Prices in Istanbul



1 USD = 13,79 TRY

Prices in cafes and restaurants

1.  Average bill in cheap local cafe

14.49 TRY

2.  Average bill in tourist restaurant

111 TRY

3.  Big Mac combo set (medium)

51.37 TRY

4.  Cup of cappuccino

11.94 TRY

Prices on products in supermarkets

1.  Bottle of water 0,5 liter

1.69 TRY

2.  Bottle of local beer 0,5 liter

13.93 TRY

3.  Bottle of imported beer 0,5 liter

16.91 TRY

4.  Bottle of wine 0.75 liter

34.49 TRY

5.  Bottle of Coca-Cola 0.5 liter

8.84 TRY

6.  Rice 1 kg

5.50 TRY

7.  Bottle of milk 1 liter


8.  Tomato 1 kg

3.42 TRY

9.  Loaf of bread 0.5 kg

1.56 TRY

10.  Banana 1 kg


11.  Oranges 1 kg

1.97 TRY

12.  Apples 1 kg

4.76 TRY

13.  Potato 1 kg

2.33 TRY

14.  Meat (pork) 1 kg

59.50 TRY

15.  Chicken breasts 1 kg

18 TRY

16.  Cheese 1 kg

32 TRY

17.  Eggs 10 pieces

4.67 TRY

18.  Snickers 50 g

3.75 TRY

Prices of accommodation rental

1.  Bed in 8-beds dormitory

20 TRY

2.  Double room in budget hostel

51.67 TRY

3.  Double room in average hotel (3-4 stars)

1379 TRY

4.  Rent of 1-bedroom apartment per day

200 TRY

5.  Rent of 1-bedroom apartment per month

2705 TRY

6.  Average price for utilities per month

274 TRY

7.  Cost of internet per month

85.97 TRY

Real estate prices

1.  Price per square meter to buy apartment in city centre

10896 TRY

2.  Price per square meter to buy apartment outside of city centre

6482 TRY

Transportation costs

1.  Price of one-way ticket in public transport

3.56 TRY

2.  Price of monthly pass for public transport

175 TRY

3.  Price of a taxi ride (average cost of trip in the city)

23 TRY

4.  Cost of renting a bicycle per day

50 TRY

5.  Cost of renting a car per day

200 TRY

6.  Price of 1 liter of petrol 95

8.29 TRY

Flights to Istanbul

We got information about prices in Istanbul on food in cafes and restaurants, products in supermarkets, accommodation rental, real estate and transportation costs based on the data of 9 people.

We analyzed the average prices in Istanbul and calculated that one day in city will cost you 1547 Turkish lira.

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An advices on how to save money on food, transport and accommodation while traveling around Istanbul

Good quality food in average restaurants also avaliable. Fish restaurants more expensive than lamb, beef and kebap restaurants. Posh resturants are more expensive.
Public transport is cheaper than taxi. It is more important; time saving with metro and feryboats, rather than taxi. Taxi is also not very expensive but be sure about rush hour.


Trending Cafe Restaurant and restaurants at touristic places are expensive. Try to choose local restaurant.