New arrivals guide to the prices in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

 

 

 

 

Living in Uzbekistan – particularly Tashkent – is not expensive compared to many places in the World. Tashkent took the 58th place in the ranking of the best cities in the world to live, published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) of the authoritative British journal The Economist. The cost of living will of course depend on the individual situation (and tastes!) of each individual, but you still need to be prepared financially.

Generally, you should prepare yourself for the following costs while in Tashkent:

While it’s important to be aware of the costs you will be facing as a traveler  don’t let it put you off! As long as you plan carefully and think about cost-saving strategies the cost of living in Tashkent or the rest of Uzbekistan need not be prohibitive.

Average Cost of Accommodation in Tashkent

Budget Hotels per day $40 (single), $60 (double)
Luxury Hotels per day $90 – $120

Tashkent cost of Food & Drink

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.10 $
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 22.50 $
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 3.10 $
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 0.84 $
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 $
Cappuccino (regular) 2.25 $
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.00 $
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.90 $

Tashkent cost of Transportation

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.24 $
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.00 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.18 $
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.24 $
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $

Uzbekistan cost of Entertainment

Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.10 $
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.00 $
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)  10.00 $

* Data from Numbeo.