Prices in Portugal

What are the supermarket prices in Portugal? Is the cost of living in Portugal are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Portugal and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Portugal: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 11 hours ago)

Currency in Portugal to euro (EUR €). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 8.53 euros. For 99 US dollars you can get 85.3 euros. And the other way: For 9.9 euros you can get 11.5 US dollars.


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

Prices: Madeira   Amadora   Aveiro   Braga   Coimbra   Faro   Funchal   Leiria   Lisbon   Porto   Queluz  

Summing up costs, it can be concluded that in Portugal it is cheaper than in United States. Food is 42% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 41%. The cost of living in Portugal is comparable to the cost of living in United States. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 8.8%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Portugal is $80 (€69). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $46 (€40) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $36 (€31). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Portugal in $54 (€47). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $90 (€77) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $99 (€85) in Portugal 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 $170 (€150)


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 Portugal in one of the nearby countries? Check prices in: Morocco, Andorra, Spain, France, and Western Sahara.

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

fees

$120 ($73 - $200)
28% less than in United States

internet

$38 ($29 - $57)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$89 ($29 - $110)
twice as much as in United States

average earnings

$960
73% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$680 ($460 - $1.1K)
by half less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$830 ($570 - $1.7K)
by half less than in United States

bread

$1.2 ($0.69 - $2.3)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$7.7 ($4.6 - $17)
30% less than in United States

rice

$1 ($0.73 - $1.4)
73% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.6 ($0.92 - $2.3)
61% less than in United States

bananas

$1.2 ($1 - $2.3)
20% less than in United States

wine

$4.6 ($2.9 - $8)
61% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$9.2 ($6.3 - $14)
38% less than in United States

local beer

$2.3 ($1.1 - $3.4)
by half less than in United States

coffee

$1.6 ($0.75 - $3.4)
63% less than in United States

bottle of water

$1.1 ($0.86 - $1.7)
28% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$6.9 ($6.8 - $8)
13% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1.5 ($1.1 - $2.3)
20% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Portugal

Has the price of bread increased in Portugal?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $1.2(€1), 2011: $1.3(€1.1), 2012: $1.1(€0.99), 2013: $1.2(€1), 2014: $1.2(€1), 2015: $1.2(€1.1), 2016: $1.1(€0.99), 2017: $1.2(€1.1), and 2018: $1.3(€1.1).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.2(€1), 2016: $1.2(€1), 2017: $1.3(€1.1), and 2018: $1.3(€1.1)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Portugal?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $8(€6.9), 2011: $6.9(€5.9), 2012: $8(€6.9), 2013: $8(€6.9), 2014: $7.5(€6.4), 2015: $8(€6.9), 2016: $8(€6.9), 2017: $8(€6.9), and 2018: $9.2(€7.9)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $590(€510), 2011: $470(€400), 2012: $510(€440), 2013: $480(€420), 2014: $510(€440), 2015: $500(€440), 2016: $560(€490), 2017: $670(€580), and 2018: $790(€680)

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