Aberdeen travel budget

Aberdeen: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Aberdeen

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 59 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1663* (1204 £)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 3181* (2296 £)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 74 per person
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 4977* (3584 £)

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



Cost of living in Aberdeen compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Aberdeen in 2022 is 9% 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 Aberdeen in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Aberdeen by expense type

Restaurant budget in Aberdeen

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Aberdeen is 8% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 22/person
($ 12 to $ 29)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 38/person
($ 22 to $ 64)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.3/person
($ 6.2 to $ 12)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.9 for 500ml
($ 2.3 to $ 6.9)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 4.2)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 1.9 to $ 4.9)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.4 to $ 2.7)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7/bottle
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Hotel and accommodation budget in Aberdeen

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Aberdeen is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 70/night
($ 52 to $ 88)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 61 to $ 108)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 95/night
($ 72 to $ 125)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 273/night
($ 223 to $ 339)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 59/month
($ 59 to $ 59)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 115/month
($ 84 to $ 163)

31% 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
$ 103/month
($ 65 to $ 170)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 84/month
($ 64 to $ 113)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 158/month
($ 103 to $ 241)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Aberdeen

On average, the price of supermarket food in Aberdeen is 35% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 2.7)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.7)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 4.2)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 5)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7/kg
($ 3.3 to $ 13)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 3.1/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 5.4)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 3.7)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.7 to $ 2.7)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Public and private transport budget in Aberdeen

On average, the price of transport in Aberdeen is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 4.4/ticket
($ 3.5 to $ 6)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.9/km
($ 1.7 to $ 1.9)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.2/litre
($ 2 to $ 2.4)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.6
($ 3.3 to $ 3.6)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 28/24hrs
($ 2.4 to $ 120)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Aberdeen

On average, budget for leisure activities in Aberdeen is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 6.9 to $ 17)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 18/hr
($ 9.8 to $ 22)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Aberdeen

On average, shopping budget in Aberdeen is 30% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 17/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 21)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.6
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 71
($ 36 to $ 113)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 33
($ 20 to $ 54)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Aberdeen
Manchester → Aberdeen
Manchester → Aberdeen
$ 198
(fair price: $ 185)
London → Aberdeen
London → Aberdeen
London → Aberdeen
$ 196
(fair price: $ 116)
Dublin → Aberdeen
Dublin → Aberdeen
Dublin → Aberdeen
$ 220
(fair price: $ 200)
Edinburgh → Aberdeen
Edinburgh → Aberdeen
Edinburgh → Aberdeen
$ 256
(fair price: $ 205)
New York City → Aberdeen
New York City → Aberdeen
New York City → Aberdeen
$ 833
(fair price: $ 678)
Toronto (Ontario) → Aberdeen
Toronto (Ontario) → Aberdeen
Toronto (Ontario) → Aberdeen
$ 776
(fair price: $ 671)


About this information on the cost of living in Aberdeen

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

The information about the cost of living in Aberdeen was updated on 25-06-2022.

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