Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Boston - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiBoston
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2899
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$5962
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1986
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$2781
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$583
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$5045
🏙️ Population
1M
618k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 40% less expensive than in Boston. Cities ranked 1730th and 31st ($1741 vs $2899) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 26th in the United Arab Emirates and the United States, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.7 months in Boston. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Boston ranked 39th in the United States, while ranked 257th and 121st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Boston

Abu DhabiBoston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$66.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$8.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$7.06
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$2256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$1722
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$3288
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$2393
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$95.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$61.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$10963
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4906
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$89.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$18.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$4.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$15.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$11.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$4.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.64
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$5.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$15.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$3.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$11.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$3.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$72.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$165
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$21.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$53.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$88.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1698
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$24945

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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

Cities near Boston

DistanceCityCost of living
4 km or 2.5 miCambridge
$2898
4.4 km or 2.7 miChelsea
$2492
4.5 km or 2.8 miSomerville
$2798
5.6 km or 3.5 miEverett
$2562
5.7 km or 3.5 miBrookline
$1760
6.9 km or 4.3 miRevere
$1750
7.4 km or 4.6 miMalden
$2557
7.6 km or 4.7 miMedford
$1969
10 km or 6.2 miBelmont
$1745
10 km or 6.2 miArlington
$1754
10 km or 6.2 miWatertown
$1753
11 km or 6.9 miMelrose
$1758
12 km or 7.5 miMilton
$1745
12 km or 7.5 miWinchester
$1756
12 km or 7.7 miNewton
$2495
13 km or 7.8 miSaugus
$1742
13 km or 8.1 miQuincy
$2553
14 km or 8.6 miStoneham
$1756
14 km or 8.9 miWaltham
$1759
15 km or 9.4 miLynn
$1787
15 km or 9.5 miWoburn
$2194
16 km or 9.6 miDedham
$1732
16 km or 10 miNeedham
$2224
16 km or 10 miLexington
$2087
16 km or 10 miWakefield
$1728
18 km or 11 miBraintree
$1746
18 km or 11 miWeymouth
$1758
19 km or 12 miReading
$1758
19 km or 12 miHingham
$1749
20 km or 12 miBurlington
$2179
20 km or 13 miWellesley
$1752
21 km or 13 miNorwood
$1752
22 km or 14 miPeabody
$1754
22 km or 14 miRandolph
$1749
22 km or 14 miSalem
$1754
23 km or 14 miWilmington
$1754
23 km or 14 miMarblehead
$1755
23 km or 14 miCanton
$1865
25 km or 16 miNatick
$2156
26 km or 16 miStoughton
$1753