Prices in Turkey

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

Currency in Turkey to Turkish lira (TRY). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 91.8 Turkish Lira. For 99 US dollars you can get 918 Turkish Lira. And the other way: For 9.9 Turkish Lira you can get 1.07 US dollars.


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

Prices: Adana   Ankara   Antalya   Bursa   Erzurum   Eskişehir   Istanbul   İzmir   Malatya   Mersin  

Generally, it is much cheaper in Turkey than in United States. Food is 61% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 74%. And the cost of living in Turkey 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 50%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Turkey is $62 (TRY 570). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $52 (TRY 490) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $19 (TRY 180). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Turkey in $81 (TRY 750). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $93 (TRY 860) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $150 (TRY 1.4K) in Turkey 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 $160 (TRY 1.5K)


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

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

fees

$53 ($32 - $91)
68% less than in United States

internet

$16 ($9.2 - $33)
75% less than in United States

jeans pants

$28 ($11 - $51)
36% less than in United States

average earnings

$350
90% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$160 ($110 - $320)
88% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$180 ($110 - $320)
89% less than in United States

bread

$0.3 ($0.16 - $0.64)
89% less than in United States

cheese

$4.6 ($2.7 - $7.1)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1.3 ($0.64 - $1.9)
66% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.6 ($0.27 - $0.85)
86% less than in United States

bananas

$1.5 ($0.96 - $2)
3.1% less than in United States

wine

$5.3 ($3.7 - $9.6)
by half less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$3.2 ($1.6 - $5.3)
78% less than in United States

local beer

$1.8 ($1.3 - $2.7)
63% less than in United States

coffee

$1.4 ($0.85 - $2.1)
66% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.19 ($0.11 - $0.53)
88% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$2.7 ($2.7 - $3.2)
66% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.5 ($0.32 - $0.85)
74% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Turkey

Has the price of bread increased in Turkey?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.1(TRY 0.95), 2011: $0.094(TRY 0.87), 2012: $0.11(TRY 1.1), 2013: $0.12(TRY 1.1), 2014: $0.14(TRY 1.3), 2015: $0.15(TRY 1.4), 2016: $0.16(TRY 1.5), 2017: $0.18(TRY 1.7), and 2018: $0.23(TRY 2.1).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.57(TRY 5.3), 2016: $0.61(TRY 5.7), 2017: $0.71(TRY 6.6), and 2018: $0.9(TRY 8.3)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Turkey?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $1.1(TRY 9.9), 2011: $1.1(TRY 9.9), 2012: $1.1(TRY 9.9), 2013: $1.1(TRY 10), 2014: $1.3(TRY 12), 2015: $1.6(TRY 15), 2016: $1.6(TRY 15), 2017: $2.1(TRY 20), and 2018: $2.1(TRY 20)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $71(TRY 660), 2011: $83(TRY 770), 2012: $93(TRY 860), 2013: $89(TRY 820), 2014: $88(TRY 810), 2015: $110(TRY 990), 2016: $130(TRY 1.3K), 2017: $140(TRY 1.3K), and 2018: $150(TRY 1.4K)

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