Prices in Bulgaria

What are the supermarket prices in Bulgaria? Is the cost of living in Bulgaria are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Bulgaria and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Bulgaria: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 15 hours ago)

Currency in Bulgaria to Bulgarian lev (BGN). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 16.7 Bulgarian leva. For 99 US dollars you can get 167 Bulgarian leva. And the other way: For 9.9 Bulgarian leva you can get 5.87 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Bulgaria? Look here: Prices in cities in Bulgaria

Prices: Blagoevgrad   Burgas   Gabrovo   Haskovo   Kyustendil   Pernik   Pleven   Plovdiv   Ruse   Sofia  

Summing up costs, it can be concluded that in Bulgaria it is cheaper than in United States. Food is 51% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 57%. And in the case of the cost of living in Bulgaria, they are lower than the cost in United States about 33%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 34%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Bulgaria


Are hotels expensive in Bulgaria? How much will we pay for a room in Bulgaria?

The average price of accommodation in Bulgaria is $45 (BGN 76). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $38 (BGN 64) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $34 (BGN 57). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Bulgaria in $38 (BGN 64). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $56 (BGN 95) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $89 (BGN 150) in Bulgaria If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $160 (BGN 270)


When you're thinking about traveling and it doesn't necessarily have to be a specific country, maybe the costs will be less than in Bulgaria in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Albania, and Greece.

Comparison of selected prices in Bulgaria with prices in United States:

fees

$110 ($70 - $180)
33% less than in United States

internet

$12 ($8.8 - $18)
82% less than in United States

jeans pants

$50 ($23 - $88)
15% more than in United States

average earnings

$620
82% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$300 ($180 - $470)
77% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$390 ($230 - $650)
77% less than in United States

bread

$0.65 ($0.44 - $1.1)
76% less than in United States

cheese

$6.2 ($4 - $8.8)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1.4 ($0.76 - $2)
65% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.6 ($0.88 - $2.3)
63% less than in United States

bananas

$1.5 ($1.2 - $1.9)
1.2% less than in United States

wine

$5.3 ($3.4 - $8.8)
by half less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$5.9 ($3.5 - $12)
60% less than in United States

local beer

$1.3 ($0.7 - $2.2)
74% less than in United States

coffee

$1.4 ($0.59 - $2.3)
68% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.63 ($0.46 - $1.2)
by half less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$5.3 ($4.6 - $5.9)
33% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1 ($0.64 - $1.5)
by half less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Bulgaria

Has the price of bread increased in Bulgaria?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.5(BGN 0.84), 2011: $0.56(BGN 0.94), 2012: $0.53(BGN 0.9), 2013: $0.53(BGN 0.89), 2014: $0.54(BGN 0.91), 2015: $0.53(BGN 0.9), 2016: $0.56(BGN 0.94), 2017: $0.57(BGN 0.96), and 2018: $0.59(BGN 1).

Bulgaria price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Bulgaria price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.5(BGN 2.5), 2016: $1.5(BGN 2.6), 2017: $1.5(BGN 2.6), and 2018: $1.4(BGN 2.4)

Bulgaria price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Bulgaria price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Bulgaria?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $5.3(BGN 8.9), 2011: $4.6(BGN 7.8), 2012: $4.7(BGN 7.9), 2013: $4.7(BGN 7.9), 2014: $4.7(BGN 7.9), 2015: $5.9(BGN 9.9), 2016: $5.9(BGN 9.9), 2017: $5.9(BGN 9.9), and 2018: $5.9(BGN 9.9)

Bulgaria price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Bulgaria price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $210(BGN 360), 2011: $280(BGN 470), 2012: $250(BGN 420), 2013: $250(BGN 420), 2014: $260(BGN 430), 2015: $280(BGN 470), 2016: $300(BGN 500), 2017: $310(BGN 520), and 2018: $340(BGN 570)

Bulgaria price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Bulgaria price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Bulgaria price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Bulgaria price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com