Albuquerque travel budget

Albuquerque: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Albuquerque

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 49 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1219*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 116 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3309*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 183 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 60 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 5584*

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



Cost of living in Albuquerque compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Albuquerque in 2022 is 13% 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 Albuquerque in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Albuquerque by expense type

Restaurant budget in Albuquerque

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Albuquerque is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 9.8 to $ 20)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 23 to $ 34)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.7/person
($ 6.5 to $ 11)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.4 for 500ml
($ 4.3 to $ 6)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 5.4 for 330ml
($ 5.4 to $ 5.4)

79% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.7/cup
($ 4.3 to $ 5.4)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.9/can
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Albuquerque

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Albuquerque is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 49/night
( $ 48)

55% 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
($ 73 to $ 124)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 138/night
($ 103 to $ 179)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 228/night
($ 157 to $ 291)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 67/month
($ 67 to $ 67)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 115/month
($ 83 to $ 156)

31% 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
$ 121/month
($ 78 to $ 176)

26% 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
$ 157/month
($ 120 to $ 189)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 131/month
($ 87 to $ 212)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Albuquerque

On average, the price of supermarket food in Albuquerque is 7% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.7/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 3.6/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.9)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 15)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.7
Apples
Apples
$ 5.6/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 7.2)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 7.2)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.5)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 1.1 to $ 2.9)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Albuquerque

On average, the price of transport in Albuquerque is 17% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.4/km
($ 1.4 to $ 1.8)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

6% 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)
$ 2.7
($ 2.7 to $ 2.7)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 41/24hrs
($ 16 to $ 155)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Albuquerque

On average, budget for leisure activities in Albuquerque is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 9.8 to $ 17)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 3.9/hr
($ 3.9 to $ 11)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Albuquerque

On average, shopping budget in Albuquerque is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8.6/pack
($ 8.1 to $ 8.7)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 49
($ 33 to $ 71)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 28 to $ 71)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Washington D. C.
London → Washington D. C.
London → Washington D. C.
$ 691
(fair price: $ 549)
Los Angeles → Washington D. C.
Los Angeles  → Washington D. C.
Los Angeles  → Washington D. C.
$ 291
(fair price: $ 220)
Dublin → Washington D. C.
Dublin → Washington D. C.
Dublin → Washington D. C.
$ 512
(fair price: $ 404)
Manchester → Washington D. C.
Manchester → Washington D. C.
Manchester → Washington D. C.
$ 684
(fair price: $ 562)
New York City → Washington D. C.
New York City → Washington D. C.
New York City → Washington D. C.
$ 230
(fair price: $ 163)
Edinburgh → Washington D. C.
Edinburgh → Washington D. C.
Edinburgh → Washington D. C.
$ 771
(fair price: $ 636)


About this information on the cost of living in Albuquerque

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

The information about the cost of living in Albuquerque was updated on 14-01-2022.

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