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.
  • $ 3.5 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 628* (1666 TND)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.2 per person
  • $ 2.6 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 1811* (4802 TND)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2128* (5656 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 2020

Cost of living: Tunisia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Tunisia in 2020 is essentially the same as 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
Sfax 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Sfax
Tunis 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tunis
Bizerte 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Bizerte
Soussa 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Soussa
Hammamet 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Hammamet
Djerba 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Djerba
Monastir 11% 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 75% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.9/person
($ 1.3 to $ 4.7)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 7.6/person
($ 3.8 to $ 14)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.8/person
($ 2.7 to $ 5.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 2.7)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.7/cup
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
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): $ 1.7

Tunisia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tunisia costs 37% 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
$ 109/night
($ 66 to $ 175)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 88/night
($ 51 to $ 150)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 109/night
($ 77 to $ 156)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 176/night
($ 130 to $ 249)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 65/month
($ 42 to $ 91)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 196/month
($ 110 to $ 328)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 112/month
($ 63 to $ 194)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 131/month
($ 100 to $ 193)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 171/month
($ 98 to $ 274)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Tunisia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tunisia costs 68% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.5/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.1/500g
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.1/12 eggs
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.1/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 12)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 5.7)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.5)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
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): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.4/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
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
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.8/kg
($ 7.6 to $ 12)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

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): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 12/month
($ 7.6 to $ 24)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.2
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
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: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Tunisia costs 75% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 41/month
($ 24 to $ 78)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 22/month
($ 12 to $ 47)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 194/month
($ 116 to $ 308)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 134/month
($ 78 to $ 231)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 351/month
($ 231 to $ 576)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 251/month
($ 136 to $ 462)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 27/month
($ 14 to $ 47)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 75/month
($ 35 to $ 136)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2237/yr
($ 1152 to $ 5135)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Tunisia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tunisia costs 62% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.8/ticket
($ 2.7 to $ 5.7)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8/hr
($ 4.7 to $ 12)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Tunisia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tunisia costs 22% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.7/pack
($ 2.3 to $ 3.1)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 46
($ 21 to $ 85)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 21 to $ 78)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 90
($ 47 to $ 136)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 59
($ 28 to $ 116)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Tunis
London → Tunis
London → Tunis
$ 304
(fair price: $ 250)
Montreal → Tunis
Montreal → Tunis
Montreal → Tunis
$ 904
(fair price: $ 800)
Manchester → Tunis
Manchester → Tunis
Manchester → Tunis
$ 331
(fair price: $ 273)
Dublin → Tunis
Dublin → Tunis
Dublin → Tunis
$ 347
(fair price: $ 287)
New York City → Tunis
New York City → Tunis
New York City → Tunis
$ 807
(fair price: $ 700)
London → Monastir
London → Monastir
London → Monastir
$ 367
(fair price: $ 299)
London → Djerba
London → Djerba
London → Djerba
$ 440
(fair price: $ 339)
Edinburgh → Tunis
Edinburgh → Tunis
Edinburgh → Tunis
$ 379
(fair price: $ 315)
Manchester → Monastir
Manchester → Monastir
Manchester → Monastir
$ 440
(fair price: $ 352)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tunis
Toronto (Ontario) → Tunis
Toronto (Ontario) → Tunis
$ 1005
(fair price: $ 891)
Los Angeles → Tunis
Los Angeles  → Tunis
Los Angeles  → Tunis
$ 980
(fair price: $ 854)
Manchester → Djerba
Manchester → Djerba
Manchester → Djerba
$ 480
(fair price: $ 379)
Dublin → Monastir
Dublin → Monastir
Dublin → Monastir
$ 380
(fair price: $ 321)
Dublin → Djerba
Dublin → Djerba
Dublin → Djerba
$ 432
(fair price: $ 343)
Sydney → Tunis
Sydney → Tunis
Sydney → Tunis
$ 1587
(fair price: $ 1420)
Melbourne → Tunis
Melbourne → Tunis
Melbourne → Tunis
$ 1581
(fair price: $ 1424)
Edinburgh → Monastir
Edinburgh → Monastir
Edinburgh → Monastir
$ 505
(fair price: $ 398)

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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 04-04-2020.

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