Monaco travel budget

Monaco: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Monaco

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 79 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1942* (1638 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 161 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 70 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 5163* (4326 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 244 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 134 per person
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 29 per person

Total budget:

$ 9154* (7672 €)

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


Cost of living in Monaco compared to Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Monaco in 2020 is 51% 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 Monaco in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Monaco by expense type

Restaurant budget in Monaco

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Monaco is 83% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 36/person
($ 22 to $ 96)

117% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 72/person
($ 36 to $ 150)

131% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10.2/person
($ 9.6 to $ 18)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7.2 for 500ml
($ 4.8 to $ 24)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3 for 330ml
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.5/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 5.7/can
($ 4.8 to $ 20)

173% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 5.1/bottle
($ 4.8 to $ 11)

205% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Monaco

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Monaco is 63% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 81/night
($ 77 to $ 84)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 156/night
($ 89 to $ 302)

24% 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
($ 108 to $ 253)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 323/night
($ 167 to $ 544)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 617/night
($ 394 to $ 953)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 115/month
($ 60 to $ 235)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 327/month
($ 108 to $ 931)

90% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 415/month
($ 211 to $ 708)

148% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 277/month
($ 150 to $ 545)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 790/month
($ 187 to $ 2369)

347% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Monaco

On average, the price of supermarket food in Monaco is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

116% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 4.2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 4.2)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 18/kg
($ 17 to $ 18)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.6/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 23)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 6)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 6)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 6)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 7.2)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 2.4/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 6)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 11/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 18)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Monaco

On average, the price of transport in Monaco is 25% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.4/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 60/month
($ 33 to $ 78)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 3.2)

133% 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)
$ 3.6
($ 3.6 to $ 3.6)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Monaco

On average, the cost of housing in Monaco is 69% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 226/month
($ 170 to $ 299)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 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
$ 60/month
($ 60 to $ 107)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Gym
Gym
$ 168/month
($ 51 to $ 239)

289% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 1434/month
($ 1434 to $ 1434)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 27483/yr
($ 21508 to $ 47796)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Leisure activity budget in Monaco

On average, budget for leisure activities in Monaco is 54% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 15/ticket
($ 15 to $ 24)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 35/hr
($ 30 to $ 38)

98% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Monaco

On average, shopping budget in Monaco is 67% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 15)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 83
($ 30 to $ 144)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 60
($ 60 to $ 60)

48% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 141
($ 120 to $ 180)

68% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 275
($ 210 to $ 359)

156% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Marseille
Edinburgh → Marseille
Edinburgh → Marseille
$ 186
(fair price: $ 151)
Montreal → Marseille
Montreal → Marseille
Montreal → Marseille
$ 772
(fair price: $ 676)
Manchester → Marseille
Manchester → Marseille
Manchester → Marseille
$ 157
(fair price: $ 128)
New York City → Marseille
New York City → Marseille
New York City → Marseille
$ 698
(fair price: $ 576)
Dublin → Marseille
Dublin → Marseille
Dublin → Marseille
$ 170
(fair price: $ 147)
Toronto (Ontario) → Marseille
Toronto (Ontario) → Marseille
Toronto (Ontario) → Marseille
$ 796
(fair price: $ 686)
Los Angeles → Marseille
Los Angeles  → Marseille
Los Angeles  → Marseille
$ 971
(fair price: $ 757)
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
$ 152
(fair price: $ 110)
Sydney → Marseille
Sydney → Marseille
Sydney → Marseille
$ 1476
(fair price: $ 1220)
Melbourne → Marseille
Melbourne → Marseille
Melbourne → Marseille
$ 1577
(fair price: $ 1338)

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About this information on the cost of living in Monaco

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

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

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