Travel budget and cost of living in Negombo (Sri Lanka) how much does a trip cost?

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Negombo travel budget

Negombo: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Negombo

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 25 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 3.6 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 472* (77434 LKR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 37 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.4 per person
  • $ 2.1 per person
  • $ 2.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 913* (149982 LKR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.5 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 5.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 1628* (267526 LKR)

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


Cost of living in Negombo compared to Sri Lanka in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Negombo in 2019 is 63% less than the average cost of living in United States.

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Negombo in 2019 compared to average prices in United States:


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Local prices in Negombo by expense type

Restaurant budget in Negombo

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Negombo is 62% cheaper than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.4/person
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 3.7/person
($ 1.7 to $ 7.3)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.4/person
($ 2 to $ 5.3)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.6 for 330ml
($ 0.6 to $ 2.6)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 0.7 to $ 2.9)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Negombo

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Negombo is 67% cheaper than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 44/night
($ 23 to $ 65)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 34/night
($ 21 to $ 55)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 121
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 40/night
($ 23 to $ 70)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 112/night
($ 49 to $ 183)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 175/night
($ 120 to $ 231)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 501
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 30/month
($ 20 to $ 45)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 42/month
($ 26 to $ 66)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 61/month
($ 32 to $ 106)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 33/month
($ 21 to $ 52)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 212
Family room
Family room
$ 93/month
($ 52 to $ 169)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Negombo

On average, the price of supermarket food in Negombo is 55% cheaper than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 10.2/kg
($ 3.5 to $ 18)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.9/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 4.7)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.9/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.9)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 1.4)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.1 to $ 0.7)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 5.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 5.9)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Negombo

On average, the price of transport in Negombo is 73% cheaper than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
( $ 0.2)

92% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 4.4/month
( $ 4.4)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.4
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Negombo

On average, the cost of housing in Negombo is 86% cheaper than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 30/month
($ 12 to $ 38)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 15/month
($ 5.9 to $ 15)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 59/month
( $ 59)

95% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 118/month
($ 89 to $ 147)

89% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 249/month
($ 206 to $ 293)

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 162/month
($ 118 to $ 176)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 18/month
($ 15 to $ 24)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 24/month
($ 5.9 to $ 36)

97% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 876/yr
($ 352 to $ 1052)

95% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Negombo

On average, budget for leisure activities in Negombo is 52% cheaper than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 2.9/ticket
($ 2.9 to $ 3.5)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 5.9 to $ 18)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Negombo

On average, shopping budget in Negombo is 46% cheaper than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.1/pack
($ 3.5 to $ 7)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 27
($ 8.7 to $ 39)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 24
($ 8.7 to $ 27)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 36
($ 12 to $ 59)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 27
($ 8.7 to $ 42)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Colombo
Los Angeles  → Colombo
Los Angeles  → Colombo
$ 1168
(fair price: $ 1088)
New York City → Colombo
New York City → Colombo
New York City → Colombo
$ 1213
(fair price: $ 1133)
Manchester → Colombo
Manchester → Colombo
Manchester → Colombo
$ 867
(fair price: $ 799)
Dublin → Colombo
Dublin → Colombo
Dublin → Colombo
$ 879
(fair price: $ 815)
London → Colombo
London → Colombo
London → Colombo
$ 870
(fair price: $ 752)
Edinburgh → Colombo
Edinburgh → Colombo
Edinburgh → Colombo
$ 852
(fair price: $ 786)
Toronto (Ontario) → Colombo
Toronto (Ontario) → Colombo
Toronto (Ontario) → Colombo
$ 1502
(fair price: $ 1254)
Montreal → Colombo
Montreal → Colombo
Montreal → Colombo
$ 1428
(fair price: $ 1278)

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About this information on the cost of living in Negombo

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

The information about the cost of living in Negombo was updated on 17-05-2019.

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