Cost of living in Sarajevo

On photo: Sarajevo citySarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It’s cheep place to visit it as a tourist for weekend or longer. Food prices are much lower that in Ljubljana or other similar European cities.

It’s also not very expensive if you want to live in Sarajevo several weeks or month. Rent apartment and all of bills in summary are from 200 to 600 USD for month depending the part of city, where you want to live. Summary budget on food for 1 person is from 200 to 300 USD (if you buy food in markets or supermarkets).

Average salary in Sarajevo is 1050$, so for comfort living there for a long time you will needed this amount or higher (for nightclubs, attractions, restaurants and other fun).

Food prices in markets or supermarkets in Sarajevo

Name Price in USD
 Milk (1 l) o,87 $
 White bread (400 g) o,66 $
 White rice (1 kg) 1,37 $
 Eggs (12) 1,65 $
 Local cheese (1 kg) 7,55 $
 Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)  4,25 $
 Green apples (1 kg) 0,95 $
 Banana (1kg) 1,25 $
 Oranges (1 kg) 1,23 $
 Tomatoes (1 kg) 1,45 $
 Potatoes (1 kg) 0,65 $
 Salat (1 kg) 1,19 $
 Onion (1kg)  0,67 $
 Mineral water (1,5 l)  0,73 $

Restaurants prices

Name Price
 Meal for 1 person (Inexpensive Restaurant) 3-4,5 $
 Meal for 2 persons (Mid-range Restaurant)  20-30 $
 Cappuccino (regular) 1,2-1,7 $
 Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1,5-1,8 $
 Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0,6-1,2 $

Transportation in Sarajevo

Name Price
Public transport (Monthly ticket) 32 $
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0,97-1,05 $
 Taxi Start 0,9-1,3 $
 Taxi (1 km)  1 $
 Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 6 $
 Gasoline (1 liter) 1,2 $

Hotels and hostels prices

Name Price
 3 stars room in hotel for 2 persons (1 night)  30-60 $
 4 stars room in hotel for 2 persons (1 night)  50-90 $
 5 stars room in hotel for 2 persons (1 night) 90-200 $

Rent prices

Name Price
 Apartment (1 bedroom) in Sarajevo Centre 210-300 $
 Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre  120-220 $
 Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Sarajevo Centre 360-700 $
 Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre  250-500 $
 (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 100-150 $

Other prices

Name Price
 Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35 $
 Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)  10 $
 Internet (60 Mbps) 15 $
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)  50-80 $
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