Travel budget in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais

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North of France: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 42 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1208* (1022 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3162* (2646 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 120 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 52 per person
  • $ 48 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 5146* (4312 €)

* 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 the Nord-Pas-de-Calais in 2020

Cost of living: North of France VS United States

On average, the cost of living in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais 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 the Nord-Pas-de-Calais by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais compared to the national average.

Cities /North of France View Details
Lille 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lille
Valenciennes 11% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Valenciennes

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Local prices in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais by expense type

North of France: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais costs 3% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 15/person
($ 12 to $ 18)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 23/person
($ 18 to $ 29)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.8/person
($ 9 to $ 11)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.7 for 500ml
($ 5.4 to $ 7.2)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 2.3 to $ 3.6)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.3/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

North of France: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais costs 39% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 35 to $ 61)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 53 to $ 112)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 97/night
($ 64 to $ 155)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 143/night
($ 94 to $ 201)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 200/night
($ 156 to $ 273)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 71/month
($ 59 to $ 91)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 120/month
($ 59 to $ 285)

29% 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
$ 138/month
($ 71 to $ 627)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 116/month
($ 77 to $ 182)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 164/month
($ 101 to $ 293)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

North of France: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais costs 16% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1 to $ 3)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.2/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 4.3)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 23)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 13 to $ 17)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 4.2)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 3.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.7/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 18/kg
($ 12 to $ 22)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

North of France: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais is 37% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 57/month
($ 41 to $ 70)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.6/km
($ 2.3 to $ 3.6)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

107% 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)
$ 8.6
($ 4.1 to $ 15)

130% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 34/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 201)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

North of France: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais costs 38% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 104/month
($ 41 to $ 192)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.6)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 27/month
($ 18 to $ 42)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 627/month
($ 481 to $ 897)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 486/month
($ 371 to $ 694)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1113
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1267/month
($ 990 to $ 1793)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2249
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 991/month
($ 897 to $ 1136)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1767
Gym
Gym
$ 30/month
($ 24 to $ 36)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 582/month
($ 144 to $ 837)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5975/yr
( $ 5975)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17212

North of France: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais is 21% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 9.6 to $ 15)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 24/hr
($ 10.4 to $ 15)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

North of France: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais is 12% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 10.5)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 81
($ 36 to $ 119)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 33
($ 24 to $ 48)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 87
($ 48 to $ 132)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 90
($ 84 to $ 144)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Lille
London → Lille
London → Lille
$ 234
(fair price: $ 177)
Manchester → Lille
Manchester → Lille
Manchester → Lille
$ 291
(fair price: $ 232)
Dublin → Lille
Dublin → Lille
Dublin → Lille
$ 261
(fair price: $ 210)
Edinburgh → Lille
Edinburgh → Lille
Edinburgh → Lille
$ 309
(fair price: $ 255)

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About the information on the cost of living in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais

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

Information about cost of living in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais updated on 01-07-2015.

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