Marseille travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Marseille

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 44 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1263* (1064 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 89 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3222* (2702 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 124 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 64 per person
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 5231* (4382 €)

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



Cost of living in Marseille compared to United States in 2021

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Marseille in 2021 is 6% higher 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 Marseille in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Marseille by expense type

Restaurant budget in Marseille

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Marseille is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 11 to $ 23)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 28 to $ 36)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.6/person
($ 9.6 to $ 14)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7.2 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 8.4)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 3.6)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4/bottle
($ 1 to $ 2)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Marseille

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Marseille is 35% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 48/night
($ 39 to $ 61)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 60 to $ 97)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 73 to $ 137)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 149/night
($ 107 to $ 208)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 333/night
($ 248 to $ 488)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 83/month
($ 76 to $ 89)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 103/month
($ 70 to $ 165)

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
$ 150/month
($ 90 to $ 243)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 96/month
($ 72 to $ 137)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 173/month
($ 104 to $ 285)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Marseille

On average, the price of supermarket food in Marseille is 13% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.4/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.4)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.9/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 7.2)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 6 to $ 16)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 12)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 4.9)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.3/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 3.6)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.2 to $ 1.4)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Marseille

On average, the price of transport in Marseille is 46% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.2/ticket
($ 2 to $ 2.4)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.8/km
($ 1.6 to $ 2)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.8)

138% 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)
$ 8.4
($ 4.8 to $ 14)

142% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 21/24hrs
($ 2.4 to $ 199)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Marseille

On average, budget for leisure activities in Marseille is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 9.6 to $ 15)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 20/hr
($ 16 to $ 24)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Marseille

On average, shopping budget in Marseille is 32% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 12 to $ 12)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 79
($ 30 to $ 156)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 35
($ 24 to $ 42)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

London → Marseille
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
$ 90
(fair price: $ 64)
Manchester → Marseille
Manchester → Marseille
Manchester → Marseille
$ 133
(fair price: $ 98)
Edinburgh → Marseille
Edinburgh → Marseille
Edinburgh → Marseille
$ 153
(fair price: $ 119)
Dublin → Marseille
Dublin → Marseille
Dublin → Marseille
$ 145
(fair price: $ 114)
Montreal → Marseille
Montreal → Marseille
Montreal → Marseille
$ 741
(fair price: $ 640)
New York City → Marseille
New York City → Marseille
New York City → Marseille
$ 664
(fair price: $ 554)


About this information on the cost of living in Marseille

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

The information about the cost of living in Marseille was updated on 01-07-2015.

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