Koh Phangan travel budget

Koh Phangan: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Koh Phangan

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 32 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.4 per person
  • $ 8.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 816* (29946 ฿)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 64 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 4.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1792* (65786 ฿)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 138 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 8.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 3395* (124628 ฿)

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



Cost of living in Koh Phangan compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Koh Phangan in 2024 is 49% 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 Koh Phangan in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Koh Phangan by expense type

Restaurant budget in Koh Phangan

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Koh Phangan is 61% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.3/person
($ 1.5 to $ 8.2)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 11 to $ 34)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.4/person
($ 5.5 to $ 8.2)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.1 for 500ml
($ 1.5 to $ 5.2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.3 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 3.3)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.4/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 4.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.3 to $ 1.1)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Hotel and accommodation budget in Koh Phangan

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Koh Phangan is 38% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 67/night
($ 18 to $ 462)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 53/night
($ 10 to $ 473)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 76/night
($ 17 to $ 663)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 229
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 200/night
($ 38 to $ 1368)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 303/night
($ 66 to $ 1168)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 481
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 66/month
($ 10 to $ 409)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 277/month
($ 21 to $ 1441)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 242
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 104/month
($ 17 to $ 719)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 212
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 82/month
($ 22 to $ 519)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 298/month
($ 31 to $ 1440)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Supermarket food budget in Koh Phangan

On average, the price of supermarket food in Koh Phangan is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 1 to $ 5.5)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.9)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2/12 eggs
($ 1.5 to $ 2.6)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 4.6)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.5)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.3 to $ 0.9)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Koh Phangan

On average, the price of transport in Koh Phangan is 24% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2/ticket
($ 1.4 to $ 2.7)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.9/km
($ 0.4 to $ 1.6)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.7
($ 1.2 to $ 2.7)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 28/24hrs
($ 19 to $ 70)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Leisure activity budget in Koh Phangan

On average, budget for leisure activities in Koh Phangan is 67% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.1/ticket
($ 4.1 to $ 9.6)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.2/hr
( $ 8.2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Koh Phangan

On average, shopping budget in Koh Phangan is 53% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.7/pack
($ 2.7 to $ 4.1)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 28
($ 28 to $ 96)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 27
($ 14 to $ 42)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

Sydney → Bangkok
Sydney → Bangkok
Sydney → Bangkok
$ 698
(fair price: $ 546)
Melbourne → Bangkok
Melbourne → Bangkok
Melbourne → Bangkok
$ 680
(fair price: $ 560)
Los Angeles → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
$ 1017
(fair price: $ 915)
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
$ 1125
(fair price: $ 994)
Toronto → Bangkok
Toronto → Bangkok
Toronto → Bangkok
$ 1358
(fair price: $ 1189)
Vancouver → Bangkok
Vancouver → Bangkok
Vancouver → Bangkok
$ 1219
(fair price: $ 1023)



About this information on the cost of living in Koh Phangan

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

The information about the cost of living in Koh Phangan was updated on 15-06-2024.

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