Prices in Kenya

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

Currency in Kenya to Kenyan shilling (KES). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 1.1 thousand Kenyan shillings. For 99 US dollars you can get 11 thousand Kenyan shillings. And the other way: For 99 Kenyan shillings you can get 0.892 US dollars.


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

Prices: Nairobi   Meru   Mombasa   Nakuru   Eldoret   Kilifi   Kisumu   Garissa   Malindi   Thika  

Summing up costs, it can be concluded that in Kenya it is cheaper than in United States. Food is 48% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 54%. And in the case of the cost of living in Kenya, they are lower than the cost in United States about 44%. For entertainment and sport we will pay a similar amount to what we would pay in United States

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Kenya is $92 (KES 10K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $33 (KES 3.7K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $25 (KES 2.7K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Kenya in $57 (KES 6.3K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $140 (KES 16K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $240 (KES 27K) in Kenya 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 $570 (KES 63K)


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 Kenya in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Burundi.

Food

Current overview: food prices Kenya

Living

Current overview: cost of living Kenya

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

fees

$34 ($18 - $62)
79% less than in United States

internet

$47 ($27 - $89)
27% less than in United States

jeans pants

$20 ($8.9 - $45)
by half less than in United States

average earnings

$380
89% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$280 ($120 - $620)
79% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$370 ($210 - $760)
79% less than in United States

bread

$0.46 ($0.45 - $0.62)
83% less than in United States

cheese

$8.7 ($3.6 - $18)
20% less than in United States

rice

$1.3 ($0.8 - $2.2)
68% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.91 ($0.54 - $1.8)
78% less than in United States

bananas

$0.97 ($0.54 - $1.8)
37% less than in United States

wine

$8.9 ($4.5 - $15)
25% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$4.2 ($1.8 - $8.9)
71% less than in United States

local beer

$2 ($1.6 - $3.1)
60% less than in United States

coffee

$2.3 ($0.89 - $3.6)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.43 ($0.27 - $0.89)
72% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$5.4 ($4.5 - $8)
32% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.46 ($0.36 - $0.89)
75% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Kenya

Has the price of bread increased in Kenya?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2012: $0.44(KES 49), 2013: $0.43(KES 47), 2014: $0.54(KES 60), 2015: $0.53(KES 59), 2016: $0.46(KES 52), 2017: $0.47(KES 52), and 2018: $0.49(KES 54).

Kenya price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2012-2018
Kenya price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.4(KES 160), 2016: $1.2(KES 140), 2017: $1(KES 110), and 2018: $1(KES 110)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Kenya?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2012: $2.7(KES 300), 2013: $2.7(KES 300), 2014: $3.6(KES 400), 2015: $3.1(KES 350), 2016: $3.6(KES 400), 2017: $4.5(KES 500), and 2018: $3.6(KES 400)

Kenya price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2012-2018
Kenya price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2012: $350(KES 39K), 2013: $430(KES 47K), 2014: $290(KES 32K), 2015: $330(KES 36K), 2016: $250(KES 27K), 2017: $250(KES 28K), and 2018: $360(KES 40K)

Kenya price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2012-2018
Kenya price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Kenya price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2012-2018
Kenya price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com