Prices in Mexico

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

Currency in Mexico to Mexican peso (MXN MX$). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 201 Mexican pesos. For 99 US dollars you can get 2.01 thousand Mexican pesos. And the other way: For 99 Mexican pesos you can get 4.87 US dollars.


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

Prices: Acapulco   Aguascalientes   Chihuahua City   Ecatepec de Morelos   Guadalajara   La Paz   Mexico City   Monterrey   Tijuana   Zapopan  

The total costs in Mexico are lower than in United States. Food is 50% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 59%. In turn, the cost of living in Mexico is lower than the cost in United States by 48%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 32%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Mexico is $62 (MX$1.3K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $26 (MX$520) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $18 (MX$370). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Mexico in $27 (MX$540). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $53 (MX$1.1K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $85 (MX$1.7K) in Mexico 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 $210 (MX$4.3K)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Mexico in nearby countries? See prices in: Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and Vietnam.

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

fees

$41 ($21 - $97)
75% less than in United States

internet

$25 ($19 - $39)
61% less than in United States

jeans pants

$40 ($19 - $58)
8.2% less than in United States

average earnings

$480
86% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$340 ($180 - $730)
75% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$470 ($240 - $970)
72% less than in United States

bread

$1.5 ($0.97 - $2.4)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$5.3 ($2.4 - $9.7)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1.1 ($0.68 - $1.8)
71% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.2 ($0.49 - $1.9)
73% less than in United States

bananas

$0.96 ($0.58 - $1.7)
38% less than in United States

wine

$8.3 ($4.9 - $15)
30% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$4.9 ($2.9 - $9.7)
67% less than in United States

local beer

$1.5 ($0.83 - $2.7)
71% less than in United States

coffee

$2.2 ($0.97 - $3.7)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.58 ($0.44 - $0.97)
62% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$4.9 ($4.4 - $6.1)
39% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.79 ($0.58 - $1.5)
by half less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Mexico

Has the price of bread increased in Mexico?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.98(MX$20), 2011: $1(MX$21), 2012: $1.1(MX$23), 2013: $1.1(MX$22), 2014: $1.1(MX$22), 2015: $1.2(MX$24), 2016: $1.2(MX$24), 2017: $1.3(MX$27), and 2018: $1.4(MX$28).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.67(MX$14), 2016: $0.74(MX$15), 2017: $0.77(MX$16), and 2018: $0.87(MX$18)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Mexico?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $4.8(MX$98), 2011: $3.4(MX$69), 2012: $2.9(MX$59), 2013: $2.9(MX$59), 2014: $2.9(MX$59), 2015: $3.9(MX$79), 2016: $4.4(MX$89), 2017: $4.9(MX$99), and 2018: $4.9(MX$99)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $240(MX$4.9K), 2011: $180(MX$3.6K), 2012: $170(MX$3.5K), 2013: $210(MX$4.3K), 2014: $220(MX$4.5K), 2015: $240(MX$4.9K), 2016: $260(MX$5.2K), 2017: $290(MX$5.9K), and 2018: $330(MX$6.6K)

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