Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Athens - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAthens
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1059
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2574
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$492
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$822
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$367
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$88.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$880
🏙️ Population
1M
664k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 64% more expensive than in Athens. Cities ranked 1730th and 5263rd ($1741 vs $1059) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 6th in the United Arab Emirates and Greece, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Greece comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.8 months in Athens. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Athens ranked 1st in Greece, while ranked 257th and 487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Athens

Abu DhabiAthens
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$11.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$39.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$4.57
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$351
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$779
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$620
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$90
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$30
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2364
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2208
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$33.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$11.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.79
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.72
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$3.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.83
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$45.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$80.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$92.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$432
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$8326

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$1224
143 km or 89 miAl Ain
$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
211 km or 131 miFujairah
$1299
237 km or 147 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
300 km or 187 miDoha
$1804
318 km or 198 miAl Khor
$1668
356 km or 221 miBandar Abbas
$453
365 km or 227 miNizwa
$787
395 km or 246 miSeeb
$1106
425 km or 264 miRiffa
$1077
427 km or 265 miManama
$1284
428 km or 266 miIsa Town
$1141
439 km or 273 miMuscat
$1034
454 km or 282 miJahrom
$442
468 km or 291 miDhahran
$840
481 km or 299 miDammam
$955
486 km or 302 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
501 km or 311 miFasa
$441
514 km or 320 miQatif
$651
548 km or 341 miJubail
$888
568 km or 353 miSirjan
$445
575 km or 357 miJiroft
$440
599 km or 372 miShiraz
$420
610 km or 379 miBushehr
$412
617 km or 384 miBorazjan
$441
620 km or 385 miMarvdasht
$443
632 km or 392 miKazerun
$441
637 km or 396 miChabahar
$440
649 km or 404 miBam
$442
678 km or 421 miRafsanjan
$441
698 km or 434 miKerman
$429
701 km or 435 miIranshahr
$374
741 km or 460 miYasuj
$569
775 km or 481 miRiyadh
$942
790 km or 491 miAl Wafrah
$1074
792 km or 492 miBehbahan
$442

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DistanceCityCost of living
3.6 km or 2.2 miKallithea
$917
4 km or 2.5 miNea Smyrni
$910
5 km or 3.1 miPeristeri
$854
5.5 km or 3.4 miPalaio Faliro
$1095
6.5 km or 4 miNea Filadelfeia
$909
6.7 km or 4.2 miNea Ionia
$912
7.3 km or 4.5 miPiraeus
$997
7.4 km or 4.6 miNikaia
$1066
9.3 km or 5.8 miArgyroupoli
$988
12 km or 7.2 miGlyfada
$1235
15 km or 9 miKifissia
$988
15 km or 9.1 miVoula
$944
15 km or 9.4 miAspropyrgos
$838
16 km or 10 miEleusis
$914
20 km or 12 miSalamina
$824
55 km or 34 miChalcis
$930
69 km or 43 miCorinth
$778
129 km or 80 miTripoli
$784
151 km or 94 miLamia
$839
154 km or 96 miMykonos
$1544
168 km or 104 miVolos
$808
176 km or 109 miPatras
$796
178 km or 111 miKalamata
$812
214 km or 133 miAgrinio
$815
216 km or 134 miChios
$852
216 km or 134 miLarissa
$913
219 km or 136 miKarditsa
$914
231 km or 143 miSantorini
$1277
243 km or 151 miTrikala
$857
275 km or 171 miMytilene
$928
275 km or 171 miKaterini
$795
275 km or 171 miChania
$997
298 km or 185 miRethymno
$928
302 km or 188 miThessaloniki
$969
303 km or 188 miIzmir
$527
307 km or 191 miKozani
$771
311 km or 193 miIoannina
$860
311 km or 193 miKusadasi
$384
311 km or 193 miVeria
$729
315 km or 196 miCrete
$1021