Prices in Colombia

What are the supermarket prices in Colombia? Is the cost of living in Colombia are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Colombia and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Colombia: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 16 hours ago)

Currency in Colombia to Colombian peso (COP). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 37.3 thousand Colombian pesos. For 99 US dollars you can get 373 thousand Colombian pesos. And the other way: For 99 Colombian pesos you can get 0.0262 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Colombia? What are the prices and costs in the islands belonging to Colombia? See here: Prices on islands and cities in Colombia

Prices: Armenia   Barranquilla   Bogota   Bucaramanga   Cali   Manizales   Pereira   Santa Marta   Valledupar   Medellín  

Generally, it is much cheaper in Colombia than in United States. Food is 63% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 69%. And the cost of living in Colombia is less than in United States about 39%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 49%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Colombia is $400 (COP 1.5M). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $22 (COP 84K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $17 (COP 65K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Colombia in $22 (COP 84K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $33 (COP 120K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $490 (COP 1.8M) in Colombia 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 $3.6K (COP 14M)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in Colombia will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Panama, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Peru.

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

fees

$64 ($39 - $130)
60% less than in United States

internet

$28 ($18 - $47)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$44 ($21 - $66)
1.6% more than in United States

average earnings

$310
91% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$280 ($160 - $660)
79% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$360 ($220 - $660)
79% less than in United States

bread

$0.76 ($0.52 - $1.4)
72% less than in United States

cheese

$3 ($1.3 - $5.6)
73% less than in United States

rice

$0.89 ($0.45 - $1.3)
77% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.94 ($0.39 - $1.8)
78% less than in United States

bananas

$0.74 ($0.39 - $1.6)
by half less than in United States

wine

$7.9 ($3.9 - $12)
34% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$3.1 ($1.8 - $5.2)
79% less than in United States

local beer

$0.98 ($0.52 - $2)
80% less than in United States

coffee

$1.1 ($0.52 - $2)
74% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.55 ($0.39 - $0.84)
64% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$4.7 ($3.9 - $5.2)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.67 ($0.52 - $1)
64% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Colombia

Has the price of bread increased in Colombia?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $2(COP 7.6K), 2011: $0.79(COP 3K), 2012: $0.68(COP 2.6K), 2013: $0.59(COP 2.2K), 2014: $0.67(COP 2.5K), 2015: $0.65(COP 2.5K), 2016: $0.73(COP 2.7K), 2017: $0.76(COP 2.9K), and 2018: $0.77(COP 2.9K).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.57(COP 2.1K), 2016: $0.61(COP 2.3K), 2017: $0.62(COP 2.3K), and 2018: $0.65(COP 2.4K)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Colombia?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $2(COP 7.6K), 2011: $2.1(COP 7.9K), 2012: $2(COP 7.7K), 2013: $2.2(COP 8.2K), 2014: $2.1(COP 7.9K), 2015: $2.4(COP 8.9K), 2016: $2.6(COP 9.9K), 2017: $2.6(COP 9.9K), and 2018: $3.1(COP 12K)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $130(COP 470K), 2011: $150(COP 560K), 2012: $120(COP 460K), 2013: $170(COP 640K), 2014: $190(COP 710K), 2015: $220(COP 840K), 2016: $240(COP 900K), 2017: $230(COP 880K), and 2018: $260(COP 980K)

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