Prices in Vietnam

What are the supermarket prices in Vietnam? Is the cost of living in Vietnam are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Vietnam and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Vietnam: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 23 hours ago)

Currency in Vietnam to Vietnamese dong (VND ₫). For 10 US dollars you can get 237 thousand Vietnamese dong. For 100 US dollars you can get 2.37 million Vietnamese dong. And the other way: For 100 Vietnamese dong you can get 0.00457 US dollars.


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

Prices: Da Nang   Hanoi   Nha Trang   Phan Thiết   Vũng Tàu   Haiphong   Buon Ma Thuot   Hoi An   Biên Hòa   Cần Thơ  

The total costs in Vietnam are lower than in United States. Food is 41% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 69%. And the cost of living is higher in Vietnam around 27%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 49%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Vietnam is $30 (₫680K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $16 (₫360K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $12 (₫270K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Vietnam in $20 (₫460K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $34 (₫780K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $70 (₫1.6M) in Vietnam 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 (₫3.8M)


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

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

fees

$65 ($39 - $110)
62% less than in United States

internet

$11 ($8.6 - $18)
83% less than in United States

jeans pants

$39 ($11 - $78)
14% less than in United States

average earnings

$450
88% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$430 ($230 - $680)
69% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$570 ($340 - $1.1K)
68% less than in United States

bread

$0.81 ($0.37 - $2.3)
72% less than in United States

cheese

$13 ($5.5 - $23)
11% more than in United States

rice

$0.91 ($0.68 - $1.4)
78% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.96 ($0.46 - $1.4)
78% less than in United States

bananas

$1 ($0.59 - $1.8)
37% less than in United States

wine

$9.1 ($4.6 - $21)
27% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$2.3 ($1.4 - $4.1)
85% less than in United States

local beer

$0.91 ($0.46 - $1.8)
82% less than in United States

coffee

$1.8 ($0.91 - $2.7)
61% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.34 ($0.23 - $0.68)
78% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$4.6 ($3.9 - $6.4)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.56 ($0.46 - $1.1)
71% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Vietnam

Has the price of bread increased in Vietnam?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $0.85(₫19K), 2011: $0.93(₫21K), 2012: $1.1(₫24K), 2013: $0.71(₫16K), 2014: $0.68(₫15K), 2015: $0.84(₫19K), 2016: $0.7(₫16K), 2017: $0.62(₫14K), and 2018: $0.84(₫19K).

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

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.83(₫19K), 2016: $1.1(₫24K), 2017: $0.97(₫22K), and 2018: $0.94(₫21K)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Vietnam?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $3(₫67K), 2011: $2.3(₫53K), 2012: $2.7(₫62K), 2013: $2.3(₫52K), 2014: $1.9(₫44K), 2015: $1.8(₫42K), 2016: $1.8(₫42K), 2017: $1.8(₫42K), and 2018: $1.8(₫42K)

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

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $620(₫14M), 2011: $490(₫11M), 2012: $540(₫12M), 2013: $280(₫6.4M), 2014: $410(₫9.2M), 2015: $350(₫8M), 2016: $420(₫9.7M), 2017: $450(₫10M), and 2018: $420(₫9.5M)

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