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.
  • $ 3.4 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 616* (1624 TND)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 99 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • $ 2.6 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 1801* (4760 TND)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 99 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2133* (5628 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 2019

Cost of living: Tunisia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Tunisia in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Tunisia in 2019 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
Kairouan 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Kairouan
Sfax 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sfax
Tunis 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tunis
Bizerte 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Bizerte
Mahdia 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Mahdia
Djerba 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Djerba
Monastir 13% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Monastir
Hammamet 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Hammamet

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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 75% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.9/person
($ 1.7 to $ 3.5)

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7.5/person
($ 4.2 to $ 10.6)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.2/person
($ 2.3 to $ 4.5)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.7/cup
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Tunisia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tunisia costs 40% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 36/night
($ 35 to $ 36)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 114/night
($ 67 to $ 183)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 87/night
($ 51 to $ 147)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 179
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 112/night
($ 77 to $ 161)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 260
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 168/night
($ 115 to $ 251)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 65/month
($ 44 to $ 90)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 132
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 186/month
($ 94 to $ 327)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 114/month
($ 63 to $ 200)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 133/month
($ 100 to $ 198)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 219
Family room
Family room
$ 176/month
($ 97 to $ 286)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Tunisia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tunisia costs 69% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.1/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

95% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1/12 eggs
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 7/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 12)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 5.4)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.4/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.2/kg
($ 7.5 to $ 10.6)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Tunisia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Tunisia costs 58% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

91% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 12/month
($ 7.5 to $ 16)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.2
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 46/24hrs
($ 23 to $ 143)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Tunisia: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Tunisia costs 76% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 39/month
($ 24 to $ 76)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 20/month
($ 12 to $ 39)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 189/month
($ 115 to $ 285)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 132/month
($ 77 to $ 190)

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1109
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 334/month
($ 210 to $ 569)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 237/month
($ 133 to $ 380)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1776
Gym
Gym
$ 26/month
($ 16 to $ 39)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 66/month
($ 28 to $ 115)

93% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2008/yr
($ 1138 to $ 4547)

88% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17419

Tunisia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tunisia costs 61% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.8/ticket
($ 2.3 to $ 4.5)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 7.9/hr
($ 4.5 to $ 12)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Tunisia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tunisia costs 22% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.5/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 2.6)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 46
($ 24 to $ 73)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 42
($ 24 to $ 77)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 54 to $ 115)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 57
($ 32 to $ 96)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Tunis
London → Tunis
London → Tunis
$ 311
(fair price: $ 254)
Montreal → Tunis
Montreal → Tunis
Montreal → Tunis
$ 927
(fair price: $ 818)
Manchester → Tunis
Manchester → Tunis
Manchester → Tunis
$ 343
(fair price: $ 286)
Dublin → Tunis
Dublin → Tunis
Dublin → Tunis
$ 357
(fair price: $ 294)
New York City → Tunis
New York City → Tunis
New York City → Tunis
$ 836
(fair price: $ 729)
London → Monastir
London → Monastir
London → Monastir
$ 372
(fair price: $ 305)
London → Djerba
London → Djerba
London → Djerba
$ 455
(fair price: $ 348)
Edinburgh → Tunis
Edinburgh → Tunis
Edinburgh → Tunis
$ 392
(fair price: $ 331)
Manchester → Monastir
Manchester → Monastir
Manchester → Monastir
$ 451
(fair price: $ 369)
Los Angeles → Tunis
Los Angeles  → Tunis
Los Angeles  → Tunis
$ 1004
(fair price: $ 876)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tunis
Toronto (Ontario) → Tunis
Toronto (Ontario) → Tunis
$ 1019
(fair price: $ 903)
Manchester → Djerba
Manchester → Djerba
Manchester → Djerba
$ 506
(fair price: $ 392)
Dublin → Monastir
Dublin → Monastir
Dublin → Monastir
$ 382
(fair price: $ 320)
Dublin → Djerba
Dublin → Djerba
Dublin → Djerba
$ 458
(fair price: $ 352)

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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 17-11-2019.

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