Travel budget in Tunisia

Tunisia: calculate your travel budget

Tunisia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 36 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 3.9 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 638* (1708 TND)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • $ 2.6 per person
  • $ 4.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 1689* (4536 TND)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 94 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 6 per person
  • $ 8.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 2145* (5754 TND)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).



Cost of living in Tunisia in 2022

Cost of living: Tunisia VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Tunisia in 2022 is 55% less than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Tunisia by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Tunisia compared to the national average.

Cities /Tunisia View Details
Tabarka 14% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tabarka
Djerba 13% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Djerba
Bizerte 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bizerte
Gafsa 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Gafsa
Tunis 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tunis
Mahdia 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mahdia
Soussa 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Soussa
Tozeur 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tozeur
Sfax 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sfax
Hammamet 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Hammamet
Monastir 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Monastir

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Local prices in Tunisia by expense type

Tunisia: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tunisia costs 76% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.3/person
($ 1.4 to $ 5.6)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 9.3/person
($ 5.6 to $ 20)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 35
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.7/person
($ 3 to $ 5.6)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.4 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 2.6)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.1 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.9)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.8/cup
($ 0.4 to $ 1.9)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Tunisia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tunisia costs 43% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 36/night
($ 36 to $ 36)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 95/night
($ 65 to $ 140)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 81/night
($ 52 to $ 122)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 107/night
($ 77 to $ 150)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 168/night
($ 131 to $ 217)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 65/month
($ 41 to $ 91)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 113/month
($ 65 to $ 186)

33% 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
$ 107/month
($ 63 to $ 169)

35% 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
$ 118/month
($ 100 to $ 143)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 171/month
($ 98 to $ 273)

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

Tunisia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tunisia costs 75% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 0.5)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 0.1/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Rice
Rice
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.1/12 eggs
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.3/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 6)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Apples
Apples
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Tunisia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Tunisia costs 56% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.2
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 46/24hrs
($ 23 to $ 143)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Tunisia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tunisia costs 60% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.4/ticket
($ 3 to $ 6)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.5/hr
($ 4.4 to $ 14)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19

Tunisia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tunisia costs 23% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.1/pack
($ 2.6 to $ 3.7)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 46
($ 20 to $ 94)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 47
($ 20 to $ 76)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

London → Tunis
London → Tunis
London → Tunis
$ 284
(fair price: $ 239)
Montreal → Tunis
Montreal → Tunis
Montreal → Tunis
$ 869
(fair price: $ 770)
Manchester → Tunis
Manchester → Tunis
Manchester → Tunis
$ 336
(fair price: $ 277)
New York City → Tunis
New York City → Tunis
New York City → Tunis
$ 780
(fair price: $ 689)
Dublin → Tunis
Dublin → Tunis
Dublin → Tunis
$ 321
(fair price: $ 266)
London → Djerba
London → Djerba
London → Djerba
$ 395
(fair price: $ 312)


About the information on the cost of living in Tunisia

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

Information about cost of living in Tunisia updated on 16-05-2022.

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