Medina travel budget

Medina: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Medina

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 71 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.9 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1303* (4858 SAR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 103 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 2831* (10542 SAR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 199 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 39 per person

Total budget:

$ 5494* (20454 SAR)

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


Cost of living in Medina compared to Saudi Arabia in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Medina in 2020 is 8% 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 Medina in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Medina by expense type

Restaurant budget in Medina

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Medina is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.1/person
($ 4.2 to $ 9.9)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7/person
($ 7 to $ 22)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 5.6 to $ 7.6)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 5.1)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

68% 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 $ 0.6)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Medina

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Medina is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 146/night
($ 134 to $ 158)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 60 to $ 118)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 125/night
($ 72 to $ 214)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 273/night
($ 151 to $ 507)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 231/night
($ 139 to $ 372)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 141/month
($ 96 to $ 224)

16% 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
$ 326/month
($ 268 to $ 384)

98% 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
$ 32/month
($ 32 to $ 32)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 315/month
($ 164 to $ 574)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Medina

On average, the price of supermarket food in Medina is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 2)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 1.4)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 5.4)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.6/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 6.8)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 8.5)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.3/kg
($ 4.3 to $ 5.5)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.5/kg
($ 2 to $ 2.9)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 5.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 2.9)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.9/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 3.3)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 2.9)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.4/kg
($ 5.6 to $ 17)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Medina

On average, the price of transport in Medina is 18% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 78/month
($ 15 to $ 143)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.9/km
($ 1.4 to $ 2.9)

67% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.4/litre
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

44% 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)
$ 1.4
($ 1.4 to $ 4.2)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 33/24hrs
($ 21 to $ 122)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Medina

On average, the cost of housing in Medina is 47% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 55/month
($ 35 to $ 284)

66% 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)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 75/month
($ 58 to $ 114)

10% 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)
$ 647/month
($ 340 to $ 1130)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1365
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 359/month
($ 226 to $ 566)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 707/month
($ 593 to $ 819)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2192
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 477/month
($ 452 to $ 510)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1735
Gym
Gym
$ 49/month
($ 24 to $ 94)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 255/month
($ 119 to $ 904)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 4198/yr
($ 2682 to $ 6208)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16412

Leisure activity budget in Medina

On average, budget for leisure activities in Medina is 99% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 20/ticket
($ 15 to $ 29)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 40/hr
($ 29 to $ 44)

140% 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 Medina

On average, shopping budget in Medina is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 7/pack
($ 5.6 to $ 7.9)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 53
($ 21 to $ 114)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 61
($ 29 to $ 114)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 85
($ 72 to $ 170)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 58
($ 44 to $ 170)

42% 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 Medina

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

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

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