Travel budget in Ukraine

Ukraine: calculate your travel budget

Ukraine: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 23 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.1 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 530* (15960 ₴)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 45 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 3.1 per person
  • $ 3.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 1215* (36610 ₴)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 70 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • $ 7.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 1964* (59192 ₴)

* 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 Ukraine in 2022

Cost of living: Ukraine VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Ukraine in 2022 is 59% 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 Ukraine by city

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

Cities /Ukraine View Details
Simferopol 62% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Simferopol
Kiev 18% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Kiev
Odesa 14% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Odesa
Lubny 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lubny
Lviv 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lviv
Chernihiv 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Chernihiv

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Local prices in Ukraine by expense type

Ukraine: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Ukraine costs 71% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.5/person
($ 3.2 to $ 12)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 13/person
($ 8.1 to $ 26)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.2/person
($ 3.8 to $ 5)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 0.6 to $ 2.3)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.9)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.3/cup
($ 0.6 to $ 2.3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Ukraine: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Ukraine costs 65% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 30/night
($ 28 to $ 34)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 120
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 35/night
($ 26 to $ 52)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 41 to $ 85)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 196
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 85/night
($ 66 to $ 115)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 285
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 195/night
($ 153 to $ 230)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 581
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 26/month
($ 21 to $ 30)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 58/month
($ 45 to $ 100)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 189
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 89/month
($ 61 to $ 120)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 174
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 70/month
($ 61 to $ 81)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 241
Family room
Family room
$ 124/month
($ 88 to $ 193)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180

Ukraine: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Ukraine costs 68% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.3)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.3/12 eggs
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 5)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 0.6/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.9/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 3.2)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.8)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Ukraine: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Ukraine costs 56% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.5)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.7
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Car hire
Car hire
$ 27/24hrs
($ 17 to $ 71)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Ukraine: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Ukraine costs 60% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.9/ticket
($ 3.2 to $ 6.5)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 11/hr
($ 6.5 to $ 17)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Ukraine: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Ukraine costs 32% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.3/pack
($ 1.9 to $ 2.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 54
($ 27 to $ 104)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 55
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 21 to $ 66)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

London → Kiev
London → Kiev
London → Kiev
$ 155
(fair price: $ 101)
Manchester → Kiev
Manchester → Kiev
Manchester → Kiev
$ 164
(fair price: $ 121)
Dublin → Kiev
Dublin → Kiev
Dublin → Kiev
$ 163
(fair price: $ 126)
New York City → Kiev
New York City → Kiev
New York City → Kiev
$ 717
(fair price: $ 621)
Toronto (Ontario) → Kiev
Toronto (Ontario) → Kiev
Toronto (Ontario) → Kiev
$ 854
(fair price: $ 739)
Los Angeles → Kiev
Los Angeles  → Kiev
Los Angeles  → Kiev
$ 849
(fair price: $ 726)


About the information on the cost of living in Ukraine

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

Information about cost of living in Ukraine updated on 20-09-2022.

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