Prices in Belgium

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

Currency in Belgium euro (EUR €). For 10 US dollars you can get 9.34 euros. For 100 US dollars you can get 93.4 euros. And the other way around: For 10 euros you can get 10.7 US dollars.



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

Prices: Antwerp   Brussels   Charleroi   Genk   Kortrijk   Leuven   Mechelen   Roeselare   Liège   Aalst  

The total costs in Belgium are lower than in United States. Food is 23% cheaper. If you go to a restaurant, the cost of dinner should not be significantly different from what we are used to in United States. In turn, the cost of living in Belgium is lower than the cost in United States by 14%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 23%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Belgium is $108 (€101). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $91 (€85) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $69 (€64). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Belgium in $116 (€108). 3-star hotels offer accommodation for an average price of $124 (€116) Overnight stay in a 4-star hotel costs $141 (€132) in Belgium 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 $230 (€215)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Belgium in nearby countries? See prices in: Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and France.

Food

Current prices overview: food prices Belgium

Restaurants

Current prices overview: Prices in restaurants Belgium

Cost Of Living

Current prices overview: cost of living Belgium

Entertainment

Current prices overview: entertainment costs Belgium

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

fees

$212 ($128 - $375)
2.9% more than in United States

internet

$53 ($37 - $86)
26% is less expensive than in United States

jeans

$94 ($54 - $128)
80% more than in United States

average earnings

$2.55K
by half less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$876 ($696 - $1.28K)
by half less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the center

$1.12K ($856 - $1.71K)
by half less than in United States

bread

$2.2 ($1.1 - $3.7)
39% is less expensive than in United States

cheese

$14.3 ($6 - $27)
11% more than in United States

rice

$2.2 ($1.1 - $4.3)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$2.7 ($1.2 - $4.3)
by half less than in United States

bananas

$1.9 ($1.1 - $3.2)
13% more than in United States

wine

$7.5 ($5.4 - $12.8)
by half less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$19.3 ($11.2 - $27)
3.7% is less expensive than in United States

local beer

$4.3 ($2.7 - $6.4)
29% is less expensive than in United States

coffee

$3.5 ($2.1 - $5.4)
31% is less expensive than in United States

bottle of water

$2.5 ($2.1 - $3.2)
19% more than in United States

Burger King or a similar bar

$10.7 ($9.1 - $12.8)
Very much like in United States

Cola, Pepsi, Sprite, Mirinda

$2.7 ($2.1 - $3.7)
9.8% more than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Belgium

Has the price of bread increased in Belgium?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $1.9(€1.8), 2011: $1.8(€1.7), 2012: $1.8(€1.7), 2013: $1.6(€1.5), 2014: $1.6(€1.5), 2015: $1.8(€1.7), 2016: $1.9(€1.8), 2017: $1.7(€1.6), and 2018: $1.8(€1.7).

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

Price changes in Bananas over the years: 2015: $1.8(€1.7), 2016: $1.8(€1.7), 2017: $2(€1.9), and 2018: $1.8(€1.7)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Belgium?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $16.1(€15), 2011: $16.1(€15), 2012: $13.9(€13), 2013: $12.8(€12), 2014: $16.1(€15), 2015: $16.1(€15), 2016: $16.1(€15), 2017: $16.1(€15), and 2018: $16.1(€15)

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

Price changes in Renting A Small Apartment In The Center over the years: 2010: $723(€675), 2011: $741(€692), 2012: $718(€671), 2013: $705(€659), 2014: $750(€701), 2015: $806(€753), 2016: $755(€705), 2017: $777(€726), and 2018: $790(€738)

Belgium price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre 2010-2018
Belgium price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre hikersbay.com
Belgium price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Belgium price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com