Dundee travel budget

Dundee: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Dundee

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 64 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1666* (1204 £)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 91 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3289* (2352 £)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 106 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 67 per person
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 4877* (3500 £)

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


Cost of living in Dundee compared to Scotland in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Dundee in 2021 is 8% 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 Dundee in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Dundee by expense type

Restaurant budget in Dundee

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Dundee is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 22/person
($ 13 to $ 22)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 32/person
($ 24 to $ 42)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.6/person
($ 6.8 to $ 10.3)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.8 for 500ml
($ 4.1 to $ 5.5)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.6 for 330ml
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.8/cup
($ 3 to $ 4.1)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Dundee

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Dundee is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 95/night
($ 66 to $ 169)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 73 to $ 116)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 120/night
($ 93 to $ 164)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 297/night
($ 207 to $ 439)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 64/month
($ 64 to $ 64)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 179/month
($ 121 to $ 267)

6% 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
$ 103/month
($ 85 to $ 124)

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
$ 106/month
($ 94 to $ 122)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 170/month
($ 121 to $ 216)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Dundee

On average, the price of supermarket food in Dundee is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 4.5)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 4.1)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.6/kg
($ 6.3 to $ 8.5)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 4.8)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 6)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 0.5 to $ 2.7)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Dundee

On average, the price of transport in Dundee is 33% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3.1/ticket
($ 2.7 to $ 4.1)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.6/km
($ 1.6 to $ 2)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2.3)

147% 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)
$ 4.1
($ 4.1 to $ 4.4)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 23/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 120)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Dundee

On average, budget for leisure activities in Dundee is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 10.3 to $ 15)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 6.8 to $ 14)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Dundee

On average, shopping budget in Dundee is 78% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 17/pack
($ 16 to $ 22)

104% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 97
($ 55 to $ 124)

113% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 28 to $ 55)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36

Plane ticket budget

Dublin → Edinburgh
Dublin → Edinburgh
Dublin → Edinburgh
$ 67
(fair price: $ 55)
London → Edinburgh
London → Edinburgh
London → Edinburgh
$ 106
(fair price: $ 95)
New York City → Edinburgh
New York City → Edinburgh
New York City → Edinburgh
$ 782
(fair price: $ 586)
Toronto (Ontario) → Edinburgh
Toronto (Ontario) → Edinburgh
Toronto (Ontario) → Edinburgh
$ 722
(fair price: $ 625)
Los Angeles → Edinburgh
Los Angeles  → Edinburgh
Los Angeles  → Edinburgh
$ 793
(fair price: $ 673)
Manchester → Edinburgh
Manchester → Edinburgh
Manchester → Edinburgh
$ 147
(fair price: $ 114)


About this information on the cost of living in Dundee

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

The information about the cost of living in Dundee was updated on 13-09-2021.

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