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:

  • $ 24 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.4 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 888* (28882 ฿)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 54 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 1928* (62664 ฿)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 116 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 9 per person
  • $ 36 per person

Total budget:

$ 3435* (111678 ฿)

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


Cost of living in Koh Phangan compared to Thailand in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Koh Phangan in 2021 is 20% 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 2021 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 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.9/person
($ 1.8 to $ 3)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 12/person
($ 9.1 to $ 14)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.3/person
( $ 3.3)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.3 for 500ml
($ 2.2 to $ 2.7)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.7 for 330ml
($ 3.2 to $ 4.3)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 4.5)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
( $ 1.2)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Koh Phangan

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Koh Phangan is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 34/night
($ 30 to $ 38)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 33/night
($ 16 to $ 63)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 76/night
($ 32 to $ 147)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 156/night
($ 93 to $ 255)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 257/night
($ 163 to $ 402)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 40/month
($ 16 to $ 77)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 124/month
($ 46 to $ 237)

26% 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
$ 108/month
($ 42 to $ 210)

34% 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
$ 52/month
($ 22 to $ 106)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 151/month
($ 59 to $ 352)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Koh Phangan

On average, the price of supermarket food in Koh Phangan is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.2/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.6)

142% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
( $ 1.4)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
( $ 1.8)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2/kg
( $ 2)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 3.5/kg
( $ 3.5)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.7/kg
( $ 0.7)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.2/kg
( $ 2.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
( $ 0.8)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Koh Phangan

On average, the price of transport in Koh Phangan is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 3.6/ticket
( $ 3.6)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
( $ 0.7)

4% 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)
$ 3.6
( $ 3.6)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 24/24hrs
($ 16 to $ 57)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Koh Phangan

On average, budget for leisure activities in Koh Phangan is 46% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 18/ticket
( $ 18)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Koh Phangan

On average, shopping budget in Koh Phangan is 49% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.1/pack
($ 3.9 to $ 4.3)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2

Plane ticket budget

London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
$ 598
(fair price: $ 530)
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
$ 652
(fair price: $ 582)
Los Angeles → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
$ 789
(fair price: $ 671)
Dublin → Bangkok
Dublin → Bangkok
Dublin → Bangkok
$ 630
(fair price: $ 559)
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
$ 845
(fair price: $ 716)
Edinburgh → Bangkok
Edinburgh → Bangkok
Edinburgh → Bangkok
$ 747
(fair price: $ 648)


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, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Koh Phangan was updated on 22-09-2021.

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