Sohar travel budget

Sohar: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Sohar

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 64 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.1 per person
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1228* (448 OMR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 80 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 8 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2367* (854 OMR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 64 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 2900* (1050 OMR)

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


Cost of living in Sohar compared to Oman in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Sohar in 2020 is 43% 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 Sohar in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Sohar by expense type

Restaurant budget in Sohar

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Sohar is 22% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.5/person
($ 2.9 to $ 5.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 10/person
($ 8.6 to $ 15)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.6/person
($ 4.3 to $ 10)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 15 for 500ml
($ 15 to $ 15)

164% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
( $ 2.5)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 5.7)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 1.4)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Sohar

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Sohar is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 63 to $ 70)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 47 to $ 130)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 82 to $ 82)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 116/night
($ 106 to $ 126)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 102/month
($ 78 to $ 126)

39% 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
$ 108/month
($ 82 to $ 133)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Family room
Family room
$ 175/month
($ 102 to $ 245)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Sohar

On average, the price of supermarket food in Sohar is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.6)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 3.5)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 3.5)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 9.2/kg
($ 9.2 to $ 9.2)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.6/kg
($ 5.6 to $ 5.6)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 2.9)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 2.6)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 1.7)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.6/kg
($ 8.6 to $ 8.6)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Sohar

On average, the price of transport in Sohar is 49% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.4/ticket
( $ 1.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.6 to $ 0.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.6/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

22% less 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)
$ 1.4
($ 1.4 to $ 2.9)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Sohar

On average, the cost of housing in Sohar is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 49/month
($ 29 to $ 72)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 72/month
($ 64 to $ 87)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 481/month
($ 345 to $ 574)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1487
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 309/month
($ 259 to $ 431)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1189
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 768/month
($ 717 to $ 1148)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2412
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 588/month
($ 574 to $ 861)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1890
Gym
Gym
$ 67/month
($ 44 to $ 87)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 94/month
($ 87 to $ 287)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1034
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 3442/yr
($ 1721 to $ 8602)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18156

Leisure activity budget in Sohar

On average, budget for leisure activities in Sohar is 47% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.6/ticket
($ 5.7 to $ 10)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.1/hr
( $ 8.1)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Sohar

On average, shopping budget in Sohar is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.7/pack
($ 5.7 to $ 5.7)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 27
($ 15 to $ 72)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 33
($ 29 to $ 72)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 65
($ 58 to $ 87)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 78
($ 58 to $ 115)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Muscat
Manchester → Muscat
Manchester → Muscat
$ 734
(fair price: $ 607)
London → Muscat
London → Muscat
London → Muscat
$ 711
(fair price: $ 543)
New York City → Muscat
New York City → Muscat
New York City → Muscat
$ 1041
(fair price: $ 895)
Edinburgh → Muscat
Edinburgh → Muscat
Edinburgh → Muscat
$ 723
(fair price: $ 619)
Sydney → Muscat
Sydney → Muscat
Sydney → Muscat
$ 1351
(fair price: $ 1181)
Melbourne → Muscat
Melbourne → Muscat
Melbourne → Muscat
$ 1228
(fair price: $ 1062)
Toronto (Ontario) → Muscat
Toronto (Ontario) → Muscat
Toronto (Ontario) → Muscat
$ 1211
(fair price: $ 1033)
Los Angeles → Muscat
Los Angeles  → Muscat
Los Angeles  → Muscat
$ 1281
(fair price: $ 1113)
Dublin → Muscat
Dublin → Muscat
Dublin → Muscat
$ 685
(fair price: $ 566)
Montreal → Muscat
Montreal → Muscat
Montreal → Muscat
$ 1175
(fair price: $ 1028)
Perth → Muscat
Perth → Muscat
Perth → Muscat
$ 1342
(fair price: $ 1180)
Auckland → Muscat
Auckland → Muscat
Auckland → Muscat
$ 1777
(fair price: $ 1536)

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About this information on the cost of living in Sohar

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

The information about the cost of living in Sohar was updated on 23-05-2020.

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