Doha travel budget

Doha: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Doha

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 53 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 2.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1097* (4004 QAR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 129 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3519* (12810 QAR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 129 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 63 per person
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 25 per person

Total budget:

$ 5287* (19250 QAR)

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



Cost of living in Doha compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Doha in 2024 is 13% 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 Doha in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Doha by expense type

Restaurant budget in Doha

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Doha is 20% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 10/person
($ 5.5 to $ 20)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 20 to $ 56)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.7/person
($ 6.9 to $ 9.5)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 12 for 500ml
($ 7.9 to $ 16)

98% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.6/cup
($ 2.8 to $ 8.2)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

63% 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
($ 0.3 to $ 0.9)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Doha

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Doha is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 158/night
($ 95 to $ 586)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 43 to $ 659)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 126/night
($ 42 to $ 495)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 228
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 132/night
($ 42 to $ 679)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 240/night
($ 72 to $ 1139)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 480
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 71/month
($ 36 to $ 310)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 303/month
($ 44 to $ 1270)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 241
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 182/month
($ 42 to $ 981)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 211
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 154/month
($ 154 to $ 1264)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 428/month
($ 50 to $ 1398)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Supermarket food budget in Doha

On average, the price of supermarket food in Doha is 38% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.1/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.8)

102% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.5/500g
($ 0.9 to $ 2.8)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.1)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 4.9)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.3/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 15)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 2.1)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.9 to $ 2.5)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.3 to $ 0.9)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Doha

On average, the price of transport in Doha is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 2 to $ 3.4)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

41% 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)
$ 2.1
($ 1.9 to $ 3.3)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 29/24hrs
($ 21 to $ 99)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Leisure activity budget in Doha

On average, budget for leisure activities in Doha is 31% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 9.5 to $ 18)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 40/hr
($ 14 to $ 69)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Doha

On average, shopping budget in Doha is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.5/pack
($ 6.3 to $ 8.2)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 62
($ 23 to $ 124)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 50
($ 23 to $ 83)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Doha
Edinburgh → Doha
Edinburgh → Doha
$ 901
(fair price: $ 693)
London → Doha
London → Doha
London → Doha
$ 660
(fair price: $ 539)
Dublin → Doha
Dublin → Doha
Dublin → Doha
$ 861
(fair price: $ 699)
New York City → Doha
New York City → Doha
New York City → Doha
$ 1249
(fair price: $ 1040)
Manchester → Doha
Manchester → Doha
Manchester → Doha
$ 801
(fair price: $ 631)
Sydney → Doha
Sydney → Doha
Sydney → Doha
$ 1787
(fair price: $ 1422)

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About this information on the cost of living in Doha

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

The information about the cost of living in Doha was updated on 22-06-2024.

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