Prices in Turkey

What are the supermarket prices in Turkey? Is the cost of living in Turkey 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 prices, Prices in restaurants, cost of living, and entertainment costs (The last update: today 12 hours ago)

Currency in Turkey Turkish lira (TRY). For 10 US dollars you can get 328 Turkish Lira. For 100 US dollars you can get 3.28 thousand Turkish Lira. And the other way around: For 100 Turkish Lira you can get 3.05 US dollars.



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

Prices: Adana   Ankara   Antalya   Bursa   Istanbul   İzmir   Mersin   Samsun   Eskişehir   Kayseri  

Overall, it can be said that prices in Turkey are lower than in United States. Food is 52% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 60%. The cost of living in Turkey is less than in United States by about 5.8%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 38%.

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 $63 (TRY 2.05K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $53 (TRY 1.74K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $19.6 (TRY 642). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Turkey in $82 (TRY 2.69K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation for an average price of $94 (TRY 3.07K) Overnight stay in a 4-star hotel costs $151 (TRY 4.94K) 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 $163 (TRY 5.34K)


If you're planning a trip to a specific region of the world, might it be cheaper than in Turkey? Check out prices in nearby countries: Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Armenia.

Food

Current prices overview: food prices Turkey

Restaurants

Current prices overview: Prices in restaurants Turkey

Cost Of Living

Current prices overview: cost of living Turkey

Entertainment

Current prices overview: entertainment costs Turkey

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

fees

$60 ($31 - $107)
71% is less expensive than in United States

internet

$10.2 ($7.6 - $15.2)
86% is less expensive than in United States

jeans

$45 ($18.3 - $82)
15% is less expensive than in United States

average earnings

$652
86% is less expensive than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$544 ($305 - $915)
69% is less expensive than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the center

$641 ($396 - $1.16K)
74% is less expensive than in United States

bread

$0.66 ($0.27 - $1.1)
81% is less expensive than in United States

cheese

$7.3 ($4.6 - $12.2)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1.5 ($1.1 - $2.4)
68% is less expensive than in United States

tomatoes

$0.88 ($0.61 - $1.5)
82% is less expensive than in United States

bananas

$1.4 ($0.99 - $2.4)
19% is less expensive than in United States

wine

$9.1 ($5.2 - $15.2)
39% is less expensive than in United States

cheap restaurant

$6.9 ($3.2 - $12.2)
66% is less expensive than in United States

local beer

$2.7 ($1.4 - $4.6)
by half less than in United States

coffee

$2.4 ($1.4 - $4)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.42 ($0.24 - $0.91)
80% is less expensive than in United States

Burger King or a similar bar

$6.1 ($5.2 - $7.6)
by half less than in United States

Cola, Pepsi, Sprite, Mirinda

$1.1 ($0.61 - $1.8)
by half 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: $0.029(TRY 0.96), 2011: $0.027(TRY 0.88), 2012: $0.033(TRY 1.1), 2013: $0.034(TRY 1.1), 2014: $0.039(TRY 1.3), 2015: $0.043(TRY 1.4), 2016: $0.046(TRY 1.5), 2017: $0.051(TRY 1.7), and 2018: $0.066(TRY 2.2).

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

Price changes in Bananas over the years: 2015: $0.16(TRY 5.4), 2016: $0.18(TRY 5.7), 2017: $0.2(TRY 6.6), and 2018: $0.26(TRY 8.4)

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: $0.3(TRY 10), 2011: $0.3(TRY 10), 2012: $0.3(TRY 10), 2013: $0.32(TRY 10.6), 2014: $0.37(TRY 12), 2015: $0.46(TRY 15), 2016: $0.46(TRY 15), 2017: $0.61(TRY 20), and 2018: $0.61(TRY 20)

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

Price changes in Renting A Small Apartment In The Center over the years: 2010: $20(TRY 663), 2011: $24(TRY 781), 2012: $27(TRY 872), 2013: $25(TRY 831), 2014: $25(TRY 820), 2015: $30(TRY 997), 2016: $39(TRY 1.26K), 2017: $39(TRY 1.28K), and 2018: $42(TRY 1.38K)

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