Travel budget in Oman

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Oman: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 79 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.7 per person
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1457* (574 OMR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2647* (1022 OMR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 115 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 3760* (1456 OMR)

* 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 Oman in 2024

Cost of living: Oman VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Oman in 2024 is 21% less than 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 Oman by city

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

Cities /Oman View Details
Sohar 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Sohar
Muscat 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Muscat
Sur 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sur
Salalah 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Salalah



Local prices in Oman by expense type

Oman: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Oman costs 14% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.2/person
($ 2.5 to $ 13)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 13/person
($ 11 to $ 32)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.7/person
($ 6.5 to $ 11)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 11 for 500ml
($ 7.7 to $ 13)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 8.5 for 330ml
($ 4.7 to $ 13)

142% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.8/cup
($ 2.5 to $ 9)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.3/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Oman: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Oman costs 30% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 98/night
($ 60 to $ 237)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 78 to $ 136)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 72 to $ 170)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 128/night
($ 92 to $ 231)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 289
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 246/night
($ 187 to $ 360)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 498
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 118/month
($ 48 to $ 422)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 125/month
($ 94 to $ 203)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 159/month
($ 94 to $ 285)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 186
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 114/month
($ 69 to $ 274)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 221
Family room
Family room
$ 258/month
($ 162 to $ 457)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 190

Oman: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Oman costs 46% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 2.1)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 4.4)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.1/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 8.3)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.8)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Oman: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Oman costs 6% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.3/ticket
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.6/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.9
($ 2.5 to $ 6.5)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 61/24hrs
($ 19 to $ 175)

97% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 31

Oman: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Oman costs 4% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9/ticket
($ 7.7 to $ 13)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 30/hr
($ 13 to $ 40)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 24

Oman: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Oman costs 26% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.8/pack
($ 4.9 to $ 6.7)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 44
($ 22 to $ 102)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 16 to $ 79)

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

Plane ticket budget

London → Muscat
London → Muscat
London → Muscat
$ 671
(fair price: $ 428)
Manchester → Muscat
Manchester → Muscat
Manchester → Muscat
$ 588
(fair price: $ 472)
Dublin → Muscat
Dublin → Muscat
Dublin → Muscat
$ 568
(fair price: $ 469)
Edinburgh → Muscat
Edinburgh → Muscat
Edinburgh → Muscat
$ 623
(fair price: $ 491)
Montreal → Muscat
Montreal → Muscat
Montreal → Muscat
$ 1258
(fair price: $ 1162)
New York City → Muscat
New York City → Muscat
New York City → Muscat
$ 1013
(fair price: $ 867)

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About the information on the cost of living in Oman

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

Information about cost of living in Oman updated on 14-04-2024.

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