Dhahran travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Dhahran

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 44 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.5 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 934* (3486 SAR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 97 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 2821* (10514 SAR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 127 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 48 per person
  • $ 36 per person

Total budget:

$ 4698* (17500 SAR)

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


Cost of living in Dhahran compared to Saudi Arabia in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Dhahran in 2020 is 5% 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 Dhahran in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Dhahran by expense type

Restaurant budget in Dhahran

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Dhahran is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.9/person
($ 3 to $ 8.8)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 7.4 to $ 23)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.9/person
($ 4.4 to $ 10.3)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.8/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 5.3)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Dhahran

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Dhahran is 7% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 53/night
($ 34 to $ 103)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 141/night
($ 128 to $ 167)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 112/night
($ 76 to $ 176)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 280/night
($ 149 to $ 482)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 361/month
($ 291 to $ 452)

115% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 253/month
($ 139 to $ 487)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 81/month
($ 81 to $ 81)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 397/month
($ 243 to $ 607)

128% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Dhahran

On average, the price of supermarket food in Dhahran is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1.7)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2/12 eggs
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 5.6/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 7.3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.2/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 8.6)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.6)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.6 to $ 0.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 12/kg
($ 12 to $ 12)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Dhahran

On average, the price of transport in Dhahran is 19% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
( $ 0.8)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 28/month
( $ 28)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3/km
($ 0.8 to $ 3)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

36% less 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)
$ 3
($ 3 to $ 4.4)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Dhahran

On average, the cost of housing in Dhahran is 25% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 126/month
($ 51 to $ 192)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 76/month
($ 45 to $ 103)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 383/month
($ 294 to $ 441)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1365
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 315/month
($ 294 to $ 353)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 863/month
($ 735 to $ 955)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2192
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 606/month
($ 515 to $ 735)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1735
Gym
Gym
$ 103/month
($ 89 to $ 119)

169% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 268/month
($ 89 to $ 441)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8418/yr
($ 3524 to $ 11746)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16412

Leisure activity budget in Dhahran

On average, budget for leisure activities in Dhahran is 86% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 18/ticket
($ 12 to $ 23)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 38/hr
($ 15 to $ 60)

127% 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 Dhahran

On average, shopping budget in Dhahran is 4% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8.2/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 8.8)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 47
($ 15 to $ 75)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 46
($ 24 to $ 89)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 88
($ 55 to $ 147)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 83
($ 45 to $ 119)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Riyadh
London → Riyadh
London → Riyadh
$ 808
(fair price: $ 554)
Manchester → Riyadh
Manchester → Riyadh
Manchester → Riyadh
$ 702
(fair price: $ 582)
New York City → Riyadh
New York City → Riyadh
New York City → Riyadh
$ 1186
(fair price: $ 1014)
Dublin → Riyadh
Dublin → Riyadh
Dublin → Riyadh
$ 763
(fair price: $ 599)
Toronto (Ontario) → Riyadh
Toronto (Ontario) → Riyadh
Toronto (Ontario) → Riyadh
$ 1267
(fair price: $ 1004)
Los Angeles → Riyadh
Los Angeles  → Riyadh
Los Angeles  → Riyadh
$ 1455
(fair price: $ 1121)
Sydney → Riyadh
Sydney → Riyadh
Sydney → Riyadh
$ 1666
(fair price: $ 1440)
Melbourne → Riyadh
Melbourne → Riyadh
Melbourne → Riyadh
$ 1194
(fair price: $ 1050)
Edinburgh → Riyadh
Edinburgh → Riyadh
Edinburgh → Riyadh
$ 759
(fair price: $ 636)
Montreal → Riyadh
Montreal → Riyadh
Montreal → Riyadh
$ 1186
(fair price: $ 1007)

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About this information on the cost of living in Dhahran

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

The information about the cost of living in Dhahran was updated on 25-10-2020.

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