How Much it Cost to Travel to Goa: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Jan 2024

India’s most famous beach destination, Goa is a small state on the country’s west coast that draws in millions of foreign visitors each year. Consisting of about a dozen different beach communities that are mostly quite different from each other, Goa has something for almost everyone, but it is also important to do your research before you choose where to stay.

Is Goa Expensive or Cheap?

Goa isn’t a city, it’s a state of mind. It’s also a state in India, which contains several dozen small towns, many of which are along the beach and attract big numbers of tourists from November through March. Compared to most of the rest of India prices in Goa are relatively expensive, but compared to nearly anywhere else this place is a bargain.

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Travel Costs to Goa

Population 1,400,000
Area 1,400,000
Timezone UTC+5:30
Currency Indian rupee
Airports Dabolim Airport (GOI)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$27.7
1 USD = 83.5500 INR
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Goa?

Goa Hotel Seasons

Goa Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar2.69 - 6.58
starstarstarstarstar7.76 - 25.46
starstarstarstarstar10.59 - 63.28
starstarstarstarstar24.03 - 78.96
starstarstarstarstar60.69 - 133.84

Goa Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed1.14 - 1.80

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Goa?

Best tours in Goa

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Paradiso Club in AnjunaThis famous disco is popular with tourists during high season. Admission varies and is sometimes free.
Prime time
Slow time
5.98
2.39
Beach bed in GoaMany beaches in Goa offer lounge chairs and drink service for a fee.
per hour
1.80

What’s the average price of food and drink in Goa?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastA simple breakfast comes with many hotel rooms. There are also cafes and some street food options if you need them.2.15 - 3.59
Budget lunchSince Goa consists of so many cities, it's hard to pin down prices. Many beach huts serve good and cheap food.2.87 - 5.39
Budget dinnerThose on a budget can find good options, but lot's of great choices for more exist, including plenty of beef.4.79 - 8.38
Beer (.65l bottle)Beer is cheap and easy to find in Goa, especially near the beach. Kingfisher is by far the most popular, with the Strong version available most places as well.1.56 - 2.39
Feni (bottle)This local spirit is made of either cashew or coconut, and can be a very cheap buzz.1.44 - 3.59

What are the costs of transportation in Goa?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to popular beaches14.36 - 15.56
Taxi from train stations to beaches7.18 - 11.97
3km auto-rickshaw ride in Goa0.72 - 1.44
Public bus ride0.10 - 0.17
Motorbike rental (per day)2.39 - 4.79

Getting to Goa

Getting around Goa

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When to visit Goa

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January89670.1
February89690.0
March90740.0
April91780.3
May91792.3
June877632.5
July847535.1
August847519.1
September85759.7
October89724.6
November90721.3
December91690.3

Goa Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:38am6:45pm
21 Jun6:05am7:07pm
21 Sep6:23am6:31pm
21 Dec6:55am6:09pm

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