/person
($ 17 to $ 28)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
( $ 11)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.7 for 500ml
( $ 2.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
( $ 2.7)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
( $ 0.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
( $ 1)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Niger: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Niger is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 149/night
($ 149 to $ 149)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 165/night
($ 124 to $ 217)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 309/night
($ 309 to $ 309)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 244/night
($ 237 to $ 251)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 202/month
($ 198 to $ 208)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 185/month
($ 127 to $ 251)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Family room
Family room
$ 452/month
($ 365 to $ 557)

159% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Niger: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Niger costs 36% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.2/litre
( $ 2.2)

145% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 0.6/kg
( $ 0.6)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.3/kg
( $ 6.3)

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

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
( $ 1.3)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 7.3/kg
( $ 7.3)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Niger: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Niger costs 39% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
( $ 1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

38% 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)
$ 0.4
( $ 0.4)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4

Niger: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Niger costs 18% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 388/month
( $ 388)

129% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
( $ 0.2)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 65/month
( $ 65)

7% 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)
$ 383/month
( $ 383)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1447
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 311/month
( $ 311)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1155
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 538/month
( $ 538)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2323
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 431/month
( $ 431)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1830
Gym
Gym
$ 55/month
( $ 55)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 1277/month
( $ 1277)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1003
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1641/yr
( $ 1641)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17436

Niger: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Niger costs 37% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.1/ticket
( $ 9.1)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.1/hr
( $ 9.1)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Niger: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Niger costs 28% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.7/pack
( $ 1.7)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 55
( $ 55)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 21
( $ 21)

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

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 102
( $ 102)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Niamey
London → Niamey
London → Niamey
$ 953
(fair price: $ 846)
Montreal → Niamey
Montreal → Niamey
Montreal → Niamey
$ 1393
(fair price: $ 1160)

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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 03-07-2020.

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