Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lyon - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiLyon
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1470
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3479
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$722
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1261
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$488
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2361
🏙️ Population
1M
516k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 18% more expensive than in Lyon. Cities ranked 1730th and 2498th ($1741 vs $1470) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 19th in the United Arab Emirates and France, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.6 months in Lyon. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Lyon ranked 3rd in France, while ranked 257th and 139th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lyon

Abu DhabiLyon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$47.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$6.94
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$719
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$546
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1388
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$981
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$5573
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$3308
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$71.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$21
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$17.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$13.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$10.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$44.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$27.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$19
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$90.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$494
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$8314

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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
3.1 km or 1.9 miVilleurbanne
$1285
50 km or 31 miSaint-Etienne
$1022
61 km or 38 miMacon
$1306
67 km or 42 miRoanne
$1706
84 km or 52 miAix-les-Bains
$1299
87 km or 54 miChambery
$1094
92 km or 57 miValence
$1108
94 km or 58 miGrenoble
$1295
101 km or 63 miAnnecy
$1541
109 km or 68 miVernier
$2346
109 km or 68 miMeyrin
$2266
110 km or 68 miLancy
$2301
111 km or 69 miCarouge
$2270
112 km or 70 miGeneva
$2817
114 km or 71 miChalon-sur-Saone
$1325
117 km or 73 miVichy
$1288
118 km or 73 miAnnemasse
$1279
120 km or 74 miLe Creusot
$1305
128 km or 80 miNyon
$2429
136 km or 85 miClermont-Ferrand
$1103
158 km or 98 miChamonix
$1296
159 km or 99 miRenens
$2270
163 km or 101 miLausanne
$2397
175 km or 108 miDijon
$1152
177 km or 110 miMontreux
$2218
179 km or 111 miYverdon-les-Bains
$2343
184 km or 115 miMontlucon
$882
188 km or 117 miBesancon
$1129
188 km or 117 miNevers
$959
192 km or 120 miAosta
$1413
195 km or 121 miBulle
$2258
201 km or 125 miAvignon
$1262
202 km or 125 miSion
$2051
211 km or 131 miNeuchatel
$1969
212 km or 132 miFribourg
$2045
213 km or 132 miLa Chaux-de-Fonds
$2209
217 km or 135 miNimes
$1149
227 km or 141 miManosque
$1415
236 km or 147 miTurin
$1253
236 km or 147 miKoniz
$2263