Prices in Egypt

What are the supermarket prices in Egypt? Is the cost of living in Egypt are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Egypt and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Egypt: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 18 hours ago)

Currency in Egypt to Egyptian pound (EGP). For 10 US dollars you can get 162 Egyptian pounds. For 100 US dollars you can get 1.62 thousand Egyptian pounds. And the other way: For 100 Egyptian pounds you can get 6.56 US dollars.


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

Prices: Alexandria   Asyut   Cairo   Giza   Ismailia   Shibin El Kom   Suez   Talkha   Sharm El Sheikh   Hurghada  

Collectively, it can be said that in Egypt it is cheaper than in United States. Food is 55% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 65%. And the cost of living in Egypt is less than in United States about 28%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 39%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Egypt is $50 (EGP 780). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $28 (EGP 440) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $17 (EGP 270). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Egypt in $29 (EGP 450). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $37 (EGP 580) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $73 (EGP 1.1K) in Egypt 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 $290 (EGP 4.5K)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in Egypt will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, and Cyprus.

Food

Current overview: food prices Egypt

Living

Current overview: cost of living Egypt

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

fees

$36 ($20 - $66)
79% less than in United States

internet

$19 ($9.8 - $39)
72% less than in United States

jeans pants

$42 ($13 - $98)
7.6% less than in United States

average earnings

$220
94% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$200 ($98 - $390)
85% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$230 ($130 - $460)
87% less than in United States

bread

$0.66 ($0.33 - $1.3)
77% less than in United States

cheese

$3.4 ($1.6 - $7.5)
70% less than in United States

rice

$0.74 ($0.52 - $0.98)
82% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.42 ($0.2 - $0.66)
90% less than in United States

bananas

$0.83 ($0.52 - $1.6)
by half less than in United States

wine

$9.8 ($3.9 - $20)
20% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$3.9 ($2 - $9.8)
75% less than in United States

local beer

$2 ($1.3 - $5.1)
62% less than in United States

coffee

$1.8 ($0.66 - $2.6)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.23 ($0.2 - $0.33)
86% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$5.2 ($4.6 - $6.6)
36% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.35 ($0.33 - $0.66)
82% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Egypt

Has the price of bread increased in Egypt?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.62(EGP 9.7), 2011: $0.45(EGP 7), 2012: $0.39(EGP 6.1), 2013: $0.34(EGP 5.4), 2014: $0.36(EGP 5.6), 2015: $0.34(EGP 5.3), 2016: $0.35(EGP 5.4), 2017: $0.54(EGP 8.5), and 2018: $0.59(EGP 9.3).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.51(EGP 8), 2016: $0.59(EGP 9.2), 2017: $0.65(EGP 10), and 2018: $0.76(EGP 12)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Egypt?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $1.8(EGP 29), 2011: $1.9(EGP 30), 2012: $2(EGP 31), 2013: $2(EGP 31), 2014: $2(EGP 31), 2015: $2.3(EGP 36), 2016: $2.6(EGP 41), 2017: $3.3(EGP 52), and 2018: $3.9(EGP 62)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $170(EGP 2.6K), 2011: $130(EGP 2K), 2012: $100(EGP 1.6K), 2013: $100(EGP 1.6K), 2014: $130(EGP 2.1K), 2015: $160(EGP 2.5K), 2016: $130(EGP 2.1K), 2017: $180(EGP 2.8K), and 2018: $190(EGP 2.9K)

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