Jeddah (Jiddah) travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Jeddah (Jiddah)

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Jeddah (Jiddah) for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 40 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1826* (6818 SAR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 68 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 67 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 3286* (12250 SAR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 109 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 97 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 4596* (17136 SAR)

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


Cost of living in Jeddah (Jiddah) compared to Saudi Arabia in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Jeddah (Jiddah) in 2020 is 125% 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 Jeddah (Jiddah) in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Jeddah (Jiddah) by expense type

Restaurant budget in Jeddah (Jiddah)

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Jeddah (Jiddah) is 118% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 18 to $ 36)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 72/person
($ 60 to $ 144)

150% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 30/person
($ 24 to $ 33)

262% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 14/cup
($ 8.4 to $ 22)

219% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.3/can
($ 3 to $ 6)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Jeddah (Jiddah)

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Jeddah (Jiddah) is 32% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 47/night
($ 33 to $ 67)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 52 to $ 130)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 128/night
($ 89 to $ 182)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 334/night
($ 189 to $ 544)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 104/month
($ 54 to $ 188)

38% 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
$ 194/month
($ 87 to $ 392)

18% 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
$ 104/month
($ 94 to $ 115)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 194/month
($ 83 to $ 359)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Jeddah (Jiddah)

On average, the price of supermarket food in Jeddah (Jiddah) is 118% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bread
Bread
$ 2.9/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 5.4)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 7.5/kg
($ 6 to $ 12)

86% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 10.3/12 eggs
($ 6.2 to $ 20)

334% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 24/kg
($ 12 to $ 48)

107% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 24/kg
($ 18 to $ 41)

158% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 8.5/kg
($ 6 to $ 12)

84% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 6/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 8.4)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.3/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 9.6)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.7/kg
($ 3 to $ 6)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 4.3/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 9.6)

164% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.7
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 46/kg
($ 24 to $ 60)

259% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Jeddah (Jiddah)

On average, the price of transport in Jeddah (Jiddah) is 166% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3.6/ticket
($ 3.6 to $ 6)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 190/month
($ 110 to $ 359)

164% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2.5)

178% 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)
$ 12
($ 6 to $ 18)

264% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Jeddah (Jiddah)

On average, the cost of housing in Jeddah (Jiddah) is 68% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 437/month
($ 299 to $ 837)

166% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

250% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1545/month
($ 1195 to $ 2390)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1140/month
($ 837 to $ 1793)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2682/month
($ 1793 to $ 4183)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1884/month
($ 1315 to $ 2988)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 1143/month
($ 598 to $ 2491)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 25307/yr
($ 14339 to $ 47796)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Jeddah (Jiddah)

On average, shopping budget in Jeddah (Jiddah) is 314% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 30/pack
($ 29 to $ 33)

270% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 186
($ 72 to $ 359)

306% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Trainers
Trainers
$ 406
($ 239 to $ 598)

421% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 353
($ 180 to $ 598)

260% more 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: $ 584)
New York City → Riyadh
New York City → Riyadh
New York City → Riyadh
$ 1186
(fair price: $ 1015)
Dublin → Riyadh
Dublin → Riyadh
Dublin → Riyadh
$ 763
(fair price: $ 599)
Toronto (Ontario) → Riyadh
Toronto (Ontario) → Riyadh
Toronto (Ontario) → Riyadh
$ 1267
(fair price: $ 1005)
Los Angeles → Riyadh
Los Angeles  → Riyadh
Los Angeles  → Riyadh
$ 1455
(fair price: $ 1122)
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 Jeddah (Jiddah)

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

The information about the cost of living in Jeddah (Jiddah) was updated on 15-10-2020.

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